Project Car
Builds / Projects

How To Build Your Project Car On A Budget

You’ve pulled the trigger on that project car and dragged it home. Project cars come in all shapes and sizes, so let’s assume you’ve found yourself one that runs, but just barely. Only your true die-hard hot-rod buddies get it. Everybody else thinks you’re crazy. You see what the non-believers can’t, not a rusty junkyard escapee but a soon-to-be cruiser that just needs a little tweaking to become a loyal daily driver… [Read More…]
GM SBC Twin Turbo Kit
Builds / Projects

Small Block Chevy Twin Turbo Kit for $1000

For the price ($1,072.00), this is the most complete Small Block Chevy Twin Turbo Kit available and has all brand-new, quality parts capable of producing well beyond 750 horsepower with supporting modifications. The kit includes [Read More…]
Exhaust H-Pipes vs X-Pipes
Technical Info

Exhaust H-Pipes vs. X-Pipes: What You Need to Know

In this video, Summit Racing technical adviser Carl Pritts explains the differences between H-pipes and X-pipes and their effect on exhaust scavenging and performance. Carl also provides insight on mounting considerations and when you may [Read More…]
Flathead Ford V8
Builds / Projects

The Sweet Sounds of a Flathead Ford V8

This video was put together simply to share the sweet sounds of this Flathead Ford V8. Its a little long (just over 3 minutes), but with such an awesome sounding engine, we just had to [Read More…]
Hot Rod Technical and Reference Information
Technical Info

Automotive Technical and Reference Information

Our automotive technical and reference resources are here to make your life easier — to help you find answers faster. From decimal/fraction charts to interactive…
Chassis Stiffening: How to Firm the Flex
How To & DIY

Chassis Stiffening: How to Firm the Flex

The chassis, or car frame, is often overlooked in restoring a performance vehicle. That can be a problem as the chassis is the foundation of the car to which all other components attach and react. Learn the basics of chassis stiffening to increase rigidity so you can get the most out of your ride. [Read More…]
Making Sense of Synthetic Lubricants
How To & DIY

How To Make Sense of Synthetic Lubricants

All of us have seen countless ads telling us to change our engine oil every 3000 miles. But what are we to believe? Or more relevant, what is right for you? This article has the facts about synthetic oils, petroleum based oils, and additives so that you can make an informed decision about what is right for your cars. [Read More…]
Air Intake
Automotive Basics

Understanding Air Intakes

There are various kinds of air intakes to choose from. Among the most popular styles of air intakes are short ram intakes, cold air intakes, and ram air intakes. If you are wondering how you could get the best air intake system, and what the differences between the various designs are, here’s what you need to know. [Read More…]
Throttle Body Fuel Injection
Automotive Basics

Understanding Fuel Injectors

Fuel Injectors have totally replaced carburetors that were once used for fuel delivery. Fuel injectors are part of a computerized system that sprays the fuel into the combustion chambers at regular intervals – whereas carburetors will use a vacuum to pull the fuel into the engine’s combustion chambers. [Read More…]
Tricks to Boost Performance
How To & DIY

Old Car or Truck? How To Boost Performance

Whether it’s because of the economy or simply because today’s vehicles are more durable, an increasing number of people are driving used cars and trucks longer. Those looking to re-energize these rides with a bit more power may want to consider installing a performance-enhancing aftermarket product. [Read More…]
Mr Gasket Hot Rod Calc
Cool Products

Mr. Gasket Hot Rod Calc – Street and Strip Performance Calculator

A great all-in-one racer’s tool available from Amazon is the Hot Rod Calculator by Mr. Gasket. This hand-held Performance Calculator is programmed to calculate your vehicle’s performance based on temperature, elevation, atmospheric pressure, and moisture content. It helps you compensate for changes in altitude. [Read More…]