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Boosted Insanity: Watch The Most Powerful 4.0L Jeep Engine Ever Built Make 860+ HP and 880+ Lb-Ft On The Dyno!

It has been awesome to watch Newcomer Racing’s builds on the Horsepower Monster YouTube Channel. This company that is so well known for its Jeep inline six stuff is just killing it. The...

Transmission Tech Video: Reassembling A Chrysler A-833 Four Speed – Grabbing Gears The Old School Way

The four-speed manual transmission transformed the mighty cars go the early 1960s from slip sliding automatic equipped beasts to the straight line missiles that we all still admire and love. They...

Small Block Chevy Power Combos: 400-1000 Horsepower, We Got You Covered Right Here With 7 Different Combos.

I get asked all the time about combinations that will make certain horsepower levels. Whether it’s a small block, an LS, a big block, or whatever, everyone has some magic power number...

Bargain Racement Part 3: Can You Build A Race Car For The Same Money As A Racing SIM? Watch…

SIM Racing has been getting more and more popular, and the popularity has gone through the roof since COVID-19 came around, and I get why.  But wouldn’t you rather spend that money to go real...

Plan Your Build: This Video Goes Through the Best G-Body Suspension Upgrades

The GM G-body platform is one of the most popular and most easily modified in all of the enthusiast world. But because of those two things, there’s lots of questions that need to be answered...

Bargain Racement: Can You Build And Race A Car For The Same Or Less Money Than SIM Racing? YES, YES YOU CAN!

Before you start going all gamer bitch on me and start spouting examples of SIM racing setups that are cheap, realize that everyone knows you can do SIM racing at a bunch of different budget levels....

Teardown Video: Watch A Chrysler A-833 Four-Speed Come To Pieces (On Purpose)

The Chrysler A-833 four speed transmission is one of the great singular components in the modern history of the American automobile. They were made by the millions, they were used not only by...

Project Bargain Racement: Building A Race Car From An $1100 Hatchback. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Come on, you’ve had to have heard dummer ideas than this! And it won’t surprise you to know that our friends from Bad Obsession Motorsports, the home of Project Binky, are behind this...

We’re Cooler Than Ever! Installing a Flex-A-Lite Radiator in a ’64 Chevelle

(Words and Photos by Todd Ryden) It’s summertime, it’s a hot one and there’s a severe shortage of events, however that doesn’t mean that you can’t hit the road and cruise! When it comes to...

Big Caddy Power Upgrades Continue: Dominator? Big Valve Aluminum Heads? What Kind Of Power Can We Make?

Our friend Richard Holdener has been hanging out in New Mexico with Courtney and the guys at Cad Company, doing some killer dyno testing on a 500 cubic inch Cadillac recently. They put together a...

Progress On The Hagerty Straight Eight Build! The Cam, The Crank, and Plastic Pistons For The Win!

We have been loyally following the Hagerty build of a classic Buick straight eight engine for a while now. Davin has been working his way through a variety of different issues and setbacks but has...

Save Time and Get It Right The First Time With Borgeson – Here’s Why The “Jeep Box” Conversion Ain’t All That

We’re all about saving money around here. We’re all about getting the most bang for the buck and making your hot rod do the most with the least. We’re also about working smarter and...

Dirt Dominator: Check Out The Build Of This 700hp Dirt Modified Racing Engine – Mean Small Block!

If there is a place where the traditional small block Chevrolet still rules with impunity, it’s the world of sportsman and short track stock car racing. It’s the engine that built the...

It’s All About The Flow: This Short And Sweet Lesson On Priority Main Oiling From Dart Is Great

When we hear certain terms in the gearhead world we generally understand them but maybe a bit more clarity and education is always welcome, right? One of the big ones that gets thrown around a lot is...