Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee explains that turbocharger oil passing and spilling from cylinder head cover-mounted breather on Mack Truck ASET
PPLUS Global Logistics, a freight management provider, recently released a guide outlining the proper steps for crating a performance engine for shipping. Obviously, given the expense and potential for damage to these high-value engines, shipping them requires careful attention to detail to ensure their safe transportation.
These engines are not just valuable investments, they are the heart of powerful machines that enthusiasts rely on for optimal performance. Many engine builders ship engines all over the US and the world, so to safeguard these engines during transit, it is crucial to employ proper crating techniques. Below are essential steps to effectively crate performance engines, ensuring they arrive at their destination in pristine condition.
Not to be confused with twin-turbocharging, twin-charging is the innovative combination of a supercharger and a turbocharger. It’s nothing new – Lancia, Nissan and Volkswagen were among the first to use the combination back in the ‘80s, but it’s hardly common today.
If there’s anything all of us in this industry have come to understand, it’s that you can never be certain someone else did the job correctly – and when it comes to crankshafts and crank kits that you or a customer might purchase, it’s imperative to ensure a proper balance job was performed and not just trust that it was because it says so.
No one can overstate the fact that EFI timing control has radically changed the ability for anyone to fully, and correctly, optimize an ignition timing curve, assuming they are interested in investing the time.
Following Chevy’s introduction of its popular small block V8 in 1955, the OEM needed something larger to power its medium-duty trucks and the heavier cars that were
on the drawing board at the time. Enter the big block!
For more than 90 years, Pennzoil has worked alongside the American Petroleum Institute (API) to ensure Pennzoil products meet – and often exceed – the stringent requirements of motor oil specifications implemented to best help protect the performance of your engine. Related Articles – Nitrous Update – Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines, Equipment and Replacement Parts – Diesel Piston