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Measuring Wheel Bolt Pattern & Types of Lug Nuts

The second in our series of Wheel/Tire videos, this one covers the importance of wheel bolt pattern and provides a basic overview of the main types of lug nuts: conical-style and shank-style lug nuts. […]

Ford 598 Big Block
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Big Ford Horsepower (Part One): Trick Flow Specialties Assembles 598 Cubic Inches of Short Block

Trick Flow Specialties built a 565 cubic-inch Chevy that was awarded to the IHRA Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champion back in 2012. The big block made 1,013 horsepower. That’s a […]

How Tos / PowerSports / Tech

How to Wash Your Dirt Bike (Like, The Actual Right Way)

We know. It seems like a no-brainer. And maybe for you, it is. But washing your bike incorrectly can literally cause more damage than the rigors of racing. So, let’s […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Projects

Weekend JK Makeover: How to Transform a Wrangler JK with Simple Bolt-Ons

The Jeep Wrangler JK is highly popular. That’s good and bad news for JK owners. The 2007-2013 Wrangler’s popularity is both a blessing and a curse because its easy for […]

Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

An Introduction to Wheel Backspacing and Offset

We’ve got a series of videos that cover basic wheel and tire information you should know before purchasing your next set of rims and tires. The first in this series of […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Chevrolet 350 Rebuild Recipe

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping to rebuild a 6,500 rpm Chevrolet small block 350. R.B. • Las […]

How Tos / Tech

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 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Eliminating Excessive Oil Pressure Drop

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re clearing up concerns about oil pressure. M.W . • Ringgold, GA Q: I have a […]

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Video: How to Tune Electric and Manual Carburetor Chokes

Learn how to tune electric and manual carburetor chokes to help you start your carbureted vehicle on a cold morning. You’ll also learn how to find the correct choke position […]

How Tos / Tech

Basic Maintenance Series: How to Properly Maintain Your Battery

Editor’s Note: This guest post is courtesy of the Car Care Council, which is dedicated to educating vehicle owners about the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance through its “Be Car Care Aware” […]