After speaking with Kaylynn Simmons a couple years ago, we found out there are only a few women who work on the pit crews of the NHRA teams. One of those few other women is Johnna Dunn, a clutch specialist for Jim Dunn Racing. It's a family affair for Johnna, who works alongside many family members, including her grandfather and team owner Jim Dunn. She has aspirations to do more driving and learn more about the drag cars she works on.
We stopped into Terry’s Machine Shop in Bridgeton, MO during a recent visit to the St. Louis area. we met with shop owner Todd Gilliam, who treated us to a shop tour and was kind enough to give us a rundown of this small block Chevy circle track engine he had just finished up for
We recently got access to go inside Callies Performance Products‘ Fostoria, OH facility and speak with owner Rick Norton and his son Heath Norton, up close and personal. What we got was the story of how Callies came to be a leading manufacturer of engine components, and where the company is going next. Related Articles
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
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 – Colin Jost’s
Jamond Haug of Homewrecker Motorsports might have had one of our favorite cars of the weekend when we attended the 2022 Builder’s Brawl. He showed up ready to rock with a gorgeous, white, z28 Camaro and a 526 cubic inch supercharged Hemi under the hood. It’s our Engine of the Week! Related Articles – Dream
We double check our specs on this small block Ford prior to assembly, and show you what to look for to ensure the engine lives.
Whether it’s motorcycles, skydiving or road racing, Janine Shoffner has an addiction to adrenaline-filled activities. For the last decade, road racing has been her biggest passion as a co-founder of J2-Racing. Watch this interview to get a glimpse into her world. Related Articles – Kyle Needham’s Nitrous 434 cid Small Block Chevy Engine – EB
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