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Introducing Diamond's 2,000HP-Ready Mod2k Pistons for Ford Coyote and Modular Engines!

Diamond Mod2k pistons are designed to take everything you can throw at them! Available for popular Modular and Coyote engine applications, the Diamond Mod2k is a shelf stock part designed for over 2,000hp! 

,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE BUILDS ,ENGINE TECH ,Tech

How to File-Fit and Install Piston Rings

Perhaps the most critical engine assembly step is file fitting and installing the piston rings with the correct gap. We walk you through the process step-by-step in this story. 

,CHEVY ,FEATURES ,FORD

This LT-Powered Fox Body Is A 7-Second Test Bed

Adam Layman's LT-powered fox is pushing brand boundaries, big power, and has the time slips to back it all up! 

,Theory and How To ,ENGINE TECH ,CHEVY ,ENGINE BUILDS ,FEATURES

Video: Inside Moran Racing's 5,300hp, 670ci Monster Motor!

Famed engine builder Mike Moran shares the inside story of his astounding custom engine churning out 5,300 horsepower

,INTERVIEWS ,CAR FEATURES ,FEATURES

Under the Hood of Tom Bailey's HOT ROD Drag Week–Winning Ride

Diamond Pistons power Bailey’s third overall win of HOT ROD Magazine’s grueling drag race endurance race. See what's under the hood of this insane machine. 

,Tech ,PISTONS 101 ,ENGINE BUILDS

How to Install Spirolox

Most engine builders have a love/hate relationship with Spirolox. However, with a few tricks, they install easily. Here's how to do it. 

,CAR FEATURES ,FEATURES ,INTERVIEWS

Inside Team Carbinite's Streamliner and the Quest for a 400+mph Record

The call of the salt is strong, and team Carbinite has heard it for some time now. This year, they brought their innovative streamliner to Bonneville to chase a 400mph record and beat the wind. 

,Theory and How To ,Tech ,ENGINE TECH ,ENGINE BUILDS ,PISTONS 101

How To Check Piston To Wall Clearance

Checking piston-to-wall clearance is a critical measurement every engine build should include. Here is a detailed walk through of how to measure your piston-to-wall-clearance.

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Icing on the Cake: Exploring Diamond's Menu of Performance-Boosting Piston Coatings

Diamond has a host of piston coatings to take your slugs to the next level. Heat resistance, lubricity, hardness, and even dry-start protection are all on the table. Take a walk through Diamond's available coatings and learn how they each work. 

,Tech ,ENGINE TECH ,ENGINE BUILDS ,PISTONS 101

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.

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