As OEMs continue to face pressure for better fuel economy, the recommended oil in vehicles continues to move toward lower viscosities. However, are those lower viscosities better for your engine? We discuss the differences in oil viscosity and how it helps your engine in this episode of AMSOIL Garage.
Stopping into Wilkins Racing Engines in Mooresville, NC was one of our favorite stops during our Charlotte trip earlier in 2023. Owner Sandy Wilkins showed us around his machine shop and gave us the details of a few engine builds like this Comp Eliminator 347 cid small block Chevy. It’s our Engine of the Week!
We recently sat down with Ryan Hamilton and Phil Data of SBI, as well as D&J Precision Machine owner Drew Pumphrey to talk about everything valves – problem areas, materials, sizes, angles, valve jobs, seats, and even springs. Check out this latest Intellectual Horsepower episode brought to you by SBI. Related Articles – Clay Millican’s
During this past summer’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, we came across CNC Fabrication’s booth and got the chance to speak with owner Corey Hurtt about his business and the brand-new 7.3L Powerstroke engine they built. The engine was just finished at the time, but Corey had plans to eventually run the truck in the ODSS 5.90
Pete Harrell of Harrell Engine & Dyno in Mooresville, NC specializes in forced induction builds and “polishing turds,” as he likes to put it. He got this build extra polished, as it features a 540 cubic inch billet aluminum big block Chevy block for drag-and-drive events. Hear what else went into the build directly from
Wyatt Stengel’s 1970 GMC K15 is a cherished family heirloom. However, that didn’t stop him from turning it into a drag racing powerhouse thanks to an upgraded LB7 Duramax engine. Check out what went into the four-year project that blends aesthetics and horsepower.
With a last name of Ford, it’s a good thing Dylan Ford of Abilene Diesel Performance is a Powerstroke guy. In fact, he’s found a true passion for 6.0L Powerstrokes and recently built a race truck with a turbocharged and nitrous-assisted 6.0L Powerstroke for drag racing. Check it out!
R&R Engine and Machine is a quality engine rebuilding shop right in our backyard of Akron, OH! They work on all kinds of engine platforms, but Cummins is one of their specialities. They recently rebuilt this 4B Cummins that came out of a wood chipper.
Austin Ouellette is a true diesel head who’s worked as a field technician for years on various vehicles. Being too busy with work, he enlisted Sin City Diesel & Off-Road to build him a standout 6.7L Cummins engine… and they delivered. Check it out!