CP Pistons Aluminum Forged Piston Set 84.5mm 12.5:1 Compression Ratio Acura Integra B16A B18A B18B B18C 88-01
For over a decade now, CP Pistons has redefined what industry standards should be. They ve dedicated themselves to manufacturing high performance pistons that never compromise quality or workmanship. CP Pistons combine their expertise with hi-tech CNC machinery, proprietary tooling and the strictest quality control process in the industry. CP has developed proprietary tooling, dedicated cutters and unconventional fixtures to ensure that each piston is produced to the highest quality. Their 5-axis machining techniques allow them to create any piston while their computerized electronic inspection equipment makes sure they manufacture parts to the tightest tolerances in the industry.
CP Pistons Standard Features:
Are grooves that protect the top ring by disrupting detonation waves. Also know as contact reduction grooves, these grooves limit the piston/cylinder contact during high temperature and RPM.
Is a V shaped groove machined in the 2nd ring land to collect excess blow-by between the top and second ring. This groove collects residual gasses during combustion and alleviates top ring flutter while increasing ring seal.
stands for Constant Pressure Groove. This groove works as a channel on the lower part of the top land that equalizes pressure to the back of the top ring groove. When used in combination with lateral gas ports, the CP groove helps keep gas ports clear of carbon build up. In addition, the CP groove prevents the top land from smudging into the top ring if the land rubs the cylinder bore.
Double Pin Oilers:
in conjunction with their dual fed reservoir add twice the amount of oil from the cylinder wall to the wrist pin.
Cam and Barrel:
Extensive research and development has been done to find the optimum skirt shape for each piston. Having the correct cam and barrel on a part promotes the following: Tighter clearances, Less noise, Better ring seal, More power, Durability. Depending on the forging and application, different cam and barrel profiles are utilized for maximum performance.
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CP or better known as Carillo Pistons is an aftermarket company that specializes in creating high-performance parts for various automobiles. Back in 1963, Carillo Industries was founded by Fred Carillo. He has this desire to create the best components that would greatly improve any vehicle’s performance. In 1998 CP Pistons was created and has continued the tradition of creating top quality products for their customers.
The company offers various engine components such as pistons and connecting rods. Their products are designed to withstand extreme punishments from high-performance applications. Hence, they are the brand of choice of top teams and racers worldwide.
CP is known for its quality products and has dedicated itself to creating parts that have become today’s industry standard. Their products all start in their manufacturing facility in Irvine, California. It is one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the industry. They use high tech machinery such as a CNC for precision cutting and a 5 axis machining tool, allowing them to create products with extremely tight tolerances.
If performance is your goal and you want to have quality parts that would be able to do the job, then CP is the right brand for you. With decades of experience creating high-quality parts, you can be sure that you are only getting the best products available in the market today. To know more about CP, Visit Vivid Racing and check out their list of products that would fit your specific requirement.
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