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Mailbag: Tuning Tips for a Modified Chevy 350

Q: I have a 1973 Nova with a GM 350 crate engine. The engine has Trick Flow 23° cylinder heads, a Lunati cam, Edelbrock Performer intake, an Edelbrock Performer 600 […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Put a Blower on a 383 with 10:1 Compression?

Can I put a blower on my balanced and blueprinted 383 c.i.d. stocker motor that has 10:1 compression? I just want it for looks, not to race. – G.H. … […]

Camshaft Secret Weapon: Choose Perfect Cam with New Summit Racing Cam Timing Calculator
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Camshaft Secret Weapon: Choose Perfect Cam with New Summit Racing Cam Timing Calculator

It isn’t always obvious which camshaft we should choose for our engine build. Even when we fully understand the individual timing events and how each of them interact in a […]

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Mailbag: Troubleshooting 440 Engine Detonation at High Altitudes

Q: I own a 1983 Dodge Ramcharger with a 1970 440 engine. The engine is bored .040 inch over, has a forged crank, flat top pistons, and ‘452’ cast heads—the […]

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Dana 60 vs. GM 12-Bolt vs. Ford 9”: The Pros & Cons of Popular Rear End Assemblies

You’d think selecting a rear end for a project car would be easy. It’s not. Browse Summit Racing’s website or catalog and you’ll discover there are almost too many choices. […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Does 40% Leakdown Test Results Require New Piston Rings?

I just bought a used 5.3L LS engine out of the junkyard and after we got the engine back to the shop and mounted it on an engine stand, we […]

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Mailbag: Breathing Life Into a Wheelchair-Friendly 5.0L-Powered Ford E-150 Econoline

Q: Back in the day, my buddies and I used to rule the local dragstrips. The memories! Today, I’ve got gray hair and I’m mostly stuck in a wheelchair, but […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Diagnosing Ticking Noises and White Smoke in a Supercharged ’93 Ford Mustang GT

I’ve been looking online for help to figure out what is happening to my car and I thought your expertise may help. I have a supercharged ‘93 Mustang GT with […]

Mailbag: Why Did Ford Change the Firing Order on the 5.0L 302 H.O. Engine?
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Mailbag: Why Did Ford Change the Firing Order on the 5.0L 302 H.O. Engine?

Q: I’m building a Ford 302 engine, and I’m looking at camshafts. I’m curious—why did Ford change the firing order on the 5.0L (302) HO engine? A: This question gets […]

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Video: What to Look for When Selecting a New Clutch for Your Vehicle

There’s much to consider when replacing or upgrading a clutch in your car or truck. Today’s video is going to clarify anything you might be confused about, and help you […]