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Xceldyne High-Performance Valvetrain Components

Xceldyne supplies top teams in NASCAR, IndyCar, Road Racing, Dirt Late Model, NHRA, MotoGP, WRC and Le Mans.

Titus Performance Products Ford Component Packages

Titus sells product all over the world, targeting the Ford muscle car enthusiast and racing groups like GT40 and drag racers.

Xceldyne High-Performance Valves & Valvetrain Components

Xceldyne counts the world’s top teams in NASCAR, IndyCar, Road Racing, Dirt Late Model, NHRA, MotoGP, WRC, and Le Mans among its valued customers.

Jesel Pro Aluminum Series Shaft Rockers

Jesel rockers’ custom blended 7000 Series aluminum alloy allows for the design of an extremely durable and lightweight valvetrain assembly.

Xceldyne High-Performance Valvetrain Components

Collaborative engineering allows Xceldyne to partner with customers to identify unique opportunities for improved performance.

Jesel Valvetrain Founder Dan Jesel Has Passed Away

In the evening hours of Tuesday, January 10, Jesel announced the sad news that Dan Jesel, the founder of Jesel Valvetrain Innovation, passed away. Dan was a beloved father, a brilliant innovator, a generous employer and respected member of the racing community. Dan started Jesel Valvetrain in 1980 with the goal of engineering the finest

Why You Should Be Bleeding Lifters

In this episode of Danny Soliz Says, Danny talks about lifter preload and how to avoid issues with your lifters and valvetrain components by making sure you bleed your lifters prior to reassembly.

Melling Acquires Sigma Engineering

Melling Engine Parts acquires Sigma Engineering, a developer and manufacturer of rocker arms and shafts.

One-on-One with SBI’s Phil Data

Phil Data, SB International’s VP of Sales recently stopped by Engine Builder magazine, so we sat down to talk about what’s been going on at the company in recent years, how the industry has changed and we touch on SBI’s upcoming 40th anniversary.

Understanding Camshafts – Part 3 (Cam Design)

Now that Steve has run through lobe shapes and cam cores, you’re ready to put it all together in order to understand what goes into designing a custom camshaft, and the reasons behind certain decisions. If you missed Part 1 or Part 2, view them at the links.

LS Valvetrains: Take Something Good and Make it Better

I’m not sure anyone ever complained about the performance of a Gen III or Gen IV small block Chevy as they came from the factory. Let’s face it, they run good and some of them are downright wicked. But, thanks to engine builders and aftermarket performance parts, there’s always a way to make them run

LS Valvetrains
Understanding Camshafts – Part 2 (Cam Cores)

There’s a lot of detailed information that comes with camshaft selection, but core size is one of the more important aspects as it dictates several other specifications of the cam itself. Steve explains in this episode. Stay tuned for the final Part 3 video on camshafts. If you missed Part 1, click here.