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How To Choose Disc Brake Pads

For all that we ask them to do, disc brake pads don’t get a whole lot of respect. As long as they fit in the caliper and do a reasonable […]

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Video: Exploded View – Inside the Eaton TrueTrac Differential

The folks at Eaton take you inside their TrueTrac Differential and show you graphically how their product will give your ride the ultimate in traction performance in virtually any terrain. […]

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Video: How to Choose a Torque Converter

Life is filled with mysteries: Are we alone in the universe? What really happened to the dinosaurs? And what exactly is Lady GaGa? Although we can’t provide definitive answers to […]

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Primetime: A Closer Look at Dupli-Color Self-Etching and Filler Primer

When was the last time you stopped in your tracks at a car show, looked at a killer custom paint job, and thought: “That’s an incredible finish; I wonder what […]

differential noises
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Quick Guide to Diagnosing Differential & Driveline Noises

We don’t know which sounds worse—car guys singing show tunes in the shower or a howling differential. While there is no help for our singing, we can help you diagnose […]

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Cam Glossary 2.0: The 5 Key Camshaft Specs You Need to Know

Summit Racing recently put together an A-to-Z glossary of camshaft and valvetrain terminology, which covers everything from advance to valve margin. OK—so, it’s more like an A-to-V glossary, but you […]

Magnaflow Exhaust on a 2015 Ford Mustang
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]