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Cylinder Head Trends

Cylinder heads, as manufactured, are usually suboptimal due to design and manufacturing constraints. Porting the heads provides the finely detailed attention required to bring the engine to the highest level of efficiency.

One Year of COVID

As we all know, March 2021 marks a full year since the Coronavirus began altering what we used to know as ‘normal life.’ I don’t think any of us will forget March 2020 when we began hearing that this then foreign flu strain was starting to make the rounds in the U.S. I remember we

Diesel Engines Lacking Power?

If you’re a diesel owner, one of the reasons you probably love diesels is for the power. Diesel engines are known for their horsepower and long-lasting abilities, but even a diesel engine may sometimes experience a power issue, and that’s never what you want. In this episode of the AMSOIL Garage, we discuss a few

Work Stock/Pro Street 6.7L Cummins Engine

In the Midwest, the Work Stock class is a very large, very serious class featuring 900-plus horsepower engines, so when a customer came to LinCo Diesel Performance for a new engine, the shop built this 6.7L Cummins with plenty of bells and whistles. It has plenty of horsepower too. Check it out!

2,200 HP 7.3L Powerstroke Engine

As Ford Powerstroke fanatics, Unlimited Diesel Performance owners Nate Bailor and Ben Burnworth have constantly competed against Cummins power. To fight back, the diesel shop has pushed boundaries with their mechanical P pump 7.3L Powerstroke engine to the tune of 2,200 HP, and they’re not done yet. Find out what makes this engine tick!

Forced Induction 427 LSX Engine

When Ramiro Ramirez of Fatboys Racing Engines reached out to us again about the details of a competition level, forced induction engine he was building for a Trans-Am WS6 chassis, we had to know more. Check out this turbocharged 427 cid LSX build!

2008 Turbocharged 6.7L Cummins Engine

Bought on Craigslist with 120,000 miles on it, CGT Diesel revamped a 2008 4-door short bed Dodge 3500 and its 6.7L Cummins engine to the tune of 900 horsepower. Find out what went into the diesel build.

406 cid Twin-Turbo LS Engine

“The idea with the car is to have it appear and sound like a clean Foxbody. That’s the reaction I’m going for. If I pull into a car meet, I want people to say, ‘Hey, look at that. That’s clean, man. It’s probably got a cam in it.’ Then, you pop the hood and people will say, ‘Oh $&#@.’” Find out why that’ll be an appropriate response for this 406 cid twin-turbo LS engine!

680 cid John Deere Pro Stock Engine

Built to realistically hit 4,500 horsepower or more, this 680 cubic inch John Deere Pro Stock engine is completely custom built by Riverside Engines. In fact, the only stock component is the block itself. Find out what goes into this diesel engine.

360 cid Mopar Engine

This 10.5:1 compression, 360 cid Mopar V8 makes 425 horsepower. However, the intention behind this build was never to wow people with it’s performance potential. Rather, it was to simply give enthusiasts a glimpse at a running engine and to hear what a V8 sounds like. Amen to that!

Engine of the Week February 2021 Recap

In this recap of February’s Engine of the Week features, we highlight a 450 cid single-turbo LS engine built by Flaco’s Performance & Tuning; a ProCharged 400 cid LSX engine built by SDPC Raceshop; a four-valve Suzuki race engine built by Vance & Hines; and a Ford 5.0L Coyote engine built by Esslinger Engineering.

Diesel of the Week February 2021 Recap

In this recap of February’s diesel engines, we take a look at a twin-turbo 5.9L Cummins engine built by Gomer’s Diesel Inc.; a Super Stock 6.7L Cummins engine built by Perkins Diesel and Dynomite Diesel Products; a 6.7L Enforcer engine built by D&J Precision Machine for Josh McCormack; and a single-turbo LBZ Duramax dragster engine