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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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How to Break-In An Engine

You have one chance to break-in an engine correctly. Doing it the right way is worth power, torque, and engine longevity. We walk you through the ideal way to break in a new or freshly built engine. 

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How to Check Piston-To-Valve Clearance With Clay

Proper piston-to-valve clearance is the difference between a winning-engine and an expensive pile of scrap metal Here's how to check clearance using clay. 

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