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Small Block Ford Intake Testing – Single vs Dual Plane On Both 351 Cleveland And Windsor

The world of intake manifolds is a diverse one, where dual plane, single plane, tunnel ram, IR, cross ram, long runner and short are available for just about every popular engine combo. And because...

Dulcich Does YouTube: This Oil Pan Baffling Video Shows You How To Improve A Stock Pan At Home!

Steve Dulcich is a great guy who’s magazine stories have enthralled us for years. In more recent times it has been his video work on shows like Hot Rod Garage, Engine Masters, and others that...

Engine Awesomeness: Get A Detailed Tour And A Seat In The Dyno Room As This 765hp Cosworth IndyCar Engine Is Tuned!

This might be our favorite kind of dyno video. This is the style of dyno video that shows us something we know nothing about, explains some of its most awesome features, and then we get to see the...

Cheap Turbo Combos! Is This Ebay GT45 Clone The Best Turbo Ever?

If a $163 turbocharger sounds awesome to some of you, and scary as hell to others, that’s okay. You are our people. On the one hand getting something like this that cheap just makes you giggle...

How Do I Know How Big My Fuel Injectors Need To Be? Richard Holdener Gives You The Simple Math Lesson So You Can Figure It Out Yourself!

Sizing injectors for your engine is NOT rocket science, but it is crazy how many people question and argue and worry about injector sizing for their combinations. The math is pretty simple actually....

Alloy, Ahoy! Let MAHLE Motorsport Educate You On The Difference Between 2618 and 4032 Alloy!

Forged pistons are forged pistons, right? Smack them out, machine them to round, and ship them to the customer. That’s the long and short of it, right? What’s so hard about this!? As it...

Do Gen 3 Hemis Make More Power With An Aftermarket Cam? Of Course. But Which One Makes More? Early or Late Gen 3? Watch

With incredibly rare exception, swapping out the stock camshaft in an engine for one with more lift, duration, and different cam timing will make more power. But do similar camshaft upgrades make...

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...

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: 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....

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...

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...

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...