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Let Professor Dulcich Teach You How To Find Top Dead Center For Your Engine Building Pleasure

We love good tech videos here and we think that it’s cool Steve Dulcich has his own YouTube channel and it making some fun stuff for people to watch. A little while back we showed you his video...

LT Asks: The Actual Cost of Turbocharging a Big Block 8.1: Should I have built an LS instead?

I’m a big fan of LS engines, and they are all the rage, but some people can’t stand them because they ARE so popular. Some think there is no other engine on earth that can compete with...

Building Twin Turbo LS Headers From Scratch For The Extreme Blazer Project!

The Motion Raceworks Extreme Blazer build is on! In this video you’ll see how they design and fabricate the custom turbo headers for this thing, from scratch! And while that does sound like a...

Junkyard Stock Bottom End LS T4 VS T6 S480 Turbo Test. Which Makes More Power And Where?

Bigger, bigger, biggest, biggestest, and biggerestest. That’s been the mentality on turbos the past few years, especially in the drag racing world where twin turbo setups often feature turbos...

You Can Make Power Level Adjustments With Just The Flip Of A Switch Using Holley EFI And Here’s How!

If you attend any drag racing event in the country nowadays, you will find drivers and crew chiefs making tune up changes in the pits and in the staging lanes, by simply choosing between a couple...

Built It Or Boost It? The Most Common Question I Get Asked About LS Engines. But This Time It’s A 5.0 Ford.

In this era of boost every junkyard combo possible, the number one question I get from people is what to do to their engine before adding boost. Back in the day, anything over 5-7 lbs meant that...

Mild To Wild: 700 And 1,000 Horsepower Gen 3 HEMI Builds You Can Do Too!

Our boy Richard Holdener is back at it, and this time he’s making big power with late model Gen 3 HEMIs. In recent years, with the development of the Hellcat platforms, Mopar has made...

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...