In this issue, Greg finishes the Camshaft Basics saga, with part IV – reviewing the journey thus far and touching on a few last procedural tips. Be sure to also check out this month’s Tech Minute on the three types of compression. And, Henry Olsen continues with Part II of “Goofy Gas” and how modern gasoline effects vintage engine performance.
We also continue with our new department: Business Briefs – this time on how to improve your business’ online presence, and we share insights from Greg McConiga on high performance.
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In this issue:
THE HEART OF THE ENGINE: CAMSHAFT BASICS, PART IV
Okay, let’s do a quick review and then put a bow on this thing called the camshaft.
GOOFY GAS AND VINTAGE VEHICLE PERFORMANCE, PART II
Degradation in the tank and carb bowl, light fractions, olefins, carbon deposits, ethanol and phase separation, tuning the mixture, and racing gas.
TECH MINUTE: WHY DO WE NEED COMPRESSION ANYWAY?
There are three types of compression I’ve run into so far: static, dynamic, and effective. What are they and how do they affect our plans to dominate motorsports?
WANDERING FULMINATIONS ON HIGH PERFORMANCE
An insightful column on “A Perpetual State of Learning” by Greg McConiga.
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