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TA 530 cid Aluminum Big Block Buick Engine

Specializing in Buick performance, Keith Diabo of Gran Sport Autobody recently built this 1,000hp 530cid aluminum block Buick engine for a customer with a Buick GS Stage 1.

S&S-Based Harley-Davidson Evolution V-Twin Engine

A customer in Toronto recently turned to Gregg Dahl and GMS Racing Engines for a Fast Bracket Racing drag bike engine. Dahl answered the call as those engines are his specialty. The result was this 200 hp S&S-based Harley-Davidson Evolution V-Twin engine.

Goodwin Competition Billet Aluminum Semi Hemi Engine

Todd Goodwin of Goodwin Competition, Inc. has seen championship success after developing his own billet aluminum performance engine. Named the Semi Hemi, it is more than capable in drag racing, truck pulling and even marine applications. Oh, and did we mention its one of the highest horsepower pump gas engines in existence.

Small Block 421 Chevy Nitrous Engine

Looking for a more daily-driver-friendly street/strip engine, a customer got exactly what he asked for when he turned to BMS Racing Engines to build a 700 hp 421 Chevy engine with nitrous.

Pontiac GTO 400 Ram Air II Engine

A customer of RPM Engines & Machine recently found a Pontiac Ram Air II GTO in a junkyard. He turned to Nate Cutler to freshen up the motor in the rare car. Nate brought the old iron back to life.

555 ProCharger Engine

Reher-Morrison Racing Engines built this 555 ProCharger engine specifically for the Top Sportsman and Top Dragster ranks in NHRA. The engine makes a consistent 2,000hp, features a supercharger, and can be raced all-year long.

383 LS1 Engine

A customer recently brought Matt Dickmeyer of Dickmeyer Automotive Engineering a 383 LS1 engine with a few issues. Matt worked his magic to turn this into a 1,300hp turbocharged beast.

454 Big Block Chevy Blower Engine

Andy Macchiaverna’s 1932 Ford show car was in need of a new engine. He selected Don Kowalsky of Kowalsky Racing Engines to build a unique big block Chevy engine that only Andy himself could dream up.

Twin-Turbo Ford 3.6L EcoBoost V6 Engine

Doug Yates and Roush Yates Engines had seven months to produce this twin-turbo Ford EcoBoost V6 to power the Ford GT fleet that will defend the 24 Hours of Le Mans title.

572 Chevrolet Engine

Ray Banyas used to hand port cylinder heads back when he first started at a shop called Myles Engineering in Cleveland. Roughly 20-plus years ago he hand ported cylinder heads for an alcohol drag engine that belonged to a customer named Dale Wicks. Recently, Wayne Wicks, Dale’s brother, paid a visit to the shop, which

434 Chevy Small Block Engine

Bruce Nelson takes customer satisfaction very seriously. He doesn’t want customers coming back to his shop for the wrong reasons, and this 550 hp 434 Chevy small block was no exception.

427 Twin-Turbo LS Engine

Ken McCaul of Borowski Race Engines built this hydraulic cam 427 twin-turbo engine with All Pro heads and Cometic MLX gaskets. It makes 1,530 hp on C16 fuel and features twin Bullseye turbochargers.