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The industry is mourning the loss of an industry giant. Longtime industry veteran,...

  Motor State Distributing has announced the addition of Arai Helmet product line to its brand selection of driver safety equipment. Every Arai helmet is virtually 100% handmade...

Elgin Industries, a leading Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components, recently received the highest supplier rating through the John Deere...

Donnie Eatherly The slate of candidates for the 2015 SEMA Board election is as follows: Chairman-Elect Category (one open seat) Donnie Eatherly – President and...
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Richard Lipton, founder of Lipton CPA & Associates, says if you make charitable donations and...

The Wikipedia definition of a job description is “a list that a person might use...

Over the last 15 years, since we started helping shop owners in 1999, I’m pretty sure I’ve seen every pay plan known to man. I’m...

There is an expression that has been around our industry for decades that says if you run a good, ethical business, the one thing you should never do is “steal” employees. If you agree...

One of the single greatest challenges engine shop owners face today is finding and hiring superstars. Here are some tips that will help you...

Each New Year brings with it new laws, rules and regulations based on the trends of business and human resources management. Here are just a...
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Volkswagen’s 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine produces 268 horsepower and unspecified torque figure; most are anticipating the torque number to be well over 400 lbs. ft. With...

Though they’re heavier than automotive products, diesel sleeves need plateau honing too, and careful attention to detail. When finishing diesel cylinder bores or...
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This miniature flathead Ford V8 took 5,000 hrs to build, Ron Bement is a miniature parts genius, whose masterpiece is this 1/3 scale Ardun-headed V8 that'll rev to...
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This Mustang is a freak of nature. With more than 1,500 hp, it's one of the most powerful cars we've ever seen; and it's all street legal. The car uses...
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From 1987 to 1990, my 666-inch A/R Ford Hemi Boss that we called Damien,...

Main Cap Tech One of the main problems with blocks that need to be align-bored is the lack of squish between the main cap and the...

Talkin' Bout Those Good Vibrations We get a lot of broken bolt, broken tap, and broken easy out work in our shop, mostly because we are...

Remove The Web We have noticed through the years that many previously bored blocks come into our shop that have not had the web at the bottom of the cylinders relieved even with the bottom...

Cleaning Bucket Style Hydraulic Lifters  Unlike their flat tappet cousins, bucket style hydraulic lifters can often be reused if inspected, validated and cleaned. The problem is taking them...