Running on 100 percent nitromethane with an estimated 375-400 hp, this V-Twin engine named ‘The Gunfighter’ built by Kirby Apathy set a blistering Pro Fuel class quarter-mile record. Find out what went into this history making engine.
Known for 700ci to 1,000ci engines, Sonny’s Racing Engines understands how to make big power for many applications. This 820ci EFI marine engine puts out a whopping 1,450 hp for some serious fun on the open water.
One of Randy Crowley’s customers enters an annual race across the country in his ’34 Ford Coupe. In order to give it his best shot, the customer brings his 1947 Ford Flathead to PER Race Engines for freshening up and rebuilds. Find out what makes this engine special.
Just three short years ago, Aaron Yaghoubian was a kid with a hot rod hobby. He didn’t know much about engine and machine work, but after buying Arlington Machine, he got a mentor and put forth his full effort to make himself and his shop a success. Today, he’s rebuilding engines like this small block 363 Ford engine.
If you’ve ever built an engine for a desert or endurance racing application, then you know it comes with a much different set of parameters than most other engines. Mike Hupertz of Ison Racing Engines knows all about those challenges after building Justin Lofton’s RY45 Trophy Truck engine for the Baja 1000.
Willing to take on just about any job that walks through the door, Mike McCommons and the folks at UCF Machine Shop got the unique experience of rebuilding a 1914 Stutz Bearcat engine.
When a customer wanted to change gears from his Pontiac 389 project to a 461 Pontiac Stroker, Andy Frontzak and the guys at Engine Rebuilders & Supply were happy to oblige.
We may have lost Robert Yates to cancer, but his memory lives on in engines like the Ford FR9 EFI V8, which was purpose-built by Roush Yates Engines for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup teams. Find out what went into making this 800 hp powerplant.
‘Only the truly unstable are welcome’ reads a sign in Harold Norry’s engine shop. The sign represents the unique engine work his customers bring him like this turbocharged LD9 Oldsmobile Quad 4 engine for a sport compact drag racing application.
When we stopped by R&R Engine and Machine to say hello to owner Bryan Menke, the last thing we were expecting in a diesel-focused shop was to stumble upon this 1959 Austin Healey 3000 MK I 3.0L 183ci engine. Obviously, we just had to learn more about it.
When Lazaro Mesa of Mesa Balancing built this small block Ford engine a year ago it made 600 hp. In the shop for freshening up, this street engine will make around 630 hp once its done.
A standard Miata engine normally aspirated makes about 100 to 115 hp. This Mazda Miata BP4W engine built by Chris Graham of Race Engineering made over 245 horsepower. The Spec Miata it goes in is now so fast that Chris and the car’s owner broke the gas pedal during testing.