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Tech / Tech Articles

Live Wire: How to Choose Spark Plug Wires for Your Vehicle

Spark plug wires can’t add horsepower (despite what some may claim), but they can adversely affect your vehicle’s performance. That’s why it’s important to select a good quality set of […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Matching Compression, Timing & Octane to Prevent Detonation

Q: I am in the process of rebuilding a Chevy 350 small block as a 383 stroker. I am going to put the engine in a 1967 Camaro SS. I plan on […]

How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Test a Starter Solenoid

Having ignition problems? Learn how to test a starter solenoid by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. Using a multimeter and a spare wire, this video will show you how […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Understanding Vacuum Advance and Why You Need It

I’ve always thought that vacuum advance was something just for stock engines and something you didn’t use with a performance engine. In fact, I’ve heard guys say they’ve locked out […]

New Products / Parts / Product Profiles

New MSD Spark Plugs Incorporate 40 Years of Ignition Expertise

MSD’s entrance into spark plug manufacturing felt a little bit to us like Nike’s decision to start making socks to complement its shoe business. What took so long!? MSD has […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Timing is Everything

Got questions?  We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re dialing in timing and straightening out a few cam/valvetrain issues.. C.S. • Currie, […]