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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Hobby Fast Forward: The Restoration Of A Mitsubishi Four-Cylinder

Did you build model kits growing up as a kid? Did you ever get that see-through “Visible V8” kit? I begged, I pleaded, and I never saw it. Instead, I held flashlights and fetched...

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BACK TO THE ’80s! The 5.0 Battle. TPI Small Block Chevrolet VS The Famed 5.0 Ford. Parts, Boost, And More!

I remember when a 5.0 Fox Body was a fast car. Back when nothing made horsepower from the factory and the LX 5.0 was the lightest most powerful combo you could get. I hated them, even though I...

Quarantine Project Hour: Turn A Small Trailer Into An Engine Test Stand!

One of the biggest things that drove me nuts while rebuilding the 367ci small-block Chrysler for the Imperial was that I couldn’t run the engine until I dumped it into the car. That part drove...

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Looks Like Garbage, Runs Like Stink: This Little Aussie Mazda 323 Station Wagon Is Basic And Runs 8.50s!

If there’s anything more fun than a (mostly) stock bodied car on a narrow tire running middle eights on a drag strip, I’d really like to know about it. From Drag Week to the various 8.50...

QuarantinePiece Theater: This 1967 Massey Ferguson Film Called “The Red Giants” Is Awesome

Previously on QuarantinePiece Theater I have showed you a few classic drag racing films. Today? Today we’re heading into the fields with this killer 1967 Massey Ferguson film called “The...

The Song Of Our People: Listen To This Big Block Chevy Scream Out Nearly 9,000 RPM On The Dyno

No, this video does not contain power numbers. It does contain the beautiful noise of a big block Chevy roaring up to 9,000 RPM on the dyno while wearing a set of vertical exhaust stack style...

Rough Start Fox Body Quick Update: A Follow-Up On The Small-Block’s Internals

This isn’t so much another part of the Rough Start Fox Body Mustang’s build as it is a follow-up. Since the best case of action for anybody is to keep their backsides at home and away...

Wanna Know What A Blueprint 540 Makes On Nitrous? With A Roots Blower? With Twin Turbos? With A ProCharger? Watch This.

When Blueprint Engines came out with their power adder series of crate engines we got one of the very first off the assembly line. It was their 400 cubic inch traditional small block featuring forged...

Engine Restoration Video: Watch A 1929 Maytag Washing Machine Gas Engine Get A New Lease On Life

We have seen the dude on Hand Tool Restoration tackle some interesting projects but this one may be the top of the charts for us. Like you, we were aware of the existence and widespread usage of gas...

Happy 3/20! Let’s Take A Look At The 320ci Buick Straight Eight – Fireball Power!

From 1931 through 1953 the Buick straight eight really made its mark in the American automotive landscape. They were made in varying displacements and even varying block sizes but the one most people...

Watch This Wild Kendick Dragster Four Engine Go Kart Run Around A Karting Track – Totally Awesome!

So fair readers, I have failed you (again). I have been picking away at the internet for weeks to get some information on the wild ass machine you are about to see in this video. The title of the...

Rumbling History: Watch and Hear This Incredible Miller V-16 Run – 1,075hp Back In The 1920 and 30s!

Harry Miller is rightfully one of the most celebrated minds in the history of American racing. The things he was doing nearly 100 years ago are mind-boggling when put into the context of today. His...

Godzilla Roars: Watch A 7.3L Ford Godzilla Engine Run Wide Open On The Dyno – See The Power Curves and How It Responds To Tweaks!

The 7.3L pushrod V8 known as Ford’s Godzilla engine is still and emerging and exciting platform when it comes to hot rodding. Very few people are doing a lot of deep exploration with this...

QuarantinePiece Theater: Check Out Decade Of Thrills II – The Thunder Of The 80s – Evans and Prudhomme Call It

Let’s say you’re stuck at home like we are. No racing, kids have school cancelled, the restaurants have been all but closed down, and basically all else with them. What are you supposed...