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Category Archive: ENGINE, ENGINES, Tech Stories, Videos

Engine Masters Tests CNC-Ported Heads Against Vortec Heads On A 383 Chevy To See If The Performance Gain Is Worth The Cost!

Ever been bench racing with some buddies and come up with a build plan? Does it usually sound like, “I’m gonna build a (insert engine here) and I’m gonna run this intake, these...

Can You Make Hellcat Power From A Chrysler 5.7? Engine Masters Slaps A Paxton Blower On One To Find Out!

When it debuted in the early 2000s, Chrysler’s 5.7L Hemi was a stomper. Rated at 345 horsepower in trucks and 340 horsepower in the cars early on, it was a good volley into the horsepower wars....

Does Bashing In Your Headers Really Hurt Power? Engine Masters Tests Out The Theory!

When I got around to putting headers on my Project SuperBeater Dodge Mirada a few years ago, I got lucky in the fact that none of the tubes needed a tap to fit anywhere. They were still an absolute...

Dyno Time! It’s A Battle Of The Two 383 Cubic Inchers – Stroker Chevy Small Block Versus Big Block Mopar!

In no way is the battle of the 383 cubic inch engines that Engine Masters put together a fair fight, despite what Freiburger keeps claiming. Why? Simple: a small-block Chevy stroker is a rev-happy...

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Brutal! Listen To This 428ci Twin-Turbo Windsor Ford That Nelson Racing Engines Put Together Scream On A 1500HP Dyno Run!

Nelson Racing Engines knows how to make a motor that can terrify even the most jaded driver. From racers all over the country to what might be their most famous build, David Freiburger’s...

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Take A Look Behind The Scenes On A Drag Challenge Build: A 427ci Twin-Turbo Mill Meant For A Holden Clubsport!

Drag Challenge, Australia’s Drag Week clone, has taken off like wildfire, with massive amounts of success. What else would you expect in the land of burnout contests and long-distance skidding?...

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Killing The Peace And Quiet At The Bend In The River With A Crosley Fitted With A Pulse Jet Rocket!

I want you to put yourself in the position of a police officer who was required to report to a boat launch on a river to investigate a noise disturbance call. By the time you get there, there is no...

Early Chrstmas Shopping Ideas: Remote-Control Jet With A Real Afterburner! Scare Everyone With Your Own F-16!

Here’s a thought: You know the scenes in the movie Top Gun, where the F-14 Tomcats light up their twin afterburners, the noise sounds like the air is being ripped apart by a giant dull knife,...

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A Crate Motor, A Dyno Cell, And Three Men At The Control Panel: Can One Bolt-On Mod Net 50 Horsepower? Engine Masters Will Find Out!

As part of the ever-growing footprint of The Enthusiast Network, a new YouTube show has appeared, and it is aimed squarely at the guy who is buried under the hood. Engine Masters, named after Hot...

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The Zagato Mostro Is A Maserati-Powered Air Raid Siren! Listen To This Beast Scare Car Show Fans!

Talking with authority means one thing: to bark in a loud, clear voice that can be understood by everyone in a method and tone that immediately silences any and all other conversations due to the...

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Hear The New TVR’s Ford Coyote-Based, Cosworth-Tweaked V8 Start And Run A Simulated Lap Of LeMans

Bringing an automotive brand back from the dead doesn’t just take money by the semi-truck load, it takes engineering, testing and a solid plan to make the resurgent car successful after the...

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Diesel Swap! Hot Rod Garage Takes A 12V Cummins And Jams It Into A Dodge D200

Making the kind of power with an oil-burner that would have been unbelievable years ago is stupid-easy nowadays, and while the diesel community have the lines drawn in the dirt, for us, our choice...

This 1,036hp Toyota Supra Is Legitimately Nasty, Well Engineered And Violent – 780RWHP On The Safe Tune!

Do not see “Supra”, think “Fast and the Furious”, and skip to the next story…you will miss out on one hell of a build. From the front, it looks like most any other...

Watch An Old Minneapolis Moline Pulling Tractor Launch Parts And Completely Puke Its Guts Out During A Pull!

When the announcer has to start asking if anyone in the crowd was hit by “shrapnel” from an exploding engine at a tractor pull you know it is a good one. While this engine failure lacks...