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The Inch-Pound Torque Wrench: An Unsung Hero Tool for Leak-Free Valve & Differential Cover Gaskets

Like so many of our other automotive maintenance adventures, this one started with a few drips of oil on our garage floor. A quick inspection of our engine bay revealed […]

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Building Custom Exhaust Systems: It’s the Little Things That Count

Many exhaust systems are basically plug and play—line up the pipes, clamp ‘em together, and everything more or less fits. But what if you have an oddball combination or a […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Identify Gasket Leaks and Fix Them

I have a 383 c.i. small-block Chevy that I recently rebuilt and installed in my ’72 El Camino. Unfortunately, it appears that the rear main seal is leaking. I’m pretty […]

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Mailbag: Mating and Sealing Tips for Milled Cylinder Heads

Q: I have a Chevy 350 small block. The heads have been milled .020-inch; the block and Weiand Stealth intake were not cut. Will I need a thicker intake gasket to […]

How Tos / Q&A

Mailbag: Reading Smoke Signals

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping a reader find the source of mysterious white smoke.   J.M. • […]