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,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

What does the 2nd Piston Ring Do? Purpose and Function Explained!

Piston ring packages are as carefully engineered as any high-performance part, but the “middle child” might be the most misunderstood. Here’s a look at the science that goes into second ring design.

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,NEW PRODUCTS ,Powersports

Wiseco's Garage Buddy Steel Valve Kits

With a little bit of work on your part, Wiseco Garage Buddy Steel Valve Kits can help your dirt toys deliver years of service. Read on for full details on these reliable and affordable valve replacement kits.

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,FEATURES ,SPORT COMPACT ,CAR FEATURES

Aaron O'Neal's 1000HP V6-Swapped Civic Hatch!

English Racing tuner and half-mile racer, Aaron O’Neal, discovered that his passion wasn’t contained to the 1320'... His J35 V6–swapped Civic makes 1,000hp and does 200mph in the half mile! 

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,CHEVY ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Go Big or Go Home With K1 Technologies LS Stroker Crankshafts

K1 is flush with LS stroker crankshafts to take your block from boring to big-inch. 

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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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