With a focus on building Ford engines, Zach Smith of ZSR Engines wanted to build his customer a naturally aspirated engine for bracket racing that was really low maintenance, didn’t cost an arm and a leg to race and could go multiple seasons without having to come back to the shop. Feast your eyes on the result – a 438 cid small block Ford capable of some serious horsepower. Find out what went into the build.
Bucking the trend of the engine building industry being male dominated, Bridgette Fitzgerald has been at Barnette's Engines for 10 years, spending six of those years as the shop's foreman! She's an integral part of helping rebuild engines like this Ford 6.4L diesel. Find out how she got to where she is today and what went into this diesel rebuild.
Looking to further develop Chevy's LT5 engine into something much more significant for its customers in the marine market, Katech Engines spent months testing different variations of the LT5. From superchargers to twin-turbo, EFI systems and different fuels, Katech kept seeing greater and greater improvements. Find out exactly what went into Katech's development of the LT5 engine and how much horsepower came out.
When a long-time customer came into Fisher Federated Auto Parts' Machine Shop with his 1962 Buick Invicta 406 cid Nailhead engine, machinist Jeff Mazzei jumped at the chance to breathe new life into it. Find out what went into bringing this more than 50-year-old engine back to pristine condition.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, TRE Racing Engines survived a shop fire three years ago, and is now back to building top-notch drag racing engines like this big block Chevy nitrous engine for X275 drag radial racing. Click to find out what the shop went through to survive disaster, and how this engine came together.