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Ford Cummins Conversion – 5.9L Common

Many folks are introduced to this industry at an early age – whether it be in a shop atmosphere or through some form of racing. However, not many people can say they attended their first tractor pull event at just

2006 F350 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Richard Whittaker owns and operates Stroker Diesel in Salt Lake City, UT. The diesel shop is essentially a Ford dealership without the Ford name on it. They specialize in Powerstroke engine work and also buy and sell trucks. Whittaker opened

Deck-Plated 6.7L Compound Turbo Cummins Engine

Steve Burton opened his diesel shop, New Performance Automotive, more than 20 years ago as a way to further his passion for truck and tractor pulling. Steve says he was born a motorhead, like most of us guys, and he’s

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Business & Management

Engine Education and Training in 2021

We often hear from shops looking to hire new employees. They want young guns who are eager to work and have experience. Many of these same shops say there isn’t enough good talent coming out of technical schools and that

Hiring and Retaining Engine Shop Employees

You never know when you’ll be in the market for a new employee. You may be fully staffed right now, but what if you were to expand your shop, offer additional services, or need the extra manpower to handle the

Customer Service in a Crisis

The world is collectively trying to manage a health crisis, and families and businesses are suffering. Quality customer service has never been more important to your business. Your customers need to feel taken care of, now more than ever.  

HP Academy Teaches EFI Online

With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, classrooms, as we know them, are not in session. You can’t physically distance in a small class in real life, but you can online. Virtual learning is now the new norm across the country. The

Columns

Start with Engine Basics

This column is for the young folks out there who believe they have passion for automotive performance. You see the people in this industry and you really want to get involved. I get a lot of calls and emails from

Science vs. Religion

Something I sometimes take for granted in this industry is the amount of knowledge at our disposal. It comes from all walks of life, different ages, genders, regions, as well as from different areas of manufacturing, development, engine building, racing,

Where Have All the Parts Gone?

Does this sound familiar? “We are experiencing issues within the supply chain that has created manufacturing delays, temporary stock-outs, longer lead times and increased cost. You may experience delays in shipment and product shortages. We are committed to working through

Protect Yourself as a Small Business

This month’s column is for all those folks in automotive performance with a small business, as well as those looking to get into this segment of the industry. Automotive performance is this gray area that comes with risks and rewards

Podcasts

Mario Andretti Joins Tire Review’s Johnny g & Friends Podcast

With more than 50 years in the tire industry, John Gamauf, a retired Bridgestone-Firestone executive, has stories you won’t believe. He’s busted tires, survived the largest tire recall in history, traveled the world and made plenty of friends along the way. His friends in the aftermarket call him “Johnny g.”...

Sit Down with Lake Speed Jr. of Total Seal Piston Rings

Total Seal Piston Rings’ Lake Speed Jr. came to Akron, OH toward the end of 2020, and Engine Builder took the opportunity to sit down with him to discuss his new position at Total Seal, how his background in tribology has translated to rings, and what he sees happening in...

Industry Insiders – Leah Pruett, Don Schumacher Racing

We caught up with Leah Pruett at the 2019 SEMA Show to talk about her path to becoming a driver in the upper echelon of drag racing and what keeps her motivated to be the best driver out there – male or female.

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