Flow Bench Facts to Expand Your Knowledge Base

Flow Bench Facts to Expand Your Knowledge Base by Westech Performanc Group 951-685-4767 LEADS

The ability of an engine to take in air and use it as fuel is the most crucial factor in determining how much power it can produce, regardless of the size of the engine. We are looking for the least possible restriction to the airflow at every stage, beginning with the air filter and working…

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Facts to Know About Flow Bench Testing – Part Two

Facts to Know About Flow Bench Testing by Westech Performance Group 951-685-4767

Flow bench testing appears simple on the surface, but it is not. Cubic feet per minute (cfm) statistics have become the industry’s exclusive focus since they are so easy to manipulate, neglecting other data concerning the cylinder head’s performance. You may think that flow bench testing would be simple. However, this is incorrect and will…

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Facts to Know About Flow Bench Testing – Part One

Facts to Know About Flow Bench Testing by Westech Performance Group 951-685-4767

Flow bench testing appears simple on the surface, but it is not. Cubic feet per minute (cfm) statistics have become the industry’s exclusive focus since they are so easy to manipulate, neglecting other data concerning the cylinder head’s performance. You may think that flow bench testing would be simple. However, this is incorrect and will…

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Cold Hard Facts to Know About Chassis Dyno Testing

Cold Hard Facts to Know About Chassis Dyno Testing by Westech Performance Group 951-685-4767

In the past twenty years, chassis dynos operating in shops have increased across the country dramatically, making it theoretically possible for the masses to evaluate their engine’s performance as it is installed in the vehicle and compare the results with their friends’ cars. In practice, this has made it possible for enthusiasts to compete with…

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The Pluses and Minuses of a Hemi Engine

The Pluses and Minuses of a Hemi Engine by Westech Performance Group

At the very least, among those who are mechanically inclined, the term “hemi” conveys a lot of connotations. Having a home is something to be proud of; not having one may cause you to blush when the four-letter word is spoken. Even if the term “hemi” has a lot of force, emotions and fundamental knowledge…

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Synthetic Oil is Expensive – Is the Higher Cost Worth It?

Synthetic Oil is Expenseive - Is the Higher Cost Worth It by Westech Performance Group

Until recently, synthetic oil was mainly employed in high-performance vehicles. It is now found in an increasing number of conventional automobiles. Because of its low viscosity, synthetic oil is being used in more cars than ever before, according to Consumer Reports. Blended or synthetic oil might account for as many as 70% of new automobiles…

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High Performance Parts and Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts – What are the Distinctions Between the Two?

High Performance Parts and Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts - What are the Distinctions Between the Two

Think about the alternator, the brake pads, whatever it is that must be replaced. Many options are available at the parts counter, ranging from low-cost to higher-end alternatives. We’ve previously discussed how aftermarket components may be just as high-quality as OEM parts, if not identical in some cases. Today, though, we’ll examine why performance components…

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Steps to Follow to Improve Your Vehicle’s Ride

Steps to Follow to Improve Your Vehicle's Ride by Westech Performance Group 951-685-4767

There are several terrible roads in your city or state that you may point to. Irrespective of where you reside in the country or the world, there are miles and miles of potholes and bumpy roads. It just makes sense to desire a smoother ride when traversing these speed bumps. If you want a smoother…

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A Breakdown of What a Spoiler Does for Your Vehicle

A Breakdown of What a Spoiler Does for Your Vehicle by Westech Performance Group 951-685-4767

To lower wind resistance (or drag), spoilers are designed to alter the airflow above, around, and below cars. By “spoiling” airflow, they lessen the detrimental consequences of that airflow. This, in turn, increases downforce and increases traction at high speeds. During the 1960s, spoilers began to appear on race cars and other high-performance vehicles to…

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