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Jason Line 557, assembled engine
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Plan B 557: Jason Line and Summit Racing Build a 812HP Big Block

It started off innocently enough. Following a race in 2010, Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Pro Stock driver Jason Line bought a 1968 Biscayne station wagon as a side project and […]

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Mk4 Anatomy, Part 2: A Look Under the Hood of the Summit Racing Mk4 Project

Like the Mk4 you see above? You can duplicate it using the Factory Five components covered in our Mk4, Part 1 post, along with the parts listed below from Summit […]

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Project LSX: Trick Flow Specialties Builds a 440 with a Bowtie (Part 2 of 2)

When we last left you, Trick Flow Specialties was in the process of building the short block for its 440 cubic inch GM LSX engine (440 LSX, Part 1). Designed for […]

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Project LSX: Trick Flow Specialties Builds a 440 with a Bowtie (Part 1 of 2)

440 cubic inches used to be the domain of rip-snorting big block engines. Even more specifically, the number 440 denoted the rip-snorting big blocks produced by Mother Mopar and the […]

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Mk4 Anatomy, Part 1: A Closer Look at the Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Roadster

OK, we’ve had several people ask for the specs on the Summit Racing/Factory Five MK4 roadster project. You ask, and we deliver—sort of. In today’s post, we’ll show you what […]

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Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Spy Photos

Work is underway on the Summit Racing/Factory Five Racing Mk4–both at Summit Racing Equipment and SKJ Customs. The crew at SKJ Customs in St. George, UT is hard at work assembling […]

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Top Class 565: Trick Flow Builds a Chevy 565 Short Block Assembly

Back in 2012, the Summit Racing SuperSeries Top Class Champion won a brand new American Racing Cars dragster with a 565 cubic inch big block Chevy built by Trick Flow Specialties. […]

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Paint Shop: Dupli-Color Shows Off Its Paint Shop Paint System

Hitting triple digits on a speedometer? Fun. Strapping into a 1,000-horsepower race rocket? Exhilarating. Painting your vehicle? Now that’s scary—at least to some hot rodders. We know lots of seasoned, […]

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Double Take: Dupli-Color Restores an El Camino—Sort Of?!?!

With apologies to Dupli-Color, its latest project vehicle is quite half-baked. Actually, the paint pros at Dupli-Color are the first to admit it, and in fact, they’re quite proud of […]

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Project Strokers Wild (Part 4): Dyno-Testing our Ford Stroker Engines

Three hopped up Ford motors. 960 cubic inches. Hundreds of horsepower. Enough torque to pull down small office buildings. After building our Stroker’s Wild series of Ford stroker engines–a 347-cubic-inch […]