Almost every technician has a cooling system pressure tester in their toolboxes. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
When sportsman drag racer Dean Dubbin couldn’t find protective awnings that met his race team’s needs, he created his own. Similarly, when he needed engines for his Top Alcohol dragster, he turned to a source he could trust – himself.
As you’ll read on the next page and experience firsthand over the next few months, there have been some exciting changes recently at Babcox Media, Engine Builder’s parent company.
When he first rises to shake your hand, you’re struck by the fact that Adam Koester has a bit of swagger and an air of self-confidence about him. And why wouldn’t he? In the tractor pulling world he’s kind of a big deal. He could be considered part of royalty, with a beautiful wife and
Every year, Engine Builder magazine surveys its readers to ask how much you charge for various rebuilding and machining operations for different engines. This Labor Costing Study provides a look at national and regional average labor charges for rebuilding the 4.3L V6 also known colloquially as the Chevy 262.
Every year I ask my team of writers – both in-house editors here in Akron, OH, as well as our contributors across the country – what topics we should be covering in our next year’s editorial package. This year, I’d like to expand the opportunity to you, the readers to influence the articles in our August 2019 issue. It’s your turn to take over the pages of Engine Builder magazine.
This time of year, the pressure is incredible. Put up or shut up. Leave it all out on the field. Insert your own dramatic cliche here. No, I’m not talking about football, racing or any other sport – I’m talking about the pressure on a magazine editor to write the perfect end-of-the-year column. The stuff
In order to accommodate the schedules of builders and technical presenters, the staff at the Race Engine Challenge (REC) has moved the date of the second annual American Iron 2-valve Shootout Race Engine Challenge presented by VP Racing Fuels and Lubricants forward two weeks, to the week of September 16-19, 2019. “We’ve listened to our engine builders and by
Think you have what it takes to top Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines from Snellville, GA, and his 393 Ford Hemi engine in the 2019 Race Engine Challenge? Good luck – you’ll need to bring your A-game. Brown, winner of the of the inaugural Race Engine Challenge is selling his winning engine (the 2018
No matter how great you are at building engines, you may not be nearly so confident in your ability to build your business.
In simple terms, the cylinder head is just a casting that tops off the engine block, holds the valves and forms the combustion chambers. Working in combination with the camshaft(s), induction and exhaust systems, the head determines how the engine breathes, the engine’s power curve and personality. The “right” cylinder head will deliver peak power
Does it make good business sense to leave a lucrative career as an expert craftsman to take over an aging business serving cars and trucks built long before fuel injection was invented? If you’re Tony Pontillo, owner of Don’s Auto Parts & Machine Shop, it’s not only logical, it provides a great opportunity to give