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Why are there different types of stainless steel? Why are there different classification grades assigned to each? Checkout this article to learn more about the two most common types used in the auto industry: 304 vs 409

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                    These are three basic types of nitrous systems: dry, wet, and direct port. The most misunderstood is the “dry” type of system. A “dry” nitrous system simply means that the fuel required to make additional power with nitrous will be introduced through the fuel injectors (remember, fuel makes power, nitrous simply lets you burn more of it). This keeps the upper intake dry of fuel. We accomplish this by two methods. First, is to increase the pressure to the injectors by applying nitrous pressure from the solenoid assembly when the...

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A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the air pressure supplied to an internal combustion engine. The extra air supplied to the cylinders prolong the intake duration and thus the total combustion process once mixed with fuel.  Power for the supercharger can be provided mechanically by means of a belt, gear, shaft, or chain connected to the engine's crankshaft.  Common usage restricts the term supercharger to mechanically driven units; when power is instead provided by a turbine powered by exhaust gas, a supercharger is known as a turbocharger or just a turbo - or in the past a turbosupercharger. There are two main types of superchargers defined according to the...

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Centrifugal vs Roots-Type Superchargers About Roots Type Superchargers By Jim Middlebrook The question always arises: why do the auto manufacturers (OEs) nearly always choose a roots type supercharger? The one word answer is price. Sure, there may be other influences such as the supplier’s requirement for tier-one status, or the extreme marketing efforts that no centrifugal manufacturer can match, due to economies of scale. But cheap pricing to the OEM’s is compelling enough to make up for all the deficiencies associated with the roots type supercharger. Please note that the roots type can be called a supercharger, but not a...

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Your vehicle’s suspension is the system of parts that connects the frame to the wheels, thus isolating it from the road, allowing for relative motion. In addition to supporting the full weight of your vehicle, suspension systems affect stance, ride height, handling, and ride quality.

In vehicles with a factory coilover suspension, part of this system is a steel coil spring that goes over the shock or strut. In an air suspension system, the coil is upgraded to an enclosed flexible rubber membrane, known as an air spring. These air springs can then be inflated and deflated at the touch of a button, allowing for instant adjustability to tune in the qualities mentioned above.

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