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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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Piston Tips and Tricks: How to Install Wire Locks

Wire locks are one of the most common wrist pin locks used in today's pistons, but correct installation can be frustrating. Here, we go through important tips and tricks to ease your wire lock installation and make sure you're up and running..

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High-Compression Pistons for your Motorcycle: Everything you Need to Know

High-compression pistons are a common upgrade for dirt bikes and other motorcycles, but bumping compression isn't always beneficial. We take a look what effects higher compression has, designing high-compression pistons, and what factors to..

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,ENGINE TECH ,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE BUILDS ,NEW PRODUCTS

Video: How to Install Perfect Skirt–Coated Pistons

JE's revolutionary, Perfect Skirt piston coating prevents piston slap and and skirt wear, but requires a few special considerations during installation. Follow along in this step-by-step video as we discuss proper measuring techniques. 

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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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