Car and Auto Engine Parts Manufacturing
Thermal Cleaning a Cast Iron Intake Manifold

John Edwards at Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop shows you how to perform thermal cleaning on a Small Block Chevy intake manifold  using the Sunnenn TCS (thermal cleaning system).

Book Report: How to Build Big-Inch Mopar Small-Blocks

At one time, if you wanted big horsepower in your Mopar muscle car or truck, your choices were limited to a big-block swap or a coveted Hemi. At the very least, you needed different engine mounts, K-members, transmissions, headers, etc. – and Hemis have never been cheap! But now there’s another way to get more

New Magnum Performance Gaskets Welcomed at PRI Show

Indianapolis, IN – The 2013 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, held December 12-14 at the Indiana Convention Center, was undoubtedly the biggest and best in the show’s long-running history. It was the perfect opportunity for the “who’s who” of the racing and street performance business to get acquainted with the new line of Magnum Performance

PML Offers Deep Transmission Pan for the C5 Corvette

PML has added a great looking, solid construction, transmission pan to its line of products especially for automobile enthusiasts. PML designed this transmission pan specifically for C5 Corvette owners who push  their Corvettes to the limit and for owners who just want to take care of their Corvettes.  This pan would also be useful for

CENTROID’s CNC Machines and Tooling at 2013 PRI Show

CENTROID highlights its NC 5-Axis Cylinder Head Porting Machines and CNC Block Blueprinting Machine Tools at the 2013 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis, IN.

Fuel Caddy Released to Help in Engine Shops

JohnDow Industries, a manufacturer of portable fuel containment products, recently announced a complete makeover of its Fuel Chief poly gas caddy line. The new “Fuel Cart” is constructed of high molecular weight, high density polyethylene (HMW-HDPE) and carries the UN/DOT and Transport Canada Approval (UN 3H1). Mark Pfleeger, Vice President-Sales & New Business Development stated

MSI Introduces Lineup of Magnum Performance Gasket Sets

High performance enthusiasts now have a new option for top-quality performance gaskets. MSI (Modern Silicone Technologies Inc.) has introduced a lineup of 80 new retail-packaged Magnum Performance Gasket sets. These cover the most popular Chevy, Ford and Chrysler small block and big block V8s, as well as the GM LS family of engines, which are

Dart Machinery Introduces Aluminum ‘LS Next’ Block

One year after revealing its remarkable cast iron LS Next engine block, Dart Machinery reduces its mass and announces an aluminum counterpart. Created from the finest casting materials and weighing 107 lbs, the LS Next was the first aftermarket block to comprehensively address high-performance troubles in the original equipment LS power unit. Laden with innovations,

Holley Announces Gen 3 Ultra Dominator

The original Dominator took carburetion to another level in 1969 when it was developed for NASCAR racing. It has been refined over the years, and is now receiving its biggest change ever. Holley is proud to introduce the Gen 3 Ultra Dominator featuring an all new main body, all new calibrations, high capacity fuel bowls,

MaxJet Provides Repeatable Carburetor Tuning

When it comes down to tuning at the track, carburetor jetting is one of the key components of a successful run. A mixture that’s too rich will have a severe effect on performance, and a lean condition could severely affect the long-term reliability of pistons, valves and other internal engine components. carbura The MaxJet Precision

A Look Into Jon Kaase’s Shaft-Mounted Rockers for Big-Block Fords

At first glance, Jon Kaase’s new shaft-mounted rocker arrangement for his P-51 big-block Ford cylinder heads conveys stability. To the competition valve train, it contributes both strength and accuracy. However, the new arrangement possesses many more appealing prospects, some of which are concealed. For example, the 0.900in wide aluminum rocker bodies are characterized partly by

Biodiesel and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuels: Benefits and Bad Effects

This video from Automotive Video Inc., provides a look into additives used in today’s diesel fuels, issues from low-sulfur diesel use and challenges posed by biodiesel fuels.