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Victory 1 Adds CrN Valve Coating

Chromium Nitride (CrN) coating is exceptionally effective in high-stress racing applications as it increases hardness and improves lubricity.

Victory 1 valve coatings
Supertech Sodium-Filled Valves

These Supertech valves offer a significant reduction in valve head temperatures for today’s turbo engines.

Shop Solutions March 2024

I always keep a pair of needle nose pliers and a small, straight screwdriver in my blast cabinet to hold small parts when blasting.

PAC Valve Locks

With the new PAC-L8145, you can now drop installed height by .080″ with just a lock change.

Degreeing the Camshaft and Checking Valve-to-Piston Clearance

Jeff McCord of LinCo Diesel Performance walks you through degreeing a camshaft and checking valve-to-piston clearance.

The Importance of a Good Valve Job

The valve job ensures the mating surfaces of the valves and the seats properly control the air/fuel mixture.

Ferrea Titanium Valves

Ferrea uses the latest technological advances in valves gained through numerous engine development programs.

Erson Titanium Valves

These valves were meticulously crafted to meet the demands of high-performance racing applications.

Manley “Extreme Duty” Inconel Exhaust Valves

Manley’s Extreme Duty valves are manufactured from unique XH-432 XtremeAlloy, which has been the mainstay of drag racing’s top pros for decades.

All About Those Valves

We recently sat down with Ryan Hamilton and Phil Data of SBI, as well as D&J Precision Machine owner Drew Pumphrey to talk about everything valves – problem areas, materials, sizes, angles, valve jobs, seats, and even springs. Check out this latest Intellectual Horsepower episode brought to you by SBI.

Silver Seal Deluxe Valve Stem Height Gauge Set

Silver Seal’s Deluxe Valve Stem Height Gauge Set (Part #KK975DX) comes with five interchangeable billet aluminum measuring bodies. Each body is presentable for reference use. The height gauge set includes a .001 dial indicator with a solid billet aluminum base included and is made in the USA.

Edelbrock and Pat Musi Talk Cylinder Heads

In this episode of Intellectual Horsepower, we got the opportunity to sit down with Edelbrock experts Mike Sanders and Rick Roberts, as well as Pat Musi of Pat Musi Racing Engines to talk all about cylinder heads. We discuss what goes into cylinder head manufacturing and development from the manufacturer level, as well as what