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Using a Tapered Piston Installer | LinCo Lessons Ep. 1

LinCo Diesel Performance owner Jeff McCord shows you how to properly use a tapered piston installer. It’s easier than you think – once you know a good technique!

D&J’s Drew Pumphrey and the FSR Piston

We’ve been collaborating with D&J Precision Machine for a little while now to help create more diesel content for you all to enjoy. Shop owner Drew Pumphrey and the whole team at D&J are always upping the game when it comes to diesel engine work and component production. Whether it’s building the fastest diesel engine

Wiseco Diesel Pistons

Wiseco, a high-performance piston maker established in 1941, is launching a new range of diesel pistons for Dodge Cummins, GM Duramax and Ford Power Stroke engines.

The Demands on Diesel Pistons and Sleeves

The pistons are some of the hardest working components inside a diesel engine. Diesel engines are high compression, high heat engines that demand a lot from their pistons. Compression ratios are typically in the 16:1 to 20:1 range, which improves thermal efficiency and fuel economy, but also creates more pressure. Cylinder pressures in many production