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Camshafts 8 01 12

The mis-conception about camshafts and what they can and canít do. I am sure all of you have heard this time and time again that a camshaft can alter where the power band comes in on an engine. As muc... Show Full Text

Compression Ratio. The right choice for you. 12/23/07

Besides shear cubic inches, compression ratio has just about the greatest impact on the ability for an engine to produce torque output and horsepower. The higher the ratio the more horsepower the engi... Show Full Text

Oil mods, not just for performance 7/22/04

Oldsmobile big blocks, unlike the Chevrolets have over 13 feet of bearing material that needs to be covered at all times. Modifications to even a stock rebuild will ensure that your engine is mechanic... Show Full Text

Oil, and Just The Right Amount 7-12-04

There is some great confusion in this area, the proper oil level and how it is determined. Unfortunately the only source of information or guidelines are right in the manufactures descriptions and in ... Show Full Text

Remote Filters Extended Lines 02/06/05

We often see this and think to our selves how cool would that be to have one or two filters hanging from the fire wall or inner fender of our engine compartment. Not only does it look racy, it seems t... Show Full Text

Rings 02/25/04

Choosing the correct ring for the application is crucial. As a professional engine builder I would consider this to be one of the most complex areas of the entire engine build and it ranks very close ... Show Full Text