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Circle Track

Periodic Oil Filter Inspection

Periodic oil filter inspection can be a valuable tool for providing an early warning of hidden engine problems. A couple of minutes and an affordable tool have the ability to save thousands in engine rebuild or replacement expenses down the road.

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Camshaft

Camshaft RPM Range

The basic operating rpm range for a camshaft is its “sweet spot.” This range is where the engine will produce the most Torque and Horsepower. How is it measured? The rpm range is determined by the camshaft manufacturer. The listed range is a result of testing the camshaft on a dyno with different combinations of engine parts. Many […]

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Camshaft

Camshaft Lift

In this article you will learn about measuring and adjusting lift. This came from our friends Summit Racing. When someone refers
to lift, they could be talking about 2 different things. Valve Lift
When talking about camshafts and lift, people usually mean valve lift. This is
the distance the valve actually moves. It is also called “gross
lift.” All camshaft manufacturers […]

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camshaft duration
Camshaft

What is Camshaft Duration?

Duration is how long the
valve is off its seat. It is listed in degrees of crankshaft rotation. When
someone refers to a “big cam,” they mean it has longer duration, not
higher Lift.Manufacturers often list 2
different duration values:
Advertised Duration is the degrees of
crankshaft rotation that the lifter is raised more than […]

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Circle Track

Women in Motorsports

A Powerful Woman Becoming an Automotive Technician Jana Warnke is an accomplished automotive technician student,
creative, expert thinker, and prior business owner. Local to Tacoma and taking advantage of all the exciting
opportunities that life has brought to her, she pours herself into everything
that she does with tenacity and a distinct motivation to understand the “why”
behind how things work […]

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Engine Builder

Where Can I Find Crate Engines?

A crate engine is a fantastic way to add power to your vehicle. Uzbasic Motorsports Performance Parts offers a wide option of high-performance crate engines for Ford, GM, Mopar, and customized applications from a few of the leading engine contractors: Ford Racing, Chevrolet Performance, Blueprint Engines, as well as others. All are backed by industry-leading warranties so you can […]

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Engine Builder

Check our availability on Engine Blocks and Crate Engines

Don’t Let Covid Get You DownI know this past year has been crazy disappointing when trying to order a physical item online, whether from across the country or here in Pierce County. Especially with engine parts, in particular performance parts, when you go to purchase something, it’s either backordered or not available at all in the […]

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Performance Parts that you Need
Engine Builder

Get Needed Engine Performance Parts At A Reasonable Price

Every good mechanic needs to know how to get engine performance parts at a reasonable price. However, we all know that when shopping for performance parts, you can’t go cheap without compromising quality. So how do you get engine parts at a reasonable price without sacrificing quality? We have a tip!The Big Idea
Here Is: Keep […]

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