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Engine Tech: Compression Ratios and Cam Specifications

1) AVOID USING A RACE TYPE CAM WITH STOCK COMPRESSION. The resultant loss in cylinder cranking pressure will result in decrease engine response and sluggish acceleration.(ex. stock cranking pressure-160psi. after cam installed, cranking pressure is now 135psi. pressure drop because … Continue reading

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Engine Tech: How To Build Horsepower with a STOCK ENGINE

Before we even get to this project, let me stress the point that in order for us to be successful, our project engine should be in excellent or good running condition. Like the old saying; “You Cannot Teach A tired … Continue reading

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Engine Tech: CARBURETORS

Before we proceed lets make one thing clear so as not to confuse ourselves. CARBS DONT SUCK FUEL!,VACUUM PULLS THE FUEL!,or the famous of all! ‘THIS THING SUCKS A LOT OF AIR’!!! To keep us in line and to be … Continue reading

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Overhead Cam 101: 4 VALVES vs. 2 VALVES

4 valve head have tumble flow but no swirl. Effectively making the heads less responsive at low to mid rpm. But has Excellent top-end potential. 2 valve has swirl & tumble flow combined and has the capability of combustion induced … Continue reading

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Who is AUTO GURO Ben Alameda?

CustomPinoyRides.com welcomes AUTO GURO and Engine Specialist Ben Alameda of Ben Alameda Racing and Philippine-American Racing-Association. Ben Alameda builds custom race engines to fit just about every application. He works about any idea and build an engine to fit one’s … Continue reading

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DIY Auto Detailing Part 1: The Engine Bay

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Auto detailing, as defined by Wikipedia, is the performance of an extremely thorough cleaning, polishing and waxing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a show-quality level of detail. It can be practiced for personal satisfaction, and it … Continue reading

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