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Double Dyno Fun: Watch Two Engines Destined For Aussie Burnout Contest Action Get Dyno Tested, One Little Holden, One Frankenstein LS

When it comes to dyno testing, you never really know what you’re gonna get the first time your engine hits the pump. This video is cool because we get to see two engines both get dyno tested...

Turbo Video: Check Out A Bitchin’ Old Ford Flathead Six With A Homemade Turbo Setup Fire and Run!

I’ve always had a fascination with old “obsolete” engines but my first trip to Bonneville really kicked that deal up about 10 notches. Seeing and hearing old flatheads and other...

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Hammering Away: Biting The Bullet And Doing Rod Bearings With The Engine In The Truck!

The only noise that sounds worse to the gearhead than the implosion that happens when your significant other finds out that you bought your own Christmas gifts this year and they all are going to go...

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Beer Money’s Money Maker: This Profile Of The Engine In Everyone’s Favorite Ratty Mustang Is Awesome

The Beer Money Mustang is well known around the world of drag racing. The car that was built by guys like Pete Harrell, Eric Yost, our own Chad Reynolds, and Lyle Barnett went from a reality show...

Mental Mercury: Watch This 1949 Mercury Bound For Drag Week Make 2,000 Horsepower On The Dyno!

When craftsmen come together from multiple disciplines of the hot rodding world the end result is something incredible. This can be evidence in the form of the 1949 Mercury you are about to watch...

How Do I Know How Big My Fuel Injectors Need To Be? Richard Holdener Gives You The Simple Math Lesson So You Can Figure It Out Yourself!

Sizing injectors for your engine is NOT rocket science, but it is crazy how many people question and argue and worry about injector sizing for their combinations. The math is pretty simple actually....

BangShifty Video: Watch A Guy Build A Mini-Nitro Motor Powered Generator From Scratch!

Ok, now this is awesome. Yes, many of our readers are going to be asking stuff like, “Why?!” and “What’s the point of this?!” The reality is that the point is trying to...

Dare To Be Different: Check Out This Caterpillar 3208 V8 Converted To Run On Methanol With A Massive Turbo!

When it comes to getting different with power plants there is not a motorsports on Earth that holds a candle to tractor pulling and that is doubly true in Europe where everything from radial engines...

Boosts Of Burden: This Video Profiles 10 Of The Coolest, Weirdest, and Most Interesting Boosted Race Engines Ever

This is an interesting collection of boosted engines. Before you drag racers out there get your dander up about not seeing a fuel engine in this collection, just know it’s mostly road racing...

Check Out This Back To Back Factory Manifold vs Header Test On A Brand New LT2 Out Of A C8 Corvette

There’s basic tenants in hot rodding that we all know. More air in, more fuel burned, more air out, more horsepower. These are things that the aftermarket has studied and worked to refine for...

Demonic Dyno Session: Watch Ryan Tuerck’s Judd V10 Touch 10,000 and 11,000 RPM On The Pump

There are pretty high stakes whenever an engine is put on the dyno for testing, right? No matter if it is a 350hp engine that you made yourself in the garage or whether it is some whiz-bang creation...

Hater Maker: This Stock Looking Beetle Is Subie Swapped And Makes 300+ Wheel Horsepower On The Dyno

There are few things that we love more around here than an honest to God sleeper and when you see something like this Beetle you know what those words mean. Yes, once the guy hammers the pedal it...

Dirt Power: This In-Depth Look At Building A 418ci Dirt Modified Engine Is Awesome

When it comes to circle track racing, horsepower is still the king in so many different parts of the sport. You need to to run competitively on asphalt and on dirt and not only do you need to have a...

Killer Coyote: Watch As A 315ci Ford Coyote Engine With A 3.8L Whipple Blower Makes 2,000+ HP On The Dyno

Chris Holbrook is known far and wide in drag racing circles as a guy who can build basically any combo of engine into a beastly class mangler. I have personally seen his work in a multitude of drag...