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650 Mile Aftermarket Roxor Tour

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 6, 2020 4:30:00 PM / by Nick Priegnitz posted in custom tuning, roxor

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High powered diesel trucks usually represent a means of getting your toys to the adventure.  Whether it’s towing an open trailer full of fourwheelers and SxS’s, a boat, or the toy hauler, the ideal experience involves the driver and passengers in climate controlled comfort pulling in high gear without feeling compelled to watch the gauges.  The Roxor represents a departure from this.  It’s open cab and 1940’s era suspension doesn’t just take you to the adventure. Driving it is the adventure. 

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The Beginners Guide To Roxor Performance

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2020 11:20:01 AM / by Nick Priegnitz posted in roxor

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The Mahindra Roxor has been out playing in fields and on trails for years now. We've all seen the old styled-Jeep looking vehicle and wondered what's going on here? Well, like all other diesel markets, the Roxor aftermarket is growing in volumes. You're diesel enthusiasts, these Roxor owners are just like you. Once they realized these machines have much more potential when modifying, well you know the drill. To the Garage they go.

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Horsepower Vs. Heat

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Nick Priegnitz posted in diesel performance, Knowledge Base

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Balancing Performance, Heat, and Reliability

 

Hold a cigarette lighter up to your thumb for a split second, people around you will look in amazement at how your skin magically tolerates it.  Hold a lighter up to your thumb for 5 seconds and get the ice water ready.  During those 5 seconds you're quickly using up your thumb's heat buffer.  This parallels what's happening inside your engine when pulling up a grade at GVW or passing on the highway.  Your engine has well engineered heat transfer pathways to dissipate heat from the 'front lines' the same way the blood in your veins moves heat away from your skin in the cigarette lighter experiment.  In the performance world we're concerned with 2 elements of these pathways, the first is the amount of heat the system can hold and the second is how quickly the system can move heat from the source. 

 

"Your engine has well engineered heat transfer pathways to dissipate heat . . ." 

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Ford EcoBoost Thermal Limits

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2020 11:01:43 AM / by Nick Priegnitz posted in Ford, SMART, EcoBoost, 3.5L EcoBoost, Raptor

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