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Video: Engine of the Week – 408 cid Ford Windsor Stroker

This week we spoke with Martin Marinov of Custom Performance Racing Engines and Coast High Performance out of Gardena, CA about their recent build of a 408 cid Ford Windsor Stroker engine and the tests they did using different camshafts for EFI vs carburetor set ups. Engine of the Week is sponsored by PennGrade and Elring.

Mild vs. Wild: Scheid Diesel and a Pair of 6.7L Cummins Engines

When it comes to building diesel engines, Scheid Diesel is a shop perennially at the top of people’s lists. As such, we made the trip to Terre Haute, IN to visit with owner Dan Scheid and to see the various aspects of the business and discuss the builds of two 6.7L Cummins engines. Check out

When it comes to building diesel engines, Scheid Diesel is a shop perennially at the top of people's lists. As such, we made the trip to Terre Haute, IN to visit with owner Dan Scheid and to see the various aspects of the business and discuss the builds of two 6.7L Cummins engines. Check out this episode of Mild vs. Wild brought to you by AMSOIL INC. and SBI.

ACE Racing Engines’ 427 cid Billet LS Drag-and-Drive Engine

We’ve known Stefan Rossi for a number of years now, and his work at ACE Racing Engines is something to behold. He’s an engine builder who never rests on his laurels, and is always pushing himself and his engines to new levels. Case in point, he’s developed a partnership with Noonan Race Engineering to utilize

Supercharged 388 cid LS-Powered Cadillac

We recently made a trip to Houston, TX and visited the School of Automotive Machinists & Technology to get a tour of the facility and see what all they had going on. In addition to their many classes and awesome facility, they had a Cadillac in the shop, which featured a supercharged LS engine for

4,500-HP Supercharged Brad Anderson Hemi Engine

With a name like Chevelle from Hell and the graphics to back it up, we couldn’t just walk past this drag car without learning a little more about it and its engine. Turns out, the car belongs to Eddie Rogers, and his step daughter Amanda Hoover helped build and tune the supercharged Brad Anderson Hemi

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Hot Wheels Rat Rod Features a Compound-Turbo 12-Valve Cummins Engine

Sean Smith and his wife built this rat rod from scratch and it was a contender in the 2022 Hot Wheels Legends Tour. But it’s not only for show thanks to a compound-turbo 12-valve Cummins engine under the hood. We saw this at the 2023 Ultimate Callout Challenge, and its our Diesel of the Week

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Turbocharged Billet K24 Honda Engine

Noonan Race Engineering is well-known for its V8 engine platforms, but the shop has now dipped its toe into the 4-cylinder world with a billet K24 Honda engine. The objective – huge horsepower, while keeping factory creature comforts. Check it out!

Turbocharged 5.9L Common Rail Cummins Engine in a 1947 Ford

After sitting in his father-in-law’s backyard for a number of years, this 1947 Ford was gifted to Chase Wells’ wife. Chase owns 1 Way Diesel Performance and knew someday he’d bring the truck back to life. He did so using a 5.9L common rail Cummins engine on a special episode of Texas Metal’s Loud and Lifted. Check out the result.

ProCharged 5.000” Bore Space Billet Big Block Chevy Engine

One of the first 5.000″ bore space big block Chevy engines that Visner Engine Development has come out with in this new design, this billet engine was built by Nick Bacalis of Bullet Racing Engines for a 1971 C10 belonging to Michael Rieck. Check out what 4,000-plus horsepower looks like!

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Summit Racing Forged Pro Pistons

Made in the USA, Summit Racing Forged Pro Pistons are made using ultra-modern technology and materials so they’re stronger and lighter.