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Mad AMX: Mike Loboda’s 1970 AMC AMX

The drag strip has long been dominated by automatic transmissions and delay boxes. Not for Mike Loboda, though. Director of the U.M.T.R (United Manual Transmission Racers) North region, Mike is […]

Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: $10K Drag Shootout 2, Episode 8 – The Race

From our friends at Horsepower Wars: The final round of Horsepower Wars $10K Drag Shootout 2 displayed exactly what the competition was all about: teams fighting through considerable adversity to […]

Tech Articles

How to Use a Dial-Back Timing Light

It’s a sign of the times when late model engines with distributorless ignition systems (DIS) no longer require the services of the ubiquitous timing light. But for the remainder of […]

Events

Missed Summit Racing Burnout Rivals? Watch the Entire Tire-Shredding Event Here!

So you missed Summit Racing Burnout Rivals back on June 20? No problem — we’ve got the entire, nearly four-hour event here! In case you did miss it, Summit Racing […]

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Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: $10K Drag Shootout 2, Episode 8 – The Race

From our friends at Horsepower Wars: The final round of Horsepower Wars $10K Drag Shootout 2 displayed exactly what the competition was all about: teams fighting through considerable adversity to […]

Videos & Galleries

Engine Building 101: How to Calculate and Measure Main Bearing Clearance (Video)

Setting bearing clearance for a performance engine is a fundamental step in the building process. There are no quick and easy ways to establish this critical clearance, but with patience […]

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Mailbag: Will These Exhaust Headers Fit my Vehicle?

Q: How can I figure out if these headers will fit my vehicle? … A: Exhaust headers are designed to fit a specific combination of engine and vehicle. Just because a […]

How Tos

Engine Building 101: How to Install Torque Angle Bolts (Video)

Torque angle bolts require a unique tightening process. The torque angle method is a more precise way of torquing a standard fastener to a predetermined tension. When using this method, […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Solving SBC Ignition Timing Problems

I have a weird thing happening with my small-block Chevy crate engine that has me scratching my head. The engine is a 290-horsepower Chevy crate engine with a set of […]

How Tos

Engine Building 101: How to Install Spirolox Retaining Rings (Video)

Spirolox — something referred to as wristpin clips or spiral retaining rings — are used to secure pistons and wrist pins to connecting rods. Using Spirolox on each side of […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Explaining 4-1 vs. Tri-Y Exhaust Header Collectors

Q: Can you explain the difference between “4-1” and “Tri-Y” collectors? … A: The collector is where the primary tubes merge together. 4-1 and Tri-Y are the two main types […]

Q&A

The Basics of Setting and Adjusting Valve Lash

The designers of late model engines like the GM LS, Ford Modular engine, and the Chrysler Gen III Hemi have in many ways made it easy for performance enthusiasts. Not […]

Parts

A Closer Look at Engine Removal Tools and Accessories

Take your pick: Chain hoist or cherry picker. That’s the standard when it comes to yarding out (and replacing and simply moving) an engine in your ride or around your […]

Motorsports

The Late Jessi Combs Officially Named “Fastest Woman on Earth”

Today, the late Jessi Combs officially achieved her goal. The Guinness Book of World Records has certified that Combs reached 522.783 mph during her fatal attempt last year to become […]