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Engine Building: Assembling A 1,000hp 2020 Toyota Supra Inline Six – This Is Awesome

We think that the 2020 Toyota Supra is pretty awesome. Lots of people are crying about BMW being highly involved in the execution of the car (the chassis is basically a Z4 in many…ok all(?)...

MAHLE Motorsports Takes A Look At Failed Pistons: How Did This Happen And How Can You Stop It?

As we have said many times, pistons get the worst of all worlds in the engine. They are enduring heat, motion, stressed in multiple directions and through it all they are largely responsible for the...

Project Raven Imperial: Ditching Some Sketchy Junk With Help From Lokar! New Throttle Cable And Kickdown Cable!

In the last update, we got Raven, the 1983 Imperial that is doubling as my penance for something I did in a past life, up and running after the 367ci small-block Mopar ate a camshaft keyway. Happily,...

This Ford Model T Had The Neatest Engine We Saw At Bonneville – Superchaged, Cragar OHV Head, Amazing!

There’s lots of stuff that stops us in our tracks at Bonneville, LOTS but even among the jaw droppers there’s a hierarchy. As Chad and I were cruising the pits on a quiet Monday we...

Epic Engine: Keith Dorton Has Built An SB2 V8 Into A Killer V6 For Bonneville – This Video Shows You How He Did It

Keith Dorton and his Automotive Specialists company have created some of the most amazing, powerful, and creative engines that the Bonneville Salt Flats have seen over the last decades, but this year...

No Small Task: Machining Tiny Connecting Rods For A Miniature LS Engine Is Quite The Process

The world of miniature engine building, like the world of full-size engine building has been forever morphed and changed by the introduction and proliferation of advanced machine tools. What was once...

Buick Nailhead Redline Rebuild Update: New Donor Engine, Same Piston Hammering Results – Video

We LOVE the Hagerty Redline Rebuild videos and we especially love the fact that they do not shy away form showing all the details that surround the seemingly magical engine teardown and reassembly...

A Tucker On The Dyno?! Watch Tucker 1044 Make A Pull With Its Franklin Helicopter Engine!

Not that we’re breaking any news here but Bob and Rob Ida are two of the most amazing automotive craftsmen in the world today, certainly among the top one tenth of one percent in the USA. These...

Bagger Wars: Indian’s New Liquid Cooled V-Twin Engine Raises The Horsepower And Stakes

If there has been one cool thing about the latest rendition of the Indian vs Harley motorcycle rivalry it is that Indian (which is a brand owned by Polaris) has enough financial horsepower to stick...

Awesome Video: Watch A 3,000+ Horsepower Nitrous Pro Mod Make A Hub Dyno Pull

Things in hot rodding and racing sometimes comes in bounds and waves, right? It’s kind of like the aftermarket EFI world. There were a couple of companies offering products, and then a couple...

Two Wheels And One Cylinder: Time Lapse Rebuild Of A Kawasaki KE100 Engine Is Awesome To Watch

The ring-a-ting-ting of a two stroke engine is really something that fires the synapses of any gearhead’s brain. It is the sound of fun, really. Go karts, dirt bikes, and weird homebuilt...

Real World Video: This Look Behind The Scenes of The Hagerty Redline Rebuild Is Loaded With Regular Guy Truth

It ain’t that easy, right? When we watch videos and projects on the internet that just glide along seamlessly and without trouble, we all cringe. That’s not how real life works and that...

Video: Ancient Engines Live Again – Watch These Internal Combustion Relics Huff and Puff, and Chuff

We live in a very standardized world today. Lots of our technology that exists in 2019 is simply a refinement of stuff that existed 100 years ago. Engines, cars, machines, these are all things that...

Hey There 3/26! Let’s Take A Look At The Little Pontiac 326 Engine – A Small Bore Worker

Well we’re continuing to hit as many engine high points as we can over the course of the “muscle car” months this year. Today, being 3/26, we’re going to pay some homage to...