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Automotive Technology - High Performance Powertrain

High Performance Powertrain Overview

 

High Performance Powertrains

The objective of our High Performance Powertrains concentration is to provide the student with up-to-date specialty training in many high-performance applications of diesel and automotive upgrades. Student will receive training theory, hands-on repair and diagnosis of modern hi-tech diesel vehicles and gasoline powered vehicles with an emphasis on performance.

Course Objectives

Students can apply themselves to learn:

  • Engine block design
  • Rotating and reciprocating assemblies
  • Performance camshaft and valvetrain variations
  • Fuel injection management systems
  • Ignition control systems
  • Systems upgrades
  • Electronic engine management system
  • Computer reprogramming and calibration for outcome parameters
  • Modifications and power train tuning for improved performance
  • Chassis dynamometer verification of performance outcomes

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for students who specialize in high performance powertrains may include:

  • Engine Builder
  • Street Rod Builder
  • Race Team Technician
  • Performance Engine Tuning
  • Aftermarket Parts Research and Development

Request more information on the High Performance Powertrain specialty course.


Other Specialties in the Automotive Technology Core*

Campuses that offer the Automotive Technology Core

Program Disclosures

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* Not all courses and specialties offered at all locations.


Student Testimonials

George KremposkiWyoTech Graduate"After WyoTech, I worked at a few collision shops and four hot rod shops. I have a steady flow of people who want me to do work for them. Some wait up to a year for me to do the work on their babies. I've taken a short vacation from building cars and have turned my efforts to building some of the country's coolest jet boats."

 

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