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Video: Lock-Up Torque Converters 101

This video covers the fundamental differences between lock-up and non lock-up torque converters, including a breakdown of the anatomy of a lock-up torque converter, and the advantages of using one. […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Making Mileage Count

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’ll show you some tricks for getting better gas mileage this holiday season–and all […]

Parts / Product Installs / Product Profiles / Tech

Closer Look: Percy’s Adjust-a-Jet Metering Plate

Remove fuel bowl, swap out jets, replace fuel bowl, start car, and test. Remove fuel bowl again, swap out jets again, replace fuel bowl, start car, and test again. Remove […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Choose a Camshaft for Ford 5.0L

In this 15-minute Quick Flicks video, the gang at Summit Racing takes the guesswork out of choosing a camshaft for your Ford 5.0L, providing some general guidelines for choosing a cam […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: A Grand Plan for Boosting a Small Chevy

P.W. • Rosholt, WI Q: I have a 1984 Chevy Z28 Camaro with an HO 305 engine and 5-speed transmission. I want to increase horsepower and gas mileage while staying […]

Tech / Tech Projects

Heat Advisory: Spark Plug Heat Range and What You Need to Know

The spark plug is the Rodney Dangerfield of the hot rodding universe. It gets no respect—or at least very little. As performance enthusiasts, we tend to focus on power builders […]

Tech / Tech Projects

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 2): Rear Suspension

In our first installment on Summit Racing’s Cobra Project, we covered in general the scope of the buildup, and then got down to the details on installing the front suspension […]

How Tos / PowerSports / Tech

How to Properly Store Your Dirt Bike or ATV for Winter

Winter riding has its place. And we wouldn’t dream of discouraging you from participating in a little arctic adventure, if that’s your preferred cup of tea. But for many of […]

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Head Games (Part 4): Everything You Need to Know About Vortec Heads

Vortec cylinder head castings first hit the high performance scene in 1996 and provided GM owners a healthy, budget-friendly option for boosting horsepower. According to Summit Racing, Vortec heads still […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Nitrous or Not?

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking single- vs. dual-stage nitrous. D.T. • Frackville, PA Q: My daughter and […]