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

HOW MUCH NITROUS IS TOO MUCH? HOW MUCH NITROUS CAN I RUN ON AN LS? 383 STROKER LS ZEX NITROUS TEST

Nitrous sometimes gets a bad rap because it scares people who still believe that using it will result in melted pistons. While that is possible, modern nitrous systems are more effective, safer, and...

DOES A SMALLER LS CAM MAKE MORE TORQUE THAN A BIGGER LS CAM? AFR LS3 CAM TEST-STAGE 1 vs 2 vs 3!

Small cams are torque cams, bit cams are horsepower cams. Everyone knows that, so why is it that Richard Holdener is doing a Stage 1 vs 2 vs 3 AFR Cam test? Because testing is knowledge and makes it...

Polishing Turds Episode 4: Squaring The Decks On This Small Block To Make It Something Greater

In this latest episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the excitement that is decking the block. This series is of course done with tongue firmly in cheek, but the real...

DYNO VIDEO: How Much Power Does BeerMoney Actually Make?!

People are always asking how quick and how fast Beer Money is, and then they ask how much power it makes. With all the No Time, No Prep racing that we’ve been doing with it, there isn’t...

Big Block Chevrolet Power Combos! 400 To 1000 Horsepower, All Right Here!

There are a ton of ways to make horsepower nowadays, and it has never been easier than it is in 2022, but with so many options and so much information it can be intimidating when trying to decide on...

Polishing Turds Episode 3: Line Honing This Small Block To Make It Something Greater

When Peter Harrell, owner of Harrell Engine and Dyno, decided that he was going to start up a YouTube Channel of his own, he decided to call it “Real Good At Doin’ Stuff!!!” It’s a channel...

HOW TO ADD 90 HP TO A 5.0L FORD! 302 HEAD TEST-E7TE v GT40P v AFR 165. ARE ALUM HEADS REALLY BETTER?

Remember when a Fox-body Mustang with a cam and some nitrous with Flowmasters was a player on the street? When a guy with a Vortec and some ET streets was hardcore? Well that was 30 years ago, and...

Polishing Turds Episode 2: Let’s Tear This Pile Of Underwhelming Garbage Apart!

When Peter Harrell, owner of Harrell Engine and Dyno, decided that he was going to start up a YouTube Channel of his own, he decided to call it “Real Good At Doin’ Stuff!!!” It’s a channel...

Polishing A Turd! This New Engine Build Series From HED’s YouTube Channel Is Going To Be Awesome!

When Peter Harrell, owner of Harrell Engine and Dyno, decided that he was going to start up a YouTube Channel of his own, he decided to call it “Real Good At Doin’ Stuff!!!”...

LOW $ BLOWER VS LOW $ TURBO-DYNO PROVEN HP PER PSI! WHICH ONE DO YOU CHOOSE FOR YOUR BOOSTED LS?

Which does boost better on a junkyard LS? Which does boost better on a bigger LS? Does the camshaft matter for one vs the other? The age-old blower vs turbo argument is about to get real angry right...

1000-HP BIG BLOCK CHECK COMBOS-HOW TO MAKE BIG POWER! NX NITROUS, PROCHARGER AND CHEAP TWIN TURBOS!

Which 1,000 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

900 Horsepower Big-Block Chevy Power Combos: HOW TO BUILD A 900-HP, ALL MOTOR, 6-71 BLOWER OR CHEAP TWIN TURBO BBC! WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

Which 900 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

800 HORSE BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS: BIG CAM & LOW COMPRESSION (MISTAKE?) STROKER, NOS OR BLOWER? WHICH 800-HP BBC COMBO WOULD YOU PICK?

Which 800 Horsepower Big Block Chevy engine combo do you like most?  There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given...

730-HP BBC ON 87-OCTANE!! HOW TO: 700-HP BIG-BLOCK CHEVY POWER COMBOS (ALL MOTOR, LOW COMP 540, SC 454 & TURBO 454)

There are so many times that I’m at an event and someone comes up to me to talk engines and wants to know how to make a given power output. Many ask about 600 horsepower combos for their muscle car...