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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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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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