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V-Twin Power: Performance Forged Pistons for Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-8 Engines

With a deep history in V-twin racing and performance, JE Pistons is proud to offer performance feature-rich pistons for Harley-Davidson's Milwaukee-8 engine platform. Get all the technical details on JE's M8 piston line here.

7 months ago

How to Install Motorcycle and ATV Piston Rings

Follow along with JE Pistons' complete, step-by-step guide to installing rings on your motorcycle or ATV piston(s).
1 year ago

Checking and Adjusting Valve Clearance on Your Motorcycle

Checking and adjusting valves is considered routine maintenance on high-performance four-stroke engines used throughout the powersports industry. JE Pistons goes through key steps to checking and adjusting valves.
2 years ago

Piston Tips and Tricks: How to Install Wire Locks

Wire locks are one of the most common wrist pin locks used in today's pistons, but correct installation can be frustrating. Here, we go through important tips and tricks to ease your wire lock installation and make sure you're up and running reliably.
2 years ago

High-Compression Pistons for your Motorcycle: Everything you Need to Know

High-compression pistons are a common upgrade for dirt bikes and other motorcycles, but bumping compression isn't always beneficial. We take a look what effects higher compression has, designing high-compression pistons, and what factors to address when considering adding one.
2 years ago

How To Set Cam Timing on Your Four-Stroke Motorcycle

After freshening up the top-end of your four-stroke motorcycle, setting the cam timing is critical to ensure proper operation and to prevent damage. JE Pistons shares their years of four-stroke piston and engine experience to go through the critical steps of correctly setting cam timing.
2 years ago