Brakes & Suspension

Troubleshooting Dirt Bike Suspension Problems
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Troubleshooting Dirt Bike Suspension Problems

Your dirt bike suspension is an oft-overlooked, or at least an under-appreciated, factor in your bike’s performance—whether you’re enjoying a weekend on the trails, performing high-flying MX tricks, or trying […]

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Drop That Chevy: McGaughy’s Suspension Drop Parts for 1960-72 GM Pickups

    There is not a truck guy out there who doesn’t love (or at least really like) the classic 1960-72 Chevy and GMC pickups. It’s a no-brainer, really. The […]

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The Practical Guide to Muscle Car Handling

For the average hot rod enthusiast, budget comes into play in a big way. We can’t spend the mortgage payment on a truck load of car parts, so we either […]

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Disc Brakes Made Easy: Dissecting Summit Racing’s Disc Brake Conversion Kits

Back when our old cars were new, drum brakes were the standard. It wasn’t so much that drums were good at their job. They were familiar technology and more importantly, […]

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Video: How Brake Master Cylinders Work

Do you want to know how a master cylinder works or how to know if your master cylinder is going bad? Or the difference between a single reservoir versus a […]

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Suspension 201: 5 Ways to Improve Your Muscle Car’s Handling

The American muscle car is synonymous with brute power, tire-shredding torque, and—well, muscle. Things like handling, cornering, and ride comfort tend to be an afterthought in our pursuit of the […]

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Monday Mailbag: Freshening Your Suspension & Setting Valve Lash

Got questions?             We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer advice for restoring a worn suspension and setting valve […]

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How To Choose Disc Brake Pads

For all that we ask them to do, disc brake pads don’t get a whole lot of respect. As long as they fit in the caliper and do a reasonable […]

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Suspension 101: An Introduction to Harnessing Your Engine Power

Nearly a decade old, a Grassroots Motorsports magazine article titled “Soccer Moms’ Revenge,” recounts a day at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds in Laurens, SC when the magazine’s staff took a […]

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How to Diagnose Common Brake Issues

Brakes. No other system on your vehicle can cause so much frustration, yet be as vital to your safety. You can spend hours chasing leaks, noises, pulls, and other assorted […]