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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Best of 2020: Supercharged Rolls-Royce Meteor V-12 Out Of Zoomies

Oh, you’re a violent little thing, aint’cha? This one goes out to every 200-horsepower 350-powered hot rod that is around…we may never know for sure, but when the earliest hot...

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Watch This Awesome 428ci Pontiac Rev To 9,500 RPM And Make 1,000 Naturally Aspirated HP!

We use the term Pontiac here with a bit of a wink because the engine you are about to see make some big power on the dyno does not have a single stock Pontiac part in it. What it does have it is a...

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Trick Flow Power: Check Out This Stock Stroke Chrysler 360 Making 530hp and 486 lb-ft On The Dyno – Neat Build

The 360ci Chrysler V8 is one of those platforms that doesn’t get the love and attention that it likely deserves across the hot rodding world. Yes, we have seen guys do stuff with them but it is...

Ford Performance Talks About Its Raft Of Support For The 7.3L Godzilla Engine – Announces Creation Of Megazilla Crate Engine

This video from PRI is great on a couple of levels but for starters the biggest one is the fact that Ford Performance is going to fully support the 7.3L Godzilla platform engine. For whatever reason,...

Watch This Awesome Packard Merlin 29 Aircraft Engine Get Dyno Tested And Crank The Torque Out

The Merlin V-12 was as bad ass an engine as there ever was in WWII. This Rolls Royce designed beast powered all kinds of kick ass airplanes and was needed in such volume that other companies licensed...

Watch This Stock Long Block Ford 7.3L Godzilla V8 Make 1100+ Horsepower With Twin Turbos

It’s almost impossible to conceive of an era where guys would pour every cent they had into an engine, employ every known speed trick and killer engineering theory to achieve 300hp. Right? I...

Silent Killers: This Video Shows How Things Like Fans, Too Much Oil, Water Pumps, and More Kill Horsepower

We all know the importance of cylinder heads, induction systems, camshaft selection, compression, and other major factors when it comes to making real horsepower out of your engine. Well, what about...

A Short Strange Trip: Watch The Hagerty Buick Straight Eight Go From The Engine Stand To The Run Stand – Not Easy

Some jobs are quicker and easier than others, right? In this case the job of moving the fully built and dressed Buick Straight Eight that we have been following on the Hagerty YouTube Channel from...

Final Assembly Time: The Hagerty Buick Straight Eight Project Looks AWESOME All Decked Out

It has been a long road and one that wasn’t devoid of struggle but the sometimes resistant Buick Straight Eight that Davin was building over at Hagerty has finally reached the last stages of...

Flat-out Cool: Watching This Scale Model Of A BMW RS90 Engine Come Together Is Awesome

There’s something about putting together little engines that is really fun. In fact, it has become a bit of a tradition here at the Lohnes manse over the years to do a model engine kit around...

Godzilla Dyno Fun: Brian Wolfe Rips A 446ci Godzilla With Ported Heads, A New Cam, Intake, Calibration – Big Power

Brian Wolfe’s work with hot rodding the Ford 7.3L Godzilla V8 engine has been awesome. We have seen a load of different things so far and most of them have been a little outside the parameters...

Cheap Turbo Combos! Is This Ebay GT45 Clone The Best Turbo Ever?

If a $163 turbocharger sounds awesome to some of you, and scary as hell to others, that’s okay. You are our people. On the one hand getting something like this that cheap just makes you giggle...

This Is A Floppy Fiberglass Hood Repair Kit! It Also Ads Hundreds Of Horsepower And Makes It Better At Hauling Christmas Trees

This may be my favorite episode of Finnegan’s Garage. Not only is it full of the fun and power that we all know and love, but the dose of humor that runs through this whole thing is exactly...

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...