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’63 Milk Truck with a 496 Big Block Chevy

It’s rare you see a milk truck in any capacity today, let alone a patina’d 1963 Divco capable of 10-second passes at a drag strip. Mark Cryer and his team revamped a 1963 Divco milk truck, popped in a twin-turbo 496 big block Chevy engine, and have been leaving people amazed ever since. Check out

Ultimate Callout Challenge 2022 Preview

The biggest diesel competition event of the year is less than three months away; read more to learn what changes are happening this year and how the diesel world is preparing!

Ultimate Callout Challenge
Blown 598 Big Block Chevy Engine

Royce Payton’s 1965 GT350 Mustang is one of those cars that actually looks as good as it sounds and sounds as good as it looks. That’s in large part thanks to its blown 598 big block Chevy engine. Check it out!

Passion Runs Deep

Having had the distinct opportunity to view this industry from my chair as editor of Engine Builder has certainly opened my eyes to a lot of great things this industry has going for it. However, my favorite thing about it – hands down – is the passion. Whether it’s passion for covering the industry (as

’65 Mustang with a Blown 598 Big Block Chevy Engine

During day 1 of Sick Week 2022, we saw Royce Payton’s 1965 Mustang with a blown 598 big block Chevy engine dominating the front half of the car. It looked amazing, sounded even better, and ran like hell, so we got the scoop for an Engine of the Week.

One-on-One with Tom Bailey

During this first-ever Sick Week, Engine Builder was fortunate to grab some time with the event founder and promoter Tom Bailey to discuss the week in Florida and his thoughts on the exploding drag-and-drive community.

Tom Bailey
Sick Week 2022: The Hardest Vacation You’ll Ever Take

The first ever ‘Sick Week’ was a phenomenal event, with enthusiasts and pros from all over the country coming together to show off their rides and burn some rubber!

Sick Week
Supercharged 427 Dart SHP Engine

Addicted to a need for speed, Felicia Smith has spent the past six years building up her 2009 Cadillac CTS-V nicknamed Rocket into a certified race machine. That’s largely thanks to a supercharged 427 cubic inch engine under the hood! See her burnout on the track!

Cadillac CTS-V 427 Dart SHP Engine

We caught up with Felicia Smith during Sick Week to hear more about her 2009 Cadillac CTS-V and its 427 engine, which is 1 of 5 Cadillacs in the world to run 8s on a stock LSA blower. She plans to keep pushing its performance and it’s our Engine of the Week!

Copper vs. MLS Gaskets for 1,500 HP

For a 1,500-hp capable engine, should it be sealed with copper or MLS gaskets?

Maintaining Your Coolant System

The cooling system on your vehicle is one of the more common failure mechanisms, because, frankly, nobody maintains it. People have been trained by OEMs to change their oil and filter after X number of miles, but that isn’t the case when it comes to maintaining things such as the transmission, the differential, the transfer

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!