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Need a 1,500hp Capable Gen III Hemi Piston? Look No Further!

Looking to make big power on your third-gen Hemi platform? Diamond's new line of Hemi pistons is here to help. Learn more about these ultra-stout slugs inside. 

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Behind the Machines: Developing Diamond's 2,000HP LS2K Pistons

Designing a piston for 2,000 horsepower, out-of-the-box duty is an exercise in patience, engineering excellence, and collaboration with top drag teams. 

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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! 

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Checking Piston-to-Valve Clearance, the Right Way!

Checking piston-to-valve clearance is an essential part of any engine build. In this tech installment, we show you how to do it. Aggressive camshafts and high-compression ratios are necessary for maximum power in an engine, but they also create a..

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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. 

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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

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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. 

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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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A Closer Look at Diamond’s Available Piston Upgrades

Think of a forged piston like a blank canvas. It's sturdy and well crafted, but awaiting customized features that make it ideal for your engine. Here is a run-through of Diamond's popular piston upgrades to take your set of slugs to the next..

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