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Jim Walbolt

Automotive-related issues continue to rank in the top ten ofconsumer complaints received by the Better Business Bureau.  Even ifyou don’t deal directly with retail...
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Despite the recession, motorsports continues to grow. This coming December, the International Motorsports Industry Show and the Performance Racing Industry trade shows expect to...
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In this case, “best” power means that the engine does exactly what the driver – regardless of racing type – wants it to do, ...

Although some automotive machine shop owners believe that – with enginelife measured in six figures – the good days are over, the shops thatcontinuously...

The above statement is bold, you may think. Are you thinking that it doesn’t applyto your business? You may think you’re doing okay. Yet...
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Traditionally, diesel engines are known for their long life, fuel economy and efficiency in getting large loads from place to place. Diesel engines are...
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This good news for farmers trickles down to other businesses involved in agriculture such as the implement dealers and manufacturers of farm equipment. While...
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A bold statement, you may think. Are you thinking that it doesn’t apply to your business? You may think you’re doing okay. Yet my...
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In the tough economy we are facing today, many of us are concerned with generating sufficient business to keep the doors open, often at...
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While the World of Outlaws, the All-Stars and USAC are the most well-known of the sprint car racing organizations in this country, and USAC...

When we last visited the subject of the opportunities in the agricultural market, (Engine Builder, March 2006) we discussed the diversity that may not...
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Traditionally, diesel engines are known for their long life, fuel economy, and efficiency in getting large loads from place to place. Diesel engines equal...
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We like to think that inside a modern engine, for all the violent explosions and metal-straining power, a whole world of harmony can be...
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While there may be a few tracks that race year-round, mostly in the south or west, the majority...
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Webster's Dictionary defines "grassroots" in several ways, including two that are particularly appropriate for this month's article on racing engines. These two definitions are:
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In the February 2007 issue of Engine Builder we discussed the importance of seeking out new market for your business (Fast Lane: "New Markets...
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By the time you read this, most racetracks will have begun their summer schedules. Sure, NASCAR has been running since February, and I'm sure...
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jwalbolt@engine-builder.comAlthough some automotive machine shop owners believe that - with engine life measured in six figures - the good days...
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In part one of this series ("A Web Site Can Add To Your Business Bottom Line," August 2006 Engine Builder, page 38) we talked...