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Diesel Tech Video: How Much Power Is There In A Cylinder Head and Camshaft Swap On A Classic 12-Valve?

More fuel! More boost! More power! That’s the typical stuff we always hear about when diesel engines are discussed. Hardcore enthusiasts know that internal combustion engines, be they of spark...

Learn Something: This Profile On Motorcycle Drag Racing Engines In Engine Builder Magazine Is Great

I have to admit to being woefully under appreciative of the hard work, the tech, and the downright nasty performance of motorcycle drag racing for far too long into my career in the sport. Weirdly,...

It’s The Pan, Man: The Technology and Performance Of The Meziere Enterprises Heat Exchanger Transmission Pan Is Awesome

When it comes to innovative parts that not only solve a problem but also improve a racer’s chances of winning, some out of the box thinking is required. Thankfully this is an industry populated...

Harbor Freight Trailer Build: This Project Is Starting To Look Really Good. Check Out The Progress And New Door Build

Here’s the next installment of the trailer build, so check it out below. And if you missed the last videos, use the link below to check them out too. I’m a fan of expedition and overland...

Big Wind: This 427 LSX Build Is Topped With A 10-71 Blower! Full Build, Dyno Testing, and Bizarre Application Here

We’re not sure how quickly Jeff Huneycutt ran out of his house when the guys at Prestige Motorsports in Concord, North Carolina told him about this engine build, but we’re guessing there...

Harbor Freight Trailer Build: It Might Be An Off-Road Trailer, But It Might Inspire Your Drag And Drive Event Trailer Build

Here’s the next installment of the trailer build, so check it out below. And if you missed the last videos, use the link below to check them out too. I’m a fan of expedition and overland...

Water Meth VS Windshield Washer Fluid: Which One Works Better, And Makes More Power, In Your Water Meth Kit?

Yep, windshield washer fluid can be used in place of water and methanol in your water meth injection system. Sure, companies like Snow sell specific fluid that is designed for use with their systems,...

A Mighty Wind: This 454ci LS Engine Build Is Force Fed By A Fresh 3.0L Whipple Blower

This is nasty. 93 octane pump gas, 931 lb-ft, and 1,035hp all happening at less than 7,000 RPM. It’s a 454ci LS engine with a 3.0L Whipple blower cinched down on the top of it and my goodness...

Ready For E85? Which Fuel Line Do you Need To Make Sure Your Fuel System Is Ready?

Technology is a wonderful thing, and E85 is no exception. It is a great fuel not only because it makes an internal combustion engine lower emissions, but also because it is capable of supporting lots...

Big Block Power! 1,000 Horsepower Plus, Using Two $163 Ebay Turbos On A Junkyard Big Block.

Yep, it is totally possible to build 1,000 horsepower using two $163 cheap Ebay Turbos on a junkyard big block Chevrolet. Make no mistake, this isn’t a replacement for a high dollar race...

How To Make This EASY Dimple Die Tool for Under 20 Bucks!!! ( With Just a Welder + Grinder!!! )

You know how much we love to make tools around here, and so whenever we find a video showing how to build one we’re all over it. One of our favorite tech channels on YouTube is Make it Kustom...

TURBO TECH: COMPOUND TURBOS VS SINGLE TURBO – SHOULD YOU RUN COMPOUND TURBOS ON YOUR JUNKYARD LS?

Compound turbos are nothing new, but have become a talking point again recently in a variety of racing and street applications. If you aren’t familiar, here are the basics. For this story...

Cool Tech-Demo Video: Why ARP Ultra-Torque Is THE Fastener Assembly To Use On Your Project

When a technically obsessed company spends two years of time, resources, and capital to make a product that increases the efficacy of their already industry leading parts, it’s not time wasted....

HOW TO: PICK THE RIGHT TURBO 4.8L LS CAM. WHICH CAM WORKS BEST UNDER BOOST? DIY, JUNKYARD TURBO CAMS

Every cam is a turbo cam, or at least that’s what Richard Holdener always says, but what camshaft is “best” under boost? Sure, any engine, with whatever camshaft is in it, will make...