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WardsAuto Announces Its 10 Best Engines List

It’s that time again. WardsAuto’s annual 10 Best Engines List has been announced, and this year the list is more diverse than ever. We highlighted four engines on the list to talk about at more detail. WardsAuto editors evaluate engines over a two-month testing period. Engines are selected according to a number of objective and subjective criteria in everyday driving situations.

Sticker Shock – The 392 Magnum Gets Ready for Auction

As you can see in the pictures, we’ve reached a point where we can say the engine is built and ready to install. Or in this case ready to dyno and auction off. We certainly would not have been able to produce such a cool piece without the help of our contributors and Grawmondbecks Competition Engines. The 392 V8 Magnum engine is currently being auctioned off on eBay Motors. The auction ends Dec. 21.

Racing with the Ramchargers

Before Neil Newman’s tenure with Chrysler Marine ­Division, he had gone to school at the Chrysler Engineering Institute (CEI) with many members of the original, legendary “Ramchargers” drag racing team.

Cummins Receives Two Awards From Chrysler Group

Cummins Inc. was recognized by Chrysler Group LLC as one of the 2013 Suppliers of the Year during the company’s 2014 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony on June 24 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, MI. Of the 18 awards given to top suppliers for their extraordinary performance in 2013, Cummins was recognized

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Rebuilding Liberty: Engine Notes on Jeep’s 2.4L I4 Engine

In 2002, the Jeep Liberty was the first Jeep to use the two new Chrysler-developed Power-Tech engines – the 2.4L straight-4, (which was eliminated in 2006), and the 210 hp 3.7L V6. The 2.4L I4 PowerTech is a Neon engine variant based on the Chrysler engine that was designed originally for the Dodge and Plymouth

New Magnum Performance Gaskets Welcomed at PRI Show

Indianapolis, IN – The 2013 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show, held December 12-14 at the Indiana Convention Center, was undoubtedly the biggest and best in the show’s long-running history. It was the perfect opportunity for the “who’s who” of the racing and street performance business to get acquainted with the new line of Magnum Performance

The 1965 McKee Mk V Is Considered a Crowning Jewel for Committed “Hemi” Collectors

The McKee remains simply one of the most fascinating pieces of Chrysler factory-backed racing history in private hands today. Following NASCAR’s ban on Chrysler’s new 426 Hemi engine for the 1965 racing season, fast-rising driver Richard Petty searched for other racing series to carry the Chrysler banner. Since Illinois’ Bob McKee had just begun construction

Magnum Gaskets By MSI Makes ‘Bold Moves’

“Times Change. It’s Time for Magnum Gaskets” has been the introductory slogan for Magnum Gaskets for the past two years. That slogan has taken on new meaning for Modern Silicone Technologies (MSI) as it has established its Magnum Gaskets aftermarket brand in the market in that time. The company says its focus is now on

Chrysler 62TE Low Clutch Drum with Teflon Coating for Improved Performance

Company: Capital Core The new 62TE low clutch drum from Capital Core features a Teflon coating where the sealing rings fit, minimizing sealing ring wear in the aluminum that can result in leakage. A Chrysler 62TE low clutch drum with Teflon coating that offers improved performance over the O.E. component is now available from Capital Core, Inc.,

Snap-on Introduces “Must Have” Cam Gear Holder

Company: Snap-on The new Snap-on Cam Gear Holder (CGH1236) features a hole at the center of the tool which allows a socket to be inserted for removal of the cam gear bolt. Replacing the cam gears on Chrysler and Dodge vehicles can be a challenging chore without the right tool. The new Snap-on Cam Gear Holder (CGH1236) makes the removal and

Quieting Down Chrysler’s Versatile 3.3L And 3.8L Engines

These engines have a mixed reputation for being high-mileage, dependable powerplants as well as noisy motors that can fail at relatively low mileage. First introduced as a family back in 1990, these engines have been upgraded and improved to provide good torque for the necessary applications, reasonable fuel economy and a reputation for durability and

Chrysler Gives Sneak Peek of New Mopar ’14

The limited-edition vehicle follows the Mopar ’10 Challenger, Mopar ’11 Charger, Mopar ’12 300, and Mopar ’13 Dart. Chrysler Group LLC released an image of its new limited-edition Mopar ’14, which will debut at next month’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. “Our new Mopar ’14 will instantly resonate with enthusiasts,” said