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Tech Articles

Aww Nuts! (And Bolts. And Studs.) – Understanding Engine Fastener Types & Materials

At first glance, it doesn’t seem like there are a lot of fasteners in an engine. But think again! Looking at it from the carb studs down to the oil […]

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How to Use Torque Angle to Secure Fasteners (Video)

Using torque angle to secure connecting rods offers advantages over traditional torque wrenches, says Summit Racing‘s Brian Nutter. In today’s video, Nutter talks about why he believes using torque angle […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: Cylinder Head Stud Installation Tips and Tricks from Dart

Many engine builders prefer using cylinder head studs, as opposed to bolts, for their performance engine builds. Cylinder head studs do offer some advantages, including higher clamp loads for more […]

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Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Mag Daddy Magnetic Fasteners

How would you like to easily install an anchor point for your vehicle’s wiring with no drilling or other permanent modification? Yeah, thought so. Mag Daddy fasteners use super-powerful magnets […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Truth Behind Torque-to-Yield Fasteners and Torque Angle Fastening

What’s the difference between a torque-to-yield bolt and a torque-angle bolt? I see these bolts used with newer engines. Are they the same thing? I’ve also heard that you’re not […]

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Video: Cylinder Head Bolts vs. Cylinder Head Studs

Learn the basic differences between cylinder head bolts and cylinder head studs and how to decide which is better for your vehicle by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

How to Diagnose Common Fastener Failures

Your metal automotive fasteners can fail one of six ways. And, according to our friends ARP—an industry leader in fastener technology—each type of metallurgical failure has a unique, identifiable characteristic. […]