Like many folks who make engine building a career, Tim Richardson found an affinity for diesel when he was in high school. He had a ‘91 Dodge truck that he swapped a Perkins diesel engine into. He found an adapter
A customer recently came to Torque Factory, a diesel repair shop located in Redmond, OR, with a cracked 5.9L engine block. There had been an attempt to stitch weld the crack, but the cracked block continued to propagate. Down on
Every now and then, it’s fun to build something truly badass. Something that goes against the grain. Something you know the purists won’t like. Something that might not make total sense, because sometimes, you just have to build what makes
The world is collectively trying to manage a health crisis, and families and businesses are suffering. Quality customer service has never been more important to your business. Your customers need to feel taken care of, now more than ever.
With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, classrooms, as we know them, are not in session. You can’t physically distance in a small class in real life, but you can online. Virtual learning is now the new norm across the country. The
The Industry has changed, so should you. “One picture I posted got 7,600 likes, it reached 112,000 people, I got 982 profile visits from that post, 758 people saved it, and 208 people sent it to other people,” says Aaron
What You Learn In Tuning School It’s a giant leap between torqueing down rod caps of an engine built with today’s latest high-performance parts and rooting around inside an engine’s computer. The big picture of computer tuning is getting inside
Hasta la vista 2020 and hello 2021! Man, that felt good to type. Hopefully, this year proves to be better than the last. No matter what 2021 has in store, I know all of you will keep chugging along doing
What’s the fastest you’ve ever driven your production vehicle? Asking this question of this crowd, I’m probably safe in assuming it’s pretty damn fast! In college, on my way home from Albany, NY to Rochester, NY, I did 125 mph
A couple months ago in our diesel issue, I spoke about my new appreciation for diesel performance and what that crowd has been achieving with those engines. However, I also admitted, until recently, I wasn’t too familiar with diesels or
We caught up with Leah Pruett at the 2019 SEMA Show to talk about her path to becoming a driver in the upper echelon of drag racing and what keeps her motivated to be the best driver out there – male or female.
You've seen her on TV for years. Cristy Lee is the co-host of shows such as All Girls Garage, Barrett-Jackson and Garage Squad on Motor Trend TV. We caught up with the busy TV personality to see how her 2020 has been shaping up.
On August 8, 2020, Monster Jam drivers set 6 new Guinness World Records. One of those records was set by Krysten Anderson in Grave Digger and she tells us all about the experience of jumping more than 30-vertical-feet in a 12,000-lb. monster truck.
Engine Builder eNewsletter
Get the latest news, insights, and more delivered directly to your inbox.