Performance Engines – Build a Better Bottom End

Tech Articles A well-built bottom end means a solid foundation for any performance engine.  It’s easy for a novice to think of an engine upgrade solely in terms of adding a set of domed high-compression pistons when, instead, his initial thoughts should focus on strengthening the bottom end. For simplicity’s sake, we’ll confine our definition […]

Crankshaft Basics – How to Select and Prep the Right Crank

Tech Articles Understanding the basics of crankshaft manufacturing and machining can be very helpful in not only maximizing performance, but in improving crank and engine life. The supply of suitable junkyard crankshaft cores, once a mainstay of racers everywhere, has pretty much dried up, but performance enthusiasts now have many sources for new, reasonably priced […]