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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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,ENGINE BUILDS ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

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..

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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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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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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?  READ MORE

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