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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 […]

Video: Water Pump Replacement Tips
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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. […]

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

Mailbag: Diagnosing Excessive Coolant Temperatures
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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 […]

Mailbag: Aluminum vs. Copper-Brass Radiators
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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 […]

8 Essential Cooling System Checks and How to Perform Them
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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 […]

Cool School: Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Common Cooling System Problems
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Cool School: Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Common Cooling System Problems

Coolant leaks. An overheated engine. Slow warmup. These are three conditions that indicate, or likely indicate, a problem with your cooling system. We’ve put together this quick guide to help […]