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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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Locating Pin: Defense Against Two-Stroke Piston Ring Destruction

2-stroke pistons have a very small feature that is unique to 2-strokes only: the locating pin. Here, Wiseco takes an in-depth look at what a locating pin is, what its function is, and why 4-strokes don't need it.

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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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Proper Motorcycle Engine Break-In After Rebuild

Proper engine break-in is equally as important as a proper rebuild. Here, we'll go over a checklist to make your build will last, as well as a step-by-step break-in process.

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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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Standard Ring Tension Is A Myth

Ring tension is a critical element of combustion sealing, but myths surrounding it run rampant. We clear the air and  set the record straight on ring tension. 

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Racing Evolution: How Two-Strokes and Four-Strokes Work

Motorcycle racing evolved from a long history of two-strokes, and up a steep development curve to the modern four-stroke race bikes we know today. Read about the differences between two-stroke and four-stroke motors, and their involvement in AMA..

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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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What Is A Strutted Piston?

Friction is bad, strength is critical. Designing a piston skirt for power is a delicate balance of both. We explore skirt deisgn as a means to the perfect piston for the job.

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How To Check Radial Piston To Valve Clearance

The other valve clearance: Here's An easy and quick method to ensure proper radial clearance between your pistons’ valve pockets and the edges of your valves.   READ MORE

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