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Proven Performance – PennGrade1 and API Classifications

Episode 2: Insane Engine Moments – Dyno Fire

There are very few things more exciting than firing up a new engine. Something about the roar of an engine just makes you feel good. But that good feeling can quickly change to one of worry, especially if you find yourself in a similar situation as Taylor Lastor of TRE Racing Engines in Cleveland, TX.

There are very few things more exciting than firing up a new engine. Something about the roar of an engine just makes you feel good. But that good feeling can quickly change to one of worry, especially if you find yourself in a similar situation as Taylor Lastor of TRE Racing Engines in Cleveland, TX.

Episode 1: Insane Engine Moments – Stolen Horsepower

As an engine builder, you never know what each day may bring. It’s always something different. However, Charlie Buck Jr., owner of Buck Racing Engines in King, NC, wasn’t expecting this!

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2,662cc Air-Cooled and Turbocharged VW Engine

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Volkswagen Beetle’s Air-Cooled and Turbocharged Engine

This Volkswagen Beetle cost owner Steve Dalton $600 when he bought it back in high school for use as a daily driver. Every year since he’s owned the car, the Beetle and its engine have gotten some sort of performance upgrade to the point that it is at now. Steve is a regular on the

ProCharged 572 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Inspired to build a hot rod with all its systems exposed, Leroy Edwards used his 50 years of mechanic experience to build this cool-looking car himself. Powering this hot rod is a ProCharged 572 cid big block Chevy engine with nitrous adding an extra kick. Check it out!

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Exposed Hot Rod Features a 572 cid ProCharged Big Block Chevy Engine

In the weeks leading up to Sick Week 2024, we caught glimpses of Leroy Edwards’ custom-built yellow hot rod. With its unique look, even for drag-and-drive, we knew we had to know more about this build and the ProCharged big block Chevy engine Leroy put in it. We got the details in this episode of