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Workshop: High Performance Engine

High Performance Engine Theory and Design Workshop

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, November 10

Cost: $100 (Member Cost: $75)

Lunch included

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Want to make sure your car has real power under the hood? Want to know what truly differentiates a high-performance engine from the rest? On Saturday, November 10, join fellow car lovers for an all-day workshop: “High-Performance Engine Theory and Design.” Emphasis on Turbochargers! The workshop, taught by Volvo and Nissan veteran, ASE Master Technician, and WTI Technical Training Instructor Allen Osborne, will cover the following topics:

  • Turbochargers

  • Defining Horsepower and Torque

  • Choosing the Proper Bore and Stroke

  • Setting Up and Selecting the Right Camshaft

  • Accurate Dyno Testing and Tuning

  • The Relationship Between Camshafts and Turbocharging

  • Rod Ratio and Its Effect on Torque (Rod/Stroke Ratio)

  • Cylinder Head Design Characteristics

  • Intake and Exhaust Tuning Calculations

  • Engine Lubrication Systems

  • Calculating Proper Air/Fuel Ratios

  • Common Issues and Tricks of High Performance Tuning


Sponsored by: WorldPac

Earlier Event: November 3
Volunteer Talk — Greg Petrolati
Later Event: November 11
Veteran's Day