I grew up in a small town of 5,000 people. Each year on Saturday night at the county fair they would have a demolition derby. The local salvage yard would always hold cars back during the year that were good derby car candidates, knowing that two months before the fair, the locals would come shopping for
All engines that are upgraded in horsepower, whether accomplished mechanically, with power adders or both, need to have the proper defensive steps in place or your now more powerful engine could suffer serious failures.
What keeps you awake at night? Or rather, what is it that wakes you from a sound sleep, reminding you that you did something, didn’t do something or have to do something RIGHT NOW?! Can you ever go back to sleep again once that happens? I met an industry friend at the SEMA show in
No disrespect to Prince, but 1999 was really nothing to party about. At least not when you consider the possibility of celebrating 100 years with no end in sight. But before we get too deep in the past, let’s return to the present … and the future. As of May 1, 2018, engine builders,
Burt Munro was born Herbert James Munro on March 25, 1899 in Edendale, New Zealand. From an early age Burt had a need for speed. It started with his father’s horses; he would ride each of them flat out, to see which one was the fastest. From horses, he graduated to motorcycles. His first motorcycle,
A bout a year ago, a long-time advertiser and true friend of Engine Builder, Chuck Barnett of Dura-Bond Bearings, sent a note to the Engine Builder team with the headline asking, “Which way do we go?” In the body of the note, he challenged Engine Builder to look ahead to what was next, to help find
What to Know When Rebuilding Ford’s Powerful 3.5L Six-Cylinder Engine Platform Originally named TwinForce, Ford had a simple and specific directive with the development of its new engine family: “Build a low-emissions vehicle, with good fuel economy, that performs so well that the driver forgets they are driving a low-emissions vehicle with good fuel economy.”
Iknow in many of my articles, I harp on the importance of dealing with actual facts. But I am compelled to share this recent bizarre interaction with misinformation. A few months ago, a former customer called meabout the 460 Lincoln engine he runs in a local bogging stock class. He told me when he entered
As of May 1, 2018, engine builders, customers and fans have been able to nominate their favorite custom engine builder for one of the titles of Engine Builder of the Year. Together with our title sponsor Fel-Pro Performance Gaskets and several other iconic brands from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, we will announce the names of our Race,
Answer honestly – do you REALLY spend enough time making sure that you’re getting something out of your business other than a paycheck? Not in a new-age, warm-and-fuzzy “love your job and you’ll never work a day in your lfe” way, but in a way that satisfies your inner definition of success.
When you’re young, birthdays matter. That first one? Pretty important, especially because they give you a cake that you get to eat all by yourself. After that, the parties are goofy fun, and for a few years in your teens, it’s really good. At 16 you get your license, at 17 you can get into
This is a list of some of the greatest movie scenes featuring characters singing songs while in/on vehicles. Just try to keep from singing along at your desk.