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Feature Articles

Shop Tech: The Eight Most Common Threadlocking Mistakes

Threadlockers are one of the all-time great mechanic’s helpers. They hold nuts and bolts in place… Full story...

How To Make Sure Your Business Ranks Locally On Google

If you are an automotive business that services a local community, showing up on page one on Google… Full story...

Today's Industry News

Introducing The New Tru-Street Series Of Automatic Transmissions From Bowler

There’s no doubt that the hot rod hobby has a wide variety of builds and budgets out there. You… Full story...

New Road Hazard Coverage Makes Ironman Tires A Solid Choice

Huntersville, NC, July 3, 2018 - Hercules Tires is proud to announce the Ironman brand will now… Full story...

Mahle Motorsport Introduces Mazda MZR PowerPak And PowerPak+ Piston Kit

Fletcher, NC, July 3, 2018 - Designed specifically for the extreme load of today’s highly boosted… Full story...

Dirty Life Wheels Now At Meyer

Help your customers get out and play in the mud and rocks with Dirty Life wheels - now at Meyer… Full story...

New Superchips TrailDash2 & TrailCal + LIT LED Bundles Now Shipping

Today, Superchips is pleased to introduce new performance bundles for the Jeep® market. The… Full story...

Meyer Adds Unique Auto Antlers Product Line

“Auto Antlers is proud to announce that we are now offering our complete product line through Meyer… Full story...

King Engine Bearings Announces 2018 Race Bearings Application Guide

Includes King’s new coated race bearings offeringsCedar Grove, NJ - King Engine Bearings has just… Full story...

Updated LARTE Trade Mark Registered

Horseshoe with a horse again in the LARTE logoThe name LARTE is derived from Italian and means “the… Full story...

Pennzoil Collaborates In The Garage With Two New Artists

At Pennzoil, we know that musicians can find their musical inspiration at any time, but our… Full story...

OTC Introduces New Fuel Sender Lock Ring Wrench For Select Cadillac Models

• Lock ring wrench uses a 3/8” square center hole for balance and torque transfer to loosen, remove… Full story...

OTC Announces New Air Brake Line Release Tools For Medium Duty Truck Service

• Two-tool set is similar to essential tool J-45666 and J-42971• Tools used to separate connectors… Full story...

JASPER Announces Changes To Production Leadership Team

Jasper Engines and Transmissions has announced the following changes to its production leadership… Full story...

Study Finds Over 100,000 Industry Jobs At Risk With Tariffs On Imported Auto Parts

Bethesda, MD, July 2, 2018 - The Auto Care Association last Friday urged the Trump administration… Full story...

VIPAR Heavy Duty Launches New Product Advisory Councils

New councils bring stockholder insight to forefrontVIPAR Heavy Duty forms new Product Advisory… Full story...

Automotive Communications Council Announces New 2018 Leadership And Board Appointments

Jacki Lutz of Schrader Performance Sensors moves into President Role, Georgianne Dickey of NTN… Full story...

Total Seal® has announced new applications for their renowned Gapless® technology high performance piston ring sets for diesel engines. With their extremely high cylinder pressures, the benefits of Gapless® rings for diesel engines are even greater than they are for gas. By eliminating the excessive blow-by characteristics common to diesel engines, Total Seal® Gapless® second rings help these engines unleash their full potential, turning them into true horsepower and torque monsters.

Total Seal® Gapless® Piston Ring Sets for diesel applications provide:
• Better sealing & less friction, greater cranking pressure, more boost - delivered quicker, increased horsepower & torque and greatly reduced oil contamination, along with cooler running engine oil.
• From street performance to full on competition, or even industrial applications, any diesel engine will greatly benefit from purpose made Total Seal® Gapless® Piston Ring Sets.

Applications include:
Dodge Trucks:
• 5.9 L Cummins 1988-2008 (part number S4194)
• 6.7L Cummins 2007-2017 (part number S2785)
Ford Trucks:
• 6.0L 03-10 (part number S4914)
• 6.4L 08-10 (part number S1475)
• 6.7L 11-15 (part number S3585)
• 7.3L Navistar 1989-1995 (part number S1474)
• 7.3L Navistar 1994-2004 (part number S2884)
GM Trucks:
• 6.6L Duramax 2001-10 (part number S9091)
• 6.6 L Duramax 2011-2017 (part numberS4216)

Complete information is available from:
Technical Line: (623) 587-7400

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