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  1. Video: Disassembling a 1,000HP Drift Engine with Stephan Papadakis

    Video: Disassembling a 1,000HP Drift Engine with Stephan Papadakis
    Stephan Papadakis tears down a 1,000hp Toyota 2AR after four drift events and shares some speed secrets on how to evaluate a race engine.
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  2. Sneak Peek: Ted Eaton's 2018 Engine Masters Challenge Engine is a 600HP Y-Block!

    Sneak Peek: Ted Eaton's 2018 Engine Masters Challenge Engine is a 600HP Y-Block!
    Ted Eaton, is an an Engine Masters Challenge Ace. We take a sneak peek at the 600+ horsepower Y-Block Ford he's bringing to Engine Masters 2018!
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  3. Austin and O’Brien Team Poised To Clench Two Championships In 2018

    Austin and O’Brien Team Poised To Clench Two Championships In 2018
    The team of Austin and O'Brien, with Bobby Cottrell at the wheel, is a powerhouse in the Nostalgia drag racing scene. Their 2018 season has been one for the record books and if all goes to plan, two championships will soon be theirs.
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  4. A Look at JE Perfect Skirt Coating and How It Compares to Other Coating Types

    A Look at JE Perfect Skirt Coating and How It Compares to Other Coating Types
    JE's revolutionary new Perfect Skirt coating is shaking up the engine-building world offering quiet engine operation with the strength of 2618 aluminum. But how does this revolutionary, new material stack up to other coatings in JE's arsenal?
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  5. Racer Spotlight: NHRA Top Alcohol Driver, Chris Demke

    Racer Spotlight: NHRA Top Alcohol Driver, Chris Demke
    After working as part of the crew for a Top Alcohol car for the better part of a decade, Chris Demke was offered the opportunity to get behind the wheel. “Now they’d have to drag me kicking and screaming to get me out of it!” he says.
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  6. Tips To Properly Install an MLS Headgasket

    Tips To Properly Install an MLS Headgasket
    Modern MLS head gasket technology is lightyears better than old school paper and composite gaskets. However, proper installation and prep are key to making them bombproof! Here are some tips, myths, and general best practices for your next head gasket install.
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  7. Ultimate Sleeper: This Kia Van is Stuffed with a V12 LS Engine

    Ultimate Sleeper: This Kia Van is Stuffed with a V12 LS Engine
    Matt and Shane Corish, makers of the V12 LS engine, have built the ultimate sleeper with this V12 powered Kia van!
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  8. Piston Ring Materials Explained

    Piston Ring Materials Explained
    Rings are rings right? Wrong! In addition to thickness and diameter, there are several different ring materials, styles, and coatings available to maximize performance in a variety of engine environments.
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  9. What Is Piston Slap And False Knock?

    What Is Piston Slap And False Knock?
    Piston slap is a descriptor tossed out a lot. But, what is it? What causes the phenomenon and what can be done to prevent it?
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  10. What is Electroless Nickel Coating for Pistons?

    What is Electroless Nickel Coating for Pistons?
    JE's electroless nickel (EN) coating offers detonation resistance, heat reflection and can help with ring sealing. Check out all of the benefits of this piston technology.
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