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Installing a Pertronix Ignitor III
by Zach R. - Posted in Tech
18 days ago
Speedway Tech Zach discusses the Pertronix Ignitor III conversion in his '55 Chevy.
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LED Taillight ProTip
by Jeff K. - Posted in Tech
40 days ago
LEDs. Fantastic litle things with many uses, but sometimes they can leave a bit to be desired.Take into consideration, the flimsy plastic lenses. Speedway Motors product guru Jeff K. noticed their appearance. And so he did something about it.
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Bills Hot Rod Company Bracket Specs
by Outside Author - Posted in Tech
2 months 2 days ago
These are the specifications for the alternator and A/C brackets from Bill's Hot Rod Company available at Speedway Motors.
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Hidden Stereo Install
by Jeff K. - Posted in Tech
2 months 3 days ago
Product master Jeff K. doesn't like to hack up the dash in his projects just to hang a modern stereo. So instead, he hides them!
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Spark Plug Cross Reference Guide
by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
2 months 8 days ago
Spark Plug Cross Reference Guide
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Common Firing Orders
by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
2 months 8 days ago
Common Firing Orders
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Engine Makeover for a 1954 Chevy
by Jeff K. - Posted in Tech
2 months 9 days ago
Follow along as Product Guru Jeff K. works his magic on a rather depsondent looking Chevy engine, bringing it back to its former glory.
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How to Install Spark Plug Wire Ends
by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
2 months 16 days ago
Having a quality spark plug wire is important to receive the best performance out of your ignition. Here's how to install spark plug wire terminals with Speedway's step by step guide.
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Setting Timing on the SBC 350 and the Ford 302
by Dave - Posted in Tech
3 months 6 days ago
A quick rundown on how to set initial timing on the Small Block Chevy 350 and the Ford 302.
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The Many Uses of a Model A Taillight
by Jason - Posted in Tech
3 months 13 days ago
Speedway Motors employee Jason L. talks about the many uses of the Model A Taillight we offer. They aren't just for Models A's anymore!
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Selecting Performance Spark Plug Wires
by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
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Get the best out of your ignition system! Here we take a look at some of the differences between factory plug wires and the improvements you'll receive with a quality set of aftermarket performance wires.
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Ignition Upgrades
by Dave - Posted in Tech
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Want to upgrade the HEI your old motor came with? Here is some advice!
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by Dave - Posted in Tech
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Phasing can be beneficial to your vehicle's power. Knowing and understanding what phasing is can be a good place to start.
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by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
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Looking for an easy performance upgrade to your ignition system? MSD's line of Ignition Control Boxes offer extreme improvements to drivability and high rpm applications. Here's a look at the differences between the 6 series line-up.
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by Jason - Posted in Tech
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Picking a proper camshaft for your project can rapidly deteriorate into chaos. So many possibilities. Want a little advice? Click here!
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Choosing a Camshaft
by Jason - Posted in Tech
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GM HEI Ignition
by Speedway Tech Team - Posted in Tech
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Speedway Motors has some great tips on how to get the best performance out of your ignition system. Let's take a look at the the GM HEI style distributor, possibly one of the most affordable performance distributors today.
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Building up an LT1
by John - Posted in Tech Tips
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In this Tech Tip, John discusses LT1 rotating assembly options for a customer looking to build a solid autoX, drag, and occasional strip powerplant for his Firebird.
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