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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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Wiseco's Quick-8 and -16 Series Pistons Are Ready to Race!

Wiseco's Quick series pistons are ready to race and make big power. Custom-designed for big-inch, competition big- and small-block engines, these pistons feature race-ready features and design. Learn more about them in this blog. 

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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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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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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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