Liquid Engineering: Stopping Torsional Vibrations With Fluidampr

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By Scott Parkhurst Published by enginelabs.com In the mid-2000s, before Formula 1 adopted engine speed limits (and then later, hybrid engines), the Cosworth CA 2.4L flat-plane crank V8 achieved an incredible 20,000 rpm on the track. It was reported that crankpin loading reached 13,088 pounds. To control vibration forces at …

Visit with Turba Tom

Eric Rosolowski Diesel, Educate

Turba Tom, the popular Cummins enthusiast and YouTube star welcomed our own service tech, Nick Orefice, to his garage. “I met Tom at UCC 2019 and we kept in contact,” says Nick.  “He was happy to let me stop by while I was taking a trip to Pennsylvania.  He was …

Modern Small Engine Challenges Drive Harmonic Balancer Innovation

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By Brian LeBarron Published in THE SHOP magazine Reducing materials and improving fuel efficiency are pillars of modern OE engine design. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean sacrificing performance. Who would have thought 10 years ago that 150-horsepower-per-liter would be common off the dealer showroom? With 25-plus highway mpg to boot?! To …

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Tractor Pulling Dampers

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If your hobby is tractor pulling or you are a tractor pulling enthusiast, a highlight of Summer is the competition action at the local county fair.  The heart pounding feel and sound of pure torque delights the crowd, but all that power can mean huge problems if you don’t protect …