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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 […]

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Project Strokers Wild (Part 3): We Build a 520 CID Ford 460

What better grand finale for our Strokers Wild series than a Ford 460 stroker project? Like we said when we kicked this project off, there’s no replacement for displacement—and this […]

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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 […]

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Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W

After you build a serious 347 cubic inch Ford 5.0—like we did in our first installment of Project Strokers Wild—what do you do for an encore? You build it a […]

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Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L

In the great big book of automotive clichés, the phrase, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” can be found at the top of page one. But as much as the phrase […]