Whether you’re working on your own project car, or a customer’s vehicle, choosing the right engine is one of the most important decisions to make. By the end of this article, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to choose the right engine for you or help your customer to make the right decision for them.
Classic and vintage car culture in is a diverse one. It’s more than just muscle cars. In addition to the unmistakable rumble of American V8 power, vintage European and Asian marques are part of the regular scenery too, and there are premium events around the world that bring out some of the most sought-after models
As the off-road racing community and technology grew, so did the vehicle speeds and related suspension components. Today, these are without a doubt one of the most highly strained engines in motorsports – bar none.
Back when we started to get serious about competing in the V-Twin drag racing scene, there were four or five manufactures making engine cases, heads, crank/flywheel assemblies, and connecting rods, along with other parts for large cubic inch competition V-twin engines. At the time, the largest factory engines from Harley-Davidson were 80 cubic inch big
While not impossible to build, offshore marine engines are not the easiest to build either, so it takes a skilled and experienced engine builder to churn out the power levels most customers desire.
Want power at a low cost? Reliability will become your issue. Want it built for power and reliability? That’s going to hit your wallet harder… or is it? Enter the world of block conversions.
DRZA Auto is no stranger to Nissan engines, in fact, it’s one of their specialities. Read below to learn about owner Derek Cho-Sam’s experience building Nissan SR20 and RB line engines for his customers!
VWs are essentially the hot rods of the air-cooled world and because of that, there are some big name manufacturers that have been around for many years producing good quality, high-performance VW engine parts – Scat Crankshafts, Engle Cams, CB Performance, AA Performance, Pauter Machine, and Gene Berg – to name a few
Engine swaps belong in a world of their own. After a little digging, you can find multitudes of ingenious swap ideas, whether it be small block to big block, diesel to gas, or many other combinations.