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Piston Ring Parlance: A Glossary of Piston Ring Terms

Piston rings have a dictionary all to themselves, and it’s important to be familiar with the terms before you begin an engine build. The piston pros at Wiseco put together this […]

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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 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Guidelines for Choosing Rod Length and Piston Wristpin Height

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week in our Mailbag, we’re focusing on connecting rod length and piston wristpin height. Q: I have a […]

How Tos / Tech

Gap Rap: How to Measure and Set Piston Ring End Gap

When you shop for high performance piston ring sets, you’ll no doubt find there are many different sets and styles available (no big secret). And many of these ring sets are […]

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Piston Primer: How to Properly Install Pistons

You’ve seen it—somebody trying to install pistons and ending up with pinched or broken piston rings or so much oil in the bore their shoes are drenched. It doesn’t have […]

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Mailbag: What is Compression and How Does it Relate to Octane?

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we discuss the basics of compression and how it relates to your fuel octane. […]

How Tos / Q&A

Video: Understanding Engine Compression Ratio and Piston-to-Wall Clearance

Better understand compression ratio, how to calculate it, piston-to-wall clearance, how to adjust it depending on the power your engine produces, and more by watching this Summit Racing Quick Flicks […]

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Mailbag: Building Quarter-Mile Power and Huffed 406 Strokers

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re helping customers build better track cars. From: John Baker, Sr. • […]