Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE) introduces the NCC-001 Nitrous Control Center – a two-stage progressive nitrous controller with on-board display, programming and data logging along with USB-based PC connectivity capabilities.
Destructive crankshaft torsional vibration accelerates the wear of critical engine components. Honda® S2000 owners can now protect their engine, while gaining power, with the latest performance damper from Fluidampr® (part #530601, suggested retail $450). Fluidampr protects across a broad frequency band throughout the entire rpm range with a far greater lifespan compared to tuned rubber based designs. Fluidampr performance dampers never need to be tuned or rebuilt. Engineered and tested in conjunction with world renowned Honda race engine developers, Urge Designs and ENDYN Energy Dynamics, the damper is an easy-to-install bolt-on upgrade for F20C and F22C engines. Benefits include
JE Pistons has announced that their advanced manufacturing center will relocate from its current southern California location to a new facility in Mentor, Ohio (east of Cleveland).
According to JE, “The decision to relocate is part of an ongoing effort to be closer to the majority of JE customers, improve delivery and expand capabilities.”
Jon Kaase has announced new cast aluminum valve covers to suit his canted-valve P-38 cylinder heads for 302 and 351cu in small-block Ford Windsor engines.
Available in black, red, or natural alloy finish or any color desired, Kaase’s new valve covers with revised bolt pattern are specifically designed to fit his unique P-38 cylinder heads.
Sunnen Products introduces its new SHO-965 honing oil, a super-compliant, low-VOC formulation based on its most widely used general-purpose oil, MB-30. The new oil exceeds the strictest standards of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the California agency responsible for Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties – the smoggiest region of the U.S., which also has the highest concentration of metalworking operations in the country.
MAHLE Clevite has announced a line of new Victor Reinz MLS cylinder head gaskets featuring a durable black coating for Ford 6.0L and 6.4L Power Stroke engines.
Centerville Auto, a Buick engine specialist, has just released this gear reduction 2 hp mini-starter for use on most Buick nailheads. Besides being a powerful starter, its compact size provides the extra clearance needed for headers or the steering box, and it mounts with the solenoid down for even more free space.
Spiralock Corp. offers its new V-Band Clamp Nut called Spiralock. Its unique internal thread form withstands extreme turbocharger heat and vibration, while reducing cost, assembly, and warranty issues. This re-engineered thread form adds a unique 30-degree wedge ramp at the root of the thread which mates with standard 60-degree male thread fasteners.
Fel-Pro has expanded its range of MLS cylinder head gaskets for the GM LSX family of competition engines.
Each of the new PermaTorque MLS head gaskets features Fel-Pro’s exclusive LaserWeld stopper layer technology currently in use in NASCAR, NHRA and IHRA competition.
By Mike Mavrigian
We finally had a chance to run the Pontiac 501 on dyno. Following are the results. We ran the engine at Ross Racing Engine’s new Superflow SF-902 engine dynamometer in late May, 2012 (Ross is located in Niles, OH, about 62 miles east of my facility).