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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

The Necropsy: Find Out What Actually Killed The Engine In The Mighty Car Mods’ Mitsubishi!

When the smoke clears, you’ve determined that you are alright and that the car is not longer on fire, the next question is almost always, “Well…what the f**k happened?!” It...

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Make It Better: MCM Starts The Rebuild Of The “2Sexy” Mitsubishi – Engine Upgrade Time!

It’s one thing to spend time, money and effort on a car that any and everyone would agree is worth the effort. But what about when someone finds a car they love, but nobody else does? They...

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Bet 88 MPH Isn’t A Problem: This Holden Kingswood Is Good For A Megawatt Of Power!

Power ratings for engines can be strange. Most of the time the unit is horsepower: 550 ft/lbs per second. Sometimes you’ll see a different system, like PS or other terms, which are metric...

This Video Of The Imperial Construction NHRA Alcohol Funny Car Making A Hub Dyno Pull Is Awesome

I love alcohol funny cars. As we have told you a million and a half times here over the years, they are among the most difficult cars to drive in the sport, they are fast as the dickens and they are...

Miniature V4 Engine Has A Scream And Wail All Its Own – Hand Built And Tiny!

Miniature engines are always a trip to see and hear run. We’ve shown you lots of video of tiny V8s making cool noise, but how about a wee, little V4? This is a first for us and we dig the angry...

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This 630hp Pontiac 428 Is A Rip Roaring Example Of Tin Indian Horsepower!

In the 1960s car companies had “big car engines”. Chrysler was jamming 413s in stuff, Chevy had their mid-horspower 396 engines moving most of their stuff along, and Pontiac had the 428....

Video: This Compound Boosted Slant Six Plymouth Valiant Is One Mean Sounding Freak!

Trust us, there’s an engine under there. BangShifter Kyle Tibbs tipped us off to this video which we think was shot in Germany depicting an insane induction setup that is mounted to a 225ci...

The Guided Tour: Check Out This Speed Shop And Listen To This 611ci Hemi Scream!

When the day comes that one of us ever lands in Australia…oh, readers…we might not sleep the duration of the trip. Of course we’d find a burnout contest and go blower-counting. Of...

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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...