PRI 2016: Mahle Motorsports Shows Sport Compact PowerPak+ Pistons

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We stopped by Mahle’s display and talked with representative Jeremy Roszko and he shared with us the details of their new FA 20 PowerPak+ pistons for the sport compact market. “The Mahle Motorsports Compact and Eurosport PowerPak+ piston kits come to the enthusiast with the additional attention paid to the extreme needs of these of these higher revving, highly stressed applications.

Many require additional features, advanced alloys and surface treatments to withstand the increased loads. Mahle is the OE supplier for many of these engines affording a huge technical advantage making us the uniquely qualified to produce racing and performance pistons for these engine platforms.”

Power Pak+ feature includes:

  • Forged piston for performance applications
  • Fully-machined crown
  • Grafal® anti-Friction coating on skirts*
  • Phosphate-coated to reduce micro-welding and pin galling**
  • Pin bores finished on CNC boring equipment
  • Hand deburred
  • High strength, light weight German steel pins
  • Race-proven round wire locks
  • Low drag ring pack
  • Light weight slipper skirt forgings

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Mahle Motorsports North America was established in 2000 and positioned itself as the leading supplier of forged racing pistons and rings. Widely recognized as the technology leader amongst race teams in most every top race series in North America and abroad, winning races and championships around the world, Mahle Motorsports North America brings cutting edge technology to sportsman and professional racers alike with the flexibility and foresight to meet a wide range of customer needs which has the discerning racer relying on Mahle to get them to the winner’s circle.

Every Mahle Motorsports piston is backed by 95+ years of racing heritage and technology. From the invention of the first aluminum piston to the most advanced design and machining processes being used today, Mahle delivers unmatched performance and durability. MAHLE’s light-weight, low-drag, design specific forgings are machined with close attention given to ring groove quality, tolerances and consistency. All Mahle Motorsports pistons are dual or triple coated, adding protection and maintaining consistent performance over the life of the engine.

Be sure and check out their website for more info and pricing

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Dave Cruikshank is a lifelong car enthusiast and an Editor at Power Automedia. A zealous car geek since birth, he digs lead sleds, curvy fiberglass, kustoms and street rods. He currently owns a '95 Corvette, '76 Cadillac Seville, '99 LS1 Trans Am and big old Ford Van.
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