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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!

Drag-and-Drive Billet Big Block Chevy Engine

Pete Harrell of Harrell Engine & Dyno in Mooresville, NC specializes in forced induction builds and “polishing turds,” as he likes to put it. He got this build extra polished, as it features a 540 cubic inch billet aluminum big block Chevy block for drag-and-drive events. Hear what else went into the build directly from

1,300-Plus HP 615 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

PAR Racing Engines is one of the most successful and well-respected shops on the East coast. When we visited earlier in 2023, we got to see the shop in all its glory, and a pair of 615 cubic inch big block Chevy engines that each crank out over 1,300 hp!

PAR Racing Engines’ 615 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Spending a day in Spartanburg, SC recently, resulted in a trip to visit Scott Duggins and the team at PAR Racing Engines. This engine machine shop is well-known for cranking out quality, high-horsepower race engines. Scott toured us around and showcased a few current builds like this pair of 615 cubic inch big block Chevys!

Pat Musi Gives a Tour of His Engine Shop and Race Shop

Any chance we get to hang with Pat Musi for a day, we jump at it. His wealth of engine and racing knowledge is seemingly never ending. We recently got to check out Pat Musi Racing Engines and Pat’s newly built race shop during our trip to Mooresville, NC. Check it out!

632 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

With a storied race history of his own, Sandy Wilkins has taken his passion for cars and engines and turned it into his life. From race teams to Roush Yates Performance to opening Wilkins Racing Engines, he knows how to build high-horsepower engines like this 632 cubic inch big block Chevy nitrous engine for No Prep drag racing. Check it out!

Wilkins Racing Engines’ 632 cid Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines recently allowed us to visit his engine and machine shop in Mooresville, NC. We were thoroughly impressed by how clean and organized his shop was and the caliber of the engines his shop churns out. We got the full details of this big block Chevy nitrous engine he built

Naturally Aspirated 598 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Pete and Jake Gibbons of Gibbons Motorsports are constantly cranking out high-quality engine builds. Occasionally, they get to build an engine for themselves, such as this 900 horsepower, 598 cubic inch, big block Chevy engine. Check out this naturally aspirated beast!

Gibbons Motorsports’ 598 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

When an engine builder is spec’ing a build for himself, it typically gets all the bells and whistles. Just check out this 598 cubic inch big block Chevy build done by Gibbons Motorsports for co-owner Jake Gibbons. We spoke with Pete Gibbons, Jake’s older brother and co-owner of the shop, about the details of this

CP-Carrillo Bullet Big Block Chevy Connecting Rods

Available off the shelf in 6.385″, 6.535″, 6.700″, 6.750″ and 6.800″ center-to-center lengths with standard BBC dimensions.