Articles written by: Paul Sakalas

Paul Sakalas joined OnAllCylinders after spending over a decade in broadcasting and advertising. He grew up wrenching on old Chevys and Honda motorcycles, and his daily-driver is old enough for its own driver’s license. Paul currently enjoys throwing money into the Jeep CJ-shaped black hole in his garage (and then writing about it).

Up Down Air systems let your quickly re-inflate your tires to a consistent PSI. (Image/Up Down Air)
Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Up Down Air On-Board Up 4 Air Compressor Systems

When heading off-road, common practice is to release some air from each tire to lower your tire pressure. Known as “airing-down,” this process increases the tire’s contact patch with the […]

Though the hobbies can overlap, overlanding goes far beyond the simple premise of "car camping." (Image/Summit Racing - Smittybilt)
News & Car Culture

Overlanding 101: What It Is and How to Get Started

Overlanding is a relatively new phenomenon in the United States. In essence, overlanding is a fusion of camping and off-roading, combining elements of each to form a distinct automotive/outdoor hobby. […]

Some basic suspension upgrades can make a world of difference—even on factory performance cars.
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Parts

Suspension Tuning Suggestions: A Talk with a Koni Automotive Product Manager

The Koni roadshow pulled into Summit Racing’s retail store this week to chat with folks about the merits of proper suspension tuning. We got a chance to sit down with […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1967 Pontiac GTO on International Harvester COE Flatbed

A classic rock radio station would call today’s Lot Shots feature a “two-fer,” but we’re not talking about a Led Zeppelin “Heartbreaker/Living Loving Maid” mashup here. Instead, we’ve got a […]

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Product Profiles

Parts Bin: CarCapsule USA Vehicle Covers and Enclosures

Ever wish you could store your ride in a protective bubble to prevent damage from Mother Nature, kids’ bikes, door dings, and curious critters? Well, CarCapsule USA vehicle encolsures are […]

Postal Jeeps on assembly line in the former Studebaker plant in South Bend, IN. (Image/Curbside Classic)
Car Culture & Entertainment

Neither Snow Nor Rain: A Brief History of the Postal Mail Jeep

Jeep is sometimes referred to as one of the most “patriotic” vehicle brands, and for good reason: Jeeps are often credited with helping the allies to victory during World War […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1969 Pontiac Firebird

When GM launched its new F-body pony car in 1967, only two divisions got to take a crack at it: Chevy, with the Camaro and Pontiac, with the Firebird. Boasting […]

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Parts

Parts Bin: Voxx Replica Dodge Demon and Ford Raptor Wheels

The Dodge Demon and Ford Raptor represent the pinnacle of their respective performance niches: the Demon being an all-out, purpose-built drag car, and the Raptor a dune-hopping, desert-streaking off-roader. To […]

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Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: Camaro vs. Mustang Track Results After $5K in Upgrades

The folks at Horsepower Wars decided to re-ignite an ages-old duel between the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro in a series of tiered challenges they’ve dubbed the “Pony Wars.” Though […]

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Featured Vehicles

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1971 Porsche 911 Track Car

We typically shy away from trailered cars for our Lot Shots features, but when a track-prepped classic Porsche 911 rolls into the Summit Racing retail store lot, we gleefully make […]