More from 'Mike Magda'

JE's Patented Perfect Skirt Coating Is A Breakthrough In Piston Technology

JE's patented Perfect Skirt coating makes piston slap, false knock, and cold-star wear a thing of the past. It also conforms to the shape of the bore.
2 years ago

What is Electroless Nickel Coating for Pistons?

JE's electroless nickel (EN) coating offers detonation resistance, heat reflection and can help with ring sealing. Check out all of the benefits of this piston technology.
2 years ago

Pump Gas Monster: CNC Motorsports Builds a 582ci BBC Bottom End (PT 1)

The big-block Chevy keeps getting bigger. Aftermarket blocks, dedicated stroker cranks, and array of piston sizes are pushing the good ol’ Rat to unprecedented stature–and horsepower.
2 years ago

Military Spec: What Is Piston Ring Groove Hard Anodizing?

Hard anodizing is a very specific coating with a niche, high-end racing clientele. We explore the technology, its applications, and how OEM manufacturers beginning to utilize it in production vehicles.
2 years ago

Pump Gas Monster: CNC Motorsports Builds a 582ci BBC (PT 2)

The big-block Chevy keeps getting bigger. Aftermarket blocks, dedicated stroker cranks, and array of piston sizes are pushing the good ol’ Rat to unprecedented stature–and horsepower.
2 years ago

Inside JE's Air-Cooled Porsche Piston Line

JE has introduced a new line of air-cooled pistons to support the full gamut of vintage, air-cooled Porsche 911 chassis.
3 years ago

Seal of Approval: The Science Behind JE's Pro Seal MLS Gaskets

All the combustion pressure and boost in the world is useless if you can't seal it. JE's Pro Seal MLS gaskets are an evolution in headgasket design.
3 years ago

Wrist Pin Locks: Different Styles and How To Install Them

Tips, tricks, and technique to install wire locks in high performance pistons.
3 years ago

From Café Racers to Turbo Bikes: Pistons to Rebuild Your Street Bike

JE Pistons offers shelf parts and customs for vintage motorcycles such as the CB750, as well as high compression and turbo pistons for ZX14s and Hyabusas.
3 years ago

Different Strokes: Choosing The Right Stroker Crank and Pistons For Your LS

Different strokes for different folks. Choosing different stroker cranks for an LS engine can drastically effect service life. Here's the skinny on picking the perfect combo for your next build.
3 years ago