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,INTERVIEWS ,ENGINE BUILDS ,Tech

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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,NEW PRODUCTS ,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

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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,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Evaluating Used  Pistons: How to Determine if Your Pistons Are Still Good

Gamblers are a different breed. There’s a point where they seem to know when a bluff has gone too far, when it’s time to fold their hand and live to fight another day. The art of building racing and high performance engines involves often pushing..

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,VIDEOS ,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Why Do Piston Rings Keep Getting Thinner? 

Piston rings half 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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,Powersports ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

Compression Ratio Theory and How to Calculate in Powersports

Whether you're buying pistons for a motorcycle, ATV, or UTV, you'll most likely see options in different compression ratios. A lot of factors go into designing pistons for different compression ratios. Here we'll take a look how compression ratio..

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