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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting a Locked-Up Torque Converter

What would cause a torque converter to stay locked on a 700R4 causing the engine to stall? I just replaced the torque converter after replacing the pump in the transmission. […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)

Q: I have a 1969 Chevelle with a 402 big block, a Turbo 400 transmission, and a 12-bolt rear axle with 4.56 gears. I used to run 7.20s in the eighth-mile and […]

How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Choose the Correct Torque Converter

Because we must understand how certain parts work to make the best choices for our specific application, this edition of Carl’s Tech Talk video series from Summit Racing begins with […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Choosing a Cam, Gear & Converter for Optimal Cruising Power

Q: The 350 Chevy in my ’73 Pontiac LeMans needs a new bumpstick, and I’m looking at COMP Cams Extreme Energy XE274-10 camshaft (part #CCA-CL12-246-3). I plan on running a TH-350 […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Cam Size and Its Role in Torque Converter Selection

I have a ’69 Chevy C-10 pickup with a 383 stroker small-block and a TH350 transmission. We recently put a bigger hydraulic lifter cam and headers on the engine to […]

Car Culture & Entertainment / Parts / Product Profiles

The Top 20 Parts that Changed Hot Rodding Forever (#4): B&M Torque Converter

EDITOR’S NOTE: What are the top high performance automotive parts of all time? Or in this case, what are the Top 20 most iconic parts that changed hot rodding? We’re talking total game-changers […]

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Mailbag: Tire Size, Gear Ratio & Stall Speed–and How They Relate

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re nailing down the right combination of tire size, gear ratio, and torque converter […]

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Mailbag: Solving Recurring Driveline Vibration

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting drivetrain vibration. Q: I have two questions about my truck. It’s a 1994 […]

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Mailbag: Carb Jetting for Atmospheric Conditions

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re making a few jetting changes to accommodate for high-humidity racing.                                 D.D. • Agana, Guam […]

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Mailbag: Gear Swaps and Tranny Maintenance

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer advice for choosing the proper gear ratio and performing transmission […]