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Exhaustive Braking: BD Diesel Takes the Benefits of Exhaust Braking to the Next Level

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon. You’re towing your race car merrily along with your diesel-powered rig, when you suddenly encounter a hilly, winding stretch of highway. You pump the brakes […]

Tech Projects

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 […]

From the Summit Racing Catalog

The All-Business Coupe: 1938 Chevy Business Coupe

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared at SummitRacing.com on 11/02/2007. “Man, I’m a farmer!” Denny Tonn said. “What the heck am I doing with a car like this?” His restored […]

Product Profiles

Meziere True Start Starters

Take a heaping cup of cubic inches. Add in lots of compression, big horsepower, and a dash of extreme operating conditions. Mix well and pour into your race car of […]

Parts / Product Profiles

Closer Look: GMPP Carbureted LS 364 Crate Engine

Is there such thing as too much technology? For many old school hot rodders, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Take engine technology, for example. Today’s innovative engines deliver unsurpassed […]

Tech Articles

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 […]

Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

Highway Star: Tom & Jan Stepp’s ’59 Cadillac Series 62 Sedan

This story originally appeared on SummitRacing.com on 4/9/2010. Daily drivers are like opinions, everyone has one, and some are better than others. We’re betting you’d be hard pressed to find […]

From the Summit Racing Catalog

Ron Wood’s 1967 Chevelle SS

Editor’s note: This story appeared originally at SummitRacing.com on 8/26/2005. Ron Wood was Pro Street when Pro Street wasn’t popular. Back in the early 1970s, he ran Goodyear Indy oval […]

Product Profiles

Ford Racing’s Boss 302 Block

It’s a wonderfully wacky world we car people live in. The things that turn our cranks would only puzzle those outside the fraternity. After all, who but a fellow gearhead […]

Featured Vehicles / From the Summit Racing Catalog

Blue Bullet Si: Mike Gbur’s 2000 Honda Civic Si

The ponycar-era effectively began when the first Mustang rolled off the assembly line in 1964. It unceremoniously ended in the mid-1970s with the passage of stricter emissions laws and the […]