PRI 2010: From Sprint Cars To Muscle Cars: Icon Pistons’ Forged Line


Icon Pistons
is at attendance here at PRI showcasing a wide variety of their popular forged piston designs that encompass an incredible range of engine makes and models. Icon produces their line of forged pistons from both 2618 and 4032 alloy, and according to Icon’s Marko Glush, the company develops all of its own machinery for cutting the barrels of the pistons.

Their line features fitted pins with a precision pinhole diameter and finish for maximum oiling at high RPM’s and polished piston crowns for efficient combustion. As well, Icon works closely with many top engine builders to develop a valve-to-piston clearance that provides the utmost in compression and performance.

Icon’s forged pistons are manufactured with several different specific head designs, including d-cup, step dish, flat-top, circular-dish, step-head, and dome for applications encompassing virtually every major past and present auto manufacturer such as Ford, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and AMC. Among the pistons on display at PRI and available in their catalog are the hard to find, street rod favorites of the 409 Chevrolet and Flathead Ford V8. For your piston needs for everything from drag racing, dirt track racing, tractor pulling, sprint cars, and muscle car restoration, check out Icon Pistons.

  • Designed and manufactured with six different tops for varying head designs
  • Produced from both 2618 and 4032 alloy
  • Features fitted pins with a precision pinhole diameter and finish for maximum oiling at high RPM’s and polished piston crowns for efficient combustion

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Andrew Wolf

Andrew has been involved in motorsports from a very young age. Over the years, he has photographed several major auto racing events, sports, news journalism, portraiture, and everything in between. After working with the Power Automedia staff for some time on a freelance basis, Andrew joined the team in 2010.
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