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Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

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....

Dirt Power: This In-Depth Look At Building A 418ci Dirt Modified Engine Is Awesome

When it comes to circle track racing, horsepower is still the king in so many different parts of the sport. You need to to run competitively on asphalt and on dirt and not only do you need to have a...

Not A Supercharger: This All-Billet Four Rotor Engine Build Is Awesome And Wild!

It was 1991 when Mazda won the 24 hours of Le Mans with their famed C787B race car which was powered by a four rotor version of the company’s rotary engine called the 13J (also built as the...

Watch Noonan Race Engineering’s Screw Blown Billet LS Engine Make More Than 2,100hp On A Safe Dyno Tune

We remember when the crew at Noonan Race Engineering came to PRI a few years ago and displayed this incredible all-billet LS engine that was wearing a massive screw supercharger. It was a show...

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...

Check Out Ryan Tureck Getting His 11,000 RPM Judd V10 Dyno Tested In England – This Is Going In A Supra!

If you follow Ryan Tureck, you know the guy has always managed to build some cool and different cars in which to attack the drift course with. This guy has had multiple 1,000hp drift beasts and...

Hot Or Not? Dyno Testing The New Gen III Edelbrock Hemi Head Against Factory Stockers

Loads and loads of people in the high performance aftermarket have long been looking at the Gen III hemi as the sleeping giant in the room. Yes, the LS and now LT engines have a massive share of the...

Junkyard L99 V8 Gets Nitrous Thrown At It. Will It Live?!?!? This Baby LT1 Is Only 4.3 Liters!

Back in the day when everyone wanted at LT1 to swap into their hot rod, many unknowing folks looked at donor Chevrolet Caprices and thought they were all LT1 equipped when in fact they often had 4.3L...

Horsepower Video: Don’t Fear The Valve – Watch This Boosted Vortec 4200 Inliner Pick Up Big Power On The Dyno

The Nelson family out of Pennsylvania is awesome. Chances are, if you read BangShift you have seen or heard of their exploits on Drag Week, at the former Ohio Mile, the Grassroots Motorsports $2000...

Total Beast: Watch This MMR GenX Coyote Engine Turn 10,000 RPM With Twin 94mm Turbos – 4,000hp!

When it comes to drag racing, there is one element of the sport that doesn’t get enough credit. That’s the fact that drag racers have long had the tradition of taking a factory style...

eBay Find: This 1,100ci All-Aluminum Ford GAF V8 Is A WWII Relic We Want To Own!

We have told you about the awesome Ford GAA V8 more than once around here but we still get excited when we see them come up for sale or appear in other random dark corners of the internet. This time...

Hagerty Buick Straight Eight Rebuild Process: New Pistons, Rings, Timing Challenges, and More

I guess this is straight eight day. Earlier we showed you a Bugatti Type 57 engine that got the full treatment and now we are back with an update on the process of the Buick straight eight that Davin...

Rare Air: This Video Featuring The Rebuild Of A 1937 Bugatti Type 57 Compresseur Engine Is Amazing

When does engine building go from scene to art? When does simply “building an engine” not really cover the process of working on a hunk of internal combustion history? We’re going...