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SpinTron Secrets: Valve Float, Bounce, and Loft Explained!

In this segment of Spintron Secrets, we dive into the concept of Valve float, the phenomena that cause it and a few valvetrain topics that can make or break a race engine. Rev on! 

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Fast Corvettes are a Family Affair for Street Outlaws' Racer, Shannon Poole

Street Outlaws driver, Shannon Poole has a history with fast Corvettes. His latest, a big-tire C2 is going to make some waves on the TV and the track. 

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What is a Spintron and How Does It Work?

In the same way an engine dyno helps racers and builders extract every ounce of horsepower from an engine, the Spintron helps perfect the valvtrain for maximum power, stability, and durability. 

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Congratulations to Tom Bailey on his Third  HOT ROD Drag Week Win!

Tom Bailey celebrates his third overall win of HOT ROD Magazine’s grueling drag race endurance race. See what's under the hood of this insane machine. 

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Trend Performance Featured in HOT ROD to the Rescue!

 Trend Performance teams up with HOT ROD Magazine to help a Mopar owner in need. 

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Racer Spotlight: Mike Janis and Jan-Cen Motorsports

After a few low-key seasons, the Janis team has been firing on all cylinders this year, taking over the points lead in Pro Mod in June after a win in Virginia.

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Introducing Trend Performance's New Rocker Arm Adjusters

Trends precision crafted adjusters shine when ultimate performance depends on small inconspicuous components that make a world of difference.

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Are Flimsy Pushrods Costing You Power? Try This At-Home Valvetrain Stiffness Test To Find Out!

Flex in the valvetrain means less valve lift and less airflow into the cylinder. Could a floppy valvetrain be holding your engine back? This simple test allows you to evaluate your valvetrain with simple tools to gauge its stiffness.

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Explained: Wrist Pin Finishes And DLC Coatings

In the early days of performance engines, a well built wrist pin was top of the line. Today, with modern coatings and finishing processes, wrist pin engineering goes so much further. 

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Exploring Pushrod Tip Styles and Design

 Trend offers pushrods with a wide range of tip styles. While the basic shapes consist of cup and ball, choosing the correct application is far more extensive involving materials selection as well as the proper radius. 

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