Drag Racing Crankshafts Kenosha WI

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Scott's Automotive & Auto Body-Appointment Only
(262) 298-2419
10248 Bristol Rd
Bristol, WI
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Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 24 Hours
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Certifications : ASE
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Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
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Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Jay-Bee Collision Repair Center
(262) 657-8028, 001-2004
5419 Washington Road
Kenosha, WI
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Blue Seal Certified
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National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Dreyer's Auto Service
(847) 872-2036
3001 Sheridan Road
Zion, IL
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Auto Tire Shop Equipment & Supplies
Hours
Mon-Fri Weekdays
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MasterCard, Discover, VISA

Gurnee BP
(847) 623-0111
4885 Route 132
Gurnee, IL
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Gas Stations Equipment Repair

Gurnee Tire & Brake
(847) 244-4545
3601 Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL
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Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems Service & Repair, Auto Tire Shop Equipment & Supplies
Hours
24 Hours 7 Days
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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, 6 Months Same As Cash,

I Can Fix This
(815) 507-3830
3852 Swanson ct
Gurnee, IL
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Oil and Filter change with synthetic blend oil 5w30, 10w30 or 5w20(up to 5 quarts)
$24.49
All taxes and fees included.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

A-1 Auto Body
(262) 637-6153
2040 South Memorial Drive
Racine, WI
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Blue Seal Certified
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National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Ernie's Auto Service
(847) 746-5861
2804 Deborah Avenue
Zion, IL
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Blue Seal Certified
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National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Gurnee Waukegan 24 HR Towing
(847) 249-2003
Waukegan, IL
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Locks & Locksmiths, Auto Service & Repair, Towing, Locksmiths' Equipment & Supplies
Hours
24 Hour Service
Products
Locks

Lake County-Forest Preserve
(847) 968-3375, 001-2004
19808 West Grand Avenue
Lindenhurst, IL
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Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Drag Racing Crankshafts

The differences between a stock shaft and a racing piece are many

With photos and words by Steve Temple As any experienced engine builder already knows, a drag race engine is made up of hundreds of precision parts bolted together to form an assembly that spins at a furious rate in order to propel its vehicle to victory. Meeting this challenge requires that all those parts going into this assembly be just right. Because the entire engine assembly is such a large and diverse topic we won't be so pretentious as to try to cover it in its entirety, so we'll focus on the heart of the matter, the crankshaft. Not just any common crankshaft, but more specifically shafts used in the sport of drag racing when the capacities of the stock shaft are far exceeded.

By simple definition the object in question is a shaft with U-shaped cranks. Its sole purpose is to convert the up-and-down motion of the pistons into a rotary motion that will eventually turn the rear wheels.

The differences between a stock shaft and a racing piece are many. These provide a multitude of benefits that make a specialty shaft highly desirable: it's stronger, more precisely machined, has greatly improved oil control and is available in a limitless variety of configurations. It will also lessen the likelihood of taking a perfectly good assembly made up of expensive performance parts and turning them into a 9,000rpm hand grenade.

Before we get into specifics of crankshaft technology, it's important for engine builders to identify what the customer's expectations are. The engine builder should consider how long the end user intends to keep a car with the engine intact.

For instance, some people jockey a dragster in different classes, while other people may stay in a particular class for a long time. Someone else may have the goal in mind to start out in a Pro category and then go to Super Pro, and then maybe from there they want to go to a Quick 16 if you're talking bracket racing categories.

One of the biggest problems you can run into is a customer making a decision based solely on dollars. The problem is, what's the cost per year, or per lap to go out and run these things? An engine builder can get caught in this price trap, unless he can convince the customer to spend a little more money up front so that in the long run the cost of ownership isn't so great.

So what makes a good racing crankshaft? First on our list is the type of metal used. In the case of high-end racing crankshafts the choice is typically between forged steel or billet steel. The grade of that material will differ by manufacturer to best suit the needs of their specific design. As with all selections you will find supporters from both sides and in equal numbers, but there are a couple of points that we all can agree on.

Because a racing crank must survive extreme torsional loads as well as bending and flexing that would bring lesser material to its knees, strength is pa...

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