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Diamond's 1,600hp-Ready Nissan GT-R Pistons Are Bad to the Bone!

The Nissan GTR is legendary in the world of Japanese Performance cars. The latest iteration is the most potent incarnation yet and Diamond Pistons' new GT-R slugs are ready for a massive 1600hp. Here's how:


Bruder Brothers Breaking Hearts and Taking Names in X275

For the better part of a decade the Bruder Brothers have been a dominant force in X275 racing, securing a sizable number wins over the years and setting world records along the way.


Racer Spotlight: Wheel-Standing NMCA & NMRA Champion,  Brandon Alsept

 Brandan Alsept is an NMRA and NMCA champion and has developed a reputation for wheel-standing launches and win lights. We go behind the scenes with him to talk drag racing and his recipe for success. 


Three's Company: Understanding Rod Length, Piston Compression Height, and Crankshaft Stroke

The inside of an engine is a fickle ecosystem where every component directly affects another. Rod length, crankshaft stroke, and piston compression height are three variables that are key to choosing the perfect rotating assembly. Here's a deep..


When To Upgrade Wrist Pins

The toughest piston in the world is useless if the wrist pin gives up the ghost. Here is a breakdown of what the wrist pin does, why they fail, and when to upgrade them to improve the strength of your engine combination.


Introducing Diamond's 1,000+ HP Rebel Series Honda Pistons

Diamond's Rebel Series Honda pistons, available for K and B engines, are the first shelf-stock 4-cylinder pistons ready for over 1,000 horsepower! 


What Is Piston Hard Anodizing?

In high-end racing applications, the perfect piston is often one that can take the abuse. Hard anodizing is one way to take a forged piston to the next level in terms of ultimate strength and durability. 


Answered: Are Billet Or Forged Pistons Stronger?

Forged pistons are fashioned from pre-shaped forging blanks. Billet pistons are fully-machined from solid stock. Which is better? 


Under the Hood of Jamie Hancock's 959ci Radial VS. The World Firebird

“Everybody’s got a Camaro, but nobody really has a Firebird," says Jamie Hancock. Check out this full feature on his 959ci radial vs. the world racer. 


Marty Stinnett’s Record-Breaking Small-Block Radial Mustang

Marty Stinnett's record setting Mustang has been a force in the radial tire scene. We catch up with him about his current season, future plans, and what makes his racing program so successful.

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