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A Better Way to Install Rods on Pistons

Installing spiral locks into a performance piston can be a pain. This tool can make your life a lot easier when it comes to building performance engines.

Scheid Diesel is a Diesel Mecca

We recently made the drive to Terre Haute, IN to visit Scheid Diesel and owner Dan Scheid. This diesel engine and machine shop is one of three locations Scheid operates, and has the capability to everything in-house from fuel lines and injector work to machining and general repair and much more. Check out why Scheid

We recently made the drive to Terre Haute, IN to visit Scheid Diesel and owner Dan Scheid. This diesel engine and machine shop is one of three locations Scheid operates, and has the capability to everything in-house from fuel lines and injector work to machining and general repair and much more. Check out why Scheid is such a renowned name in the diesel space.

Stuffing a Supercharged 572 cid SMX Engine in a Porsche 928

For Danny Humphreys, drag racing is a progressive disease. Ever since he watched Tom Cruise outrun a pimp in a 928 Porsche, he’s wanted the car for himself. As soon as he got one, he pulled the engine and the horsepower has gone up from there. Today, Danny has a supercharged 572 cid SMX engine

Indy Cylinder Head’s Supercharged 588 cid Hemi Engine

We’ve been following Indy Cylinder Head and the engine work Ken Lazzeri for quite some time. We got a chance to speak with Ken on the final day of the PRI show when he was kind enough to walk us through the details of several of the engines they had on display, including this bracket

Ken Lazzeri Hemi Engine
Logan Yelton’s Turbocharged 5.9L 12-Valve Cummins Engine

During last year’s Ultimate Callout Challenge, Logan Yelton’s ’93 Dodge truck stood out as we walked through the pit area. We got a chance to speak with Logan about his company Loganbuilt and the 5.9L 12-valve Cummins engine under the hood of his vintage Dodge truck. See what went into the build in this Diesel

Diesel Daydreams at R&R Engine and Machine

We’ve know R&R Engine and Machine owner Bryan Menke for quite some time. He’s just down the road from our HQ in Akron, OH, so we recently stopped in to see what was new at the shop, which specializes in light, medium and heavy-duty diesel engine work. There’s literally nothing R&R can’t handle, so check

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