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Q&A

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: […]

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 […]

Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Exploring Parasitic Power Loss in an Autocross Car

I have a small-block, four-speed ’71 Camaro that I race in autocross. How much horsepower do the following items use on a small-block at 6,000 rpm? Even a guesstimate would […]

Tech / Tech Projects

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

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 […]

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Mailbag: Choosing Stock vs. Aftermarket Performance Parts for an Olds 350 Engine Build

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 answering several questions about an Olds 350 […]

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How Tos

How to Install a Tachometer

With some exceptions, namely older diesels and Corvettes, most tachometers use electrical pulses from the ignition system to indicate an engine’s rpm. Though this method delivers an accurate reading, installing […]

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Mailbag: Upgrading Valvetrain for Bottom-End Performance on 1976 Toyota FJ-40 with SBC

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 discuss upgrading valvetrain components on a 1976 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Proper Intake Gasket Installation Sequence for Chrysler 440 Engines

Q: What is the proper intake gasket installation sequence for an aluminum intake on a Chrysler 440 engine? Should it be gasket, then valley pan, another gasket, and then manifold? […]

Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: Comparing H-Pipe vs. X-Pipe Exhaust Systems and Which to Choose

H-pipe vs. X-pipe? Which crossover exhaust system design is better? That depends, but we’re going to try to help you make the best choice. Where does the H-pipe or X-pipe […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Quick Tech: 8 Tips for Properly Tuning Your Nitrous System

Congratulations, you’ve settled on a nitrous system. There are any number of great systems on the market, and choosing a nitrous kit that’s right for your vehicle can be an […]