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Bearing Clearance and Oil Viscosity Explained

The relationship between bearing clearance and oil viscosity is a delicate balance. Read on for more information on how to get it right! READ MORE

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How to Check Crankshaft End Play

Checking and setting proper crankshaft end play is a vital engine-building step. We show you how to do the job in this tech segment. 

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How to Check Bearing Clearances

Verifying and adjusting bearing clearance is one of the most critical aspects of building an engine. In this segment, we dive into the mechanics of how to measure your crank, connecting rods, and bearings. 

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What is a Narrow Bearing?

Engine building is all about the details, and choosing the right set of engine bearings to match your crankshaft is an important one! Inside we investigate what a narrow bearing is and when you should use them.

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What is Deck Height? How to Calculate and What it Means

Deck height is a vital engine measurement that dictates rod length, crankshaft stroke, piston-to-head clearance, and so much more. Here, we define deck height, how to measure it, and its impact on your next engine build. 

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Tips to Know Before You Build a Chevy Stroker Engine

Planning a stroker build? Here are a few things you should know before you get started.

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