Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Fighting the “Uphill Battle”

G.S. • Mt. Sterling, OH Q: I have a 2002 Ford Ranger 2.3L, 5-speed. When I drive on flat roads the truck runs fine, but it struggles when I hit hills. […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Carb Tuning Tips, Part 1: Understanding Basic Carburetor Anatomy

If you ever have the chance to discuss engine tuning troubles with the legendary Jon Kaase, you’ll rejoice in his simple logic: “Most engine troubles are centered on spark or […]

Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Wheel/Tire Math

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re figuring out how to stuff bigger, beefier tires underneath a Jeep Wrangler.                                 K.W. • […]

How Tos / Parts / PowerSports / Tech / Tech Articles

Must-Have Tools for Servicing Dirt Bikes and ATVs

Having the right tools is critical to maintaining, repairing, and upgrading your quad or dirt bike. If you’re relatively new to riding, or looking to stock your garage with just […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Projects

Battery Shuffle: Improving Weight Transfer with a Battery Relocation Kit

Automotive batteries are hefty fellas. Many OE batteries check in at 40 pounds or more, and even “lightweight” racing batteries tip the scales at 20 pounds or so. While that […]

New Products / Parts / Tech

Fall Tool Guide: 8 New Tools to Prep Your Garage for Wrenching Season

As the racing and cruise-in season begins to wind down throughout much of the United States, it’s about time to start thinking about outfitting your garage with everything you need to […]

How Tos / Tech

Rubber Match: 5 Basic Steps for Choosing the Right Street Tires

You’ve spent untold amounts of time and money on your ride. You’ve squeezed every last horsepower from your engine, beefed up the gearing and suspension—even sprung for that custom paint […]

How Tos / Parts / PowerSports / Product Profiles / Tech / Tech Articles

How to Choose Kenda Dirt Bike Tires

Kenda tires have a reputation for being a low-cost alternative for dirt and street bike motorcycle riders. Rest assured the folks at Kenda are also interested in having a reputation […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Carb Jetting for Atmospheric Conditions

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re making a few jetting changes to accommodate for high-humidity racing.                                 D.D. • Agana, Guam […]

How Tos / Tech

Roller Math: How to Fit Plus-Size Wheels and Tires on Your Vehicle

Living large is the American way, and that even goes for the wheels and tires on our hot rodded cars and trucks. There was a time not long ago when a […]