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WIX Filters, a manufacturer of filtration products, introduced 334 new parts in 2014, with more than half of the new numbers...

As a certified (or certifiable) gear head, one of the things that makes winter more tolerable is seeing what the manufacturers bring to Detroit’s greatest car show – the North American International Auto Show...

With an eye on global growth and innovation, WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has named Jennifer Gibson as brand...

Nissan has introduced the new 2016 Titan XD pickup, and the truck will feature an engine that resembles the Cummins ISV5.0 diesel. To start, the 5.0-liter...

MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently named Las Vegas native, Kevin Roche as the fourth annual MAHLE Aftermarket Champion Technician. Roche was awarded the title based on his entry in the MAHLE Aftermarket Champion Technician contest,...
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Each New Year brings with it new laws, rules and regulations based on the...

Shop owners who are focused on serving their customers and operating efficiently are taking a...

Many years ago, I read an article that featured an interview with Herb Kelleher, the co-founder of Southwest Airlines. In the article, he stated...

Now that the holiday season is upon us, there are a number of things you can do to drive up productivity, sales, customer satisfaction and profits. Each one of the below tips worked...

I know that there are many things on your mind this time of the year....

When it comes to business, there are so many things that a business owner needs to do and think about to keep the business running....
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As a performance engine builder for customers driving in various racing associations, keeping up with...

It was an ordinary-looking 1952 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe sedan until the owner — James W. Hass — opened the hood. Instead...

How do racing oils differ from everyday motor oils? You might think all racing oils are synthetics, but they are not. Some...
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If you’re looking for a fantastic way to blow two minutes and 55 seconds, look no further. A team in Germany decided they were going to have some fun...
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The famous Thunderbird fires up one of her massive Allison aircraft motors for the crowd at the 2011 Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance.
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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...