Tight Tolerances and Building Power
As you ascend Mt. Everest, you reach an area called the death zone. Once you climb high enough, the margin of error becomes perilously thin. That death zone also applies to engines. As the horsepower per cubic inch and rpm increase, the margin of error decreases.
GT-R 6 Speed Sequential Gearbox
Our recently released GT-R 6 speed sequential gearbox is the culmination of 2 years research and design with new features and design.
Elgin Releases 2022 PRO-STOCK Performance Catalog
Elgin continues to expand its coverage of GM LS Gen III, IV and V engines, with available parts including camshafts, lifters, pushrods, rocker arms, head bolts, connecting rod bolts, main bearing cap bolts, oil pumps, timing chain sets, top-end kits, valves, valve springs, valve spring retainers, and more.
Protect Yourself as a Small Business
This month’s column is for all those folks in automotive performance with a small business, as well as those looking to get into this segment of the industry. Automotive performance is this gray area that comes with risks and rewards as well as customers who don’t know what they don’t know. If you’re not careful,
Are Carburetors Still Relevant in High-Performance Racing Engines?
Carburetors have been forced to evolve in order to remain relevant as engine builders continue to push the limits on horsepower. This has given rise to truly custom carburetors to compliment custom engines.
Mild vs Wild – Horsepower At Any Cost (Diesel Edition) Ep. 1
Engine Builder editors Greg Jones and Brendan Baker take a trip to Canton, OH to visit Justin Zeigler and the guys at Zeigler Diesel Performance. Why? To discuss building up a pair of Gen 3 5.9L Cummins engines on both a mild budget and a wild budget. What build has more bang for the buck?
Coating For Performance
In today’s performance driven, engine building world, everyone wants to squeeze out another few horsepower, deliver more torque, create less friction, wear and heat, and ultimately, make the engine last longer. How do you all of that you ask? Parts coatings.
Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Purchased by Stig Investments
Stig Investments, Inc. announced it has finalized its purchase of the performance racing school. In conjunction with the purchase, the new owners and FCA US LLC announced the school will continue as The Official Performance Driving School of Dodge//SRT.
Cast and Forged Performance Pistons
If we consider the extreme environment of combustion pressures and high temperatures that regular cast replacement pistons operate in, it’s quickly apparent that when these values are increased it necessitates using a much more efficient component able to withstand these elevated levels.
Porting Strategies for Diesel Cylinder Head Performance
Diesel engine intake ports and combustion chambers are unique to the way the engine performs. If you look inside the intake runner of a diesel engine, you’ll find that it is very different from that of a gasoline engine.
Arrington Performance Purchase
Mike Copeland, CEO of Diversified Creations, has purchased Virginia-based Arrington Performance. The more than 50-year-old company is in parts sales, engine assembly, and vehicle builds for Chrysler and Dodge HEMI-powered vehicles.