World of Speed Hosts High-performance Engine Workshop, Nov. 10

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Oregon’s Motorsports Museum to showcase proven ways to truly differentiate a high-performance engine from the rest.

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 Nov. 10, Wilsonville, Oregon’s World of Speed Motorsports Museum invites car lovers to experience an all-day workshop titled “High-performance Engine Theory and Design.” The workshop’s emphasis on Turbochargers and is being taught by Volvo and Nissan veteran, ASE Master Technician, and WTI Technical Training Instructor Allen Osborne. The following topics will be covered:

  • 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

The “High-performance Engine Theory and Design Workshop” is set to take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the museum.  Cost is $100, or $75 for museum members. Click here for more details and to register.

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