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What is Dielectric Grease & Why (& Where) Should You Use It?

Pop open any old tune-up manual and you’re bound to find mention of something called dielectric grease. In fact, a lot of experienced mechanics simply call dielectric grease “tune up […]


Mailbag: Can I Use an EFI Kit to Control Ignition Timing?

Q: Can I use a fuel injection system to control my ignition timing? … A: Yes. Most fuel injection kits will work with your existing ignition system. All they really […]

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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 […]

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Mailbag: What Are Ignition Voltage, Millijoules & Resistance?

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we provide an introduction to ignition terminology, including voltage, millijoules, and resistance. J.M. Halethorpe, […]