Category Archive: 1320 Engine Tech, 1320 Spotlight, 1320 Tech Story, Apex Engine Tech, Apex Spotlight, Apex Tech Stories, ENGINE, ENGINES, TECH, Tech Stories, Videos

HOW TO ADD 200 HP TO YOUR SBC CHEVY WITH A CAM SWAP! HOW CAN THE RIGHT SBC CAM BE WORTH 200+ HP?

Can a cam swap really be worth 200 horsepower? How about 250? Or is 100 even feasible? Watch the Richard Holdener video below and find out. Video Description: HOW MUCH POWER IS A CAM SWAP WORTH ON A...

How To: Measure For A Simpson Hybrid Frontal Head Restraint

We’re all about safety around here, and I’m a HUGE fan of head restraint systems like the NecksGen, HANS, and Simpson’s Hybrid system, just to name a few. It doesn’t matter...

WHAT IS THE BEST CYLINDER HEAD FOR MY 5.0L FORD? WHY I CHOOSE THE 185 AFR OVER THE 165 AFR HEAD.

Is bigger always better? No, it isn’t always better. But it might be in some cases. So how about a mild 5.0 Ford Small Block? Does the big head lose torque? Does the small head miss out on...

TURBO MYTHBUSTIN’ 5 TURBO MYTHS. FORGED INTERNALS, TWINS VS SINGLE, TURBO CAM, LOW COMP, TURBO LAG

Who to believe? The internet “experts” that troll social media, or guys that put engines on they dyno each and every day and test them until the break? Yeah, we’re going for the...

FINNEGAN’S GARAGE: NO MORE HEMI FOR BLASPHEMI!? (BLUETOOTH ENGINE MOD)

It’s been a tough little bit for Blasphemi, Finnegan’s awesome straight axle gasser 1955 Chevy Bel Air. It’s been through engines, stood on the bumper, and just been one hell of a...

Steve Morris Builds The Baddest LS Engine Ever ! Pt 2

We share part one of the baddest LS engine ever build a couple of days ago and are pretty excited to see the rest of this build go together. Steve’s pushing the limits of what is possible with...

Steve Morris Says This Is The Baddest LS Engine Ever ! Pt 1

Steve Morris is always going on about “Top Secret” stuff in engine building, just like our friend Peter Harrell at HED. We laugh at this because both of them are real bad at keeping...

Polishing Turds: Episode #9 Engine Assembly Prep Can Make The Difference Between Real Power And No Power

In this new episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the ins and outs of pre-assembly engine prep. It matters. No, really it does and if you don’t prep things right...

Murder Nova’s Street Outlaws EndGame Build Part 4: Dyno Testing, Track Testing, And Some Street Hits!

This is Part 4 of the Caprice Convertible build for the new Street Outlaws Endgame and Shawn and the crew have been getting after it. They got it together enough to run it on the dyno and even make...

Clay Millican Walks Us Through This Massive Engine Explosion He Had In Topeka

Boom! We’ve seen plenty of big engine explosions on the dragstrip, like the one we saw with Doug Kalitta a few days ago, but rarely do we get a glimpse into them from the perspective of the...

Murder Nova’s Street Outlaws EndGame Build Part 3: Parts Are Finally Starting To Go Back Together! It’s Pretty, But Will It Be Fast?

This is Part 2 of the Caprice Convertible build for the new Street Outlaws Endgame and Shawn and the crew have been getting after it. Check out all the progress as they take this thing apart some...

Who Make The Best Floor Jack? $1000 Snap On vs Daytona, Pittsburgh, Arcan, Black Jack, ESCO, Husky, Maasdam

We talk about it all the time, how tool brand names mean less today than ever because of the amazing tools you can buy for the money and because of the warranties that are now offered on all kinds of...

Ignition How To: How to Install The HyperSpark Ready-To-Run Distributor v4

A few days ago we told you about Holley’s HyperSpark Ready-to-Run distributors that allow your Holley EFI to control spark as well as fuel for a more complete EFI experience. And when we told...

HOW TO BUILD A 500-HP SMALL BLOCK. 302, 305, 372, VORTECH 350 & TURBO TUNE PORT! WHICH ONE IS FOR YOU?

Want a 500 horsepower small block? There are a bunch of ways to make that happen and in this video Richard Holdener is going to show you a bunch of great ways to do it. Whether you like an old-school...