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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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Get Your Copy of Drag Illustrated Issue 134 for Some Great Nitrous Piston Tech!

Make sure to pick up a copy of Drag Illustrated's latest issue and check out this awesome story on our nitrous pistons! 

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,PISTONS 101 ,Powersports ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Full-Round vs. Strutted: Piston Forging Designs and Skirt Styles Explained

While unique piston designs may seem endless, Wiseco pistons can be traced back to either a full-round or strutted forging design. Here, we dive into the theory behind piston forging design and skirt style.

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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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Dry-Sump Oiling On A budget: Introducing K1's 24x LS7 Swap Crank

LS engines are all about interchangeability and swap-ability. K1's line of LS7 crankshafts makes it possible to add factory dry-sump oiling to any Gen III/IV LS engines. 

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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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,ENGINE BUILDS ,ENGINE TECH

What Are Oil Support Rails And Do They Hurt Performance?

Oil rail supports are a common feature of short compression height pistons. Despite some builder's concerns, they work fantastic and allow wrist pin placement and stroker crankshafts that would otherwise be impossible. 

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What are Wrist-Pin Buttons?

Most have heard of spirolocks and other methods of wrist-pin retention, but when it comes to all-out racing, wrist pin buttons reign king of strength and simplicity. 

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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 Building Practices You need to know!

If you're building an engine, there are some practices you simply must know. We've compiled them here and will continue to add additional engine building tips, tricks, and techniques as we publish them. This is one for the bookmark bar. 

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