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Engine & Exhaust / Videos & Galleries

Video: What Are Hydraulic Roller Lifters & How Do They Work?

Hydraulic roller lifters are now commonplace, even in some high performance engine builds. But while they handle the same job as their mechanical roller and flat tappet friends, hydraulic roller […]

Tech Articles

Road Trip Essentials: 8 Things to Keep in Your Car

Whether its summer vacation season or not, it’s always a good time to think about a road trip tool kit to keep in your car. That’s especially true if you’ve […]

Driveline / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Installing a Transmission Fluid Cooler? Read This Before Hooking Up Your Lines & Assembling Custom Hoses

If you want to install a transmission fluid cooler, finding a spot to bolt it up is probably going to be the easy part. You’ll still need a way to […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Lobe Separation Angle (LSA) Specs—What Does a Plus Sign (+) Mean?

I’ve been looking at cam specs for the Summit Racing Pro LS Truck camshafts and I have a question. I’ve noticed that many of the specs now list the lobe […]

Videos & Galleries / Wheels & Tires

Video: Pros & Cons of Beadlock Wheels, Rim Screws & Bead Seat Knurling

When it comes to keeping your tire securely mounted on the wheel during a hard launch at the track, there are a few ways to go about it. The first […]

Driveline / Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Advice on Swapping a 4.8L LR4 LS Engine & 4L60E Trans into a 1969 Firebird

I have a 1969 Firebird that I’m swapping in a 2002 LR4 4.8L LS engine from a GMC Sierra pickup. I have the mechanical swap parts for mounting the engine […]

Driveline / Exterior / Tech / Wheels & Tires

So Now What? 5 Things You Should Absolutely Do on Day 1 of Owning Your New Classic/Project Car

This story is a follow up to our earlier article: 10 Easy Things You Need to Look for When Inspecting a Vintage, Classic, or Collectible Car Before a Purchase You […]

Driveline / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Make Your Transmission Swap Go Smoothly with a Summit Racing Adjustable Transmission Mount

No driveline conversion is ever a cut and dry affair. In fact, many transmission swaps are often stymied by a few measly inches. Yet given how important the proper fitment […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech

Wire Works: When It Comes To Electrical Wire, The Right Mix Is Important

The wire you use to hook up electrical equipment in your car is important stuff. How important? We’d say it’s absolutely crucial. And if you don’t believe it, just ask […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Should I Hone the Cylinder Walls on a 5.3L LS with 200K Miles Before My Rebuild?

I have a used 5.3L LS truck engine that I’d like to swap into an earlier Chevy pickup. The engine was running when it was pulled out of a wrecked […]