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CHEAP E-BAY TURBO VS JUNKYARD M90 BLOWER-4.8L TORQUE FOR TOWING. GT45 TURBO VS M90-WHICH WORKS BEST?

Speed parts have never been easier to find, or cheaper to buy in the grand scheme of things, and everyone is always interested in finding out how much horsepower you can make with a cheap chinese...

JUNKYARD 4.8L M90 LS HEADER, HEAD & CAM TEST. 1 3/4 v 1 7/8, 706 v 799 HEADS, TRUCK NORRIS v HOT ROD

Richard is doing more boosted LS testing and this time it’s the M90 Supercharger again with more mods to the 4.8 in an effort to see just how much power this little blower can support. Check...

Vice Grip Garage Frankenstein Duster Part 5: Plymouth Duster Suspension, Finishing Details, Burnouts, and WINNER Announced!

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! The Duster is getting finished, driven, and given away, all in this one video! Yep, it’s getting all the finishing touches, along with some suspension parts, and...

Ever Wonder What It Takes To Build A Factory Stock Circle Track Car? More Than You Might Think. Watch This Video And You’ll Know!

When you hear a racing class name like Factory Stock, Street Stock, Hobby Stock, or even Stock Car, it certainly doesn’t sound like much of a race car. But if you are a fan of Harry Hogg then...

CHEAP JUNKYAD M90 BLOWER AIR FUEL DISTRIBUTION! DOES A ROOTS BLOWER FAVOR THE FRONT FOUR CYLINDERS?

This little M90 Supercharger, the one that came on supercharged 3800 V6 GM engines, has been the talk of the town lately as it can actually support some real power on a junkyard LS engine that...

Derek Bought A LAMBORGHINI Made Of WOOD! Will It RUN AND DRIVE 300 Miles Home After Many Years Of Sitting?

Who builds a car out of wood? It’s nuts to think that someone might, but we’ve seen a few over the years. But this is most certainly the first time we’ve ever seen a Lamborghini...

CHEAP $89 JUNKYARD M90 SUPERCHARGER MAKES 537 HP! HOW TO RUN A CHEAP V6 SUPERCHARGER ON A 4.8L V8!

Less than $90 for a supercharger that bolts onto your LS engine? Sounds too good to be true, and of course there is more to it than that, but yeah it actual works! Without the blower on it, this LS...

Building a PERFECT METAL SHAPING Station. EASY 2 SET UP. Customizable for YOUR TOOLS With Karl Fisher From Make It Kustom!

In his most recent videos, Karl has been showing how to build your own shrinking and stretching tools using mostly scrap and they have been awesome. When you combine them with all the other tools and...

Small-Blocks Aren’t Dead: HOW TO MAKE MORE 383 STROKER POWER. HOW MUCH POWER ARE PORTED HEADS, CAMS OR INTAKES WORTH? RESULTS

We know that everyone is always hot and bothered by the LS and LT engine platforms, along with Coyote and Gen 3 HEMI platforms, but that doesn’t mean that all those great small and big block...

Engine 101: How to assemble an LS top end, including heads, valvetrain, intake, and valve covers!

Putting an engine together can be a pretty intense and difficult task depending on the engine and on the tools that you may or may not have. But, luckily, an LS engine is one of the easier ones to...

Same Blower, Different Engines: 3.8L V6 VS 4.8L V8 CHEAP M90 BLOWER TEST. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU RUN THE SAME BLOWER ON BOTH MOTORS?

Richard has been turning the internet on its ear recently with his M90 Supercharger tests. He’s built an adapter plate to run one on a 4.8 LS and has obviously been testing them on the 3.8...

Daniel and the Crew at Powell Machine Show How To Rebuild Gen 3 HEMI Heads The Right Way. Valve Job, Surfacing, And Removing Broken Bolts

Powell Machine Inc. is known for building some pretty impressive engines, and for being experts in valve train and lifter technology, particularly in those classes of racing that require a flat...

FLYWHEEL VS FLEXPLATE-DOES A LIGHTWEIGHT FLYWHEEL ADD ANY POWER? 45 POUNDS VS 16 POUNDS-WHO WINS?

In a lot of racing, folks are real big on the weight of their flywheels because it effects how the engine accelerates. But on a lot of occasions I’ve seen folks go with the lightest flywheel...

Dirthead Dave Installs A Sliding Ragtop And Shaves The Gas Door on the Bagged Mustang II Project!

If you haven’t ever wanted a sliding rag top in a vehicle then you are a weirdo. I’ve never been a sunroof guy, but a sliding rag is pretty damn cool. I think a VW bug or bus with a...