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Engine Sealing Using Hoops and Receiver Grooves

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When building engines beyond 2,000 horsepower, cylinder pressures can get intense, making the head gasket’s job of sealing the engine a tough one. To create better engine seal in these high-horsepower applications, engine builders such as Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines, use hoops.

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In this Steve Tech, Steve walks you through how today’s hoops work, why they’re better than old-school o-rings, what they actually do, how he installs them, and ultimately, why it matters and makes a difference when it comes to performance.

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