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.
Jon Kaase is known for wacky, wild, and always-powerful builds. He's been a dominant force at the annual Engine Masters competition and this year, he's coming back, loaded for bear.
August 6, 2018 | By Jeff Smith
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..
May 25, 2018 | By John Baechtel
When it comes to Diesel engines, forged steel pistons are the next frontier in performance, and Diamond is leading the way. Take a look at the most innovative Diesel racing pistons on the market.
March 14, 2018 | By John Baechtel
HOT ROD Engine Masters is all about innovation. Jon Kaase's vintage-class-winning MEL engine is that and more.
October 24, 2017 | By Bradley Iger
Jim Schmitz took the road less traveled for Engine Masters 2017, building an AMC 360. With some help from Jim Dugan, their machine was a force of reckoning.
September 30, 2017 | By Bradley Iger