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[17 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Gas Flowed Heads  – Performance modification

Many things go on in the head of your cars engine. Mainly the air coming into the engine flows through the head and into the cylinders via the open inlet valves and is expelled through the exhaust outlet. The air moving into an engine is traveling at such high speeds and any turbulence caused can substantially alter the flow of the air thus making your engine less responsive.
Think of it like this, the better the aerodynamics on a car the faster it goes and the less drag it creates right …

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[12 Jun 2010 | 23 Comments | ]
Performance Camshafts explained  – Modifying your car

Before we get into the whole Performance camshaft story, it is important to understand how your camshaft works and its purpose.
What is the camshaft? What does it do? And, how can it be modified? It is really simple when thinking about it logically!
The camshaft is located at the top of the engine and looks like a metal bar with egg shaped lobes on it.  The shape and size of the lobe determines the amount of time that the head valves are open and how much they are open. The lobes push …