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With each new generation of engines come changes that are designed to reduce emissions and extend durability. Key among these have been changes in...

Traditionally, hot rodding has been as American as apple pie, baseball, hot dogs and Chevrolet. Certainly, imported vehicles have been "hopped up," but serious...

Why should you care what your business' break-even point is? What purpose does it serve to know what it is? More specifically, how do...

Automotive engines have undergone serious changes in the past few years as they have become lighter and far...
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In spite of the fact that castings have gotten thinner, valvetrain components have gotten smaller and engines are more highly stressed than ever before....
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Valve jobs are like a number of other automotive machining operations
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Clean, flat and smooth. These three words describe the surface in an engine, not just the head and block. But how clean, how flat...
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Imagine the following news item on August 1, 2001: "Today XYZ Corp., a major automobile parts supplier, announced that it will offer a 10%...
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The Automotive Parts Rebuilders Association(APRA) incoming chairman, Steve Fallen, knows the importance ofstaying in touch with the forces...
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Most rebuilders will tell you that the markethas never been more competitive than it is today. Many will alsotell you that the past 12-18...
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The recent move to clean up inner city exhaustemissions has resulted in renewed interest in the use of LPG (LiquefiedPetroleum Gas) and LNG (Liquefied...
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The saying, "An ounce of preventionis worth a pound of cure," definitely holds true when itcomes to the operation of cleaning equipment in rebuilding...
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Much has been reported recently regarding theneed to grow the engine rebuilding and remanufacturing markets.We're all aware of the Automotive...
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Tom Vecchi, president of Engine Supply, Inc.,Phoenix, AZ, and incoming president of the Production Engine RemanufacturersAssociation (PERA) hasn't spent his...
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Americans have a love/hate relationship withtheir motor vehicles. We love the freedom and mobility the automobilegives us. We love the feel of a good...
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Today's high output, close tolerance enginesare more dependent than ever on quality remanufacturing procedures,durable parts and precise machining. One of...
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The Buick 3300 was introduced in 1989 as areplacement for the 3.0L that had been around since 1982. It hadthe...
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The information provided in this article is excerpted from a presentationmade by Doug Barron, Manager of Freedom Battery Design & Application,Delphi Energy & Engine...
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Many in the brake rebuilding market are getting on the ApplicationSpecific Bandwagon. It's the buzzword of the aftermarket brakefriction world today."We're going to have...
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One of the biggest issues still facing rebuilders is the controversyover the pros and cons of grinding CV joints. Though many CV unitrebuilders will...