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Mailbag: Finding Brake Balance in a Pro Street ’73 Camaro

Q: I have a pro street ’73 Camaro with skinny tires up front and wide tires in the rear. The other day I had to make a quick stop and […]

Tech Projects

Tinman Tech: How to Make Your Own Custom Gauge Panel in 7 Steps

Editor’s Note: Luke Merrill is a rising star in the custom car world. His most recent project, the 1940 Chevy named Tinmama, place third in the 2019 SEMA Show’s Battle […]

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Mailbag: Ford 302 Oil Pump Driveshaft & Distributor Alignment Tips

Q: After rebuilding a 302 Ford EFI engine, I am having an issue getting my distributor to seat down all the way in the engine block. It’s about ¼-inch short. […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Valve Train on Small Block Chevy 355

I have a 355 c.i.d. small-block Chevy with a big cam, decent compression, and production iron heads. The cam is an Isky 268/272 at 0.050 with 0.640-inch lift. It has […]

Tech Articles

4 Engine Assembly Tips for Maximizing Cam Bearing Performance

For many years, nearly all automotive camshaft bearings were manufactured with a babbitt-metal lining. Babbitt metal is a soft metal comprised mostly of tin (86 percent for Ford Motor Co. […]

Product Installs

Video: Summit Racing Upgrades a 2018 Can-Am X3 (Part 2: Interior)

Summit Racing made a 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X DS Turbo R UTV one of its project vehicles last year, and in Part 1 of this build, we covered the […]

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Mailbag: Choosing a New Clutch After Adding Power to Street-Strip Gen5 Camaro

Q: I am getting ready to add a supercharger, cylinder heads, and a hotter camshaft to my 2012 Chevy Camaro SS. It’s my daily driver that I also autocross and […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Fixing Spongy Brake Pedal Feel After Transmission Swap

I have a brake bleeding question. We installed a Wilwood four-wheel disc brake system in my ’68 Nova about 15 years ago, and for a couple of years of driving […]

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Mailbag: Are Winter Tires Worth It?

Q: I live in an area that occasionally experiences heavy snowfall during the winter and I’m considering a set of winter wheels and tires. Are they really worth it, given […]

Tech Articles

Dyno Test: 120+ HP Gains and No Low-End Loss with Cam Swap on 6.2L LS Engine

Why were we so excited about swapping cams on the all-aluminum L92? Many reasons. The first was that we had previously run the Summit Stage 4 Pro LS cam (SUM-8711) […]