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Hemi Swapped C10 Build: “HemiHalf” Official Reveal – The Hemi Swapped C10 Is An Animal!

It’s alive!¬†Here is Part 7 of the Gen III HEMI C10 build that Derek has dubbed the HemiHalf. It’s back from Moparty and ready to get buttoned up and ready to rock so the burnouts can...

LS ENGINE TECH: DAVID VS (LITTLE) GOLIATH. 4.8L VS 5.3L, WHICH JUNKYARD LS DOES BOOST BEST?

If you are considering a junkyard LS build then do it. Because if you are considering it there is a reason. It’s probably because the rest of your project is already over budget or because you...

Rebeldryver’s Ford 428 FE Project Part 1: Prepping The Block For Assembly With Freezeplugs And Paint

Rebeldryver Scott is back with Project Mud Bomber, who’s 428 has been getting machined and prepped for a full rebuild. Because parts were scarce and the machine shop a bit slow, this one has...

MILD CAM ADDS 85 HP! JUNKYARD LS STREET CAM BATTLE-3 ELGIN STICKS DO BATTLE WITH A BTR DYNAMIC DUO!

LS Cam tests are popular as hell and for good reason. Everyone wants to know what kind of power increase they can see with certain cam specs, and Richard Holdener has possibly done more cam testing...

WHAT MAKES MORE HP ON A JUNKYARD 4.8L LS? CARBS OR EFI? EDELBROCK PERFORMER RPM & 750 v TRUCK EFI

Ah, the age old Carb vs EFI story, but this time it is the 4.8 LS Carb vs EFI and both are great options. There are a lot of ways to get air and fuel into an LS engine with all the aftermarket parts,...

Will It Run: The Boogie Van Engine Swap Edition!

The Make It Kustom Boogie Van project is moving forward and quite frankly it’s about time. We regular watchers of the channel are ready for some more van content and in this episode we are...

JUNKYARD LS TUNING SECRETS! A/F TEST-10:1 v 11:1 v 12:1 v 13:1. TIMING TEST-17, 20, 24, 29 DEGREES!

Air Fuel Ratio is the ratio of air to fuel that is going into the chambers of your engine. It is measured in the exhaust, after the combustion has happened, by measuring how much oxygen is left over...

Will It Run After Decades? CRUSHED & SEIZED Dodge Charger

We’ve seen a ton of “Will It Run?” videos of rough looking cars, but I think this one from Dillan takes the cake. I mean look at this poor thing. This has to be one of the saddest...

The Alfarrari Project: The Engine Is Getting More Love And Test Fitting The Engine And Gearbox!

It’s time for the engine to start getting ready to go in! More engine adapter work, then doing some stuff with the intake so it will fit, and then actually test fitting this bad boy! If this...

HOW MUCH POWER IS CAM LIFT WORTH? BTR TRUCK NORRIS VS TRUCK NORRIS NSR LOW LIFT. DOES LIFT MAKE HP?

Camshafts, regardless of the engine platform, have three measurements that define them. Lift, or the amount the camshaft will open the valves, duration which is the amount of time the camshaft will...

Will This Turbo Buick Grand National Run And Drive After Sitting For 20 Years?

He’s back at it again! Derek has found yet another amazing ride, this time an actual Buick Grand National, and is going to try to make it run and drive and then drive it home the $400 miles. I...

JUNKYARD LS PLUG GAP TEST. DOES MORE GAP EQUAL MORE POWER? HOW MUCH SHOULD I RUN? .010 VS .100 GAP

Spark plug gap is one of those things that some folks SWEAR makes a huge difference in power. It goes right along with the guys that think that indexing plugs is a big performance trick, but...

Tommy Finds A Canadian STUDEBAKER With Chevy V8 – Is This Good, Bad Or UGLY?

It seems that Tommy has been bitten by the Studebaker bug in a big way lately, and we’re not sure if this is going to be awesome or a horrible decision that is going to run him down a rabbit...

CHEAP, JUNKYARD 5.3L CAM TEST. BTR CAMSHAFT FAMILY FEUD-TRUCK NORRIS VS HOT ROD VS SS2? WHO WINS?

Who will reign supreme? It’s a battle of cheap 5.3 LS camshafts from Brian Tooley Racing. I can tell you which one I’d pick, but I’m going to let you watch and decide for yourself....