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Bob McDonald

Bob McDonald
Bob McDonald is owner of Atlantic Engines in Granite Falls, NC, and specializes in high performance diesel and gasoline engines and cylinder heads for street, marine, dirt and drag racing.
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For quite some time now, pistons and piston rings have been a hot topic of...
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From the persistence and determination of Rudolf Diesel evolved the greatest invention for...
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A friend of mine once said, “Most people associate an oil change with a shower.”...
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As you’ll recall from previous issues of Engine Builder we hoped to take a piece...
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The new Chevy LT1 features an aluminum block with a 4.060˝ bore and a 3.62˝...
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Several months ago, (April issue) we covered some history of the well-known...
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The 6.0L Power Stroke (on right) has had a terrible reputation since its birth in...
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Diesel's original 1897 engine on display at the Deutsches Museum in Munich,...
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The clouds of black smoke along with the whistling of the turbo bring out a...
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For the past several years, word on the street was that GM would be bringing...
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There are five ­generations of the Duramax engine. The best way to identify the generation is by the year, model and the RPO (regular...
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I often hear comments from people about a strange and mysterious fluid called DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) that is used in some late-model diesel...
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I often hear customers ask about the difference between a sleeve and a liner. It’s an understandable question. Automotive guys call them sleeves and...
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Most engine builders worth their salt know that with the components and technology available today, it’s not that difficult of a task to make...
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In an age when kids would rather hot rod their computers than their cars, it’s kind of amazing that old fashioned hot rodding still...