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Let The Light Shine In When I’m struggling to see the valve keeper groves on an overhead cam head with “bucket-style” lifters, I attach a...
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From 1987 to 1990, my 666-inch A/R Ford Hemi Boss that we called Damien,...

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...

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...
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Cleaning Bucket Style Hydraulic Lifters  Unlike their flat tappet cousins, bucket style hydraulic lifters can often be...
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Organize and Save  Organizing your parts inventory in your shop, building or warehouse is difficult whether it's...
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In Depth Deck Discussion I've found another use for a deck height bridge. When replacing seats...
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This simple retainer will ensure that the balance shaft seal stays in...
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Plastic Fantastic For many years, bolt boots have been the primary way to protect the crankshaft journal...
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Combustion Chamber Molds When making chamber molds for a variety of purposes, including holding up the valves...
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Serve Up Cylinder Support on a Torque Plate Honing motorcycle or powersport cylinders can be difficult. The...
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Replacement Head I.D. for Ford 6.0L Diesel Identifying a Ford 6.0L head by dowel size alone does not...
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My transition in 1975 from bracket racing a 122˝ wheelbase mid-eleven second, two-ton ’57 Mercury to racing in a low nine-second 99˝ wheelbase, Pinto...
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The LA 318 was a 318 cu in (5.2...
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My transition in 1975 from bracket racing a 122˝ wheelbase mid-eleven second, two-ton ’57 Mercury to racing in a low nine-second 99˝ wheelbase, Pinto...
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Piston Ring Gapping Tip Some of you may know this ring end gapping tip, but I have never seen it anywhere. Not even in ring package...
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Jeep 3.8L Oil Pressure Problem Many late model 3.8L Jeep engines are losing oil pressure at the oil pump due to failure of the bypass...

Infusing Software Technology into a Performance Build For years, computer-aided ­design (CAD) has been used in the automotive industry to develop prototypes of body styles,...
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Cab lines aside, smiles were evident People were everywhere. Lines for restaurants, cabs and elevators seemed interminable. Traffic jams in aisles and on the street...