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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Water/Methanol Injection 101: Frequently Asked Questions
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Water/Methanol Injection 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Water/methanol injection is nothing new. Like nitrous oxide and superchargers, it has been used as far back as World War II to help power German fighter planes. Yet it never seemed […]

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Wheel Offsets 101: The Basics of Wheel Offsets

Should you go with the powdercoated or chrome-plated wheels? How about a sporty five-spoke wheel…or maybe the classic smoothie look? Yes, style and finish are important considerations when choosing a […]

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Step-by-Step: Upgrading a Ford 8.8 Rear Axle

Although the 8.8-inch rear axle found under zillions of 5.0L and 4.6L Ford Mustangs is a pretty good piece right from the factory, there are a couple of drawbacks: a […]

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Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]

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Camshafts 101: A Glossary of Camshaft and Valvetrain Terms

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valves […]