Post Tagged with: "Automatic transmission"

Mailbag: Adjusting a TH-350 Transmission From Race Setup to Street Use
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Mailbag: Adjusting a TH-350 Transmission From Race Setup to Street Use

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we talk about adjusting […]

Monday Mailbag: How to Adjust Your TV Cable to Correct Improper Shifting on a 700R-4 Transmission
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Monday Mailbag: How to Adjust Your TV Cable to Correct Improper Shifting on a 700R-4 Transmission

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers — Mondays, when we work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Monday Mailbag, we tell you how […]

12 Things You Should (or Shouldn’t) Do When Installing an Automatic Transmission
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12 Things You Should (or Shouldn’t) Do When Installing an Automatic Transmission

“We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” That’s the familiar tagline to the ubiquitous Farmer’s Insurance ad campaign, but it could easily apply to […]

How Do I Identify My Transmission? Your Top Tech Questions Answered!
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How Do I Identify My Transmission? Your Top Tech Questions Answered!

We recently reached out to the guys in Summit Racing’s renowned tech department—the largest full-time staff in the industry—to identify and answer five common tech questions they hear on a […]

Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates
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Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates

Watch this video from our friends at TCI Auto to better understand a flexplate’s role in automatic transmission operation. You learn how the flexplate connects the torque converter to the engine’s crankshaft, functioning […]

Monday Mailbag: Gear Swaps and Tranny Maintenance
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Monday Mailbag: Gear Swaps and Tranny Maintenance

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer advice for choosing the proper gear ratio and performing transmission […]

Video: How to Choose a Torque Converter
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Video: How to Choose a Torque Converter

Life is filled with mysteries: Are we alone in the universe? What really happened to the dinosaurs? And what exactly is Lady GaGa? Although we can’t provide definitive answers to […]

Monday Mailbag: Diagnosing Starter Issues and Resurrecting Your Ride
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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. […]

Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake
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Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]