Post Tagged with: "Automatic transmission"

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Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates

Watch this video from our friends at TCI Auto to better understand a flexplate’s role in automatic transmission operation. You learn how the flexplate connects the torque converter to the engine’s crankshaft, functioning […]

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Mailbag: Gear Swaps and Tranny Maintenance

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer advice for choosing the proper gear ratio and performing transmission […]

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Video: How to Choose a Torque Converter

Life is filled with mysteries: Are we alone in the universe? What really happened to the dinosaurs? And what exactly is Lady GaGa? Although we can’t provide definitive answers to […]

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Mailbag: Diagnosing Starter Issues

 Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting a starter and bringing a dormant vehicle back to life. […]

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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. […]