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Category Archive: ENGINES, HISTORIC, MISC, TECH, Videos

Killer Hot Rod Parts Find! Two Garages FULL Of Vintage Hot Rod Parts And Pieces!

Matt and the gang are back at it and once again bringing home an insane collection of hot rod parts and pieces so they live on in other projects. This is their superpower, finding killer stuff to buy...

Polishing Turds: Episode #8 Porting Cylinder Heads For More Flow And More POWER!!!

In this new episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the ins and outs of porting cylinder heads. We aren’t talking CNC porting here, we’re talking Peter Harrell...

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth: The Rings Are Junk! But Can It Be Saved?

The 1958 Plymouth barn find project is back for more love! It turns out the rings are junk but does that mean it won’t run and drive? Can they be saved? Or is the end near? Watch this latest...

Building A Land Speed Race Car Part 4: Details, Details, Details, There Is A Ton Going On And This Sucker Is Getting Close

In this latest update on the land speed chassis that Superfast Matt is putting together, you are going to get a look at so many things on this project! We’re talking more drivetrain info,...

WHICH FACTORY BBC HEAD MAKES THE MOST POWER? PEANUT PORT vs PORTED 049 OVAL vs REC PORT vs AFR 265!

Which cylinder heads should I run on my big block!?!? This is a question that has been asked by roughly a jillion people because not everyone is building a full-tilt race engine which means that not...

Pakistani Truck Cylinder Head Rebuild: They May Not Have Much, But They Are Determined! Watch This Cylinder Head Go Through The Entire Process!

You just saw the video from Peter Harrell at Harrell Engine and Dyno, where he’s doing a competition valve job on a set of cylinder heads for a small-block, and this valve job and cylinder head...

Polishing Turds Episode #7: What’s A Valve Job, And What’s The Big Deal? How Much Power Is A Good Valve Job Worth?

In this latest episode of the Polishing Turds series from HED you are going to see the process for doing a complete valve job, along with some good explanation as to why the valve job is so important...

This 1965 Plymouth Valiant Signet Has Been Parked For Years, Is Full Of New Parts, And Is A Serious Unknown. Will It Run Again?

For some reason, this little Plymouth Valiant Signet, makes me smile. When Brent hauled it home it had been sitting for years and years without running and had a back seat full of spare and new parts...

Barn Find 1958 Plymouth! Will It Run, Drive, Live? Let’s Find Out!

I’m not a Moparsman… I’m a GM guy. Chevrolet in particular. But I love the cars and trucks that came out in 1958. Seriously, 1958 had awesome cars and trucks from just about every...

Flowmaster FlowFX Axle-Back Exhaust Kit For 2011-2014 Ford Mustang V6

Flowmaster’s new exhaust announcements are great and all, but when they include a video so you can actually hear the thing it’s WAY better. So here it is, the start of something grat at...

Small Block Wonder: Watch This Supercharged Traditional Small Block Make 1,600hp and 2,000 Lb-Ft of Torque On The Hub Dyno

In the world of 2021, we get to basically decide on a whim how much horsepower we want and how we want to make it. Turbocharged inline six engines making enough steam to run 6-second quarter mile...

Old Thumper: Watch This 1980s Caterpillar 3408 V8 Make Modern, Solid Power on The Chassis Dyno

I know that I am weird but I absolutely love watching big rigs on the chassis dyno. Places like Pittsburgh Power, Antrim Diesel, and others have very active businesses working on, fixing, and tuning...

Hard Worker: This Nitrous Injected Small Block Makes 898hp At Less Than 7,000 RPM!

No, the small block is not dead. Hell, the small block is barely ill at this point despite the massive onslaught of LS fever that has gripped hot rodding for what, a decade now? At some point the...

347 FORD STROKER-WHAT MAKES MORE POWER? BOLT ONS OR BOOST? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU UPGRADE WITH BOTH?

Bolt-ons or boost? It’s the age-old question when building horsepower. Or should you just jump right into doing both? Luckily for us Richard Holdener is the king of dyno testing and can show...