NHRA-Sanctioned Drag Strip Goes Underwater—Like, Literally This is how Raceway Park of the Midlands normally looks. (Image/Raceway Park of the Midlands)
Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Camshaft and Cylinder Heads Recommendations for a Ford Windsor 302 These are Ford iron GT-40P heads. You can find them on later model Mercury Mountaineers and several other Ford SUV applications. These are a great head but do need some machining mods to make they really work well. (Image/Harrison Creamery)
LY2 4.8L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More (Image/2040-Parts)
Video: How JE Pistons’ Grain Flow Optimized Forging Process Makes Ultra Series Pistons Super-Strong The Ultra series piston line is ready for big power and is one of the most feature-dense and technology rich piston lines available. JE officials call their Perfect Skirt coating "revolutionary." It protects the piston skirts, reduces friction, while eliminating cold-start piston slap and false knock on computer-controlled engines, JE officials say.
Q&A These are Ford iron GT-40P heads. You can find them on later model Mercury Mountaineers and several other Ford SUV applications. These are a great head but do need some machining mods to make they really work well. (Image/Harrison Creamery)

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Camshaft and Cylinder Heads Recommendations for a Ford Windsor 302

I have a 302 Windsor V8 EFI engine that I converted to a 600 cfm carburetor with a Street Warrior intake manifold. It runs smooth but seems lazy. I’m now […]

News & Car Culture This is how Raceway Park of the Midlands normally looks. (Image/Raceway Park of the Midlands)

NHRA-Sanctioned Drag Strip Goes Underwater—Like, Literally

Comprising a 2.23-mile road course and an NHRA-sanctioned drag strip positioned just outside of Pacific Junction, IA, Raceway Park of the Midlands is rooted in its community as one of […]

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LY2 4.8L Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got some […]

Parts The Ultra series piston line is ready for big power and is one of the most feature-dense and technology rich piston lines available. JE officials call their Perfect Skirt coating "revolutionary." It protects the piston skirts, reduces friction, while eliminating cold-start piston slap and false knock on computer-controlled engines, JE officials say.

Video: How JE Pistons’ Grain Flow Optimized Forging Process Makes Ultra Series Pistons Super-Strong

Because people don’t always know what they don’t know, well-intentioned folk trying to build high-performance engines sometimes want things they don’t need, or that will actually cause problems. “A lot […]

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Featured Vehicles

Quick Feature: Pro Vintage 1956 Ford Victoria

CLEVELAND, OH. — There were a ton of gorgeous vehicles on display at last weekend’s Piston-Powered AutoRama show. Too many to see them all. But one that we were able to spend […]

Vote Now in the 2019 Muscle Car Match-Ups: The “Limited Edition” Edition
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Vote Now in the 2019 Muscle Car Match-Ups: The “Limited Edition” Edition

Welcome to the 2019 Muscle Car Match-Ups which we’ve dubbed the “Limited Edition” Edition. A few super-important things: 1. We know what at least some of you are thinking. “OMG. […]

Mailbag: Troubleshooting a Chevy 350 Losing a Quart of Oil Every 100 Miles
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Mailbag: Troubleshooting a Chevy 350 Losing a Quart of Oil Every 100 Miles

Q: I’m currently running a Chevy 350 that I’ve assembled myself using a 4-bolt main block bored over .040″, a cast-iron crank, forged pistons and rods, moly rings, World Products […]

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Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Butner, Hight, Crampton & Hines Win 2019 Gatornationals

The 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals was an historic event with Richie Crampton, Robert Hight, Bo Butner, and Andrew Hines earning hard-fought pro titles. Top Fuel’s Crampton won […]

Photo Gallery: 2019 Cleveland Piston-Powered AutoRama
Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: 2019 Cleveland Piston-Powered AutoRama

CLEVELAND, OH. — Take a look at some of the gems we spotted at the Piston-Powered AutoRama this past weekend. We saw race cars, muscle cars, hot rods, customs, monster […]

Photo Gallery: Chicago World of Wheels 2019
Videos & Galleries

Photo Gallery: Chicago World of Wheels 2019

The 2019 Summit Racing Show Car Series rolled through the Windy City this past weekend, and per usual, the Chicago World of Wheels did not disappoint. There were hundreds of amazing custom […]

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Car Culture & Entertainment

Several Dale Earnhardt Race Cars to be Auctioned March 16

Among the list of things that are synonymous with the United States, hot dogs, apple pie, and—of course—the No. 3 car are a few of our favorites. In motorsports history, […]

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Automotive & Aftermarket News

Formula One Race Director Charlie Whiting, 66, Passes Away Days Before Australian Grand Prix

Long-time Formula One Race Director Charlie Whiting died Wednesday just days before the 2019 F1 season is set to begin with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia. Whiting’s unexpected […]

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LS Engines

L9H 6.2L Engine Upgrade Guide: Expert Advice for L9H Mods to Maximize Performance

Editor’s Note: This L9H engine upgrade guide is part of a series of LS engine upgrade guides assembled by a team of LS experts at Summit Racing that we are sharing at […]

According to Comp Cams, although variable valve timing systems in OHV motors work extremely well, a DOHC motor offers hp and torque gains that are 25-50 percent greater than in a pushrod motor. The ability to phase the intake and exhaust lobes independently is a great calibration tool that’s only limited by a calibrator’s knowledge of how valve events impact airflow dynamics. (Image/Stephen Kim)
Tech Articles

Calibrating for the Future: Conquering the New Frontier of EFI Tuning with SAM Tech’s Jason Haynes

EFI tuning, as we know it, is over. Stick a multimeter probe in it. Gone are the days of simply setting the fuel and timing maps, then calling it good. […]