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Engine Builder Issue: January, 2009
2009 Engine Builder Buyers Guide Listings
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Building Engines for the Street and Strip
A lot of engine builders who sell crate engines as well as custom engines promote “street/strip” engine packages. The implication here is that such engines will run well on the street and still be competitive on the drag strip. The
19th AETC: New Theme Is A Winner
You can always expect to do a fair share of “bench racing” while sitting around the breakfast and lunch table at the Advanced Engineering Technology Conference (AETC). This year did not disappoint.
Held just before the
Variable Valve Timing
With all the scientific technology computing power out there in the world today I have yet to hear an answer to the age old question: What came first, the chicken or the egg? Well the automotive industry has a similar dilemma that continues to p
Putting the Pressure On High Power Cleaning Systems
Despite these automated times in which we live today, many shops still use manual cleaning systems to hand-clean each engine component piece by piece. This may seem slow and tedious to some, but for others it’s necessary quality control i
Diesel Engine Technology: Emissions Control – 2010
Whether the choice is SCR or enhanced EGR, manufacturers describe their solutions as ‘proven technology’
How to Select Your First TIG Welder
TIG welding, also know as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), has long enjoyed a reputation as a highly skilled, precise welding process.
Profitable Performance: ‘Walk-In’ Parts Don’t Have To Cost You
Last year I wrote the first in a series of articles looking for Profits in Performance (see May 2008 Engine Builder, page 59). I discussed a series of plans to combat “walk-in parts,” and offered suggestions to train your
Machine Maintenance: Be Straight With Your Jobs By Being Level With Your Machines
Before we get into the meat of this article, let me say thanks to all the fine folks who sent pictures of their shop pets in machine shops around the world. There are some good-looking shop pets out there.
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Final Wrap: Times May Be Tough But So Are You
If you’re one of those types who always starts reading in the back because you know that’s where the best stuff is found, I congratulate you on your insight. And, normally, I’d agree with you but in this case I have t