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America’s Best Engine Shops 2020

As Late Model Engines closes in on 20 years in business, the shop continues to showcase quality machining, components and engines for the ultimate in performance, and for that, Engine Builder congratulates Late Model Engines on being the 2020 America’s Best Engine Shop in the Race category.

America’s Best Engine Shops 2020

With three generations running the show, the ability to build any engine that comes in the door, and a great presence on social media, Precision Engine Machine always offers quality engine work.

2.6 Smooth Bore, Mechanical-Injected 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

Looking to feed their need for horsepower and truck pulling, Jake Jones and Miles Heberlein built this mechanical-injected 6.0L Powerstroke engine. It’s one of the only known, working mechanical injection systems on a 6.0L. Find out what went into this unique build.

1970s LT1 Chevy Street Engine

The market is flooded with LS and LT engines these days, but you don’t see many LT1 engines from the 1970s anymore. That is, unless you’re Jason Ore of 955 Automotive, who recently rebuilt this ’70s LT1 for a 1965 Corvette Street application. See what went into it!

Twin-Turbo Stage 2 Duramax Engine

As customers keep upgrading their older trucks to get more efficiency, go faster, make more power, and tow better, it’s folks like PPE who are helping Duramax engines, like this twin-turbo Stage 2 Duramax build, meet the demand. Find out what went into this 1,200-horsepower beast.

Diesel Exhaust Smoke Colors

There’s three most-common colors for diesel exhaust smoke – black, white and blue. They all mean something different in regards to your diesel engine’s operation. Brought to you by AMSOIL

Twin-Turbo 427 LSX Engine

Looking to increase horsepower and decrease 1/8th-mile times, this Evo VIII owner opted to lose the 4G63 and swap in a custom-built, twin-turbo 427 LSX engine. Find out what went into the build.

Stage 3 Turbo 6.0L Powerstroke Engine

With time and money not an issue, Lead Foot Diesel Performance got to showcase everything they’re capable of on this Ford King Ranch dually build with a turbocharged 6.0L Powerstroke under the hood. See what went into this $150,000+ project.

388 cid Whipple-Supercharged LS7 Engine

Unable to afford a COPO Camaro, Bob Reinhardt of Madcap Racing Engines decided to build an even better version. It’s a 388 cid LS7-based engine with a 4.0L Whipple on methanol fuel – and it’s injected. It’s pretty cool, and Bob expects to make around 2,000 horsepower. Find out what makes the build unique.

Compound Turbo LB7 Duramax Engine

Looking to crack into the 2,000 horsepower realm, Wade Boyd of Diesel Day Dreams put his 15 years of Duramax and diesel experience to the test with his latest build of a compound turbo LB7 Duramax with some goodies from Jeremy Wagler and others thrown in the mix.

383 Small Block Chevy Engine

As part of a full restoration of an original ’73 Z/28 Camaro, Robbie Capps, owner of Capps Performance Engineering, built this 383 small block Chevy engine to make the car really come alive. We dive into the details of the high-end build in this Engine of the Week.

Turbocharged, All-Billet, 460 cid Wagler Duramax Engine

Having dominated sled pulling for many years, Tony Rizzi and Full Pull Diesel Performance have turned their focus to drag racing recently. Using a 1937 Chevy pickup named Outcast, Tony has his sights set on building the first all-steel diesel to run in the 3s in the 1/8th-mile. Find out what went into Outcast’s 3,500-horsepower Wagler Duramax engine.