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Q&A

Mailbag: Explaining Thrust Angle for Both Street & Race Vehicles

Q: What exactly is the “thrust angle” on a vehicle, and why does it matter? … A: The thrust angle is an imaginary line that is precisely 90 degrees from […]

Product Profiles

OTC Tool Kit Makes Drum Brake Repair Much Easier

While it’s possible to disassemble, reassemble and adjust drum brakes without specialty tools, it is neither easy nor fun. Drum brakes are filled with many springs. On most drum brake […]

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Product Profiles

Summit-Brand Pushrods Provide Great HP-Per-Dollar Performance for Chevy and Ford Applications

Pushrods take a lot of flak. “OHC” this, and “primitive” that. Pushrods don’t live an easy life either. They get covered up, never to see the light of day, and […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Exploring a Better Way to Remove Ball Joints

Separating ball joints from spindles is common when working on the front end of a car. The usual practice goes something like this: Slip a jack under the A-arm to […]

Parts

Summit Racing Adds New Pro LS Truck Swap and Turbo Cams to Pro LS Line (Video)

The new Summit Pro LS camshafts have been a hit. The new product line launched in July and quickly developed a following. Just a quick recap: Summit Pro LS cams […]

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Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: What to Look for When Selecting a New Clutch for Your Vehicle

There’s much to consider when replacing or upgrading a clutch in your car or truck. Today’s video is going to clarify anything you might be confused about, and help you […]

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Tech Articles

An Introduction to Air Shifters & Pro Tips for Installing One

Not long ago, few people had ever heard of an air shifter. Today, at every drag strip in the world, they’re about as common as a radial slick. Wherever they’re […]

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2017 Year in Review

2017 Top Tech Video Posts (Year in Review)

Editor’s Note:  As we close out 2017, we’re spending its last week looking at our top stories of the year. Today, we’re re-examining some of our most-viewed, most-popular tech and how-to […]

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Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Idling Problems in a 429 Ford

I have a 429 Ford in a Torino I bought about five months ago. The previous owner told me it has a flat tappet hydraulic performance cam but he didn’t […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Solder

Soldering is a method of making a solid mechanical and electrical connection between two conductors (aka wires). For the purposes of this article, the process involves taking an alloy with […]