Wanting to do things his own way, James Bostick decided to open his own engine machine shop in 2008. To do so he cashed out his retirement, bought some machines and founded Bostick Racing Engines in El Cajon, CA. Fast forward 10 years, Bostick Racing Engines continues to do things their own way and builds top-notch motors like this 605 drag boat engine. Find out what makes this marine engine special.
When a repeat customer came to Fowler Automotive with a vintage Mini Cooper and its British Leyland engine looking to race with it, Ladd Fowler was eager to help make it a winning combo. The job wasn't easy, but once Fowler was done with the rebuild, the car was no longer at the back of the pack. Find out what went into bringing this British Leyland engine back to life.
Tyler Crockett Marine Engines might dabble in some monster truck and drag race engine building, but nearly 95 percent of the shop's work is reserved for marine engines like this popular 540 cid big block Chevy built on a Dart block with a 4.250˝ crank in it. Find out what else goes into making this marine engine crank out 950 horsepower!
Late Model Engines in Houston is powering a lot of the highest horsepower, fastest LT engines in the world. Expecting to be added to that list, a recent customer came to LME with a 2017 Camaro and its LT1 engine. In turn, shop owner Bryan Neelen delivered this rebuilt 440 cid LT1 that will fly down the drag strip and make grocery runs.
When $100,000 was on the line two weeks ago at the World Series of Pro Mod, Carl Stevens Jr., owner of Xtreme Racing Engines, kept his cool and his focus a 1/4-mile at a time. That's exactly how he handles each engine build too. Find out what went into this all-billet Chrysler Hemi-based NHRA Pro Mod engine built for Rick Hord.