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Video: Everything You Need to Know Before Your Ring and Pinion Swap

No matter what your reason for wanting to swap your ring and pinion gears, there are some basic — but critical — things to note, understand, and prepare for before tackling […]

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Jeep Tech: Video Guide to Superchips 3571 Flashcal Tuner for Jeeps

The Jeep Wrangler is one of the most upgraded and accessorized vehicles on the planet. If you’ve made aftermarket upgrades to your Wrangler, we’re guessing you’ll want to take full […]

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Video: How to Install Detroit Speed Mini-Tubs

Mini-tubbing dates back to 1960s-era drag racing. The act of widening a car’s rear wheelwells (mini-tubbing) still remains a popular option these days, but often for entirely different reasons. Because mini-tubbing […]

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A Little Setback: Engine Mounting Strategies for Drag Racing

Just how important is engine mounting in a drag car? Very. Consider the case of a common rear-wheel drive production line car: Typically, mounts are laid out in a three-point […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Set Preload on Hydraulic Lifters — and Why It’s Important!

I just installed a new cam in my small block Chevy. The engine runs great, but I’ve noticed that at idle and at some cruising speeds the engine makes a […]

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How to Load Trailers Safely and Help Prevent Catastrophe

Very bad things can happen when we load trailers improperly. We were reminded of this fact after seeing video of U-Haul’s trailer-sway demonstration at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Conference […]

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Video: How to Choose the Correct Torque Converter

Because we must understand how certain parts work to make the best choices for our specific application, this edition of Carl’s Tech Talk video series from Summit Racing begins with […]

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Video: Installing a Spartan Locker in a Dana 30 Axle Carrier

Follow step-by-step how to install a lunchbox-style Spartan Locker into a Dana 30 axle carrier by watching this video, and learn the tips and tricks to the pros use to […]

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Single Part Number 5-Speed Swap: Summit Racing Simplifies Swapping a Modern Manual into Classic Mustangs

In our first installment of our ’68 Mustang rejuvenation project, we prepped our Blueprint 408 Windsor to be dropped in and replace the tired original 289. Since then, we did […]

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Video 101: How to Install HeatShield Hot Rod Sleeves

We’ve talked a lot recently about vapor lock. You can learn what vapor lock is by reading this article. You can then find some cures for the root causes of vapor lock in this […]