Episode 9 : Pistons, Pins, Clearances and Coatings

2022-10-25T11:32:56-07:00April 29, 2021|Mini Series, Season 1, Tech Features|0 Comments

In this episode we head over to Diamond Piston’s facilities to learn about their research & development and custom piston design.

Then we head back in studio with Lake Speed Jr. of Total Seal and Jimmy Barton and David Lewis from Roush-Yates Engines to talk piston materials, the evolution of piston design, and everything from heads to skirts, rings, pins and oil. The trio finishes up with a Q&A session from the viewing audience.

Finally, the episode closes with a Tech Chip session with Jeff Havens of Silver Seal and Chris Straub of Straub Technologies talking about sourcing hard-to-find and high-end components for LS engines.

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