CARBURETOR CLASS: The Hows and Whys of Secondaries

Today we’re talking secondaries. Why we have them, how they …

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..)

Cool Facts about Driver Scott McClay

In a recent post you got an exclusive look at …

In a recent post you got an exclusive look at driver, Scott McClay. Now here are a few cool things to know about him: Scott McClay, honest-to-God rocket scientist, tinkers with his Mopar.   Scott’s CE/D serves as a research and development test (Read More..)

Collectible Keepers: Detailed Cars

These highly detailed gems are available from Prestige Hobbies, 1238 …

These highly detailed gems are available from Prestige Hobbies, 1238 S. Beach Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92804, call toll-free 888.886.5778, or click on Prestige-hobbies.com.   -The Mongoo$e’s 1970 Hot Wheels Transporter and Duster Funny Car are fin (Read More..)

The Ultimate Collectible for the Ultimate Fan

Precision makes all the difference when you’re hurtling towards the …

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..)

Driver Profile: Hector Arana Jr.

The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series can be a …

The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series can be a grind for many competitors given the cross-country travel, the long three-day weekends, the constant preparation and the pressure to make perfect runs. It doesn’t get any sweeter than this—firs (Read More..)

Recent Advances in Drag Racing Clutches

In a recent post, we told you how to make …

In a recent post, we told you how to make key adjustments to a drag racing clutch. Now we bring you a closer look at some recent advances in racing clutches. Check out both stories! To overcome splaying of the six stand bolts at high engine speeds, Ram (Read More..)

How to Make Key Adjustments to a Drag Racing Clutch

When we first take an interest in drag racing we …

When we first take an interest in drag racing we soon realize that nothing in its mechanical history is more absorbing than the racing clutch and its operation. Multi-disc drag racing clutches are constructed in four or five different diameters. They (Read More..)

Protect Your Stuff With a Spence Trailer Lock

In 2001, Jim Spence, owner of California Vehicle Supply, saw …

In 2001, Jim Spence, owner of California Vehicle Supply, saw a need that was not being addressed: utility trailer safety and security. Stories in racing publications and the national media reporting racer trailer theft were showing up too often, so Jim (Read More..)

Solve Idle Dilemmas Without Misusing Throttle Plates

If you have an engine that’s a heavy breather at …

If you have an engine that’s a heavy breather at idle because of a large camshaft or engine displacement, chances are you’ve come face to face with an idle adjustment issue. To keep the idle up, one might crank the primary throttle plates open to c (Read More..)