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We dropped the Trick Flow GenX 220 aluminum cylinder heads on the block. These LS2-style heads feature as-cast 220cc intake runners and CNC-machined 65cc combustion chambers. These heads flow some impressive numbers; with no porting, the GenX 220s flow 306 cfm at .550 inches of lift.
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Iron Eagle: Building an Iron-Block LQ4 LS Engine

Chevy fan or not, you can’t deny the performance potential of GM’s LS series engines. They share most internal and external components with each other and fit in nearly any […]

Quick Tech: An Intro to Isotropic Finishing and How it Could Benefit Your Ring and Pinion Set
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Quick Tech: An Intro to Isotropic Finishing and How it Could Benefit Your Ring and Pinion Set

US Gear recently announced it will sell off-the-shelf gear sets with Isotropic Superfinishing (ISF) treatment. For many, this news begs the question: What the heck is Isotropic Superfinishing? For those […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for GM 4-Cylinder Engines
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Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for GM 4-Cylinder Engines

Following rules isn’t always fun, and being a unique snowflake often sounds appealing. But when it comes to torque sequences and recommended torque specifications, doing the “boring,” rule-following thing is […]

Use the proper spindle nut socket and torque the inner locking nut to 50-ft.-lb. After torqueing the nut, rotate the rotor in both directions to assist in seating the bearings, then loosen the nut a quarter-turn to release some pressure on the bearings.
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Dana 30 Hub Conversion: Installing an Alloy USA Manual Locking Hub Conversion Kit

When Mike Barnes bought new tires for his 1997 Jeep Cherokee, he had no idea that the increased traction of the Yokohama Geolandar M/T tires might cause a weak link […]

High-Po Piston Tech: What You Should Know About Ring Lands and Grooves
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High-Po Piston Tech: What You Should Know About Ring Lands and Grooves

When it comes to pistons, the most common arrangement you’ll encounter makes use of three piston rings — compression, second, and oil. Today, we’re turning our focus to the areas of the […]

Weight Training: Everything You Need to Know About Race Car Weight Distribution and Scales
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Weight Training: Everything You Need to Know About Race Car Weight Distribution and Scales

All things being equal, a lightweight race car will always be quicker and faster than a heavy one. But even if you can’t take pounds out of the car, it’s […]

Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler V8 & V10 Engines
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Infographic: Cylinder Head Torque Sequences for Chrysler V8 & V10 Engines

While torque specifications can vary among fastener brands and lubricants, cylinder head torque sequences tend to remain constant for each individual engine. OnAllCylinders has been rolling out a series of […]

A Quick Guide to Diagnosing 10 Common Steering Issues
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A Quick Guide to Diagnosing 10 Common Steering Issues

Sloppy steering giving you fits? Before you curse your steering system, you need to pinpoint the actual cause of problem. Poor steering may actually be the result of suspension system issues, […]

Turbos 101: Examining the Fundamentals of Turbocharging
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Turbos 101: Examining the Fundamentals of Turbocharging

In the United States, OEMs are turning to turbocharging as a method to downsize engine displacement and increase fuel economy. At the other end of the spectrum, those in charge […]

Fuel Pump Tech: Brushed vs. Brushless DC Motors
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Fuel Pump Tech: Brushed vs. Brushless DC Motors

If you’ve ever been in the market for a new fuel pump, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about “brushed” and “brushless motors.” But hearing about them and knowing about them […]