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Stefan Gustafsson’s Turbocharged Big Block Chevy Engine

We didn’t get the opportunity to speak with Stefan Gustafsson during the 2022 edition of Sick Week, and after he won the whole event that year, we knew we couldn’t attend the 2023 event and not talk to him this time. We got the chance to speak to Stefan about his C4 Corvette and its

Vortech Supercharged 572 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

When David Pearson of Little Evil Racing shows up at the track with his Pro 275 Foxbody Mustang, people fear him, and for good reason. David has set numerous 275 drag radial world records, and with a Vortech supercharged 572 cid big block Chevy in this Mustang, another record may fall!

Oliver Racing Big Block Chevy Max-Plus Connecting Rods

These new rods are beefed up in all right places to tackle high-horsepower applications.

521 cid Blown Big Block Chevy Engine

According to owner Colin Jost, this 521 cubic inch blown big block Chevy engine doesn’t know it’s a Chevy since everything was built like a Hemi. Regardless, it’s 2,500 horsepower of awesomeness. Check it out!

Colin Jost’s 521 cid Blown Big Block Chevy Engine

For the two days we were at the 2022 Builder’s Brawl, we parked right next to a 1978 Camaro with a supercharged 521 cubic inch big block Chevy engine under the hood. Built by Colin Jost and Rick Wilson of Wildman Performance, the Chevy features a number of Hemi attributes. Check out the details in

Engine Builder Magazine’s 2022 Engine of the Year Winner

Jesse Havlik’s 582 cid big block Chevy engine is our 2022 Engine of the Year.

Twin-Turbo 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Coming all the way from Colorado to St. Louis for the 2022 Builder’s Brawl was Justin Willis and his 1971 Nova, which features a twin-turbo 540 cid big block Chevy engine capable of 2,000 horsepower. Check out the details of this engine build!

1971 Nova SS with a Twin-Turbo 540 Big Block Chevy Engine

We watched Justin Willis take his 1971 Nova SS off the trailer prior to the 2022 Builder’s Brawl event at World Wide Technology Raceway this summer. In doing so, we got to hear his twin-turbo 540 cid big block Chevy engine fire up, and we immediately wanted to know more about his setup for the

Nitrous-Powered 478 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Jason Chapman’s 1968 Camaro SS features a nitrous-powered 478 cubic inch big block Chevy engine complete with a Benjamin Franklin $100 wrapped intake manifold. See what else Jason has in this engine build!

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!