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Tech Projects

Monte Makeover (Part 8): AR5 Transmission Swap Step-by-Step

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the only things Travis Jones loves more than his 1986 Monte Carlo SS are autocross courses and a good challenge. That’s why Travis is on a mission to transform his […]

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Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Choosing and Installing a Manual Transmision on a GEN IV 454

I hope you can help me. I have a GEN IV 454 engine and I would like to install a manual transmission behind it. The late model overdrive transmissions like […]

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Mailbag: Transmission and Gearing Recommendations for a 454-Powered ’74 Impala on Big Wheels

Q: Recently, I purchased a 1974 Chevy Impala 4-door. It’s a pretty big car, so I decided to swap the small block 350 with a big block 454. I had […]

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LS Engines / Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Mount an LS Engine to an Older GM Transmission

There are a lot of factors to consider when swapping an LS engine into a vehicle not originally equipped with one, perhaps the most important being the transmission choice. The […]


Ask Away! With Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Lockup Converter Problems on a 700R4 Transmission

I recently purchased a’71 Camaro with a small-block and a 700R4 overdrive trans. The guy who I bought it from said the trans has a lockup converter and that everything […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How a Clutch Works

While it may be easy to see why a manual-transmission vehicle needs a clutch, understanding exactly how it works is something else entirely. But the gang at Learn Engineering is […]

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Mailbag: Pairing an Electric Speedometer with a Cable-Driven Transmission

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 discussing mating an electric speedometer to a […]

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How Tos / Tech / Videos & Galleries

Video: 10 Tech Tips for Installing a New Transmission

Prepare to tackle your transmission installation project by watching this video from the good people at COMP Performance Group’s TCI Automotive, who will share 10 tech tips to help your install go as […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Swapping a 5.0L Mustang Engine and AOD Tranny into a 1980 Ford Fairmont

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re sharing a few tips for swapping a 5.0L Mustang engine and AOD transmission […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Diagnosing Potential Transmission Valve Body Issues

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re having a closer look at problematic transmission. D.S. Lakeworth, FL Q: I have a Turbo […]