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Valve Train Total System Stiffness

    This article and information was originated by Billy Godbold at Comp Cams and is being reproduced with their permission. Whenever you are looking at any component between the camshaft and the valve, there are only three system attributes that effect engine performance as follows: Stiffness Mass Durability If possible, we would want an…

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Part 3 – Calculating Fuel Demands And Injector Sizing With EFI University

Calculating Fuel Demands And Injector Sizing With EFI University  Posted on Apr 14, 2017 By Kyle Kitchen I visited EFI University’s headquarters in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, to attend the school’s five-day-long ACP (Accelerated Certification Program) and eight hour long ATC course (Advanced Turbo Concepts). After completing EFI-U’s “boot camp-style” ACP Program I was left with the tools to better…

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Part 2 – Mastering Turbocharger Witchcraft In EFI University’s ATC Course

Mastering Turbocharger Witchcraft In EFI University’s ATC Course  Posted on March 17, 2017 By Kyle Kitchen  In case you missed Part One of this series, I recently visited EFI University’s headquarters in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, to attend the school’s five-day-long Accelerated Certification Program (ACP) and eight hour long Advanced Turbo Concepts (ATC) course. The experience I was given through these courses permanently changed the way…

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Part 1 – Standing Out From The Crowd – Attending EFI University’s ACP Program

Standing Out From The Crowd – Attending EFI University’s ACP Program  Posted on Feb 23, 2017 By Kyle Kitchen Essentially every branch of the automotive industry — or most skilled blue-collar jobs for that matter – have industry recognized minimum standards before someone can qualify for certain skilled trade positions, because earning these specific titles requires a higher level…

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EFI University’s OEM Reflash Tuning Course

By Kyle Kitchen EFI University’s OEM Reflash Tuning Course Using both hands-on dynamometer training and in-depth classroom discussions, EFI University has become a leader in educating automotive professionals and enthusiasts in the craft of EFI tuning, turbocharger sizing and theory, competition engine building, motorsports wiring, and dyno operation. The school has set out to protect the performance…

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Project Spinal Tap Part 1 “It Goes to 11”

EFI University And COMP Cams Present: Project Spinal Tap By Kyle Kitchen   EMAIL ME Anytime an aftermarket company pushes the boundaries of what was once thought to be the ragged edge of an engine’s architecture, a lot of time, money and effort goes into the project — not to mention an industry reputation being on the line. EFI University has…

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Doc and the Street Beast at EFI University

James “Doc” Love from Discovery’s Street Outlaws TV show was recently at EFI University completing his transition from Carbs to Haltech powered EFI. Watch as the Street Beast makes it’s way to a 1700+ HP dyno pull on only 2 of the 4 kits of Nitrous Express spray. Doc drove 1100 miles to EFI University…

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Stand Alone versus Re-Flash

At EFI University, we often find ourselves trying to help folks understand the differences between racecars and OEM vehicles that have been modified for more performance.  The discussion often boils down the similarities and differences between the skills required to accomplish either job. A lot of self proclaimed tuning experts on the internet today have…

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Problem Solving

The other day a friend of mine came to me asking about what I thought he should do with his performance boat that was having trouble with.  He said it was “sputtering” and “missing” and that he was going to change his fuel filter. My first question to him was “Does it do this at…

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