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Camshaft Choices: Understanding the Best Cam Options for Your Engine

Camshaft Choices: Understanding the Best Cam Options for Your Engine

In many ways, the camshaft is the unsung hero of an engine. It dictates the power delivery, how an engine behaves, and the overall performance. Whether you’re a seasoned auto enthusiast or just starting to get into engine tuning, understanding the different camshaft options and how to choose one for your vehicle is crucial for optimizing your engine’s capabilities. The Basics of Camshafts The camshaft's primary function is to control the opening and closing of the engine's valves. This simple yet crucial task directly influences engine performance. The camshaft's profile, known as its "cam," determines valve timing, lift, and duration. Types of Camshafts There are several types of camshafts available, including: Stock Camshafts: Often found in factory engines, stock camshafts prioritize a balance between fuel efficiency, reliability, and performance. They're designed for everyday use and might ... read more

What is Dyno Tuning?

What is Dyno Tuning?

If you’re an automotive enthusiast or you’ve been looking into ways to optimize your vehicle’s performance, you’ve probably heard of dyno tuning. This precise and sophisticated process uses a dynamometer (aka “dyno”) to fine-tune a vehicle’s engine in order to improve its power and fuel efficiency—and enhance your overall driving experience. How Does Dyno Tuning Work? The dynamometer is a specialized machine that measures and analyzes the power and torque output of an engine under controlled conditions. Using this information, our dyno specialists can fine-tune various engine parameters, including the air-to-fuel mixture, ignition timing, and exhaust system settings. Dyno tuning involves several steps: We establish a baseline measurement of your vehicle’s horsepower, torque output, and other parameters by running it on the dyno. The sensors and data loggers collect information about the air-to-fuel ratio, exhaust temperatures ... read more

Custom Engine Building: How RPM Engine Can Help You Achieve Your Dream Car

Custom Engine Building: How RPM Engine Can Help You Achieve Your Dream Car

Building a custom engine is an exciting endeavor for car enthusiasts; it’s a process that requires precision, expertise, and a passion to create a powerhouse that perfectly suits your vehicle. At RPM Engines & Machine, we specialize in custom engine-building services that turn your dreams into reality. Whether you're craving speed on the racetrack or seeking a reliable engine for a scenic drive, our professional team is dedicated to delivering exceptional results. Crafting Custom Engines: Exploring the Possibilities At RPM Engines & Machine, we pride ourselves on our state-of-the-art shop and advanced CNC High-Speed Machining equipment. This cutting-edge technology allows us to create custom engines with unparalleled precision. By utilizing this machinery, we can produce highly accurate parts and machine blocks to achieve blueprinting accuracy. This ensures that all cylinders are aligned directly over crankshaft mains, correcting any factory casting issues and guara ... read more

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The Benefits of Regular Engine Maintenance

The Benefits of Regular Engine Maintenance

Do you know what the heart of your vehicle is? It's the engine! Just like how your heart keeps your body running, your engine gives your car the power to hit the road. Whether you’re a car enthusiast or simply rely on your vehicle for daily transportation, regular maintenance is crucial for prolonging the life of your engine and preventing expensive repairs. Here’s a closer look at the many benefits of regular engine maintenance. Save Money If your car seems to be running fine, maintenance might seem like an unnecessary expense. The reality, though, is that spending a little money on maintenance now and then can help you save money over the lifespan of your vehicle. With regular maintenance, your engine will experience fewer problems, which also means you’ll spend less money on repairs. Neglecting engine maintenance can lead to serious problems that could result in your car breaking down. Not only is this inconvenient—it can also end up costing you time an ... read more

The Importance of Quality Control in Engine Building

The Importance of Quality Control in Engine Building

Building high-performance engines requires a meticulous approach and attention to detail. At RPM Engines & Machine, we understand the importance of quality control in engine building. As a reputable auto machine shop, we prioritize delivering top performance and reliability to our customers. Read on to learn about the importance of quality control in engine building and how we ensure exceptional results for every engine that passes through our doors. Precision Machining One of the fundamental aspects of quality control at RPM Engines & Machine is precision machining. We utilize state-of-the-art machinery and employ highly skilled automotive machinists to ensure accurate measurements and consistent results. From cylinder heads to engine blocks, every component is machined with precision for optimal performance and longevity. Extensive Component Inspection To guarantee the highest quality, we perform extensive component inspections throughout the engine-building process. Each ... read more

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