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Category Archive: ENGINES, Videos

Running a Flathead V8 Without a Cylinder Head!

This video cracked us up and had us pressing play multiple times just to gawk. It starts with a closeup shot of a running Ford flathead V8 that sounds as though it has a big time miss. As the camera...

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Watch a Blown, Dual Carb’d, Ardun Headed Flattie Grunt Out 450+ Horsepower on the Dyno

We were chatting up a gearhead buddy recently who is into the old stuff…like the real old stuff. This dude has real vintage parts like a Kong ignition,a pile of ancient Thicksun intake...

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Wheel of Death Starts May 15th! Find Out What Happens When You Run And Engine With No Oil At Full Song

My buddy Richard Holdener is always coming up with funny ideas, and he’s always on the dyno making big power with engine combos of all kinds. Some of them include running junkyard motors with...

Bonafide Overkill: Four Turbochargers, Four Intercoolers, One Nissan SUV

Kyle from 1320Video has gone on another trip to the United Arab Emirates to check out how the Middle East gets down and dirty with their cars. He’s ridden in a Morgan, checked out some sand...

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Morning Symphony: This Supercharged V6 Dodge Charger Brings You The Worrying Sounds Of Silence!

Think about this: V6 engines are now putting out what V8s struggled to bring to the table as recently as the early 2000s. Proof: The LGX V6 in the Chevrolet Camaro is advertised at 335 horsepower,...

Camshaft Tech! Engine Masters Explains The Ins and Outs Of What The Bumpstick Is All About

If you think that the guys who make Engine Masters have been slacking in the tech lessons and instead have been playing too much with dyno mule engines, then this episode is for you. Behold, the...

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Watch A Ford 6.2 Boss Engine Which Now Measures 460ci Scream At 8,500 RPM And Make 800hp!

Ford’s 6.2L “Boss” family engine was launched to compete head to head with the GM LS engine of the same displacement and the late model Hemi that Chrysler puts on their trucks....

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Morning Symphony: The Scream Of The LA 318 (Yes, They Can Scream!)

Enough with my usual prose…it’s 3/18 and it’s time for me to dive right back to my roots, to the LA 318 and the cars I usually found them in. If you are unfamiliar with my...

Engine Masters! Is A Stroker Motor Worth The Cost Over A Standard-Sized Mill?

“No replacement for displacement”, that’s the battle cry, right? The more cubic inches you pack around, the better off you’ll be? Depends on the argument you’re wanting...

Classic YouTube: Chrysler Wasn’t The Only One Messing With Turbines – Check Out This Coal-Powered Oldsmobile!

General Motors walked into the Eighties in a kind of bi-polar state of mind. On the positive side, the downsized B and A/G body cars were a solid strike, the truck line was going well, the Camaro and...

Cayman, Meet Coyote: This Ford-Swapped Porsche Is Basically A Baby Ford GT!

Forget about the Gulf livery, and don’t sweat the details about how a Porsche Cayman got a Ford Coyote 5.0 jammed up it’s back end. Matt Farah will tell you all about the how and way as...

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Manifolds or Headers? Engine Masters Tests The Difference Between The Two!

Ah, the fun part of the exhaust: the upper end. The knee-jerk response is always “headers!”…whatever fits in your ride, go with headers and you’ll be happy. But is it the most...

Crunch Time: Watch As Finnegan Crafts Wastegates Onto His Monster Drag Boat!

We don’t know which side of the Roadkill duo is actually the “sane one”. Freiburger has plenty of insanity under his belt, with the off-road hijinks, the garage work and the fact...

Ground Testing: Watch As These 427 Ford Engines Are Ground-Tested After Being Removed From A Chris Craft Boat!

When a car is wrecked, salvagers go for what didn’t get hurt in the collision. Same thing happens with boats…or, at least, one boat in particular. This 42 foot long Chris Craft...

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