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Leakdown test how-to by Patrick Hill
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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Does 40% Leakdown Test Results Require New Piston Rings?

I just bought a used 5.3L LS engine out of the junkyard and after we got the engine back to the shop and mounted it on an engine stand, we […]

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Mailbag: What is Compression and How Does it Relate to Octane?

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we discuss the basics of compression and how it relates to your fuel octane. […]

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Mailbag: How to Rejuvenate a Big Block Chevy

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we help a reader overhaul his Rat motor for street/strip performance. G.T. • Keaau, […]

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Monday Mailbag: Increasing Horsepower, Gas Mileage & Compression

Got questions?             We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking budget horsepower and compression ratio.  From: P.W. • Rosholt, […]