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Mailbag: Converting a Race Engine to Pump Gas

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we help convert a race engine into a pump gas street motor. R.F. • […]

Parts / Q&A / Videos & Galleries

Video: H-Beam vs. I-Beam Connecting Rods

What are the differences between I-beam and H-beam connecting rods? Learn why lighter-weight I-beam rods are perfect for high-rpm applications and why heavier H-beam rods are better suited for high-horsepower, […]

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Mailbag: Slick Questions

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking drag radials vs. slicks.                              S.B. • Alamosa, CO Q: I have a […]

How Tos / Q&A

Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping a reader find the source of mysterious white smoke.   J.M. • […]

How Tos / Q&A

Video: Understanding Engine Compression Ratio and Piston-to-Wall Clearance

Better understand compression ratio, how to calculate it, piston-to-wall clearance, how to adjust it depending on the power your engine produces, and more by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks […]

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Mailbag: The Truth About Nitrous

Got questions?             We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re spraying some knowledge on nitrous.   J.F. • Danville, VA Q: I’m […]

Q&A / Videos & Galleries

Video: Forged vs. Cast Pistons

What are the advantages of cast pistons versus forged pistons? Learn why high-boost, high-horsepower modifications lend themselves to the more-expensive and typically much stronger forged pistons. Also, hear why hypereutectic […]

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Mailbag: How to Make Shifter Adjustments

B.D. • Goldsboro, NC Q: My Ford Fairlane has a shifter problem! I tried to install a Hurst Pro-Matic on my rebuilt C-6 transmission but I can’t seem to get […]

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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 […]

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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 […]