We got a set of Cometic Gasket's MLX head gaskets for a small block Ford build we're doing. Our head gaskets are a standard layout Ford head gasket with a .040"-.044" thickness and designed to fit a 4.125" bore. The difference between an MLS and Cometic’s MLX gasket, which stands for Multi-Layer-Xtreme, is an extra 'stopper' fold-over layer that provides a torque limiting surface and prevents yielding of the combustion seal. Check out the rest of the review.
Now that Chris has checked all our specs, we begin to assemble the bottom end components of our small block Ford such as the rotating assembly, main and rod bearings and the camshaft. Next episode, we will be getting into our cylinder head assembly and more of the valvetrain components. Related Articles – How Heat
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Doc Baker is an engine builder and racer who does things his own way. We were excited to learn more about his 1971 Dodge Demon with a supercharged 500 cid billet Hemi engine in it, and caught up with Doc at the 2022 Builder’s Brawl race event at World Wide Technology Raceway. Check it out!
We got to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, just outside St. Louis, back in early 2022. It was then that we were introduced to Katie Coleman, a cylinder head specialist at the shop, but an industry vet with 15+ years of experience. She was extremely sought after when shops found out she was
It was super hard to walk passed the pit of Outlaw Diesel Performance at this year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge event because of their eye-catching Ford F-350 dually, and that was just the back of the truck! When we got around to the front to see a badass, turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke, we knew we had to
Walking through the pit area of the 2022 Builder’s Brawl earlier this summer, we saw Kyle Needham and his team thrashing on their drag car and its 434 cid small block Chevy. We wanted to know some more about what was in the nitrous car, so we asked him. Related Articles – 564 cid ProCharged
The world that shop owner Marlon Goldberg created at Workshop 5001 in Los Angeles is one of Porsche wet dreams. Workshop 5001’s Porsche builds are completed as bare tub restorations, including Mil-Spec wiring, full interiors, motorsport suspension, custom components, and of course, top-notch engine work. They excel at both vintage and modern Porsche work. Take
She’s an engine builder, a drag racer, a stunt driver, and now a Netflix star too, Hannah Maloof can do a little bit of everything, and she does it well. Along with the entire Maloof family, she helps run Maloof Racing Engines in San Gabriel, CA. Check out her story! Related Articles – One-on-One with