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Spy Video: Watch And More Importantly Hear The C8 Z06 Hauling Tail On The Test Track – 5.5L Flat Plane V8 Fury!

(By Tom Lohnes) – Well, that sounds awesome. The next-generation of Chevrolet Corvette ZO6 has been spotted, and definitely heard, at full throttle. Ferrari beware. Utilizing a 5.5-liter...

Happy 5/06! Let’s Give The Hard Working 506ci Cummins C-Series Diesel Its Due!

While most of the time we celebrate the high horsepower, glamorous world of performance during our displacement days stories, today it’s straight up lunch pail Charlie stuff. We love the...

DANGER: Stop Installing Harmonic Balancers The Wrong Way! Doug And Chad Both Tell You The Why’s And How’s!

Harmonic balancer, damper, whatever you call it, the job of installing them is often a confusing and intimidating one. If this describes your first time installing one, count yourself as one of the...

Everyone Loves A Stout 505 on 5/05, right? Pontiac, Chevy, and Chrysler Thumper Videos Here!

While we’re definitely on the backside of the “displacement days” part of 2021, we’re not going down easily. In fact, we’re pulling out all the stops. In this case...

Horsepower How To: Add 100 Horsepower To An L83 5.3 Truck Engine With A Few Simple Mods

The L83 is GM’s LT based direct-injected 5.3L engine that comes in every GM truck imaginable. They are plentiful, powerful, and reliable, and are now starting to show up in hot rods, muscle...

Holley’s New High-Clearance, High-Flow, Lo-Ram Intake Is Available For LS3. Burst Panel Optional!

Holley’s new Lo-Ram intake manifolds are designed for those that don’t want a scoop or bubble, or who don’t want to cut a hole in their hood, but who want big power capability. Or, for...

More 429 on 4/29: Let’s Look Back At The Cadillac 429 V8 A Three Year Luxury Wonder

While the Ford 429 engines are the best known of this size, Cadillac produced a 429ci V8 engine from 1964 right through the 1967 model yeah. The engine was the ultimate extension of the venerable...

Boss Cat: This Monster Caterpillar 3508 V8 Makes 1030hp and 3070 Ft/Lbs Of Torque on The Dyno!

Now THIS is a V8. The Caterpillar 3508 V8 Land Mechanical Engine is a monster in every way, shape and form. It is huge and it is heavy, weighing nearly 10,000lbs. This turbocharged beast has a bore...

Video: Man Swaps Cummins Diesel Into Late Model Mustang And Takes It To The Dealer For An Alignment – Awesome

This has to be one of the funniest things we have seen in a while. A dude Cummins swapped a late model Mustang and then drove the thing to the dealer to be aligned. He captured the experience on...

Will Your Junkyard LS Run On Moonshine? Full Dyno Test Results Are Right Here!

Every car guy, at some point, has heard someone say that some liquor or another was strong enough to run the car on it. But is it true? Could you really run and engine on white lightning? We’re...

Celebrating The “Other” 428 On 4/28 – A Video Bonanza Of Pontiac 428 Power Shredding Tires And Spinning Dynos

Since today is 4/28 you probably saw this coming, well maybe not THIS coming, but at least some kind of tribute to the 428ci engine, right? Because everyone and their brother will be talking Ford...

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The Ford 428 Needs To Be Recognized On 4/28 – It’s The Right Thing To Do

The mighty Ford 428! This has been one of the most hot rodded engines in the Ford world since it hit the streets in a few different forms in the late 1960s. While only one ci larger than the 427 FE...

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It’s Back: The Hot Rod Special Camaro Is Ready For Battle At El Mirage – Let The Record Chasing Begin Anew

It has been years since Keith and Tonya Turk, along with Freiburger have had the band together in chasing land speed racing glory. Well, that all changes this week as after a long time and a load of...

Boost Makes Better: This Build and Dyno Test Of An 8-71 Blown 427ci LS3 Is Awesome – Airboat Engine!

If you are going to build a kick ass airboat engine, you need a few things. The first is obviously some horsepower, the second is  a deep reservoir of torque, and the third is reliability so you are...