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Pinion Angle and Traction

Drag Race 101: Pinion Angle and Traction. You’ve just staged your car. The lights are counting down. At that very second, the green is lit, and you release the brakes to launch. Immediately, the tires on your car violently launch you forward. Almost just as fast, they unload, and start to spin. What happened? Read More

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EFI for Hot Rods and Drag Cars

Drag Race 101: EFI for Hod Rods and Drag Cars. Although fuel injection has been around almost as long as cars have, it’s only been within the past 20 years or so that fuel injection systems have really been viable options for those with a desire to go fast, quickly. Read More

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Wheels and Tires From Street to Strip – Part III

Our drag race and street-strip wheel and tire series rolls on. This time we’ll look at the rubber part of the equation. Years ago, slicks ruled the roost in terms of drag race tires. You wanted to race? You ran slicks. But today, many popular racing categories mandate radial tires. Read More

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Tuning Tips: Taking Bigger Gulps of Fuel

Drag Race 101: Tuning Tips for the Drag Strip Part II. This final installment of tuning for the drag strip is going to deal with getting more fuel to the engine now that we have more air going and the ignition installed. Read More

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