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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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Diamond's 1,600hp-Ready Nissan GT-R Pistons Are Bad to the Bone!

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:

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Three's Company: Understanding Rod Length, Piston Compression Height, and Crankshaft Stroke

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..

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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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