Inside EFI University
Ben founded EFI University, a high-performance engine training center, in 2003 when he decided to create a weekend seminar to help encourage engine builders to embrace electronic fuel injection. Within the first six months, he was overwhelmed with requests to continue teaching it.
Oxygen Sensors & Tuning
Oxygen sensors and the closed-loop EFI systems that utilize them are fantastic tools that can unlock levels of performance unheard of just a few short years ago.
All About Timing Chains
If you’re building late-model dual overhead cam (DOHC) engines, you’ve probably noticed that a chain rather than a belt drives the camshaft. But why is this the case when chains are more expensive to produce?
Intake Manifolds for the Modern Age
Today’s aftermarket intake manifolds offer engine builders many options, but choosing the right one for your build is more than just finding the biggest one.
Rebuilding the Subaru WRX Engine
The WRX has been around for quite some time as Subaru’s flagship, four-door performance car. We took an in-depth look at the WRX engine architecture, the pros and cons of some of the engine variants for North America, and what it takes to build these engines up to handle serious horsepower.
Adding Power with Superchargers
Superchargers have been in the market for a long time and there is a large variety to choose from to suit every need, car and budget.
Engine Education and Training in 2021
Today’s tech schools are preparing students to work in all areas of the industry, from racing teams to engine shops. But, how much do they know after graduation?
Hiring and Retaining Engine Shop Employees
No matter what strategies you put in place in an effort to find new employees, just be sure that you cast a wide net and ensure that you find someone who has the desire to be in the shop, no matter what role it may be.
Start with Engine Basics
This column is for the young folks out there who believe they have passion for automotive performance. You see the people in this industry and you really want to get involved. I get a lot of calls and emails from these younger folks who want to maybe intern or come to the shop to learn.
Shop Solutions June 2021
Measuring installed height on LS or any other engine with beehive or small OD retainers can be tricky without a special height mic. But if you take your standard height mic and flip it upside down, it will work.
Science vs. Religion
Something I sometimes take for granted in this industry is the amount of knowledge at our disposal. It comes from all walks of life, different ages, genders, regions, as well as from different areas of manufacturing, development, engine building, racing, you name it. We have some very smart, talented people helping spread information throughout our