Engine of the Week Archives - Page 29 of 32 - Engine Builder Magazine
1947 Ford Flathead

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.

Small Block 363 Ford Engine

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.

RY45 Trophy Truck 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.

1914 Stutz Bearcat Engine

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.

461 Pontiac Stroker

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.

Ford FR9 EFI V8 Engine

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.

Turbocharged LD9 Oldsmobile Quad 4 Engine

‘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.

1959 Austin-Healey 3000 MK I 3.0L 183ci Engine

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.

Small Block Ford Engine

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.

Mazda Miata BP4W Engine

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.

Kaase Boss Nine Engine

The Boss 429 was a NASCAR special back in 1969 Mustangs and the Ford faithful have been lusting for the Blue Crescent/Shotgun engines ever since. While others dreamed, the die-hard Ford junkies at Jon Kaase Racing Engines worked, and brought the Boss 429 back to life in the form of the Kaase Boss Nine engine.

6.3L Stroker Power Stroke

The 6.0L Power Stroke engine is beloved by many, but its flaws can make it undesirable to some. However, J&K Engines specializes in Power Stroke engines and has been remanufacturing and stroking the 6.0L to a 6.3L to give the engine new life, better horsepower and torque, and fixed its flaws.