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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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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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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. 

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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? 

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Behind The Scenes: Diamond's STEEL Piston Technology 

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.

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The Life of a Top Fuel Piston: as Told by Antron Brown's Co-Crew Chief, Brad Mason 

Top Fuel Pistons drew the short straw for tough jobs. These slugs have to survive in the single most inhospitable environment in the automotive sphere! Top Fuel Crew Chief Brad Mason gives the inside scoop on just what a piston has to go through..

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What Is Undercrown Milling?

Undercrown milling is a specialized feature that can maximize both strength and weight. Here's a breakdown on how it works. 

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Induction Performance’s 8-Second Nissan GT-R Is A Brutally Quick Show Stopper

This Induction Performance–built GTR is capable of 8-second 1/4-mile blasts and can power to 200-plus mph with it's 1,400hp engine. 

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Introducing Diamond's New, Forged-Aluminum Pistons for Duramax and PowerStroke Diesel Engines

Diamond's new line of forged diesel pistons for Duramax and Power Stroke applications are designed for big boost and stump-pulling power. 

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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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