Today's engine is something special. It's made 100% of billet aluminum. It required new dyno and turbo technology to be made in order to achieve its performance goals. It took eight years to perfect and is a barrier-breaking engine combination. Moran Motorsports had an initial goal of 4,400 hp based off of turbo technology at the time. However, Moran’s horsepower goal changed with better turbos, and the engine made 5,295 hp at 7,300 rpm earlier this summer... but he's not satisfied just yet! Find out what went into this incredible build and how much further Moran thinks he can push its limits.
Nearly four years ago, Michael Rudd took a leap of faith after losing his job to get back to what his true passion was – engine building. He opened Rudd Racing Engines and was quickly building engines like this boosted 540 cid big block Chevy engine, which has put his shop on the map. Find out what went into making this more than 2,000 hp monster!
Building engines for customers is what pays the bills, but its not very often that engine builders get to go head-to-head for bragging rights outside of the racetrack. So when Jack Barna of Valley Performance and Machine Service heard about the Race Engine Challenge, he wasted no time putting together this 376 cid Mopar engine. Find out what went into the build and how he faired on the dyno!
Larry Ofria's first customer was Carroll Shelby. More than 50 years later, his shop, Valley Head Service, is still cranking out top-notch engine work for customers like this recent rebuild of a 3.3L Colombo 60-degree V12 Ferrari engine. Find out what was needed to bring this prancing horse back to life.
Eddie Miller first built this 413 cid small block Chevy engine 16 years ago. His customer and life-long friend recently brought it in for a rebuild due to mileage and a bad roller. Miller's shop, The Engine Works, rebuilt the 413 SBC engine with a goal of competing in Hot Rod's Drag Week 2018. Find out what went into the rebuild.