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..
Famed engine builder Mike Moran shares the inside story of his astounding custom engine churning out 5,300 horsepower
October 18, 2018 | By Jeff Huneycutt
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.
August 22, 2018 | By John Baechtel
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..
July 26, 2018 | By John Baechtel
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:
June 22, 2018 | By John Baechtel
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
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!
May 11, 2018 | By Evan Perkins