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Blueprint for a Better Head: This Dart’s…

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many …

Introduced in the mid-’60s, Chevrolet’s big-block is regarded by many as the most rugged and reliable large displacement automotive V-8 engine design of all time. It also sported canted valves, which open toward the center of the cylinders, and th (Read more...)

Pushrods: Measure Twice, Order Once. Do It Rig…

  Major engine assembly should be left to a professional …

  Major engine assembly should be left to a professional or at least a seasoned hobbyist. It takes knowledge, practice and expensive specialty tools. That said, setting up a valve train is something a newbie can do and feel good about. It takes very f (Read more...)

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VP INTRODUCES “X16™” RACING FUEL…an Ad…

  VP’s newest blend—VP X16 is designed for naturally aspirated engines, it’s an economically priced option for two and four-stroke engines with compression ratios of up to 16:1 and for engines using nitrous up to 300 HP.  It offers the powe (Read more...)

CARBURETOR CLASS: The Hows and Whys of Seconda…

Today we’re talking secondaries. Why we have them, how they operate, and how to choose the right style for your ride. Most fuel injection systems use one giant butterfly valve to gate incoming intake charge, so why don’t carburetors?     (Read more...)

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VP INTRODUCES “X16™” RACING FUEL…an Ad…

  VP’s newest blend—VP X16 is designed for naturally aspirated engines, it’s an economically priced option for two and four-stroke engines with compression ratios of up to 16:1 and for engines using nitrous up to 300 HP.  It offers the powe (Read more...)

The Ultimate Collectible for the Ultimate Fan

Precision makes all the difference when you’re hurtling towards the finish line. The precision involved in the sport of drag racing is echoed in the attention to detail of these 1:24 scale diecast models by Auto World Authentics. Dedicated fans can s (Read more...)

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Bracket Racing 101: Don&#

Their are two major components that comprise reaction time: the driver’s reaction to the tree and the vehicle’s reaction to the driver. The latter is somewhat easily adjusted: If the vehicle is leaving too quickly or too slowly, the driver can leav (Read more...)

CARBURETOR CLASS: The How

Today we’re talking secondaries. Why we have them, how they operate, and how to choose the right style for your ride. Most fuel injection systems use one giant butterfly valve to gate incoming intake charge, so why don’t carburetors?     (Read more...)