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582 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Amongst a sea of Camaros, Chevelles, Mustangs, and Ford Model As seen at Sick Week, was this 1974 Opel custom built by Jesse Havlik and his shop Hot Rods by Havliks. The Opel is totally cool, but the wow factor is the 582 cid big block Chevy engine. Watch it make a pass!

Cummins-Swapped 1957 Ford F100

We didn’t expect to come across any diesel vehicles during our time at Sick Week, but to our surprise, there were a couple. One such competitor was Dave Workman of Porky’s Diesel Performance and his 1957 Ford F100 with a compound turbo 5.9L Cummins engine capable of 1,300 horsepower!

1974 Opel with a 582 Big Block Chevy

When Hot Rods by Havliks was in need of a trailer for the shop, the one they found came with a car, and not just any car, but a 1974 Opel. It inspired them to hot rod it and install a 582 cubic inch big block Chevy for the drag strip. We caught up with

Alex Taylor’s Twin-Turbo 512 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

For the past 12 months, Alex Taylor has been on a quest for the 6s. To do so, Alex and her dad Dennis built up a 1955 Chevy 210 with this twin-turbo 512 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. We caught up with Alex at Sick Week to talk about the set up. Check it out!

Alex Taylor’s Big Block Chevy Engine

We joined in on the action and the fun that was Sick Week, and got to speak with a number of the competitors about their engine setups in the cars. First up is none other than Alex Taylor of Alex Taylor Racing and her 1955 Chevy 210 with a twin-turbo big block Chevy engine. Engine

ProCharged 7.3L Ford Godzilla Engine

We came across Willis Performance Enterprises’ latest, and arguably most impressive, Godzilla engine build during the 2021 PRI show – this 1,500+ horsepower, ProCharged Godzilla engine. What’s super impressive about the build is it still utilizes the Ford Godzilla’s stock block, crank and cylinder head castings to achieve those high-horsepower levels. Check it out!

702 Big Block Chevy Boat Engine

Looking to replace a 632 blower engine and get more efficient horsepower in a boat application, Rich Franzman got to work building a normally aspirated 702 cubic inch big block Chevy. See what went into the new build!

BRE 355 Small Block Chevy Engine

If you aren’t familiar, there’s a lot more to a demolition derby than most people might think. There’s also a lot more to the engines in these high-dollar competitions than you might think. Just check out this Baldwin Racing Engines-built 355 small block Chevy! It can run with no water for an hour!

1994 12-valve 5.9L Cummins Engine

After a faulty battery in his 1981 Chevy truck caught his entire engine bay on fire, Justin Dignon was forced to pull the 5.9L Cummins engine and begin a rebuild. The revamped 12-valve 5.9L Cummins got some sweet bells and whistles. Check it out!

355 Small Block Chevy Demolition Derby Engine

If you aren’t familiar, there’s a lot more to a demolition derby than most people might think. There’s also a lot more to the engines in these high-dollar competitions than you might think. Just check out this Baldwin Racing Engines-built 355 small block Chevy! It can run with no water for an hour!

Wasabi Supra’s Turbocharged 521 cid Hemi Engine

If this Toyota Supra’s unique name – Wasabi – and it’s bright green paint job don’t catch your attention, then maybe it’s turbocharged 521 cid Hemi engine will. Find out what makes this Limited Drag Radial car tick!

Farmaldehyde – Compound Turbo 6.6L Duramax-Powered Hearse

Street Outlaws Farmtruck and AZN have a knack for turning mundane cars into performance beasts. Helping them do it this time around is Jeremy Wagler and Wagler Competition Products, which built this compound turbo and nitrous-boosted 6.6L Duramax for a 1958 Cadillac Hearse being dubbed Farmaldehyde.