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Motorsports

Texas Motor Speedway Bans EV Race Cars Over Fire Concerns

Much like Hansel was way back in 2001, electric vehicles (EV) are so hot right now. Super hot. Occasionally on fire, even. Which, as it turns out, is just a […]

Videos & Galleries

Lot Shots Find of the Week: 1964 Ford Fairlane 500

We spotted this beautiful 1964 Ford Fairlane 500 this week parked outside of the Summit Racing retail store in Tallmadge, OH. It appears to be a tribute of sorts to […]

Product Installs

Video: Installing and Tuning an FST Billet X-Treme Carb

In today’s video, Ken from FST Performance Carburetors shows us how to install and tune an FST Billet X-Treme Series carb on a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle. The Chevelle already had […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

Going, Going, Nearly Gone: The 2020 Corvette Stingray is Almost Sold Out

Well…that was fast. Less than two weeks after Chevrolet revealed the 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray to the world, the 495-horsepower mid-engine vehicle is nearly sold out. Since announcing the new […]

Q&A

Mailbag: What is Valve Float and How Do You Fix It?

Q: What is valve float? … A: Valve float is basically when the valvetrain gets out of control. There are two types of valve float: Loft and Bounce. Loft happens […]

NHRA

NHRA Wrap-Up: Anderson Earns Chance to Sweep Western Swing for 2nd Time

Team Summit Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson won his second consecutive race Sunday at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals in Sonoma, CA putting him in position to repeat his 2004 sweep […]

Tech Projects

Monte Makeover (Part 6): Summit Racing Pro LS Cam Install, Exhaust Upgrade…and Dyno Test!

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the only things Travis Jones loves more than his 1986 Monte Carlo SS are autocross courses and a good challenge. That’s why Travis is on a mission to transform his […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Upgrading 6L80/6L90 Transmissions for Boost

I have a 2015 Silverado with a 5.3L with long tube headers and I’ve installed a Whipple supercharger. My 6-speed trans is now slipping. Can you give me any direction […]

L84 5.3L EcoTec3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More
LT Engines

L84 5.3L EcoTec3 Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

This is an engine specification guide for General Motors’ fifth-generation L84 engine that launched in 2018 for use in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500. It is commonly […]

Tech Articles

Piston Ring Compressors: Different Strokes for Different Folks

When installing pistons, the first step is to wipe the cylinder bores with a clean, lint-free towel, and apply a small amount of conventional (non-synthetic) oil to the walls. It’s […]