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How to Degree Your Lunati Camshaft

The following is the method of degreeing a cam that Lunati Cams recommends. The first step in degreeing a cam is to obtain a few items that should be a prt of every serious engine builder's tool chest.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 02:41 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for EFI Truck Nitrous System 82047

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82047 EFI Truck Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 01:27 pm

Mallory Unilite Wiring Instructions

WIRING PROCEDURE The 3 wires coming from the UNILITE® Distributor must be connected using the distributor wire harness furnished (see Figures 1 and 2). RED WIRE: If you use loom resistance wire, connect to the coil (+) terminal. If you use a ballast resistor, connect to 12 volt side of ballast resistor. GREEN WIRE: Connect to the coil (–) terminal. BROWN WIRE: Connect to engine block ground. Clean away any grease, oil and paint from the mounting surface before the connection is... (more)

Last Edited Jan 13th, 2011 06:51 pm

Installing An MSD 10 Ignition Control

This section covers the MSD 10 Ignition Control. The MSD 10, PN 7500, is a race only ignition system and is unique in that it incorporates two ignition coils. The MSD Pro Power Coil, PN 8201, is the coil responsible for the Capacitive Discharge side of the ignition while the Pro Power Coupler Coil, PN 8209R, is a high performance inductive coil. The coils run in parallel sending two sparks that work as one. The CD is responsible for ionizing the spark plug gap, then the current from both... (more)

Last Edited Nov 8th, 2007 10:46 pm

ZEX 82028 Diesel Nitrous Kit Installation Instructions

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82028 Diesel Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 13th, 2007 08:15 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for Dual Perimeter Plate Nitrous System 82185

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82185 Dual Perimeter Plate Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 01:47 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Nitrous System 82241

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82241 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 02:15 pm

Why A Bigger Pipe Isn't Always Better

Don't be fooled! Bigger is not better! Many people think that having the biggest diameter pipe is the best way to make power. Not true. Due to a variety of factors, extensive testing is required. We've dyno'd extensively and our systems yield optimum power increases. Some manufacturers claim even higher horsepower numbers. It is a fine line to reduce backpressure while maintaining good exhaust velocity. It is not about getting the biggest pipe, it is about getting a more efficient pipe... (more)

Last Edited Nov 3rd, 2007 09:56 am