Engine of the Week July 2020 Recap - Engine Builder Magazine

Engine of the Week July 2020 Recap

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In our recap of July’s performance engines, we look at the details of a 1,000 hp 426 cid Hemi built by MTI Racing, an Edelbrock-Musi 555 cid big block Chevy built by Pat Musi Racing Engines, a Nissan 370Z VQ37VHR twin-turbo engine built by DRZA Auto, and a turbocharged 3.0L Toyota 2JZ built by Titan Motorsports for MA-Motorsports.

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