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How to Install Connecting Rod Fasteners the Right Way!

Properly installing connecting rods is key to long engine life. Here, we take a look at the different ways to accomplish this task and which works best. There is perhaps no more important component contained in the internal combustion engine than..

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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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What is Straight-Shot Oiling

Lubrication is the lifeblood of any high-performance engine. That’s particularly true for the rotating assembly that absorbs the many thousands of pounds of combustion pressure and converts it from reciprocating motion to rotary motion to drive..

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How to Clearance Your Block for a Stroker Crankshaft

Is a stroker crank part of your next build? That factory block may need some massaging to make it fit. Here's how to make more real estate in your crankcase. 

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What Does a Harmonic Balancer do?

Harmonic balancers are a staple ingredient of any engine build, but what do they really do? Do you have to have one? Is bigger really better? We clear the air about the right balancer to hang on your crankshaft. 

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What is Sleeve Length and How It Can Make or Break Your Stroker Engine

 Sleeve length is often overlooked in favor of maximum cubic inches, but in order to build a long-lasting, high-powered engine it is a major consideration. We explore sleeve length, stroke, and selecting rotating assembly components that work in..

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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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K1 Rotating Assemblies Make Engine Building Easy

A successful engine build begins with the right components. K1 Technology’s rotating assemblies give you a head start with high-quality internals that are perfectly matched, with no guesswork.

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Go Big or Go Home With K1 Technologies LS Stroker Crankshafts

K1 is flush with LS stroker crankshafts to take your block from boring to big-inch. 

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