Mike Mavrigian has been building and writing about engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. He has written thousands of technical articles and several books, and is a technical editor and feature writer for Engine Professional Magazine. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing engines and vehicle restoration.
Hands-on education, information and Q&A with the performance engine industry’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and engine builders on-demand.
A collection of fast, informal instructional videos that help make surface texture understandable for those who rely on the information but aren't necessarily experts in the field. Each video takes a single concept down to the level of a simple drawing in real time, in five minutes or less.
Information on product design modifications, the latest new additions to the Elring spare parts range and other important topics. Technical Service Information (TSI), Sales Service Information (VSI) and professional advice on sealing applications.
API Engine Oil Information
The eLearning courses from MAHLE are designed to provide you with essential information on MAHLE Original products and processes.
This extensive gallery of Banks Power videos features everything from Gale walking through the shop checking things out, to racing, engine and vehicle testing, product development and so much more. Here are a few of our favorites...
Tech Talk 1
Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow: How does an engine really work
Tech Talk 2
Air Superiority: Sometimes it's good to be dense
Tech Talk 3
Life After Wide Open Throttle: Turbocharging and supercharging
Intercoolers Don't Care
Diesel, Gasoline, Truck, Car, Boat, Sea Level, Pikes Peak...These Air Density machines can add hundreds of horsepower by chilling the boost air.
Performance Trends Inc. has developed several very useful calculators for engine builders — Drag Race Dyno, Port Flow Efficiency Calculator, Bore Calculator, Stroke Calculator, Supercharger Boost Calculator, Engine Displacement Calculator, Engine Inertia Dyno Sizer and Chassis Inertia Dyno Sizer — all are available on their website.