EB Takeover: W.O.T. Motorsports
We join W.O.T. Motorsports‘ co-owner Josh McCormack for a tour of his new diesel engine, transmission and truck maintenance/repair shop in Abingdon, VA, which he co-owns with David Petrick. Both Josh and David have been high-horsepower diesel mainstays in recent years, and the two recently joined forces to start this shop. See what they have
Reviewing Callies’ Ford Magnum Crankshaft
There’s no debating that Callies Performance Products manufactures a great crankshaft, among other engine components. We picked out a Callies Magnum Ford crank for our twin-supercharged small block Ford engine build, so we took the opportunity to review exactly what we got from Callies.
Twin-Turbo LB7 Duramax-Powered Z28 Camaro
At the 2022 Ultimate Callout Challenge, the Exergy booth had a Z28 Camaro parked in front. The car caught out attention, but our interest was piqued when we noticed it was a twin-turbo Duramax engine and not a gas engine sitting in the engine bay. We spoke to Lavon Miller of Firepunk Diesel, the shop
Reviewing Holley’s Terminator X EFI System
As part of our small block Ford build, we decided to use Holley’s Terminator X EFI system for plug and play Ford V8 engine control. Chris Wright of Pro Car Associates and Greg Jones of Engine Builder review all that the Terminator X offers and why Holley has been a leader in this product category.
One-on-One with Jim Dunn Racing’s Johnna Dunn
After speaking with Kaylynn Simmons a couple years ago, we found out there are only a few women who work on the pit crews of the NHRA teams. One of those few other women is Johnna Dunn, a clutch specialist for Jim Dunn Racing. It’s a family affair for Johnna, who works alongside many family
Reviewing Erson’s Hydraulic Roller Ford V8 Camshaft
This Erson hydraulic roller Ford cam is a great Hot Street or Bracket ET option for 351 cubic inches or larger fuel injected engines. It also fits 1985-2001 Ford 302 5.0L engines, as well as 1994-1997 Ford 351W 5.8L engines. For more info: https://www.pbm-erson.com/
Circle Track Small Block Chevy Engine
We stopped into Terry’s Machine Shop in Bridgeton, MO during a recent visit to the St. Louis area. we met with shop owner Todd Gilliam, who treated us to a shop tour and was kind enough to give us a rundown of this small block Chevy circle track engine he had just finished up for
The Story of Callies Performance Products
We recently got access to go inside Callies Performance Products‘ Fostoria, OH facility and speak with owner Rick Norton and his son Heath Norton, up close and personal. What we got was the story of how Callies came to be a leading manufacturer of engine components, and where the company is going next.
Reviewing Cometic Gasket’s MLX Head Gaskets
We got a set of Cometic Gasket’s MLX head gaskets for a small block Ford build we’re doing. Our head gaskets are a standard layout Ford head gasket with a .040″-.044″ thickness and designed to fit a 4.125″ bore. The difference between an MLS and Cometic’s MLX gasket, which stands for Multi-Layer-Xtreme, is an extra
Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 4 – Bottom End Assembly
Now that Chris has checked all our specs, we begin to assemble the bottom end components of our small block Ford such as the rotating assembly, main and rod bearings and the camshaft. Next episode, we will be getting into our cylinder head assembly and more of the valvetrain components. Thanks to our Component PartnersWorld
How Heat Affects Clearances in a Block
Steve Morris Engines has a Lamborghini engine block in the shop and Steve demonstrates how heat can affect the clearances.
Doc Baker’s Supercharged 500 cid Billet Hemi Engine
Doc Baker is an engine builder and racer who does things his own way. We were excited to learn more about his 1971 Dodge Demon with a supercharged 500 cid billet Hemi engine in it, and caught up with Doc at the 2022 Builder’s Brawl race event at World Wide Technology Raceway. Check it out!