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Hunt For Grunt! LS Torque Cams: Do You Know What Really Works?

In this video from Richard Holdener, he lets you in on yet another round of dyno testing Speed Secrets in the never ending Hunt for Grunt. LS Engines aren’t particularly known for being torque...

Twin Blown: This 1,100hp LS Engine Does Not Use Turbos But Rather Two TorqStorm Centrifugal Blowers

This is a really neat engine build video and the best part is that you can win the engine! Seriously Holley is giving this actual engine away and we have been telling you how to enter. If you are...

Back On The Buick: Here’s A Lost Episode Of The Hagerty Straight Eight Redline Rebuild Series

We’ve been jonesing for an update on the Hagerty Buick Straight Eight Redline Rebuild project from Hagerty of late. With the whole social distancing and other junk it’s stopped a lot of...

Control Timing With Holley EFI. Here’s How To Install And Wire A Dual Sync Distributor For Your Sniper

Switching from a carbureted combination to one that uses fuel injection can be a great way to improve drivability, fuel mileage, cold starts, and more for your hot rod or street machine. But as good...

Don’t Think Exhaust Can Be Sexy? Look At This Celeritech GT40 Exhaust And Tell Us That!

At what point to parts become art? Is there an intersection of those two lines? Personally, I believe that there is and this incredible Celeritech exhaust for Ford GT40s and replicas is proof of...

Trick Flow Does Mopar: Watch This Pair Of CNC Ported 240cc Port Big Block Chrysler Wedge Heads Get Bolted On

It was not that long ago that Trick Flow came into the market with their big block Chrysler heads and people were super happy about it. The company with its long track record of high quality...

Watch This 434ci Small Block Make 1,440hp With Twin Turbos – New Zealand Hot Rodding, Baby!

We’ll save the jokes about the turbochargers spinning in the opposite direction for another day because this little small block is a meanie! Build in New Zealand and packing a set of...

NHRA Shop Talk: Why Stuff Blows Up – We Talk Carnage In Pro Stock, Pro Mod, and The Nitro Classes

Why does stuff blow up? That’s the topic of this week’s NHRA Shop Talk Live where Alan Reinhart and I talk drag racing and engine tech for your viewing pleasure. Using footage from the...

Richard Holdener Dyno Tests Ford’s Highest Horsepower Small Block, And Then Makes It Make Even More!

When Richard Holdener decided he was going to be testing what he refers to as “The Other Guys”, meaning engines that aren’t GM LS or Big and Small Block Chevrolets and Windsor...

Project Isolation Restoration: Time To Tackle The Walbro LME Carb Rebuild! Small Fuel Mixers Are Fun

Project Isolation Restoration has turned a fun corner. I’m now in the mode of actually putting stuff back together and making it nice rather than taking stuff apart, cleaning it, and mending...

Can’t Keep A Good Mouse Down: Watch This Twin Dominator Equipped Small Block Make 970+ Horsepower!

We love the fact that the small block Chevy and engine builders keep reminding us that there’s still decades of fight left in the little engine that was displaced from its lofty perch by the...

Clevite Clinic Is An Awesome 1950s Film About Bearings and Engines – It’s Old But Awesomely Informative!

Internal combustion engines have evolved a lot since the 1950s but there are certain things that are still the same. The fact that every engine going down the road has main bearings, and rod bearings...

A Critical Review: Gale Banks Watches The Hoonigan Diesel Dyno Video And Has Plenty To Say

Several years ago I read Al Michaels’ book. It was filled with colorful and fun stories of his career and life as a sports broadcaster. Many of them from his early career were centered around...

Isolation Restoration Video Update: Take A Quick Tour Of The Tecumseh On The Operating Table

It’s a funny thing. There’s so many downsides to this period of “life pause” we’re living in and may be coming out of now but there are a couple of benefits. It has been...