Engine of the Week Archives - Page 12 of 26 - Engine Builder Magazine
349 cid Small Block Ford Engine

For less than $7,000 total in this build, getting nearly 600 hp on pump gas and a street cam at 5,000-ft. elevation is nothing short of a miracle. While it took four years to complete, the build was worth the wait. Find out what went into it!

582 cid Big Block Chevy

Striving to build the fastest of the fast and best of the best, this ’99 Trans Am project car was no exception for Legend Racing Ent. The shop replaced the car’s old LS and put in this new 582 cid big block Chevy. Find out what went into the build!

Supercharged LS9 Engine

Looking to upgrade an old C3 Corvette from its 350 Chevy engine, Dave’s Auto Center got to work building a supercharged LS9 engine capable of nearly 1,000 horsepower! Let’s see a Chevy 350 compete with that!

Closed-Deck EJ257 Subaru Engine

Transitioning from an array of performance import engine work to strictly Subaru engines, Renner Racing Development can deliver the full spectrum of engine performance from mild to wild. Just check out the shop’s own time attack car featuring this closed-deck EJ257 Subaru engine with nearly 700 hp to the wheels!

436 cid Small Block Dirt Late Model Ford Engine

Looking to one-up the old Roush Yates engine, Domhoff Racing Engines teamed up with MBE Cylinder Heads and CID to put brand new heads and an intake manifold on this 436 cid small block dirt late model Ford engine. Find out what else makes this a special build!

711 cid Twin-Turbo Hemi Jet Boat Engine

Mike Finnegan grew up riding around in the backseat of a jet boat, inches away from a 455 Olds engine. As a child, he thought his parents wanted to kill him. It’s tough to blame him! Going 150 mph in a 19-ft. boat is pretty insane. Mike Finnegan admits, that amount of speed in a boat on the water with no windshield, feels like you’re going to the moon. He fell in love with drag boat racing and recently built this 711 cid twin-turbo Hemi engine in a 19-ft. Peterson Place Craft. Find out what went into the build! Engine of the Week is sponsored by PennGrade Motor Oil and Elring – Das Original.

598 cid Big Block Chevy SR 20 Engine

The folks at Wilson Race Engines, LLC specialize in big block Chevy SR 20 engines, and build them for reliability and durability. The shop recently rebuilt this 598 cid SR 20 engine with updated cylinder head porting and manifold CNC work to make it even faster. Find out what went into this build!

416 cid Billet LTX Engine

Late Model Engines in Houston is powering a lot of the highest horsepower, fastest LT engines in the world. Expecting to be added to that list, a customer’s Corvette will be getting this 416 cid billet LTX engine equipped with twin turbos. Find out what went into making this engine a potential record breaker.

600 HP Turbocharged M20B30 BMW Engine

When Yves Decan bought an e21 320 project car, the BMW fanatic in him took over. The owner of Munich Icons brought this classic BMW back to life, complete with a turbocharged M20B30 engine rebuild capable of 600 hp! Find out what went into the build!

The Bullet WS6 – a Twin Turbo 427 cid LSX Engine

When Hunter Smith opened American Speed Shops a little over two years ago, he knew he had to get the shop’s name some recognition. He quickly partnered with some top names in the industry and began building engines with quality components. That’s how this build of a twin turbo 427 cid LSX came about for a well-known Trans Am WS6 car named The Bullet. Find out what went into making this engine extra special.

Twin Turbo 370 cid LS Engine

Stef Rossi grew up in the UK around Volkswagen engines. He quickly got into the engine building industry with air-cooled engine work, but a passion for V8 American-made muscle drew him to LS engines. He opened a shop in California last year and has been cranking out LS builds like this twin turbo 370 cid LS that recently went out the door to a happy customer.

964 3.6L Porsche Engine

Wanting to improve his Porsche RS America to a similar level as a Singer Vehicle Design or Gunther Werks build, Joshua Wekstein didn’t have $750,000 to spend. Instead, he enlisted the help of Porsche experts Mirage International, Xtreme Cylinder Heads and Dawes Motorsports, among others, to rebuild his RS America and its 964 3.6L engine. Find out how this unique build turned out!