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Fire Rings for a Better Sealing Diesel Engine

As the typical diesel engine continues to see more performance, a simple job like fire ring installation can go a long way toward keeping your engine together and working properly.

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LS Engine Flatout Gaskets

Flatout Gaskets LS valve cover gaskets are available in paper/silicone in 0.60″ or 0.120″ thicknesses or steel/silicone laminate in 0.50″ or 0.100″ thicknesses.

Summit Racing’s Speedmaster Top End Engine Kits

Kits include a pair of assembled aluminum cylinder heads, an intake manifold, aluminum roller rocker arms, cast aluminum valve covers, and gaskets.

Speedmaster Top End Engine Kit

Kits include fully assembled PCE cylinder heads, intake manifold, valve covers, intake manifold gaskets, roller rockers, guide plates and screw-in studs.

Cometic Gasket GM L83 Gen-5 Gasket Kit

The gasket kit features a 3.875″ bore and an .058″ MLX cylinder head gasket among other items.

Ryan Hunter to Retire from SCE Gaskets

Ryan Hunter, founder and president of SCE Gaskets, has announced he will be retiring and stepping away from the business. He penned a letter outlining additional details of the decision. He spent 33 years running SCE.  “Born from a desire to fund a family racing hobby, I started a tiny business in 1990 in my

Cometic MLS Exhaust Manifold Gaskets

Cometic’s MLS exhaust manifold gaskets are designed to maintain a torque set, resist corrosion and handle extreme cylinder pressures.

Cometic Automotive Catalog 2022

The Cometic Automotive Catalog has arrived featuring 2022 applications.

Elgin LS Gasket Sets

Elgin’s line of gasket sets has now expanded to include three new sets for the LS engine.

High Horsepower Engine Sealing

In the context of high-horsepower engine building, the pressure on a cylinder head can be so great that it can, in effect, marginally push it away from the engine block. This makes engine sealing one of the more prevalent challenges, and it gives whole new meaning to the phrase “keep your head down.”

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Copper vs. MLS Gaskets for 1,500 HP

For a 1,500-hp capable engine, should it be sealed with copper or MLS gaskets?

Cometic Duramax and Big Block Chevy Gaskets

Just as the 2021 SEMA Show rolls through Las Vegas, Cometic’s R&D team announced it has wrapped up development on new gaskets available for GM LML/LGH Duramax and big block engines. One new application is the StreetPro Gasket Kit. The top end gasket kit features a 4.130″ bore, .047″ MLX cylinder head gasket Learn More