Diesel Fuel Systems and Injector Setups
The secret sauce for getting everything you can out of your engine lies in the fuel system. It’s the heart of a diesel. Make more air, need more fuel, and you make more power.
Twin-Turbo 572 cid SMX Engine in Steve Morris’ Wagon
After not having raced his wagon for more than 9 years, Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines used Sick Week as the excuse to get the wagon back out on the track. The Pro Mod chassis car is equipped with Steve’s own 572 cid SMX engine and twin 98mm turbos!
Think You Got What it Takes to Brawl?
First things first, I’m not referring to a fist fight, but I’m sure most of this crowd could hold their own. Rather, I’m referring to a new drag race event called Builder’s Brawl.
John Deere Rat Rod with a 496 Big Block Chevy Engine
You haven’t seen anything like Jesse Madaffari’s rat rod. It’s a 1972 John Deere 7520 tractor cab on an ’82 GMC S15 truck frame with a 496 big block Chevy engine capable of 10-second passes. Go ahead and read that again – you read it correctly. Check this thing out!
John Deere Rat Rod Powered by a 496 Big Block Chevy Engine
Can you believe Jesse Madaffari daily drives this thing?! It’s a sight to behold, and when we walked past it at Sick Week, we had to stop and find out more about this unique rat rod build of a John Deere cab and a 496 big block Chevy engine.
Gregoire Blanchon’s Triple-Turbo TDI VW Engine
Gregoire Blachon, owner of Boxeer LLC, usually dedicates the entire month of June to testing at Pike’s Peak. In 2020, he was 1-second shy of the diesel hill climb record. Check out his VW Bug equipped with a triple-turbo, 4-cylinder, 2.0L TDI VW engine.
Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine
Aydan Bailey may have rolled his 1957 Chevy wagon on the last day of Sick Week, but the car’s twin-turbo 6.0L LS engine was still capable of 7-second passes. Check it out!
Aydan Bailey’s Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine
We caught up with Aydan Bailey at Sick Week, a drag-and-drive event Aydan’s dad Tom Bailey is the founder and promoter of. Aydan was there to compete with his 1957 Chevy wagon and a twin-turbo 6.0L LS. Hear what’s under the hood in this Engine of the Week.
One-on-One with SBI’s Phil Data
Phil Data, SB International’s VP of Sales recently stopped by Engine Builder magazine, so we sat down to talk about what’s been going on at the company in recent years, how the industry has changed and we touch on SBI’s upcoming 40th anniversary.
Weiand Supercharged 454 Big Block Chevy Engine
For people like Jason Schaefer, making horsepower and enjoying performance is more about being the right mechanic than having the right billfold. He showcases that mentality in his 1929 Ford hot rod, which is equipped with a supercharged 454 big block Chevy engine. Find out what helps this thing rip down the track!
Blown Big Block 454 Chevy
The beauty of drag-and-drive events is that there’s no one way to do it. Everyone has a different goal, focus and vehicle they’re bringing to the table. Jason Schaefer and his 1929 Ford hot rod with a 454 big block Chevy engine is a perfect example. He’s having fun and keeping the spirit of original
Blown 540 cid Hemi Engine
Jarrad Scott and his 1962 Ford Ranchero named Bitchin’, are no strangers to drag-and-drive events. Nor are they strangers to winning in the A/Gas class. That’s all thanks to a well-built car with an impressive, blown 540 cid Hemi engine! Check out what’s under this hood!