Articles written by: Alan Rebescher

Editor, author, PR man—Alan Rebescher has done it all in a 25 year career in the high performance industry. He has written and photographed many feature stories and tech articles for Summit Racing and various magazines including Hot Rod, Car Craft, and Popular Hot Rodding, and edited Summit Racing’s Street & Strip magazine in the 1990s. His garage is currently occupied by a 1965 Ford Mustang.

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Events

Come See No-Prep Kings Racers Jeff Lutz and Ryan Martin Race at Super Summit 2018!

Fans of no-prep drag racing in the vicinity of northern Ohio won’t want to miss the 2018 edition of Super Summit, Summit Racing’s annual homage to all things internal combustion, […]

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Tech Articles

Do Big Intake Runners Kill Bottom-End Torque? The ‘Engine Masters’ Investigate

The Motor Trend show Engine Masters is all about finding out what makes horsepower and what doesn’t. Hosts David Freiburger and Steve Dulcich have tested everything from headers and carburetors […]

SEMA 2017

SEMA Preview: 6 Project Vehicles to be Featured at SEMA 2017

Sensory overload is a good way to describe the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association’s annual trade show in Las Vegas, NV. The SEMA Show packs a huge car show and the […]

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Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Gennie Shifters

From time to time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at some of the newest products and deals that can help get your next project on track for less. Check out […]

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Tech Projects

Recreating a Legend: Thunder Valley Racing’s Factory Five Gen 3 Daytona Coupe

Karen Salvaggio of Thunder Valley Racing is no stranger to building and racing Factory Five Racing MK4 Roadsters and Type 65 Daytona Coupes. So when Factory Five wanted to beta […]

Parts

Beware of Premature Camshaft Failure From Using the Wrong Diesel Oil for Breaking in Gas Engines

Some engine builders like to use API CJ-4 diesel motor oil as a break-in lubricant for new engines. That’s because it contains plenty of zinc (ZDDP) to protect flat-tappet camshafts. […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

Chevy vs. Ford Engine Duel! See Who Wins this Ford 347 vs. Chevy 383 Power-Per-Cubic Inch Build-Off

You can’t beat a good old-fashioned Ford versus Chevy engine build-off. It’s even more fun when you can get in on the action, even if it’s just digitally. Here’s the […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / News & Car Culture

A Salute to Vic Edelbrock Jr. — From Industry Leaders Who Knew Him Best

Vic Edelbrock Jr., legend, icon, and friend of automotive enthusiasts everywhere, passed away June 9. He was 80. Summit Racing and Edelbrock have a strong relationship going back to 1968. […]

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Featured Vehicles

The Company Coupe: Roy Brizio Builds a ’32 5-Window for United Pacific

Roy Brizio has built a deuce coupe or two in his time. So when hot rod parts manufacturer United Pacific wanted to build a ’32 five-window using the company’s all-steel […]

Tech / Tech Projects

Street Ultra 582: Hardcore Horsepower’s 805 HP Pump Gas Big Chevy

Back in 1999, Mike Petralia at Hardcore Horsepower & Dyno Shop in Franklin, TN built a 556-cubic-inch big block Chevy test mule for Hot Rod magazine. That engine made 790 horsepower […]