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Video: Intro to Valve Body Tech for Transmission Upgrades

When your hunt for automotive performance gains turns to upgrading your transmission and shifting performance, it’s important not to overlook the “brains of the transmission” — the valve body. In this […]

How Tos / Tech

Transmission Match: How to Visually Identify an Automatic Transmission

Transmission identification is a common issue among classic car enthusiasts. According to the Summit Racing technical department, it’s one of the most-asked-about topics when customers call for advice. We dedicated an […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Eliminating Hot Transmission Fluid Venting at High Temps

Q: I have a Turbo 400 transmission with a 4,000-rpm stall converter and a transmission cooler. My trouble starts when the transmission temperature gets to about 210˚ F—the transmission starts […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Possible Causes and Cures for Hard Shifts

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re looking at ways to fix a hard-shifting transmission. J.W. Niagara Falls, NY Q: I have discovered […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Why So Many Gears in Modern Transmissions?

I’ve noticed that Chrysler is using a new eight-speed automatic transmission for rear wheel drive cars and trucks. I don’t understand how this is more efficient than a more typical […]