For the third consecutive year, Engine Builder magazine presented its Engine of the Year award, which stems from the Engine of the Week series, sponsored by PennGrade Motor Oil and Elring.
After going through countless engine set ups with his Mitsubishi Evo, Robert came to Arlington Machine to meet his goals of making mid-8 second, 1/4-mile passes. Arlington Machine owner, Aaron Yaghoubian, got to work and delivered a 1,000+ hp 4G63 2.0L Evo 9 with loads of boost. Find out what went into this build!
Eric Roycroft showed up to the 2019 Race Engine Challenge in Charlotte, back in mid-September, with a 370 cid LS3 engine, which he entered into the inline valve class. The part-time engine builder was an underdog among professionals, but he came out on top. Find out what went into his winning LS3 engine build!
Boat engines are just different. Just ask Alexi Sahagian, owner of Boost Power USA. He builds 700-1,500 horsepower marine engines all day, every day, and making them live in a marine application is job No. 1. Alexi took the marine engine one step further with his build of a 650 cid compound engine, which features two turbochargers and two superchargers. Find out what went into this wild build, and what kind of power it produces!
When you walk the floor of the SEMA Show there’s no shortage of amazing cars, engines and parts in every direction! Just take this 466 cid LS7 engine inside a Chevelle SS as an example! We stopped by Mast Motorsports to get the details. Find out what went into this Mast Motorsports-built LS7 engine!
After spending time as a Marine, Kyle Thompson returned to civilian life with a serious need for speed. He started Thompson Motorsports to feed his passion, and today the Texas-based engine shop churns out 550 engines a year like this 440 cid LSX methanol engine for radial drag racing! Find out went into this low 4-second engine build!
Engine of the Year is back for its third installment, and the nominees are better than ever! To help us choose the 2019 winner, we’re going to need your votes!
Looking to build a new race car to break records in 1/8th-mile drag racing, TKM Performance built this 4.900˝ Outlaw Hemi engine for a C7 Corvette. Find out how this engine makes well over 3,000 hp!
After rooming together in college and going their separate ways following graduation, Kyle Whetsel and Brad Simoneau reconnected when Kyle purchased RPM Performance and Machine. The two good friends now build quality engine work like this recent 390 cid Ford FE engine. Find out what went into the build!
Having retired as an automotive technician a few years back, John Messmore needed something fun to occupy his time. His love for building big block Chevys led him to opening his one-man engine shop, J Motorhead Racing Engines, in San Diego where he builds big cubic inch, big blocks like this 632 cid Chevy nitrous engine for grudge racing. Find out what goes into building this 2,000 horsepower beast!
When a turnkey opportunity with an established business on its last legs fell in the laps of Clayton and Christine Smith, it was too good to pass up. Today, what is now Fastime Racing Engines, builds all kinds of domestic V8 horsepower, including this Chevy SB2 engine for dirt modified. Find out what went into this build!
After meeting Angie McBride at the race track and building her motorcycle engines for Outlaw Pro Street back in the day, Landon Ingram’s engine shop, G-Force Race Engines, got put on the map. Today, he specializes in Hayabusa and Suzuki sport bike engines for drag racing applications, just like this nitrous GSX-R1000. Find out what goes into this G-Force custom build!