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Ignition 101: A Quick Guide to 5 Common Ignition System Designs

Ignition systems have come a long way since the early days of the automobile. From early points-style setups to modern coil-on-plug configurations, the ignition system has evolved. There are five […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Tips and Techniques for Tuning Up HEI Distributors

I was checking the timing on my small block Camaro yesterday and noticed that the timing doesn’t return to initial like it should. I set my initial timing at 14 […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away: Diagnosing Excessive Distributor Noise

I have a question. My 1970 SS Chevelle has a 350 crate motor. When I start the engine now, there is a loud whiney sound coming from my distributor. Is […]

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Engine & Exhaust / Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Talking Timing for Small Block Chevy V8s

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re answering questions about timing for small block Chevy engines. W.H . • Temple, […]

Ignition & Electrical / Product Installs / Product Profiles

Step-by-Step: Choosing MSD Ignition Components for our Project ’Stang

Ignitions have come a long way from the breaker points and coil setup Charles Kettering designed before World War I (and starting the Delco company in the process). Now there […]