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Jason Chapman’s 478 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

At the 2022 Builder’s Brawl this summer, we crossed paths with Jason Chapman and his 1968 Camaro SS equipped with a nitrous-powered big block Chevy engine. Looking to run 5.70-5.80 in the 1/8th-mile, we got the details of the build!

Bullet Racing Cams Ultra Series Roller Tappet Lifters

Ultra Series roller tappet lifters are designed for both serious racers and big block Chevy engines.

632 Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Looking to run 5.75-5.80 in the High 5 class of the 2022 Builder’s Brawl, Mike McCoy showed up with his 1966 Chevy II Nova and a BluePrint Engines 632 big block Chevy nitrous engine under the hood. Check it out!

BluePrint 632 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

During the 2022 Builder’s Brawl put on by Joe Zolper at Worldwide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis, we caught up with drag racer Mike McCoy and learned more about his 1966 Chevy II Nova and its 632 big block Chevy engine.

Steve Morris’ ‘All the Freedom’ 555 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Not everyone can use a 3,000 horsepower build or has a need for a great big turbocharged or ProCharged engine with EFI, so Steve Morris Engines wanted to create an engine package suitable for everyone that could be dropped into any vehicle. Introducing the ‘All the Freedom’ 555 cid big block Chevy.

‘All the Freedom’ 555 Big Block Chevy Engine

This 555 cid big block Chevy engine being dubbed the ‘All the Freedom’ engine is being given away by Steve Morris Engines now through October 7. This 800+ hp build could be yours with purchases at Every $5 spent gets you 1 entry. Aside from being a cool giveaway build, it also features a

Twin-Turbo 555 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Ever been gifted a car by your friends? Me either. Duane Ruhl must have some great friends, because they got him a 1992 Mustang as a roller, and from there, Ruhl got to work turning it into a formidable street/strip car. Under the hood is a twin-turbo 555 cid big block Chevy engine, and we’ve got the details!

Duane Ruhl’s Twin-Turbo 555 Big Block Chevy Engine

Duane Ruhl of Ruhl Racing is a Ford guy, hence his 1992 Ford Mustang. However, there’s no denying the ease of which big block Chevy engines make power, so Duane opted for a Chevy powerplant rather than a Ford, and it’s an impressive build. Check it out in our Engine of the Week!

Twin-Turbo 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Glenn Hunter has owned this 1956 Bel Air since he was in junior high school in 1979. Today, the car features a twin-turbo 540 cid big block Chevy engine and has been a certified drag-and-drive beast since 2010. Find out what helps this 7-second car get down the track!

’56 Bel Air with a Twin-Turbo 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

At both Sick Week and at the Summit Midwest Drags, we saw Glenn Hunter’s ’56 Bel Air with a twin-turbo 540 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. We got to speak with him about it this summer. This 7-second drag-and-drive car and it’s big block Chevy is our Engine of the Week.

Worst Engine Carnage Ever? Part 1

Following Steve’s run at the Sick Shootout, he knew he had run into an engine issue. However, it wasn’t until he got the wagon back to the shop that he found a mass connecting rod exodus and some of the worst carnage he’s seen in his career.

565 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Looking to clinch a three peat at this year’s Summit Midwest Drags in the naturally aspirated class, Terry Miller was at the drag-and-drive event with his 1982 Pontiac Firebird that features a 565 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. Check out this 1,000-hp NA beast!