Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines is no stranger to engine building or to engine dyno competitions. When he got the invite to compete in the inaugural Race Engine Challenge last fall, he immediately started planning out a winning engine combination. The result was this 393 cid small block Ford featuring Brown's specially designed Hemi heads. Find out what else went into this strong build and how he faired in the Race Engine Challenge.
Chris Uratchko of Uratchko Racing Engines only takes on engine work that piques his interest or offers him new, exciting challenges. So feast your eyes on this 570 cid Pontiac engine built for heads up drag racing that delivers 1,200 naturally aspirated horsepower! Find out the full details.
“Not many people have seen the Civic Type R engine taken apart, let alone built into something substantial. They’re pretty big engines from the factory – we’re bending rods at 400 horsepower, which is unlike Hondas in the past. This engine is a totally different approach. It’s a direct injection, turbo engine. It’s the Honda that we’re going to be working with for the next 20 years.” Read how 4 Piston Cylinder Heads built this Civic Type R engine into an 800 hp beast.
Looking to test real world differences between carburetor and EFI engine set-ups, while also testing different-sized camshafts, the team at Coast High Performance and Custom Performance Racing Engines built this 408 cid Ford Windsor Stroker engine. Read on to find out what went into the build and what the dyno results showed.
Enriched with a history of NASCAR engine building, Vaseleniuck Engine Development has had to diversify its engine work in recent years. The 24,000 sq.-ft. shop, now run by Darrick Vaseleniuck, specializes in drag race, street performance and open-wheel dirt modified engine work like this open-wheel dirt modified engine for the Volusia Speedweeks. Find out what makes this engine ready to race!