2001 Editions Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Dirt Track Dollars In the Shop and On the Track With Malcuit Racing Engines

It’s sometimes said that racers have motor oil or high octane racing fuel in their blood. Fearless drivers are accused of having ice-water running through their veins. For Strasburg, OH’s Brad Malcuit, the most likely ingredient pumping through his bloodstream is dirt, a fact he’ll happily attribute to family heritage. Malcuit is owner of Malcuit’s

Getting The Job Done


Porting For Performance The Science of Horsepower

Air flow makes horsepower. The more cubic feet per minute (cfm) of air that flows through the intake ports and into the combustion chambers, the more horsepower the engine makes. A larger carburetor or throttle body, bigger valves, a high-lift, long-duration camshaft, three-angle valve job and exhaust headers are all performance enhancements that increase airflow

Can a Corvette perform even better? You bet it can!

The 1998 Corvette looks fast, sounds fast and is a downright great performance car

Finding Information is as Useful as Knowing How to Use It

I want to talk about the most precious asset in the shop. It is the glue behind the bricks and mortar that will make your business the one your customers choose to solve problems. It will allow you to have a return on your investment of people and equipment. What we are talking about is

Do You Know What You Are Missing In Business?

Complacency is the "kiss of death" for a business owner. Some business owners have an innate unwillingness to change or to try something new, but the successful business owner wants to know everything about his business. He never says, "Well, that just isn

Tough Love – Our Engine Aftermarket Needs It

Tough love. It means taking action that isn

Knock-Knock, Who’s There?…Detonation and Pre-ignition

Detonation and pre-ignition

The Tecumseh Star, Alternate Racing Power

In motorsports, the person who spends the most usually wins the most

Fast and Powerful: Race Engines Aren’t Just Race Engines

In the world of motorsports, high performance engines come in virtually unlimited configurations. From a one-cylinder lawn mower engine to a 12-cylinder aircraft engine and nearly anything you can imagine in between, people will race anything. Like the variety of engines, every sanctioning organization has its own rules and specifications for engine design. Chances are,