CP Carrillo News

Sep
18
2020

Hard Anodizing

Did you know that Hard andodizing is not traditional coating? Nothing gets added, sprayed or baked onto the part. Nothing can peel or chip. Anodizing is created by converting the surface...

Sep
18
2020

What are Pin Buttons and what do they do

A “button” is a method of pin retention. Many of you are familiar with locks whether they be wire or spiro-locks and how they are used in order to hold the piston pin in place. In...

Sep
18
2020

Bolt Stretch vs. Torque?

At CP-Carrillo we are asked constantly what the assembly torque specification for our bolts is. While torque is a relatively easy and fast way to assemble non-critical engine components, a...

Aug
28
2020

Oil Support Rail (OSR)

  Oil Support Rails (OSR) assist in applications where the pin bore breaks through the oil groove of the piston (e.g. short compression heights due to big strokes or long rod...

Aug
27
2020

Lift at Overlap

What is Lift at overlap? Valve overlap is the time when both the exhaust and the intake valve are open simultaneously. When the piston passes through top dead center (TDC) between the...

Aug
27
2020

What is a PVD Ring????

PVD (physical Vapor Deposition) ring sets feature a thicker 1.2mm steel top ring for increased durability and resistance to flutter. The face of the ring is PVD coated - a technology that is...

Aug
27
2020

Static Compression Ratio

Did you know.... Static compression ratio is the ratio of cylinder and chamber volume from bottom dead center (BDC) to top dead center (TDC). To calculate compression ratio you need to know...

Aug
25
2020

Design Flexibility

Did you know design flexibility is one of the most important things at CP-Carrillo? What we learn from our extensive OE involvement allows us to take piston and rod designs to new levels and...

Aug
24
2020

Heavier is not always better - Pin Ovality

When buying turbo pistons or upgrading piston pins, heavier is not always better. “If I have a turbo, better just buy the strongest, heaviest piston and pin they have and then...

May
1
2020

CP-CARRILLO INTRODUCES TITANIUM CONNECTING RODS FOR POWERSPORT APPLICATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2020, Irvine, CA—After years of research and optimizing the synergies within our parent group of Pankl’s technological advances,...

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