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Body Panel Alignment Tips and Tricks

Let’s face it—when it comes to our cars and trucks, details matter. As automotive enthusiasts, we notice things like uneven fender gap and outright misalignment between body panels. These are […]

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Quick Tech: How to Use Summit Racing’s LS Harmonic Balancer Puller and Installer Tool

Remember when your mom told you not to run through the house with scissors or to stop sticking that screwdriver in the electric outlet? OK, maybe that was us. But […]

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Video: How to Assemble PTFE Braided Hose for Fuel Lines

With corrosion from oxygenated pump fuel wreaking havoc on automotive plumbing systems, car owners and auto techs are turning to more durable line solutions like polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) braided hose. It’s not […]

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Video: How to Repair Dents with a Hammer and Dolly

Kevin Tetz is a certified auto body repair man, TV personality, and creator of the video series Paintucation. Tetz recently put together a series of short tech videos in conjunction with Summit […]

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How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Alternator

There are some vehicle functions we can probably live without. A properly working charging system isn’t one of them. Among the various common charging system problems you might encounter, one is […]

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Video: How to Polish Bolts Without Burning Your Hands (or Burning Too Much Time)

If you’ve ever spent time grinding or polishing a set of fasteners, you know it can be time-consuming and even painful. Without a good grip on the bolts, they can […]

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Infographic: Tire Rotation Patterns for Different Drivetrain Configurations

Your vehicle’s four tires don’t wear evenly. This happens because the front of your vehicle typically weighs more than the rear, and because your front tires turn while your rear […]

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Video: How to Pressure Test Your Hose Assembly

Congratulations — you’ve created custom hose assembly for your vehicle. Automotive plumbing 101 says that before you go through the trouble of installing your new hose assembly, you’ll want to pressure-test […]

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How-To: Customizing Your Valve Covers to Create Something That Fits Your Style

Visit enough car shows and you’ll begin to see certain styling trends under the hoods of your favorite vehicles. We’ve all seen chrome, and billet, and more recently, the racy […]

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Paint and Park: Bringing a Floor Back from the Dead with Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield Garage Floor Coating

Up until recently, our at-home car projects have been at the mercy of Mother Nature. Tired of working in dirt and snow, the decision was made to search for new digs […]