When an engine builder is spec'ing a build for himself, it typically gets all the bells and whistles. Just check out this 598 cubic inch big block Chevy build done by Gibbons Motorsports for co-owner Jake Gibbons. We spoke with Pete Gibbons, Jake's older brother and co-owner of the shop, about the details of this street engine combo. It's our Engine of the Week!
With the SML engine fully assembled, Jason Sack visits Steve Morris Engines to help with the dyno testing and tuning, as well as fitting the new SML into the Cowboy Up Nova. Related Articles – Assembly of a Steve Morris Engines SML for Jason Sack – Part 2 – Jason Sack’s Cowboy Up Nova Gets
Machine work and sleeving has been completed on Jason Sack’s SML engine. Now Steve and his crew at Steve Morris Engines gets the engine assembled. Related Articles – Naturally Aspirated USAC Midget Honda Engine – Rottler Report with Robert Tanquary of RNR Custom Engines – Turbocharged and Nitrous-Powered 6.0L Powerstroke Engine
Jason Sack’s Cowboy Up Nova was already a formidable drag-and-drive streetcar capable of 200 mph 7-second quarter mile ETs and 2,200 horsepower. However, the quest for more power and performance is never done, and that’s where Steve Morris Engines comes in and the new SML engine platform. Watch as Steve readies an SML for Jason’s
Danny Soliz of Hill Country Performance & Machine has a lot of tricks up his sleeve to make engine work a little easier. He’s great at working smarter not harder, and in this latest video he shows you a great way to remove valve springs and keep some of those valvetrain components organized. Related Articles
The guys at 4 Piston Racing in Danville, IN crank out some seriously impressive Honda engines and components. We got to see the shop for ourselves this summer and we were treated to a full rundown of a naturally aspirated USAC Midget Honda engine they had in development. Check it out!
During the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, the boys from Maverick Diesel were busy in the pit area with two different trucks they brought to Indy. One of those trucks was Mitchell Wicklund’s with a turbocharged 6.7L Cummins engine in it. We spoke to Mitchell about the build done by LinCo Diesel Performance. Check out our
As part of our Vehicle Care Rockstars brand, Engine Builder editor Greg Jones traveled to the Danville, IN area to meet with Luke Wilson, co-owner of 4 Piston Racing, a premier, performance Honda engine machine shop. Luke has been in the engine building industry for well over 20 years and continues to push the boundaries
During a recent trip to Memphis, TN, we stopped in at BB&T Racing in South Haven, MS to meet with shop owner Derrick Bailey and check out the engine machine shop that opened in 1994. Derrick showed us around and walked us through the details of a ProCharged 540 cid big block Chevy engine he