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Raw Off-Road Action – Superwinch Challenge
Videos & Galleries

Raw Off-Road Action – Superwinch Challenge

Neither swamp nor trees nor hills nor fields of mud stays these racers from the swift completion of their appointed laps. The site: New Zealand. The subject: Intense off-road racing […]

SEMA Purchases PRI in Surprise Move
News & Car Culture

SEMA Purchases PRI in Surprise Move

Two of our favorite acronyms have joined forces: SEMA and PRI. We received word today from Performance Racing Industry (PRI) that the organization, which produces the PRI business magazine and trade show, […]

Exhaust Anatomy: A Beginner’s Guide to Aftermarket Exhaust Systems
Tech / Tech Articles

Exhaust Anatomy: A Beginner’s Guide to Aftermarket Exhaust Systems

Remember the first time you talked anatomy in the classroom? Yeah—well, this discussion of anatomy probably isn’t going to be nearly as eye-opening, exhilarating, frightening, or embarrassing (or all of […]

Monday Mailbag: Diagnosing Starter Issues and Resurrecting Your Ride
Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Diagnosing Starter Issues and Resurrecting Your Ride

 Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting a starter and bringing a dormant vehicle back to life. […]

Suspension 101: An Introduction to Harnessing Your Engine Power
Tech / Tech Articles

Suspension 101: An Introduction to Harnessing Your Engine Power

Nearly a decade old, a Grassroots Motorsports magazine article titled “Soccer Moms’ Revenge,” recounts a day at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds in Laurens, SC when the magazine’s staff took a […]

Photo Gallery: St. Patrick’s Day Parade (of Hot Rods)!
Events / Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: St. Patrick’s Day Parade (of Hot Rods)!

For St. Patricks Day, we were going to share a traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage. But we can’t cook–and we didn’t know where to send your invitation. Instead, […]

Double Take: Dupli-Color Restores an El Camino—Sort Of?!?!
Product Installs / Tech / Tech Projects

Double Take: Dupli-Color Restores an El Camino—Sort Of?!?!

With apologies to Dupli-Color, its latest project vehicle is quite half-baked. Actually, the paint pros at Dupli-Color are the first to admit it, and in fact, they’re quite proud of […]

How to Choose a Ring and Pinion in 4 Steps
How Tos / Tech

How to Choose a Ring and Pinion in 4 Steps

Horsepower is the holy grail of high performance. We love it. We want more of it. We can never seem to get enough of it. So why do many people […]

We set up our 347 as a fuel injected engine. The 10:1 compression long block is topped with a Trick Flow R-Series EFI intake manifold, a 70mm BBK throttle body, and 24 pounds-per-hour fuel injectors. A Ford EEC-IV computer controlled fuel and spark delivery for the dyno testing. You can read about the engine buildup in Strokers Wild: Part One.
Tech / Tech Projects

Project Strokers Wild (Part 4): Dyno-Testing our Ford Stroker Engines

Three hopped up Ford motors. 960 cubic inches. Hundreds of horsepower. Enough torque to pull down small office buildings. After building our Stroker’s Wild series of Ford stroker engines–a 347-cubic-inch […]

Shop Organizers Guide: 10 Budget-Friendly Shop/Garage Organizers
Buyer's Guides / Parts

Shop Organizers Guide: 10 Budget-Friendly Shop/Garage Organizers

Who came up with the phrase, “spring cleaning?” The idea of one massive spring cleaning—an all-out offensive where we conquer a year’s worth of dirt and clutter—sounds good in theory. […]