Welded rods, an advantage?

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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In previous articles about pushrods, several designs have been discussed and explained. And although in these articles the developments, manufacturing and control processes are said to have matured over the years, there are still many race series wor... read more
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Longer life for valve springs

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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Getting valve springs to live in a World of Outlaws sprint car engine - one that is 408-410 cu in and makes 850 hp (with more than 700 lb-ft torque at 6300 rpm) - is one of engine building's black arts. At Shaver Specialties Racing Engines (SSRE) in ... read more
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Reed valves for two-stroke induction

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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Most of the articles I've written about valves have looked at the design of, or materials in, conventional poppet valves as applied to many four-stroke engines. So I thought it would be good to take a brief diversion from this and look at something c... read more
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