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Thanks to Centroid, 2014 PRI Show attendees can learn how CNC can put you in...

King Engine Bearings is sponsoring a unique technical seminar at the 2014 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, featuring expert engine...

General Motors Co. has announced a series of leadership changes to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization. “We understand that we have to earn...

King Engine Bearings has just launched its new website featuring an updated visual design and easier navigation for visitors. Much of the...

The 2014 AERA sponsored Engine Professional Rewards program was a huge success with nearly 2500 engine builders and machine shops, 60 tracks and series, and 40 national manufacturers. Additionally, AERA introduced the inaugural, new...
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November is National Military Month, and what better way to show your support than...

‘Tis the season for holiday festivities, end of year celebrations and employee recognition, but...

While the fate of several business-related tax extenders such as R&D credits, bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing that expired at the end of 2013...

The continued trend toward a global platform strategy by automotive manufacturers presents new and unique challenges and opportunities for the automotive aftermarket, according to Mark Seng, global aftermarket practice leader for IHS Automotive, during...

As we all know, the most powerful form of advertising always has been, and always will be, word of mouth. Although every shop owner would like to believe the majority of their customers are...

Professional wholesale automotive executive and business owner Jerry Brock of Brock Supply Co. was awarded the prestigious “2014 President’s Award”...
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Choosing a particular type of camshaft for an engine build is an...

The basic purpose of an oiling system is to provide lubrication for the engine....

Seat concentricity is important whether your cutting a traditional SB Chevy head like this or a OHC multi-valve head. Photo courtesy of...
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Main Cap Tech One of the main problems with blocks that need to be align-bored is...

Talkin' Bout Those Good Vibrations We get a lot of broken bolt, broken tap, and broken easy out work in our shop, mostly because we are...

Remove The Web We have noticed through the years that many previously bored blocks come into our shop that have not had the web at the bottom of the cylinders relieved even with the bottom...

Cleaning Bucket Style Hydraulic Lifters  Unlike their flat tappet cousins, bucket style hydraulic lifters can often be reused if inspected, validated and cleaned. The problem is taking them...

Organize and Save  Organizing your parts inventory in your shop, building or warehouse is difficult whether it's a few pieces or a few thousand parts. Start by thinking...