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Drag Race Engine Heaven at TRE Racing Engines

Taylor Laster and his team at TRE Racing Engines in Cleveland, TX, outside of Houston, build some very nice and very fast engines. We got to see inside the engine machine shop to check out the operation first hand. We were in drag race engine heaven, and definitely came away impressed.

Summit Racing EZ Pushrod Length Checkers

Summit Racing EZ Pushrod Length Checkers are made from stainless steel for a lifetime of use.

pushrod length checker
760 cid Billet Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Despite what you may think about nitrous engines, and those that are stock big block Chevy bore spacing, these 4.840″ bore space big block Chevy engines have some significant R&D in them. Just check out this 760 cubic inch billet version done at TRE Racing Engines.

TRE 760 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Last fall while we were in Houston, we made the drive out to Cleveland, TX to visit with Taylor Lastor, owner of TRE Racing Engines. His shop specializes in machine work and building big cubic inch drag race engines like this 760 cubic inch big block Chevy nitrous engine. Find out what goes inside it

All-Billet 903 cid Pro Mod Engine

Pat Musi of Musi Racing Engines has been meticulously developing and tweaking his 903 cid Pro Mod engine combo since 2010. We got to see the latest and greatest version of this nitrous-powered billet beauty. Check out our first Engine of the Week of 2024!

Pat Musi Racing Engines 903 cid Pro Mod engine
Naturally Aspirated 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

After having issues with an engine built elsewhere, a customer came to H Squared Racing Engines to build him a streetcar combo. Utilizing an existing block and crank, H Squared was given the freedom to spec the rest of the engine. Check out the result!

Naturally Aspirated 800+ HP 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

We got a chance to visit with our pal Halston Harrist of H Squared Racing Engines in Houston, TX earlier in the year. Not only did he show us around the shop, but we got to hear the details of one of his latest engine builds – a 540 cubic inch big block Chevy that’ll

H Squared big block Chevy engine
ProCharged 557 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

This is one of the most popular engine combinations at PAR Racing Engines. Built from 540 cid to 588 cid, this ProCharged 557 cid big block Chevy is a proven setup for Top Sportsman, Top Dragster and even drag-and-drive applications. Check out what makes this such a great build!

Take a Tour of PAR Racing Engines

During a recent trip to Spartanburg, SC, we had the opportunity to stop in PAR Racing Engines, a well-known race engine and machine shop owned by Scott Duggins. Scott showed us around and we definitely came away impressed.

632 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

If you’re looking for a tried and proven big block Chevy combo that can make 150 passes without damage – look no further than this 632 cid big block Chevy nitrous build done by Pat Musi of Musi Racing Engines. It’ll deliver 1,250 horsepower NA all day long!

Pat Musi 632 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

We couldn’t only highlight one engine while visiting Pat Musi and Musi Racing Engines earlier this summer in Mooresville, NC. This is one of Musi’s tried and proven 632 nitrous combinations for drag racing applications. It’s our Engine of the Week!

HED’s 540 cid Billet Big Block Chevy Engine

As drag-and-drive events continue to emerge and grow in popularity, more and more competitors are looking to up their cars’ performance levels on both the track and street. That’s exactly why this particular customer came to Pete Harrell and Harrell Engine & Dyno for a 540 cubic inch billet big block Chevy engine build. Check it out!