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Category Archive: ENGINES, MOPAR, Videos

Hemi Prowler? Yes, Please! Here’s Two Takes On Why V8 Swapping A Plymouth Prowler Is A Great Idea!

It’s amazing how little the aftermarket world thinks of the Plymouth/Chrysler Prowler. Nevermind that it came with the V6 and automatic…this is a car that honestly should have never made...

Watch This BMW S85 V10 Crank Out 720 Naturally Aspirated Horsepower On The Dyno!

When we think of stroker engines it is always big and small block V8s, right? Whether we are talking about the 383 Chevy, the 347 small block Ford, the 514ci big block blue oval jam, or the 500ci...

DOH! Here’s What Happens When The Main Caps Do Not Get Torqued In Your Freshly Built Engine

So we have all been there. Whether it was that little mistake on the first problem of the high school math test that threw off the rest of your answers or perhaps that little mistake with too many...

Happy 6/4! To Celebrate Crank The Volume And Listen To This Blown 604ci Chrysler Wedge Make 1,800hp

While most of the world does not celebrate June 4th, we do around here because 604 happens to be a good displacement for stroker big block engines and rather than just show you come low compression...

Power Figures For The Mighty Car Mods’ RB-swapped Fairlady Z! What Does A “Mild” Build Mean?

Yeah, I’m totally enamored with the the whole build of the Mighty Car Mods’ Fairlady Z. The Z-car is a shapely little sports car, and my one experience with a turbocharged RB26 engine in...

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Get Out Of The Way BMW and Jag Inline Six Engines, Here’s a 370hp Naturally Aspirated OHC Pontiac Six!

Pontiac’s OHC six cylinder was a pet project of John DeLorean in the 1960s when he wanted to introduce a more European driving experience to customers who preferred sprightly handling to brutal...

Morning Symphony: The Lancia Stratos Zero – Listen To This Angry Little Doorstop Rasp Along!

The styling trend for the early 1970s can be summed up in one word: wedge. Both in production form (Lamborghini Countach, Maserati Merak) and in concept form (AMX/3, Ferrari Modulo), the idea was...

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Watch A Twin Engine Triumph Land Speed Bike Make Dyno Pulls – Awesome Noise From Two Triumph Engines!

The bike you’ll see in the video was built by Lowbrow Customs of Ohio, it features not one, but two Triumph engines. The guys at Lowbrow are calling the bike 1955 Triumph, but obviously...

Piston Tech Video: MAHLE Motorsports Takes You Through Proper Piston Pre-assembly Clearance Measurements

There’s more than a couple things that seem like universal laws in the world. As carpenters like to say, “measure twice and cut once.” Engine builders would tell you that their...

Watch This 557ci Kaase Ford Hemi Belt Out 844 Naturally Aspirated Horsepower On The Dyno

The Boss 429, which is the basic inspiration behind the overgrown Kaase version here is one of the neatest engines to ever come out of a Detroit manufacturer. Like the “Cammer” V8s of the...

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Pontiac Power Video: 535ci Of Butler Performance Built Blower Motors Cranks Out More Than 800hp!

This is the cure for the common LS engine. You are going to watch an awesome 535ci, Butler Performance built Pontiac engine whine and grunt out more than 800hp and more than 850 lb/ft of torque on...

Watch The 1988 NHRA Winston All-Stars From Atlanta Right Here – Really Fun Stuff!

As you read this I’ll be heading to or working at Atlanta Dragway as part of the 2018 NHRA Southern Nationals. Atlanta Dragway was still a pretty new joint back in 1988 when this video was made...

Ever Seen A New Roots Blower Go Together? This How It’s Made Videos Shows You Step By Step

If we were to rank the age of hot rodding power adders, the Roots blower is the granddaddy of them all. Originally developed as a pump for moving air into mines and blast furnaces by a pair of...

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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