Are Vertex Pistons any good?

Vertex Two-stroke Pistons Silicon is important because: With low thermal expansion characteristics, Vertex pistons can be run at tighter tolerances compared with forged pistons. This creates better power and performance, also making them less susceptible to rattling or breaking.

Who makes Vertex pistons?

V.P. Italy Srl
Vertex Two-stroke Pistons – V.P. Italy Srl – Vertex Pistons.

Does Vertex make KTM Pistons?

Vertex Releases Pistons for 2018-’19 Husqvarna, KTM Models Designed and manufactured in Italy, Vertex is the premier brand of replacement pistons and offers enthusiasts state-of-the-art, high quality pistons for nearly any powersports use.

Who makes Athena Pistons?

athena is made by wossner…if I remember correctly. Excellent manufacturing company.

What’s the difference between cast and forged pistons?

Cast pistons are made with the use of large, specialized equipment made up of a mold where the mixture of aluminum, alloys and silicone are poured to create the piston’s shape. Forged pistons employ a single lump of billet alloy which is stamped by the use of a die.

Is wiseco a good brand?

Absolutely. Wiseco pistons are among the finest powersports pistons available. Unlike most OEM or other aftermarket pistons, Wiseco pistons are forged in-house at their own manufacturing facility. This means Wiseco pistons work better within a specific motor for maximum performance.

What is the difference between forged and cast pistons?

Are Athena Pistons good?

Athena’s aftermarket Pistons are good with their price and quality range. They are reliable and also more powerful than stock pistons. Athena Big Bore piston gives you an extra low-end power. The compression ratio is slightly higher than stock piston’s.

Will forged pistons add HP?

Forged Piston: Six Chances for More Power The percentage increase in displacement from a bigger bore piston will deliver an equal percentage increase in torque and horsepower. Second, aftermarket performance pistons can be ordered in a higher compression ratio than the factory piston.

Are wiseco good pistons?

Absolutely. Wiseco pistons are among the finest powersports pistons available. Unlike most OEM or other aftermarket pistons, Wiseco pistons are forged in-house at their own manufacturing facility.