How Ambient Temperatures Affect Diesel Oil Choice
When it comes to oil choices, you can opt to go after viscosities that provide better fuel economy or those that give your engine better protection. You can’t have both. Either way you choose, you’ll also want to consider the ambient temperatures in your area for best results. We get into the details of oil
Compound Turbo 6.7L Enforcer Cummins Engine
D&J Precision Machine’s Enforcer Cummins engine has been around for a while now, but every time we see an Enforcer build, it remains impressive. This particular Enforcer was outfitted with compound turbos and all sorts of engine component goodies to the tune of 2,000+ horsepower. It’s our Diesel of the Week brought to you by AMSOIL
Reviewing Total Seal’s Gas-Ported Piston Rings
For our recent supercharged small block Ford build, we got hooked up with a set of 1.0mm, 1.0mm, 2.0mm gas-ported rings from Total Seal Piston Rings. Lake Speed Jr. wanted to outfit our engine with a set of tricked out, super-thin rings that would maximize efficiency. Check out the review.
1973 Toyota Celica with a Turbocharged 388 cid LS Engine
As day one of Sick Week 2023 came to a close at Orlando Speed World, we passed by the pit area of Steve Groenink. We did a double take of his 1973 Toyota Celica, which features a turbocharged 388 cubic inch LS engine. The 6-second capable build is our Engine of the Week!
EB Takeover – Choate Engineering Performance
We were recently in Bolivar, TN at Choate Engineering Performance to do some filming for a couple of our video series, so we took the opportunity to allow shop owner Cass Choate to grab our phone and give a tour of his 155,000 sq.-ft. diesel engine and machine shop. This takeover is brought to you
Schexnayder Racing’s Twin-Turbo 429 Ford Boss Engine
It’s always cool to see a Ford engine in a Ford car these days, so when we came across Earl Schexnayder of Schexnayder Racing and his 2000 Cobra Mustang with a twin-turbo 429 Ford Boss engine in it, we needed to know more about the combo. We got to chat with him during Sick Week
Brett LaSala’s Twin-Turbo 5.0L Coyote Engine
We caught up with Brett LaSala of Real Street Performance and MSR Racing at Sick Week 2023 to get the details of his Mustang nicknamed Snot Rocket and its twin-turbo 5.0L Coyote engine built by Fast Forward Race Engines. He had just run a PR of 6.52 at 212 mph and then went on to
Ryan Milliken’s Turbocharged 6.8L Cummins Engine
At Lights Out 14, Ryan Milliken of Hardway Performance put on a show and demonstrated how far diesel performance has come in recent years. Making it to the semi-finals against some of the country’s fastest cars, Ryan’s ’69 Nova sports a turbocharged 6.8L Cummins engine built by Fleece Performance & Freedom Racing Engines. Capable of
Reviewing TorqStorm’s Twin Supercharger Kit for Small Block Ford
To give our small block Ford build some extra horsepower, torque and wow factor, we opted to go with TorqStorm’s twin supercharger kit. Check out our review of this boost option.
Paul’s High Performance Nitrous-Powered Ford Godzilla Engine
GODZILLA!!!!! We stopped by the Fluidampr booth at the 2022 PRI Show to say hi and found Paul Svinicki of Paul’s High Performance hanging out, along with his nitrous-powered Ford 7.3L Godzilla engine that runs in his 2010 Cobra Jet Ford Mustang. This 1,100-horsepower Godzilla is our Engine of the Week.
Block Machining with Rottler’s F69A Pt. 2
Steve and the guys previously walked through decking and boring a block on the new Rottler F69A machining center. Now, they walk through lifter bores and receiver grooves.
David Pilgrim’s Dual Compound-Turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax Engine
David Pilgrim and his wife Debbie began looking into drag racing after attending an NHRA event, which eventually led to the pair entering the Bonneville Salt Flats scene. Following a few turbocharged motorcycle builds and a C5 Corvette, David got the idea for a 1954 Chevrolet 3100 with a dual compound-turbocharged 6.6L LBZ Duramax. It’s