Engine Builder, Author at Engine Builder Magazine
Holley Gen-V Swap Oil Pan

GM’s new Gen-V LT direct injected engines are starting to find their way into a large variety of vehicles. They make great power, plus they’re very durable and reliable. Unfortunately, the factory oil pans don’t always fit or they hang too low for today’s hot rods. Holley’s LT Swap Engine Oil Pan is designed to

Xceldyne High-Performance Valvetrain Components

Collaborative engineering allows Xceldyne to partner with customers to identify unique opportunities for improved performance.

Edelbrock’s Smitty Smith Dies at Age 70

Longtime Edelbrock employee Smitty Smith has passed away. He was 70.  Smith worked for the Olive Branch, Mississippi-based company for 30 years and had been using its products for 50. His primary duty was to help consumers by responding to their inquiries from Edelbrock’s website and through social media. Before joining Edelbrock, Smith had stints

PerTronix Performance Brands Promotes Jeff Stacy

PerTronix Performance Brands has promoted Jeff Stacy to vice president of sales, where he oversees sales for all brands within the group, including PerTronix Ignition, JBA Performance Exhaust, Doug’s Original Headers, Patriot Exhaust, Compu-Fire, Spyke, Aeromotive Inc., Waterman Racing Components and Taylor Cable Products. He brings nearly 40 years of automotive industry experience to the

NASCAR Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Induction

The NASCAR Hall of Fame—based in Charlotte, North Carolina—has welcomed its class of 2023 with an induction ceremony at the Charlotte Convention Center.  Inductees included 2003 NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth; Kirk Shelmerdine, who helped guide Dale Earnhardt Sr. to four Cup titles; and Hershel McGriff, who secured four Cup races in 1954 and

NASCAR Names New Sr. VP of Competition, Promotions

NASCAR has announced Elton Sawyer has been named its senior vice president of Competition.  “Following his lengthy driving career, Elton held key leadership positions for several race teams and here at NASCAR for the last eight seasons. He will excel in this role, and we look forward to watching him continue to grow the Competition

Midwest Pro Stock Association Set for Rebirth with 7 Races in 2023

Motorsports pros Rick Jones, Kevin Lawrence, Dave River, and Jeff Wick have announced the rebirth of the Midwest Pro Stock Association (MPSA), a drag racing series formed by Jim Wick in the late 1980s. The series folded following the passing of Wick in 2002.  “A group of us were together at the World Series of

PBM Rotating Assemblies

Hundreds of stroke and bore combinations are available, including custom assemblies.

New Fuel Rail Products From Radium Engineering

Radium Engineering has released several new products over the last two months. Take a look below to see what’s new. All products are in stock and available for purchase right now.

Rottler’s EM45 CNC Machine

The EM45 features universal CNC technology designed for all engine shops and allows you to probe, surface and bore on the same machine.

Vance & Hines Shakes Up NHRA PSM Team

Vance & Hines today announced the members of the Vance & Hines/Mission/Suzuki NHRA ProStock Motorcycle (PSM) Team, which will feature four-time champion Eddie Krawiec and 29-year-old Gaige Herrera competing for the 2023 championship. The riders will be aboard Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycles. Six-time champion Andrew Hines returns as crew chief in 2023. Gaige Herrera is a

Hot Rod Power Tour 2023 Dates and Locations

MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, has announced the 2023 HOT ROD Power Tour in celebration of HOT ROD’s 75th anniversary. The HOT ROD Power Tour Driven By Continental Tire will be heading south to Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee visiting five cities over five days in June. As America’s largest traveling car show, more than 6,000 cars