Editor’s Note:  As we close out 2017, we’re spending its last week looking at our top stories of the year. Today, we’re re-examining some of our most-viewed, most-popular tech and how-to videos.

Choosing the Best Exhaust System for Your Car or Truck

There are several factors to consider when selecting a new exhaust system for your vehicle, and a lot of those options are multi-faceted. Summit Racing’s tech guru Carl Pritz helps make the decision easier for you in this four-minute video.

Top 10 Reasons for Camshaft and Lifter Failure

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Don’t be too quick to blame your camshaft if it—or your lifters—fail prematurely. The fine folks at COMP Cams made this detailed video to show what other issues can contribute to improper cam or lifter wear. If you’re fighting valvetrain problems, it’s worth the four-minute watch.

Installing Summit Racing’s New MAX-efi 500 Fuel Injection System

Summit Racing MAX-efi Fuel Injection System Install

This fall, Summit Racing introduced a new, self-tuning EFI system that supports up to 500 horspoewer and offers a hassle-free installation. To show folks how easy it is to install the system, Summit Racing’s tech team made this 12-minute walkthrough video that highlights the most critical steps.

Return or Returnless: Which Fuel System is Right for You?

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With more and more auto manufacturers using returnless fuel systems in new vehicles, enthusiasts are beginning to ask about the performance advantages of such a setup. Don’t be too quick to ditch your return-style system though—read this article and watch the two-minute video to learn why.

A Quick Overview of Timing Sets

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You may be surprised to learn that there are four types of timing sets. COMP Cams put together this three-minute video to highlight the pros and cons of each. In fact, you’ll even see recommendations for your ride, based on the type of driving you’ll be doing.

How to Assemble PTFE Braided Hose for Fuel Lines

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Building a custom fuel system? Then you’ll want to check out this two-minute how-to video. It not only shows you how to properly install the hose fittings, it also tells you what tools you’ll need to do it. This video is a smart watch if you want to avoid leaks and potential disaster with your fuel system.

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