Engine of the Week Archives - Page 27 of 32 - Engine Builder Magazine
331 cid Supercharged Ford 302 Engine

After having been to a few other shops with his engine and still not satisfied with its performance, a customer was referred to Dave Eggleton’s shop KAMS Precision Engines to get it right. Eggleton delivered a 331 cid Supercharged Ford 302 that had the customer saying, ‘That’s more than enough.’ Find out all the build details.

440 LS Dirt Late-Model Engine

Fans of Jeff Baldwin’s engines have said his power plants rev with a signature sound known by many as the ‘Baldwin sound.’ This 440 LS dirt late-model engine carries that signature roar as well. Find out what went into this unique build heading down under to Australia.

Supercharged 598 Big Block Chevy Engine

Recently, one of Bruce Baker’s customers flipped his boat and got the engine all wet. Not wanting the salt to eat through the big block Chevy, Bruce and his team at Express Engines got to work tearing it down, cleaning it up and rebuilding this supercharged 598 big block Chevy.

747 Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Tired of seeing blower engines in Top Dragster, Bob Reinhardt of MadCap Racing Engines wanted to build a nitrous engine for his customer. The result was a 1,500 hp 747 big block Chevy nitrous engine. Find out what went into the build!

5.3L Turbocharged 329 cid LS Engine

We all have an engine platform we like better than others. For Mike Lough of Mike Lough Racing Engines, that platform is the LS. He recently built a 5.3L turbocharged 329 cid LS engine that runs on methanol and cranks out 1,341 hp! Read more to find out what makes it live.

Twin-Turbo V6 Nissan GT-R Engine

When people think of big horsepower, a Nissan GT-R engine isn’t typically at the top of the list. But give Mike Cogburn of CP Engines a GT-R engine, and he’ll do wonders. “People can’t fathom the fact that a V6 is making this kind of power.” Read to find out how much power this twin-turbo V6 Nissan GT-R engine makes and how it was done.

369 cid LS-Based Bonneville Engine

To break land speed records at the Bonneville Salt Flats, a lot of things need to go your way. Customers Andy Loyd and Gene McFaddin turned to Jim Gray at Venom Racing Engines to build them a Bonneville engine capable of topping 240 mph. Find out why this 369 cid LS engine could be a record setter this summer.

Blown 408 Windsor Engine

Tony Guadagni bought a ’67 Mercury Cougar for $300 in 1987. He has since turned it into a race car capable of 9-second quarter mile runs courtesy of a Blown 408 cid Windsor engine.

Twin-Turbo Nissan VR38 Engine

Mitchell Wilson’s shop, Engineered Performance, was asked to make big power out of a Nissan VR38. Wilson specializes in Nissans and got to work creating a unique build that he calls the Beast from the Middle East. Find out what makes this beast roar!

Ford GT 500 5.8L Engine

Michael Rauscher of L&M Engines credits his custom camshaft design work for generating all the power in his Ford GT 500 5.8L engines. Find out how L&M gets these engines revving to the tune of 1,500 hp!

Supercharged 481X Top Sportsman Engine

Steve Morris and his shop, Steve Morris Engines, specialize in boosted, supercharged and turbocharged engines, and only build motors with more than 1,000 hp! This 481X Top Sportsman engine is no exception. Find out what went into making this 3,500 hp powerplant.

454 cid Procharged LSX Engine

Engine of the Week returns in 2018 with a special 454 cid Procharged LSX engine built by Patterson-Elite Performance for Sunnen’s Charity Engine Sweepstakes for Victory Junction. The 1,300 hp LSX helped raise tens of thousands of dollars for a good cause.