By the time you begin reading this page you will probably already realize that next month marks the formal introduction of a newly designed and rebadged magazine. Beginning with the June 2001 issue, Automotive Rebuilder magazine will become Engine Builder magazine.
In 1964 Automotive Rebuilder began its coverage of the automotive rebuilding industry. From then until about three to four years ago, we reported on the engine aftermarket, but also covered the small parts, i.e., starters, alternators, brakes, clutches, CV shafts, etc., aftermarkets as well.
As we all know, products and markets evolve over time. Today, machine shops, custom engine rebuilders and production engine remanufacturers build a much more diverse line of engines and may serve a much more diverse number of engine markets and customers. It is primarily for these reasons that we have decided to match the name of our magazine with the broader range of engine types and engine markets that we have been providing coverage of over the past several years.
So in addition to your typical passenger car and light truck engine builds, you