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582 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Amongst a sea of Camaros, Chevelles, Mustangs, and Ford Model As seen at Sick Week, was this 1974 Opel custom built by Jesse Havlik and his shop Hot Rods by Havliks. The Opel is totally cool, but the wow factor is the 582 cid big block Chevy engine. Watch it make a pass!

1974 Opel with a 582 Big Block Chevy

When Hot Rods by Havliks was in need of a trailer for the shop, the one they found came with a car, and not just any car, but a 1974 Opel. It inspired them to hot rod it and install a 582 cubic inch big block Chevy for the drag strip. We caught up with

Alex Taylor’s Twin-Turbo 512 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

For the past 12 months, Alex Taylor has been on a quest for the 6s. To do so, Alex and her dad Dennis built up a 1955 Chevy 210 with this twin-turbo 512 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. We caught up with Alex at Sick Week to talk about the set up. Check it out!

Alex Taylor’s Big Block Chevy Engine

We joined in on the action and the fun that was Sick Week, and got to speak with a number of the competitors about their engine setups in the cars. First up is none other than Alex Taylor of Alex Taylor Racing and her 1955 Chevy 210 with a twin-turbo big block Chevy engine. Engine

702 Big Block Chevy Boat Engine

Looking to replace a 632 blower engine and get more efficient horsepower in a boat application, Rich Franzman got to work building a normally aspirated 702 cubic inch big block Chevy. See what went into the new build!

Tom Bailey’s Twin-Turbo 615 Big Block Chevy Engine in Sick Seconds 1.0

Tom Bailey is making waves recently in the go-fast world thanks to his new event Sick Week. However, Tom is no stranger to drag racing as his 1969 Camaro named Sick Seconds 1.0 has won Drag Week twice. We take a look at the Steve Morris Engines-built twin-turbo 615 cubic inch big block Chevy under the hood.

598 cid Big Block Chevy Triple Carb Drag Engine

Despite countless other high-horsepower engines at the 2021 PRI Show, when we walked past this 598 big block Chevy engine built by M&M Race Cars & Competition Engines, we had to do a triple take. This head turner features a triple carburetor setup sitting on top of a 14-71 blower and was built for a Top Dragster application. Check it out!

598 BBC Triple Carb Drag Engine

Despite countless other high-horsepower engines at the 2021 PRI Show, this 598 cid big block Chevy drag engine was a header turner. Built by M&M Race Cars & Competition Engines, Justin Melton walks us through some details of the build. Engine of the Week is brought to you by PennGrade1, Elring, Scat Crankshafts, NPW Companies

598 cid Big Block Chevy SR20 Engine

The folks at Wilson Race Engines, LLC specialize in big block Chevy SR20 engines, and build them for reliability and durability. The shop recently rebuilt this 598 cid SR20 engine with updated cylinder head porting and manifold CNC work to make it even faster. Find out what went into this build in our Engine of

Turbocharged 454 Big Block Chevy Engine

After building more than 700 engines in his career, Joshua Gomez of MotorVation Performance, wanted to build himself an engine that was affordable, fast and stayed together. He hot rodded this 454 cid Gen V big block Chevy to the tune of 1,800 horsepower. Find out what went into the build in this episode of

All-Billet Twin-Turbo 632 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Steve Morris specializes in boosted, 1,000+ HP engine builds only. As such, one of his recent customers chose to have a used SME engine rebuilt to run on pump gas and methanol. It’s this all-billet, twin-turbo, 632 big block Chevy. Find out how much it made!

635 cid Big Block Chevy NA Engine

You’ve probably seen his work in a number of movies, TV shows, music videos, and more. Sammy Maloof is an engine builder and racer who has also built a career as a Hollywood stunt man. He’s one talented guy, so when customers come to him wanting big cubic inch engines built, Sammy makes sure to deliver, as he did with this 635 cu. in. big block Chevy engine for a drag race customer.