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Checkered Past: A Closer Look at the 2013 Ridler Award Winner (and Pirelli Great 8)
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Checkered Past: A Closer Look at the 2013 Ridler Award Winner (and Pirelli Great 8)

Ron and Deb Cizek’s 1940 Ford Coupe may be named “Checkered Past,” but the Ridler Award-winning vehicle is more likely an indication of a bright future for custom car builder Andy Leach. The […]

Oil Pan 101: Installation Tips for Small Block V8 Oil Pans
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Oil Pan 101: Installation Tips for Small Block V8 Oil Pans

Oil pans have one of the dirtiest jobs in your engine compartment. They’re absolutely critical to your engine’s entire wellbeing, yet they don’t often get the same love and attention as […]

Photo Gallery: Detroit AutoRama (Part 2)
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Photo Gallery: Detroit AutoRama (Part 2)

In case you missed it, the first installment of our Detroit AutoRama photo gallery went up earlier. Not long after watching Weekend at Bernie’s II, we swore we’d never again take […]

Photo Gallery: Detroit AutoRama (Part 1)
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Photo Gallery: Detroit AutoRama (Part 1)

Detroit, Michigan is synonymous with American automotive muscle and engineering. Automobiles have rolled of the assembly lines and out of the Detroit area since the days of Henry Ford’s Model […]

Mailbag: What is Compression and How Does it Relate to Octane?
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Mailbag: What is Compression and How Does it Relate to Octane?

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we discuss the basics of compression and how it relates to your fuel octane. […]

Ron and Deb Cizek's 1940 Ford Coupe
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1940 Ford Coupe Named 2013 Ridler Award Winner

The Detroit Autorama’s Ridler Award is always a highly coveted award. Since this year’s award is the 50th anniversary of the much sought-after honor, the 2013 Ridler Award is extra special—especially for […]

Photo Gallery: A Detroit Autorama Rewind
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Photo Gallery: A Detroit Autorama Rewind

The 2013 Detroit Autorama is happening now. And while we look forward to getting to the show and seeing some of these vehicles ourselves, we wanted to take a quick […]

Video: How to Properly Gap Your Spark Plugs
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Video: How to Properly Gap Your Spark Plugs

Spark plugs that are not properly gapped can lead to a misfiring, inefficient engine. Whether you’ve made serious performance modifications to your vehicle or simply enjoy your daily driver running […]

How to Tune Power Valves on Holley Carburetors
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How to Tune Power Valves on Holley Carburetors

Holley carburetors have a power enrichment system that provides fuel to the main power circuit during heavy loads or under full throttle situations. The vacuum-operated power enrichment system is controlled […]

Lot Shots Rewind! A Gallery of Our Favorite Parking Lot Finds
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Lot Shots Rewind! A Gallery of Our Favorite Parking Lot Finds

Over the past several months, we’ve featured our parking lot find of the week each Wednesday. We love these beautiful parking lot finds, because in most cases they’re hot rods […]