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Mailbag: Troubleshooting Drivetrain Vibration

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we explore possible causes for drivetrain vibration: R.M. Sandusky, OH Q: I have a vibration […]

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Video: Inside TCI’s New 4L60E and 4L80E Torque Converters

Is your torque converter stifling your vehicle’s performance potential? If you’ve ever opted to keep your transmission out of overdrive to avoid burning the clutches out of your torque converter, […]

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Brake Tech: 6 Factors That Affect Pedal Firmness and Feel

According to the brake geniuses at StopTech, the following are the six primary factors that affect your vehicle’s brake feel. 1. Brake hoses Optimum pedal firmness cannot be achieved with […]

Driveline / How Tos / Tech

How to Build Bulletproof Mechanical Clutch Linkage

Not that long ago, the standard clutch linkage in a Detroit-built car was a mechanical setup consisting of a fork at the bellhousing (for the release bearing) along with a […]

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Please Release Me: How to Set Up a Hydraulic Clutch

There are two ways you can release a clutch on a car or truck—with mechanical linkage or via hydraulics. In this story, we’ll explore the hydraulic clutch. Slave Cylinders vs. Hydraulic […]

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Video: An Introduction to Differentials

Watch this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video and learn the basics of differentials, including the differences between open, limited-slip, and locking, and how each style works in your vehicle.   […]

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Mailbag: Making Gear Swap Calculations

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re answering some important questions about swapping gears. E.B . • Lake Ronkonkonia, NY Q: I […]

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Clutch Performer: Increasing Your 2011-13 V6 Mustang’s Torque Capacity with a Clutch Upgrade

Modern V6 Mustangs (2011-2013) are 150 pounds lighter than their V8 counterparts, making them more agile than the heavier V8 models which have 15 percent more moving engine parts. In standard […]

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How Do I Identify My Transmission? Your Top Tech Questions Answered!

We recently reached out to the guys in Summit Racing’s renowned tech department—the largest full-time staff in the industry—to identify and answer five common tech questions they hear on a […]

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Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates

Watch this video from our friends at TCI Auto to better understand a flexplate’s role in automatic transmission operation. You learn how the flexplate connects the torque converter to the engine’s crankshaft, functioning […]