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We set up our 347 as a fuel injected engine. The 10:1 compression long block is topped with a Trick Flow R-Series EFI intake manifold, a 70mm BBK throttle body, and 24 pounds-per-hour fuel injectors. A Ford EEC-IV computer controlled fuel and spark delivery for the dyno testing. You can read about the engine buildup in Strokers Wild: Part One.
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Project Strokers Wild (Part 4): Dyno-Testing our Ford Stroker Engines

Three hopped up Ford motors. 960 cubic inches. Hundreds of horsepower. Enough torque to pull down small office buildings. After building our Stroker’s Wild series of Ford stroker engines–a 347-cubic-inch […]

Mailbag: Old School Carb Tech and New Generation GM Power
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Mailbag: Old School Carb Tech and New Generation GM Power

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we troubleshoot a carburetor and build some serious LS horsepower! From: Joe […]

Air Intakes 101: Get Reacquainted with One of the Most Popular Power-Builders
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Air Intakes 101: Get Reacquainted with One of the Most Popular Power-Builders

We’ve titled this post “Air Intakes 101.” It’s not the most creative title for a post, but it fits the topic in so many ways. For starters, most air intakes […]

Mailbag: Calculating Compression Ratio and Building LT1 Power
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Mailbag: Calculating Compression Ratio and Building LT1 Power

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking compression ratio and LT1 power. From: John Oltman, Jr. • […]

Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear
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Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear

To borrow a question and answer from Randy Quaid’s character in the totally realistic* racing film Days of Thunder: What is the one thing you absolutely have to do to […]

Own a classic pickup? Dakota Digital hasn't forgotten about you. This set fits a 1940-53 Chevy Stepside.
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Closer Look: Dakota Digital LED Taillights for Classic Cars

Depending on who you ask, automotive fuel injection was either the greatest invention since the internal combustion engine—or the seventh sign of the Apocalypse along with locusts, the plague, and […]

Lashing Out: How to Adjust Valve Lash
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Lashing Out: How to Adjust Valve Lash

Setting valve lash isn’t hot rod voodoo. It’s not some sort of mechanical magic or wrenching witchcraft reserved for the automotive illuminati either.  So why do some people seem so […]

Mailbag: Building Quarter-Mile Power and Huffed 406 Strokers
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Mailbag: Building Quarter-Mile Power and Huffed 406 Strokers

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping customers build better track cars. From: John Baker, Sr. • […]

Mailbag: Fixing Fuel Pressure & Optimizing Fuel Economy
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Mailbag: Fixing Fuel Pressure & Optimizing Fuel Economy

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re taking on engine hesitation and the poor fuel economy that’s so […]

How to Fab and Install a Roll Bar
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How to Fab and Install a Roll Bar

(Editor’s note: Al built this cage when he worked for exhaust manufacturer Stainless Works) My automotive pride and joy is a 1967 RS/SS Camaro. I have owned my car for […]