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Internal Wear and its Effects on Oil Pump Performance

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Internal Wear and its Effects on Oil Pump Performance In Tim Foster, Melling Engine Parts’ Aftermarket Development Manager, shares tells and shows you what you need to know regarding the effects of internal wear on oil pump performance. With the ever-increasing number of components that operate on the hydraulic power provided by the lubricati...

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Cylinder Finish and Piston Ring Relationship Explained

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Cylinder Finish and Piston Ring Relationship Explained In Ed Kiebler of Rottler Manufacturing and Keith Jones with Total Seal Piston Rings team up to discuss the science behind what makes a great finish. Ed Kiebler from Rottler Manufacturing explains how proper honing techniques produce the right surface finish for optimal piston ring performance w...

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More Than Gapless, More Than Racing

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More Than Gapless, More Than Racing Lake Speed, Jr. and Keith Jones of Total Seal Piston Rings discuss the efficiency of any engine citing piston ring friction as the biggest drag, custom ring designs, short production runs and obsolete or hard to find rings.

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Machining Powdered Metal Valve Seats

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Machining Powdered Metal Valve Seats Charles Barnett, President of Dura-Bond Bearing Company and Chuck Lynch, Director of Technical Services for AERA discuss why this material has become the material of choice for OE’s and how you can get around the issues of machining these very hard seats.

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Turbo Chargers, Our New Reality

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Turbo Chargers, Our New Reality Tim Golema of MAHLE Aftermarket discusses how turbo chargers are an integral part of today’s vehicles and how important it is to educate your customers about their care. He also discusses the subtle differences between power added turbos vs original equipment turbos.

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What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt Your Balance

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What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt Your Balance Randy Neal of CWT Industries talks about the critical procedures that greatly affect the quality of your balanced assembly. The goal of this webinar is to enlighten the balance tech that minor procedural errors can substantially corrupt their tolerance and accuracy.

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Testing Your Remanufactured Engine

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Testing Your Remanufactured Engine Matt Meyer, General Manager of RMC Engine Rebuilding Equipment and Matt Naplitano, Sales Manager discussed the importance of testing your remanufactured engines and how RMC has simplified this task with their ETS-100 Engine Test System.

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Engine Bearing Failure Analysis

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Problem Solving Solutions – Engine Bearing Failure Analysis Ron Sledge, Performance and Technical Manager for King Bearings has over 30 years’ experience in automotive engine bearings. In this webinar, Ron will talk about problem solving solutions to engine bearing failures.

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Valve Train Material Considerations for Late Model Engine Designs

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Valve Train Material Considerations for Late Model Engine Designs Chuck Lynch, PER Sales Engineer for MAHLE Aftermarket will discuss the changes in valve train material from what was once considered exotic to now being the norm for stock production applications from valves to seats to guides.

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The 3.6L GM Engine Family

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The 3.6L GM Engine Family In this webinar, Taylor Friend of Jasper Engines and Transmissions shares his knowledge of the 3.6L GM engine family. Taylor covers not only the standard injection LY7 engine, but the direct injected LLT and LFX versions as well. He includes the common failures and remanufacturing challenges of these engines that […...

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