Lake Speed Jr is joined by the guys from Roush-Yates Engines to talk about everything piston—materials, design, heads, skirts, rings & oil—plus an audience Q&A
In the final episode of this 3-part series, Rottler Manufacturing’s Ed Kiebler gives an in-depth demonstration on how to get the perfect cylinder surface finish
In part 2 of this 3 part series we visit three master engine builders to learn how they approach cylinder honing and surafacing
In part 1 of a 3-part series, Ben Strader, Ed Kiebler, and Keith Jones hold a whiteboard session to explain the science behind honing and cylinder finishes.
Revisiting episode 2 from January of 2021, Lake heads down to Cleveland, GA to see Jake Raby of Flat 6 Innovations to talk bore coatings and "ring seal soup"
Capping off our cylinder honing & finishing series, our expert panel discusses the secrets to getting the right surface finish and boosting engine performance
Lake Speed Jr takes us to Rottler Mfg. HQ for an advanced course in honing cross hatch angle & why it's a part of what Lake likes to call the “ring seal soup.”
Lake heads down to Jimmy Barton's Hot Rod Garage to get Jimmy's answers to one of the questions he hears most often: “how big should the ring end gap be?”
Lake Speed Jr, Ben Strader, and Billy Godbold have a whiteboard session on pinpointing the source of engine power loss above certain RPM and possible fixes.
Ed & Lake head into the shop for a Tech 101 on Bore Geometry and the tools, techniques, and considerations you'll need to hone a cylinder for perfect ring seal.