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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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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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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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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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