Posts Tagged “Engine Building”

Recently a well known racing head porter asked for some graphics (pictures) for an article on head port design.  His article dealt with there is more to a head’s performance potential than just CFM flow numbers.

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When building or modifying an engine for all-out racing, street/strip performance, trailer towing, or most any application, there are many variables to consider. One critical variable is the Compression Ratio or CR. Compression ratio is the amount of “squeeze” the piston puts on the air fuel ratio before it lights  the fire.  And, more importantly, it is the amount of expansion or “push” these hot, high pressure, combusted gases put on the piston.  The more amount of expansion, the more amount of heat and pressure energy can be extracted from each combustion event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Everyone has had the experience of buying an electronics product which is now obsolete or the company has gone out of business.  Read the rest of this entry »

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If you have an old Dyno with analog gauges I’m sure you know that newer Dynos are much more accurate, repeatable, and easy to operate. Read the rest of this entry »

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One of the most sought after segments of Vintage Car Collecting is Vintage Race Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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