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,PISTONS 101 ,Tech

Everything You Need to Know About Ring Gap!

Ring gap is absolutely critical to engine performance and longevity––and, one of our number-one tech questions. Today we explain why rings need a gap, how to do it, and some common ring-gapping mistakes.

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,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH

How To Make Pistons Lighter

Everybody’s trying to lose a bit of weight these days, and your pistons are no exception. Why is piston weight important and how can grams be shed without sacrificing strength? We explore the process of making pistons lighter.

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,Powersports ,BIKE FEATURES

Moto in Winter: Building High-Performance Snow Bikes

Back in the day, snowmobiles changed the way people enjoyed the outdoors once the white stuff started falling. Now, converted off-road motorcycles are bringing a new twist to winter powersports. Take a look at what goes into building..

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,CHEVY ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Choosing the Perfect LS Connecting Rod: 6.098in vs 6.125in

Small changes offer big benefits when it comes to selecting aftermarket rods for your next Chevy LS engine build. Here’s a look at how rod length affects the performance and durability of an engine - and you thought you’d never use that Geometry..

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,CHEVY ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Wiseco/K1 Rotating Assemblies Make Engine Building Easy

A successful engine build begins with the right components. K1 Technology’s rotating assemblies give you a head start with high-quality internals that are perfectly matched, with no guesswork.

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,ENGINE BUILDS ,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH

The Big Squeeze: Wiseco Forged Ring Compressors

The right tools make the difference between a simple task and a painful ordeal. Wiseco’s piston ring compressor sleeves are an indispensable addition to any engine builder’s toolbox, and make it easy to do the job right the first time.

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,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Boost Vs. Juice: Designing A Piston For Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous gets a rap for being hard on parts, but with the right engineering, a nitrous engine can be a tough, long-lasting performer. Learn what it takes to create a piston optimized to survive and thrive on the bottle.

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,Powersports ,BIKE FEATURES

The Inside Scoop on Building and Racing Hillclimb Bikes

AMA Pro Hillclimb racing brings about an intense combination of Nitromethane-burning horsepower and precise riding skill. We got a chance to speak with the Koesters, a father and son duo that build and race these unique machines.

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,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

What is Forging? The Ins And Outs of Squishing Aluminum Into Pistons

When it comes to overall strength, there's no beating a forged piston. But what is the process that yields the toughest parts in the racing world? We'll show you. 

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