Engine of the Week Archives - Page 26 of 27 - Engine Builder Magazine
NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet 5.8L V8 Engine

At the NASCAR Cup Series level, teams are trying to get any extra horsepower they can. Earnhardt Childress Racing uses its engine development philosophy to find half, one and two-horsepower gains for its Chevrolet R07.2 5.8L V8 engine.

Kistler Engines Inc. Sprint Car Engine

Do you think once you’ve seen a Sprint Car engine you’ve seen them all? According to Paul Kistler you’d be wrong. Each one he works on at Kistler Engines Inc. is unique.

Late-Model Stock Chevy 350 Engine

Banks Racing Engines specializes in late-model stock engines for the Whelen All-American series, which recently made rule changes that require engine rebuilds. Shop owner Billy Banks is updating one engine at a time to get his customers ready for race season.

1946-1948 Dixon Motor

A customer of Mike Herman’s at H&H Flatheads wanted an engine build, and gave Herman free reign to do what he wanted. Mike chose a rare Dixon motor to add unique flare to a sleeper hot rod.

1969 AMX Engine

Rhyne Competition Engines prides itself on being a rather diverse shop capable of working on performance, marine and off-road engines, so when a customer brought in an AMC AMX engine, Mike McKinney was excited to dive into the project.

Twin 1940 Indian Sport Scout Series Motors

According to Jim Mosher of Indian Performance, it takes an average of seven years to break a record at Bonneville. Mosher’s twin Indian Sport Scout motors have set seven records in three years.

Hot Wheels-Inspired Ford Big Block Engine

Jammie Wells was asked to build a Ford big block engine for a Ford Econoline. However, this wasn’t your average customer. This was a build for Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage and Hot Wheels.

Evernham Dodge V8 Race Engine

If you’re anything like Steve Hogue of Hogue Racing Engines, you get excited when a new engine comes into the shop for work. Steve got one of those opportunities when this Evernham Dodge Race Engine needed a rebuild.

BMW S65 V8 Engine

This BMW S65 V8 engine was run in the Continental Tire Challenge inside a BMW M3, but is now a SCCA Touring 1 class motor. The engine came into Hutter Racing Engines in need of new rings, pistons, a tightening up of the cylinder walls, a valve job, and more.

1957 Oldsmobile Engine

Tony Lombardi of Ross Racing Engines has a strict procedure for every engine he works on. When a customer wanted a 1957 Oldsmobile engine, he dug right in doing all the machine work and manufactured many of the internal parts.

1968 426 HEMI Engine

This 1968 426 HEMI engine came into Victory Racing Engines in Cleveland in pretty rough shape. Rust, gunk, and 30 years of wear and tear is what Ray Banyas had to cut through in order to get this engine breathing again.

1955 331 Cadillac Engine

Two other shops couldn’t properly handle this 1955 331 Cadillac engine, but Timm Jurincie at Tuf-Enuf Auto & Marine Performance was up to the task.