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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...

The numbers are mind-boggling: 134 million smartphones are used in the U.S. alone and every quarter 8% more Americans select a smartphone.   By Uwe Kleinschmidt,...
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A Video from John Edwards of Cost Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop, Costa Mesa, CA that shows How to Resize OHC Oversize Lifters According to...

Balloons Belong at Birthday Parties Not in Transmissions I rebuilt a 454 GM engine that went into a motorhome application. It ran well, and no...
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Mazda’s ultra high-compression, direct injection gasoline engines are achieving fuel economy numbers that rival many hybrids. Mazda isn’t one of the high-volume automakers. With only...
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The Jaguar XK inline six-cylinder engine had one of the longest ­production runs of any engine.
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Miller’s engines and cars were – and still are – works of art Each year, in early July, some five-dozen racing relics come thundering out...
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Authors of Shop Solutions published in each issue of Engine Builder Magazine are awarded a prepaid $100 Visa gift card. Shop Solutions may also...
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Long before the Internet, there was a man with a vision – and a catalog When Roy Richter wrote, “Here it is”on the inside cover...
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Problem: Premature failure of supercharger bearings. Cause: When the belt tensioner starts to fail, belt tension...
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The two methods of adjustment are internal (dry) setting and the external (wet) setting. The internal float adjustment is accomplished with the fuel bowl...

Surface finish roughness instruments use a roughness specimen, or "patch," that is certified for a known wave form to provide a specific surface parameter...
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How to See Through Pistons for ClearanceWith the advent of longer stroke crankshafts, one inch plus lift camshafts, raised camshaft locations, lifter angles,...
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A 4-cycle engine is far from being a simple air pump. The principle reason turning apparent simplicity into real world complexity is the dynamic...