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Top 3 Signs Your Dirt Bike or ATV Needs a New Clutch

The clutch system is the most important connection between your hand and the rear wheel, as far as controlling the machine. When working properly, most riders don’t give their clutch a second thought. However, the importance of the clutch quickly..

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Inside Wiseco's In-House Forging Operations

After more than 75 years in the game, the name Wiseco has become synonymous with race-proven piston technology. But did you know that Wiseco offers their decades of forging expertise to customers around the world? 

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Wiseco FA20 Subaru Pistons Bring Proven Performance and Strength!

In the realm of Subaru tuning, Wiseco has become a household name. Our newest support for the brand comes in the form of high-tech forged pistons for direct-injected FA20 engines. Read on for a comprehensive list of upgrades from the..

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How to Build a 1,000HP Honda K Series

4 Piston racing, the industry experts at big-power in small packages, just completed this 1,000HP Honda K series destined for street duty!  READ MORE

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What is Piston Ring Microwelding and How to Prevent It

Microwelding is a subtle phenomenon that damages both pistons and rings and can degrade performance. Here's what it is and how to avoid it on your engine. 

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Stroker Engine Science: Piston Speed, Rod Angle, and Increased Displacement Explained.

An intense look at crankshaft stroke and its affect on mean piston speed, inertia, and controlling the massive, destructive forces at work inside an engine.

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What is Wrist Pin Offset?

Wrist pin offset is a useful tool used by OEM and aftermarket piston engineers alike. Here's an explanation of the process and why it's done. 

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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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How to Know When to Replace the Piston in Your Motorcycle or ATV

The piston is one of many wear items in your powersports machine. It may last longer than tires or a chain, but it should still be treated as normal maintenance when the time comes. Here, we go through key tips to help you know when it's time for..

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How To Avoid Common Causes of Blow-By and Oil Consumption

Here are some common causes of blow-by and excessive oil consumption and how you can avoid them on your next engine build. 

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