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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!

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!

Edelbrock and Pat Musi Talk Cylinder Heads

In this episode of Intellectual Horsepower, we got the opportunity to sit down with Edelbrock experts Mike Sanders and Rick Roberts, as well as Pat Musi of Pat Musi Racing Engines to talk all about cylinder heads. We discuss what goes into cylinder head manufacturing and development from the manufacturer level, as well as what

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!

Sandy Wilkins Invites Us to Tour Wilkins Racing Engines

When we were in Mooresville, NC this summer, we kept seeing signs for Wilkins Racing Engines, so we took the hint and stopped at the shop to check it out. Shop owner Sandy Wilkins invited us in and we were not disappointed! This engine machine shop does a number of different things for several racing

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!