Rock Solid Rearends

  52 Years of Dependable Differentials from Currie Enterprises Drag …

  52 Years of Dependable Differentials from Currie Enterprises We caught one of the four CNC axle spline machines throwing trails of sparks while this axle was being splined. Drag Racing requires a harmonious marriage of components not only to bui (Read More..)

Little Tire Traction, Part 2

  How to Set Up a Stock Suspension Car In …

  How to Set Up a Stock Suspension Car In our initial look at stock suspension car set up, we devoted all of the space to the back end of the car. This time we’ll look at the front. Just like the aft pieces, bolt-in hardware for the nose is read (Read More..)

Little Tire Traction

  How to Set-up a Stock Suspension Car, Part 1 …

  How to Set-up a Stock Suspension Car, Part 1   Stock rear suspension drag racing is without question the big buzz today, and we’re not talking NHRA-legal stuff either. Instead, the current fervor is all about quick street cars. This is t (Read More..)

Feeling Compressed

  The Importance of Compression Ratios and How to Measure …

  The Importance of Compression Ratios and How to Measure Them   Since race pistons in domestic V-8 engines move up and down in excess of 100 times per second, replacing them is a normal part of the racer’s routine. NHRA Top Fuel and Funny (Read More..)

No Trailer, No Tow Bar, No Problem!

Drag Racing Practically Pain-Free

  Drag Racing Practically Pain-Free   When Las Vegas racer Jim Yankers mentions A/C with regards to his race car, he isn’t referring to Altered Coupe. He really does mean“air conditioning.”   His ‘02 Camaro Z28 is a perfect exam (Read More..)

The Four-Barrel Chronicles

The Final Chapter

Idle Circuit Function and Calibration Functionally, the idle circuit is very similar to the main metering system and may be thought of as a main system for low-speed use. Under normal circumstances, idle flow begins when manifold vacuum acts on the cu (Read More..)

The Four-Barrel Chronicles

More Carburetor Mysteries Solved, Part Two

Appearance Vs. Reality Changing priorities during the 1970s and ‘80s combined with the EPA’s grand and glorious entrance into the automobile business made fuel distribution especially important.  It is for this reason that some carburetors, which (Read More..)

The Four-Barrel Chronicles

Carburetor Basic Training, Part One of a Three-Part Series

If you’re new to drag racing, it may seem odd that some engines are equipped with carburetors. If you’ve been racing for years, it probably seems odd that some aren’t. In either case, carburetor operation may be a bit of a mystery.   Back i (Read More..)