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..)

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..)

Electronic Fuel Injection Troubleshooting: Testing

In the first part of this tech special, we got …

In the first part of this tech special, we got a bit of a primer on semiconductors, fuel injectors and pulse width modification. Now check out the testing process and see what we found. The electronic portion of our test configuration included two powe (Read More..)

Electronic Fuel Injection Troubleshooting: A Primer

One of the more subtle aspects of electronic fuel injection …

One of the more subtle aspects of electronic fuel injection is the relationship between electrical system voltage and fuel delivery. As electrical system voltage varies, so does the volume of fuel discharged through the injectors. In most cases, discre (Read More..)

Carburetor Class: Methanol in Drag Racing

  In order to be a successful bracket racer you …

  In order to be a successful bracket racer you need to be consistent. When .001 of a second matters any edge you have is valuable. One way to make your car considerably more consistent is to use methanol instead of gasoline. Methanol is the molec (Read More..)