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Head Start (Part 1): 6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Cylinder Heads

How do I choose the right cylinder heads for my engine? It’s a simple question but the actual answer is more complicated than you’d think. There are many factors involved in […]

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Video: How to Match Camshaft and Distributor Gears

In the latest quick tech tip video from Power Nation and Summit Racing, tech expert and OnAllCylinders contributor Jeff Smith will help you properly match your camshaft gear to your […]

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Camshaft FAQs: What is Lobe Separation? What are Intake and Exhaust Centerlines? (And More)

Find the camshafts section in your latest Summit Racing catalog and you’ll quickly notice that all the cams are displayed with duration and lift. That’s because veteran gearheads use these […]

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Mailbag: Matching Carb to Cam with Demon Carburetion

  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we help choose the right carburetor for ’64 Fairlane 500. R.H. El Dorado Hills, CA […]

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Mailbag: Leaning Out a Rich Condition

J.S. • Saltillo, MS Q: I have some questions concerning my 1981 GMC 1/2 ton truck. It has a 350 that’s bored .040 inches over with flat top pistons, ported […]

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Mailbag: Exploring Possible Cures for Pre-Ignition

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re dialing in timing and straightening out a few cam/valvetrain issues.. D.B. • Basom, […]

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Mailbag: Timing is Everything

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re dialing in timing and straightening out a few cam/valvetrain issues.. C.S. • Currie, […]

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Video: Evaluating Various Camshaft Styles

Learn about roller and flat-tappet camshafts. Learn about the differences between drag racing and towing applications for choosing the best camshaft for your vehicle. Better understand the duration and lift […]

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Video: Understanding Camshaft Specifications

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, then the camshaft is the brain. The camshaft controls the movement of the entire valvetrain. The right cam […]

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Cam Glossary 2.0: The 5 Key Camshaft Specs You Need to Know

Summit Racing recently put together an A-to-Z glossary of camshaft and valvetrain terminology, which covers everything from advance to valve margin. OK—so, it’s more like an A-to-V glossary, but you […]