Monthly Archives: April 2018

  1. How to Check Piston-To-Valve Clearance With Clay

    How to Check Piston-To-Valve Clearance With Clay
    Proper piston-to-valve clearance is the difference between a winning-engine and an expensive pile of scrap metal Here's how to check clearance using clay.
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  2. Introducing JE's New Build-A-Dome Pistons

    Are you tired of having to rebuild your whole engine just to alter that pesky compression ratio? Fret no more, JE's new line of Build-A-Dome pistons is exactly what you're looking for.
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  3. Everything You Wanted to Know About the GM LS Engine Family

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the GM LS Engine Family
    It has become the most popular, most sought-after, and most studied GM engine of the 21st century. Yet we can trace the GM V8 LS family – Gen III and IV – with a nearly straight line right back to the origins of the 265 small-block Chevy that made its debut in 1955.
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  4. Military Spec: What Is Piston Ring Groove Hard Anodizing?

    Military Spec: What Is Piston Ring Groove Hard Anodizing?
    Hard anodizing is a very specific coating with a niche, high-end racing clientele. We explore the technology, its applications, and how OEM manufacturers beginning to utilize it in production vehicles.
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  5. Pump Gas Monster: CNC Motorsports Builds a 582ci BBC (PT 2)

    Pump Gas Monster: CNC Motorsports Builds a 582ci BBC (PT 2)
    The big-block Chevy keeps getting bigger. Aftermarket blocks, dedicated stroker cranks, and array of piston sizes are pushing the good ol’ Rat to unprecedented stature–and horsepower.
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  6. Why Do Piston Rings Keep Getting Thinner?

    Why Do Piston Rings Keep Getting Thinner?
    Piston rings have more than halved in thickness since the 1980s. Here's why they shrunk and why you shouldn't be worried about it!
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  7. 5 Key Tips To Speed Up Your Custom Piston Order!

    5 Key Tips To Speed Up Your Custom Piston Order!
    JE has the fastest lead time in the industry on custom pistons, but there are a few ways to make your custom piston experience even quicker! Check out these simple tips that could save tons of time!
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