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LUNATI SIGNATURE SERIES RODS

LUNATI SIGNATURE SERIES RODS

  Lunati has taken the wraps off its all-new 4340 alloy steel Signature series connecting rods. As direct replacements for their successful FM (fully machined) series, these new race-ready I-beam forgings are 100 percent sonic tested and Magnaflux inspected. In addition, they are manufactured to extremely close tolerances (.0005in between centers), weight-matched to plus-or-minus 1 gram, [...]

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LUNATI ADDS MORE LIFT

LUNATI ADDS MORE LIFT

    Lunati announces its new asymmetrical camshafts, the new TL2 and the TR2, designed for small- and big-block Chevrolet racing engines.  The TL denotes Lunati’s cam series for solid flat tappets, the TR designation represents solid roller tappets, and the numeral 2 stands for second generation. Both series of camshafts are designed using the latest [...]

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NEW LS7 STROKER CRANKS

NEW LS7 STROKER CRANKS

    In 2010, Lunati unveiled six new Pro Series stroker crankshafts for the LS7 with stroke lengths of 4.325in to 4.625in. This year they have concluded the range by adding a further four. American-made the stroke lengths of these new crankshafts are as follows: 4.000in (P/N: JO711ER); 4.125in (P/N: JU711ER); 4.185in (P/N: JL711ER); and [...]

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PROJECT 427W, PART 6 THE DYNO RUN

PROJECT 427W, PART 6     THE DYNO RUN

THE DYNO RUN   Build, text and photos by Mike Mavrigian   . Well, we finally ran this engine on dyno. The dyno location was Platinum Engine Designs in Norwich, Ohio, a clean-as-a-whistle top-notch race engine shop in southeast Ohio, equipped with a late-model SuperFlow engine dyno.

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LUNATI PUMPS POWER TO FORD MODULAR

LUNATI PUMPS POWER TO FORD MODULAR

Lunati has announced three new series of Voodoo camshafts for 4.6 liter Ford Modular 2-valve; 3-valve; and 4-valve engines. For the popular 3-valve version, they are introducing 14 new grinds. At the lower end of this series, the new cams provide significant power increases from idle to 6,500 rpm while using stock valve springs. At [...]

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HEMI VOODOO

HEMI VOODOO

  Lunati is introducing three new Voodoo high performance billet camshafts for Chrysler 5.7 and 6.1 liter Hemi engines as well as a new custom grind program for the same engines. Designated mild, intermediate, and aggressive, the three new cams are aimed at high performance Hemi engines in Street Machines, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Drag [...]

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LUNATI TEAMS WITH CLEVITE

LUNATI TEAMS WITH CLEVITE

    Lunati, a firm with over forty years of crankshaft know-how, has become a leading distributor for Clevite® bearings. Clevite TriMetal bearings provide critical protection that bi-metal bearings do not. They enable foreign particles to become embedded in the soft surface layer of the bearing. This innovation often protects crankshaft journals from harmful foreign [...]

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DART 427W PART 5

DART 427W PART 5

Our build is done. See the end of this article for several tasty photos of the finished engine, followed by a complete list of the participating manufacturers. FINAL ASSEMBLY OF OUR NASTY LITTLE DART 427W   OUR ONE TRICK PONY IS DONE. WE’RE READY FOR THE DYNO RUN.   Engine build, text and photos by Mike [...]

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BAD TO THE BARE BONES

BAD TO THE BARE BONES

Though several Lunati BareBones cam and lifter kits have been in existence for the past two years, now these economical hard parts encompass a comprehensive schedule for small- and big-block Chevrolet and Ford enthusiasts.  Owners of street rods and muscle cars, mild race engines, street performance cars, 4×4 off-road, and marine applications will find that [...]

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DART 427W PROJECT, PART 4

DART 427W PROJECT, PART 4

FROM SHORTBLOCK TO LONGBLOCK CYLINDER HEADS & VALVETRAIN    Our beasty 427W is finally in longblock form. Engine build, text and photos by Mike Mavrigian      The use of studs, as compared to bolts, provides a more accurate and consistent clamping load for the cylinder heads, and eliminates wear & tear on the block’s threaded [...]

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