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Product Profiles

New 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 […]

We’re not peeling out the ball joints just yet in this car and as a result, we haven’t removed the cotter keys and castle nuts, but this photo will give you an idea on how the tool works. (Image/Wayne Scraba)
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 […]

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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 […]

Here’s a close look at an air shifter. While operating, when charged with gas by the solenoid, the cylinder moves the shift lever. There are many air shift kits designed to convert a conventional shifter to CO2 use. This particular example is designed as a dedicated CO2 shifter.  (Image/Wayne Scraba)
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 […]

2017 Top Tech Video Posts (Year in Review)
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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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 […]

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 […]

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Mailbag: Timing Adjustment Recommendations for a Small Block Chevy V8

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re helping a reader time his engine. Q: […]

Each valve cover adapter has four standoffs to space the adapters off the heads. Installing loose spacers is very difficult once the rocker arms are in place, so I simply glued the spacers to the adapters.
Tech / Tech Projects

Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian keeping little […]