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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]