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Mailbag: Controlling Coolant Temps in a Chevy 350
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Mailbag: Controlling Coolant Temps in a Chevy 350

Q: I’m trying to control the coolant temperature in my project vehicle. It’s got a new Chevy 350 engine block with a high-flow water pump and thermostat, plus I’m running […]

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SEMA 2018: Proform Slim-Fit Radiator Systems Might Change Your Life

(UPDATED: 6-20-2019) LAS VEGAS, NV — Proform Parts just changed the world for performance radiators. Car builders, hotrodders, and engine swappers have been cobbling together radiators and fans for their […]

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Video: Pro Tips for Cooling System Maintenance and Repair

An effective cooling system is critical to achieving peak engine performance. In today’s video, Jason Mirth, US Motor Works’ product manager for cooling systems, shares pro tips for replacing your […]

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Video: How to Avoid Coolant Contamination

Contaminated coolant is a leading cause of premature water pump failure and poor cooling efficiency. Contaminated coolant can contain particles/debris (including chunks of excess gasket material) that will clog coolant […]

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Video: Warm Weather Driving Tips to Avoid an Overheating Engine

Warmer ambient air temperatures put additional strain on your vehicle’s cooling system. If you’re doing a lot of driving in a hot climate, there are some easy inspections that you […]

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Video: Water Pump Replacement Tips

While replacing a water pump may seem like a pretty straightforward affair, there are several things you should look out for when doing the job that can prevent premature failure. […]

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The Waterless Option: Examining Waterless Coolant and Why It Might be Right for You

Since the 1930s, hot rodders and performance car enthusiasts have relied primarily on engine coolants made from a mix of ethylene glycol, water, and corrosion inhibitors. While these water-based coolants have done an […]

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Mailbag: Diagnosing Excessive Coolant Temperatures

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers— the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re discussing high coolant temperatures at highway speeds. R.L.  Derry, NH Q. I have […]

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Mailbag: Aluminum vs. Copper-Brass Radiators

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking about examining aftermarket radiator options. V.R. Fort Wayne, IN Q: I have a 1967 Impala […]

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8 Essential Cooling System Checks and How to Perform Them

To prevent your street machine, muscle car, or even your daily driver from overheating, it’s important to keep your cooling system running properly. We’ve compiled eight essential cooling system checks […]