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Timing is Everything!

September 15th, 2017 By admin
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In a spark ignition internal combustion engine, the purpose of advancing the timing of the engine spark is to get past ignition delay. Ignition delay occurs during the time that it takes to fully ignite the mixture with a spark plug. That is typically 15-35 degrees before TDC (top dead center) of the power stroke … Continue reading Timing is Everything!


Don’t get ‘Amped” up on High Output Alternators

August 29th, 2017 By admin
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5 Things You Should Know Before Using a High-Output Alternator   So you’re considering swapping out your stock alternator. There are plenty of good reasons to make the leap to a high-output alternator, but you’ll need to do a little bit of homework first. Luckily, we’ve got smart friends to help us with our studies, so you can … Continue reading Don’t get ‘Amped” up on High Output Alternators


Oil Viscosity – The Thick & Thin of it All

August 29th, 2017 By admin
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Engine Oil – Viscosity What is Viscosity? In a nut shell, it’s how easily the oil pours. It’s a simple measurement of “thickness”, “pour-ability”, or “weight”. Pour an ounce of water from a glass. Now pour an ounce of maple syrup. The maple syrup has a greater viscosity than water. Simple, right? There are various … Continue reading Oil Viscosity – The Thick & Thin of it All


Factory Five Coyote Engine & Transmission Installation

July 31st, 2017 By admin
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5.2 Aluminator XS Engine. What makes it Go – Faster!

July 28th, 2017 By admin
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The 2015-2016 5.0 Coyote is impressive by itself but fast is never fast enough!! 2017  Mustang GT features  the Aluminator crate engine series, the 5.2-liter Aluminator XS. Capable of producing  570+ horsepower, the 5.2L Aluminator XS offers an aftermarket option for  enthusiasts looking for enhanced powertrain options. How does the 5.2L Aluminator XS differ from … Continue reading 5.2 Aluminator XS Engine. What makes it Go – Faster!


Early Bronco coyote Swap

July 21st, 2017 By admin
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Dropping a Coyote  Engine into a Vintage Bronco What do you do when you have a vintage Bronco and want stronger V-8 power? You probably look to Mustang engines. But what if you already have a hot rod pony powerplant and want more?   Perhaps a Coyote crate engine . This “Aluminator” engine is a … Continue reading Early Bronco coyote Swap


Supercharger Basics

July 9th, 2017 By admin
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The development of supercharging has a long history, with surprisingly diverse applications. In 1860, the Roots brothers developed an air pump with a pair of meshing lobes for use in blast furnaces, and this type of blower found its way onto an engine designed by Gottlieb Daimler in 1900, making it the oldest of the … Continue reading Supercharger Basics


Fire in the Hole. Spark Plug Selection

June 14th, 2017 By admin
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They seem simple on the outside; just some wires for conducting spark. Simple as running to the parts store, grabbing some performance wires and finished — beer time. While this will work just fine for many vehicles, you might want to take a second look if your application is any more complex than a 60-year-old … Continue reading Fire in the Hole. Spark Plug Selection


Classic Mustang Coyote Swap Guide

April 26th, 2017 By admin
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It’s gotten easier  to drop a modern Coyote engine fitted to a vintage Mustang, Fox body Mustang and Restomod project. and there’s no argument that the 5.0L dual overhead cam (DOHC) from the 2011 to 2017 Mustang GT, affectionately known as the “Coyote” modular V-8, is great. So with Over 435 hp without the use of a … Continue reading Classic Mustang Coyote Swap Guide


Mechanic vs Electric Fuel Pumps

January 29th, 2017 By admin
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  Electric Fuel Pump: How to Do It Right Want an electric fuel pump to last forever and work right? We’re going to show you how to install it and wire it up the correct way! Ok, let’s talk about electric fuel pumps. There is a lot of confusion and misunderstandings about them. There is … Continue reading Mechanic vs Electric Fuel Pumps