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Exhaust Anatomy: A Beginner’s Guide to Aftermarket Exhaust Systems

Let’s break down the anatomy of an exhaust system—each component, what it does, and why it matters. Remember the first time you talked anatomy in the classroom? Yeah—well, this discussion […]

Suspension 101: An Introduction to Harnessing Your Engine Power
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Suspension 101: An Introduction to Harnessing Your Engine Power

Nearly a decade old, a Grassroots Motorsports magazine article titled “Soccer Moms’ Revenge,” recounts a day at Michelin’s Laurens Proving Grounds in Laurens, SC when the magazine’s staff took a […]

Air Intakes 101: Get Reacquainted with One of the Most Popular Power-Builders
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Air Intakes 101: Get Reacquainted with One of the Most Popular Power-Builders

We’ve titled this post “Air Intakes 101.” It’s not the most creative title for a post, but it fits the topic in so many ways. For starters, most air intakes […]

Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear
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Safety Equipment 101: A Racer’s Guide to Essential Safety Gear

To borrow a question and answer from Randy Quaid’s character in the totally realistic* racing film Days of Thunder: What is the one thing you absolutely have to do to […]

Own a classic pickup? Dakota Digital hasn't forgotten about you. This set fits a 1940-53 Chevy Stepside.
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Closer Look: Dakota Digital LED Taillights for Classic Cars

Depending on who you ask, automotive fuel injection was either the greatest invention since the internal combustion engine—or the seventh sign of the Apocalypse along with locusts, the plague, and […]

Mailbag: Fixing Fuel Pressure & Optimizing Fuel Economy
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Mailbag: Fixing Fuel Pressure & Optimizing Fuel Economy

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re taking on engine hesitation and the poor fuel economy that’s so […]

How to Fab and Install a Roll Bar
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How to Fab and Install a Roll Bar

(Editor’s note: Al built this cage when he worked for exhaust manufacturer Stainless Works) My automotive pride and joy is a 1967 RS/SS Camaro. I have owned my car for […]

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How to Choose the Right Gaskets

It doesn’t matter whether you log miles at the track or in the grocery store parking lot, your vehicle needs gaskets. You do, however, get a lot of choices when […]

How to Install Electric-Life Power Windows
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How to Install Electric-Life Power Windows

Call us soft, call us lazy, but we like power stuff on our cars. We can’t think of any sane reason to use old-fashioned cranks and handles when there are […]

Step-by-Step: Testing Out Trick Flow Super 23 Heads on a Chevy 388
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Step-by-Step: Testing Out Trick Flow Super 23 Heads on a Chevy 388

Allow us to make a big giant generalization: building a dedicated drag race engine is pretty cut and dry. Since the aim is to cover a quarter-mile of straight asphalt […]