Tag Archive: Summit Racing

Feb 05 2014

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1955 Chevy Pickup

  While many of us are grumbling and driving slowly on snow and ice-covered roads throughout the northern part of the United States, are friends down south, despite having a rough winter by their standards, are still hotrodding. We spotted this classic 1955 Chevrolet Task Force pickup truck at the Summit Racing retail store in …

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Jan 22 2014

Top 10 Engines of All Time (#4): Ford 300 I6

Editor’s Note: This series counts down the Top 10 engines of all time—see how the voting was done by reading our initial post.   Some are undoubtedly puzzled that this inline 6-cylinder engine landed fairly high on the list. Others might be surprised it made the list at all. The rest of you—the ones that have actually owned the …

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Jan 21 2014

Project Flat Out (Part 1): Swapping a Coyote 5.0L Into a 1936 Ford

With the help from Summit Racing Equipment and TCI Engineering, our friends at Rod Authority are building a 1936 Ford, which they’ve named Project Flat Out. The project got its name because the original Flathead engine is coming out, and brand-new, modern mill is going in its place. Exit Ford Flathead. Enter Summit Racing. The …

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Jan 06 2014

Cast Your Vote! The Top Facebook Rides of 2013!

Hot rodders love to share. Facebook is great for sharing. Therefore, all hot rodders love Facebook. OK, maybe not all hot rodders love Facebook, but there sure were a lot of people sharing beautiful rides on Facebook in 2013. We even compiled a list of the 15 most-popular cars of 2013 from the Summit Racing Facebook page, according …

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Dec 25 2013

Ghosts of Christmas Past: Revisiting the Cover Cars of the Summit Racing Christmas Catalog

As a child, few things were more exciting than opening gifts on Christmas morning. Now, as a grown-up (sort of), it’s hard to the beat the anticipation and excitement of opening a brand new Summit Racing catalog. That’s where you find the toys for us big boys. On this Christmas morning, we’ve decided to double the …

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Dec 23 2013

Seasons Greetings! 8 Gearhead-Friendly Greetings for the Holidays

Did you forget to send out your Christmas cards this year? It’s not too late, because the creative types at Summit Racing have developed a set of digital greetings you can share via email, Facebook, Twitter or other electronic media. Check out all eight below and share!

Dec 12 2013

Rack and Pinion Revisited: A Basic Guide to Rack and Pinion Steering Systems

When it comes to steering systems, rack and pinion systems are light years ahead of the recirculating ball steering boxes found in our favorite 1960s and ‘70s muscle cars and trucks. A recirculating ball steering box system is heavy, bulky, and complex, especially when you factor in the steering linkage. In sharp contrast is the …

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Dec 09 2013

Photo Gallery: Toys for Tots Santa Cruise 2013, McDonough, GA

Despite less than ideal weather conditions, a bunch of enthusiasts showed up to last weekend’s Toys for Tots Santa Cruise at the Summit Racing Retail Super Store in McDonough, GA. As has been the case with almost every major event at Summit Racing for the past several weeks, Brian Kreuser was there, doing what he does. …

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Oct 24 2013

SEMA Preview: SEMA 2013 Show Cars with a Summit Racing Touch

SEMA 2013, the aftermarket industry’s annual parts blowout in Las Vegas, is almost upon us, as in next week, November 5-8. In addition to showcasing the latest products for—well, almost anything on four wheels—SEMA also features the latest concept vehicles and shop projects from all over the world. Summit Racing was involved with four of …

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