EMCO Gears: Bringing Motorsports Transmissions to the Street
Larry Bishop, director of motorsports for EMCO Gears, got his start rebuilding transmissions early on in his family run shop. “My grandfather was rebuilding transmissions and working on cars and my dad and uncle followed him into the business. I got my start working for my dad and then went to work for a Chevy dealerbriefly
Beth Paretta, Team Principal, Paretta Autosport
Paretta Autosport showcased their all women team for the first time at the 2021 Indianapolis 500, but for Beth Paretta, it was more than a race.
All About Timing Chains
If you’re building late-model dual overhead cam (DOHC) engines, you’ve probably noticed that a chain rather than a belt drives the camshaft. But why is this the case when chains are more expensive to produce?
Intake Manifolds for the Modern Age
Today’s aftermarket intake manifolds offer engine builders many options, but choosing the right one for your build is more than just finding the biggest one.
Engine Education and Training in 2021
Today’s tech schools are preparing students to work in all areas of the industry, from racing teams to engine shops. But, how much do they know after graduation?
Diesel Transmission Upgrades
Diesel owners who add big horsepower, wheels and tires also need some driveline upgrades to keep it all together.
Go Kart History in North America
Kart racing is one of the most popular forms of motorsport globally, yet most people in North America don’t know much about it.
ATV & UTV Engines
ATV and UTV sales have continued to soar, so much so that they are more than half of the overall powersports market in terms of unit sales. As such, engine builders can take advantage of rebuilding opportunities.
Ultra-Smooth Surface Finishes
Determining the correct surface finish means you must consider the metallurgy of the head and block castings along with the type of head gasket you use.
CNC Machines: The Haves vs. Have-Nots
Now more than ever, there’s a need for the precision and speed of a CNC in three-, four- and five-axis configurations as well as lathes.
The EFI Tuning Evolution
Much of the acceptance of EFI has been due to aftermarket companies making them more user-friendly.
Oil Clearances and Options for LS Engines
Oil clearances will not always be the same for each application. It is up to engine builders to decide what your customer’s oiling needs will be.