What is Anodizing?

What exactly is anodizing? Anodizing is what we do to our parts after we machine them. So what exactly is it? According to anodizing.org, "Anodizing is an electro-chemical process that converts the metal surface into a decorative, durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish. Aluminum is ideally suited to anodizing, although other nonferrous metals, such as magnesium and titanium, also can be anodized. The anodic oxide structure originates from the aluminum substrate and is composed entirely of aluminum oxide. This aluminum oxide is not applied to the surface like paint or plating, but is fully integrated with the underlying aluminum substrate, so

Racing Fuel

Philadelphia Racing Engines carries 5 Gallon drums of VP Racing Fuel and Sunoco Racing Fuel. Below are details of each type of fuel. If you are interested in getting a larger size of fuel please contact us for more information.  Sunoco Racing Fuel Sunoco Maximal  A 116 octane extreme performance leaded racing fuel designed for high revving racing engines with high compression ratios. Maximal’s fast burn rate makes it particularly beneficial in large-bore, large-displacement naturally-aspirated drag racing applications. It has also proven to be very popular in the highly-stressed naturally-aspirated big blocks used in truck pulling. Sunoco Maximal is very resistant

How To Turn Your Street Car Into A Drag Car

How To Turn Your Street Car Into A Drag Car Starting in racing can be tough. There are vast amounts of information on the web and it can be overwhelming. Our experts at PRP and PRE gave some quick tips to the person ready to take the next step. First Steps One of the first things we would recommend changing are the tires. You will need to remove those DOT street tires and replace them with a slick. The slick is going to give the car more bite and help the car to hook up to the track surface better.

PRE & PRP’s Top Race Tracks

When it comes to tracks they are varied. So I asked the employees of PRP and PRE what their top race tracks were.  It was quickly clear that home based tracks and large events took the win. For our area Maple Grove and Atco had high ranking as well as Indy and Las Vegas. And the reason was based on location, the home base feel of the track or the prestigious of the race. Other contenders were the Gainesville raceway, and Pomona raceway. For the surrounding excitement of the race or it bringing in and closing out the racing season.


Go to Top