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Video: How Brake Master Cylinders Work

Do you want to know how a master cylinder works or how to know if your master cylinder is going bad? Or the difference between a single reservoir versus a […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Standard-Volume vs. High-Volume Oil Pumps

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re covering the benefits of high-volume, high-pressure oil pumps.   R.B. • Mannford, OK […]

Engine & Exhaust / How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

Injector Math: How to Calculate Optimum Fuel Injector Size

This much you know: A) you’ve upgraded your vehicle with a variety of aftermarket mods, and B) you want to get maximum power from those modifications. The question is how […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video: Evaluating Various Camshaft Styles

Learn about roller and flat-tappet camshafts. Learn about the differences between drag racing and towing applications for choosing the best camshaft for your vehicle. Better understand the duration and lift […]

Driveline / Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Monday Mailbag: Camaro Questions: 305 or 350? Tranny Swap or Rebuild?

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re decoding mysteries of the IROC-Z.   J.M. • Lake City, FL […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Swap Feat: Upgrading a Ford 9-Inch Rear Axle with Larger Gears

You’ve been working on lowering your elapsed times all season—bumping up horsepower here, tweaking the suspension there, and practicing your tail off at test and tune night—when you hit that […]

Engine & Exhaust / How Tos / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Video: Carburetor Basics

Few parts are more synonymous with a classic American hot rod than the carburetor. Ironically, few parts are more misunderstood than the venerable carb, which still came equipped on some […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: How and When to Measure Pushrod Length

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking pushrod length and how to measure it! J.L. • Florence, AZ Q: […]

Buyer's Guides / Engine & Exhaust / How Tos / Tech

Sound Advice: A Quick Guide to Selecting the Right Muffler

What does high performance sound like? Depending on the muffler, the sound of high performance can be anything from a low, throaty growl to an ear-splitting roar—and everything in between. […]

Events / How Tos / Motorsports

Drag School: How to Stage Your Drag Car

We taught you the basics of bracket racing in a previous post. Now, we’re going to give you the next lesson—how to stage. There is more to staging than simply rolling […]