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Valvoline, a brand of Ashland Inc., has announced the launch of TeamValvoline.com, a new online resource that provides a one-stop destination for racers, engineers and...

Chrysler Group LLC, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker, has announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC. The name change is effective immediately...

Wayne Stevens, managing director of WIX Filtration (left) with Tony Fyfe, chairman of IFA (right) WIX Filters, a global manufacturer...

National Pronto Association and Federated Auto Parts have announced a merger of efforts and resources in a number of key areas with a focus on being “best in class” in...
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When it comes to business, there are so many things that a business owner needs...

Of all the retirement plans available to small business owners, the SIMPLE IRA plan (Savings Incentive MatchPLan for Employees) is the easiest to set up and the least...

November is National Military Month, and what better way to show your support than to hire a veteran? Many former members of our nation’s...

‘Tis the season for holiday festivities, end of year celebrations and employee recognition, but it is also a time of year that can be...

While the fate of several business-related tax extenders such as R&D credits, bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing that expired at the end of 2013...
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We are coming down to the wire. The short block is built, heads ready to...

Whether their purpose is going to be repairing an OE application or to go all...
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With over 50 years of manufacturing experience in Redondo Beach, California, SCAT Crankshafts proudly produces some of the finest crankshafts in the world. With thousands of race proven...
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Main Cap Tech One of the main problems with blocks that need to be align-bored is...

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...

Organize and Save  Organizing your parts inventory in your shop, building or warehouse is difficult whether it's a few pieces or a few thousand parts. Start by thinking...