Honda Performance Development (HPD) has announced the expansion of its crate engine portfolio to include the Talon Crate Engine for off-road Talon racers. The same engine that propelled the Honda off-road Factory Racing team to victory at the 2022 King of Hammers (UTV Stock NA Class) is now available to the public. The Talon Crate
While much of the new car talk these days surrounds conversations of eliminating the internal combustion engine from existence for battery-powered EVs, there’s still a few OEMs looking to wet the appetites of us engine lovers. A perfect example is Chevy Performance’s new ZZ632/1000 big block engine – more than 1,000 horsepower and 632 cubic inches of gas guzzling performance!
The 632 ProSeries stroker big block is the largest displacement crate engine that BluePrint Engines produces.
Perris Auto Speedway (PAS) promoter Don Kazarian has released the rules for the brand new SoCal Sportsman Sprint Car Series that will debut in 2021. The series will hold races at The PAS in Perris, CA and the nearby Ventura Raceway. Kazarian will serve as the director of the series alongside Jim Naylor of Ventura
Harley-Davidson offers power-hungry street riders a new performance option with the introduction of the Screamin’ Eagle Milwaukee-Eight 131 Crate Engine for select Softail model motorcycles. The new 131 cid V-Twin engine delivers the biggest, most powerful street-compliant engine Harley-Davidson has ever created. The Screamin’ Eagle 131 is a bolt-in replacement engine for select 2018-later model Harley-Davidson Softail
Edelbrock has appointed William Philippin as its new Product Manager for Crate Engines. In his new position Philippin is responsible for all of Edelbrock’s crate engines, including the Edelbrock-Musi 555 crate engine. Philippin’s duties include product planning and execution throughout the crate engine lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the crate engine product vision and
Chevrolet has announced it will be making an enhanced version of its 7.0L LS7 engine available in crate form. GM says the new LS427/570 engine offers more horsepower than the standard unit, coupled with increased ease of installation, thanks to a wet-sump lubrication system. A new, high-lift camshaft developed specifically for this engine helps produce
These GM 604 and 602 crate engines have found favor with some racers, and just as with any engine, they do wear out and break. There is a need for shops that can rebuild these engines.
Pick a formula that’s repeatable, verify your horsepower, create your marketing and you have an engine package.
The Screamin’ Eagle 131 is a bolt-in replacement for 2017-later model Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycles originally equipped with a Milwaukee-Eight oil-cooled or twin-cooled engine.
Right now I know of no other term that draws as much negativity among some engine builders as the term “Crate Motor.” It immediately brings feelings of sales lost. We all know the story. The customer sees his car project like one big plastic model. When it comes time to pick a rear differential, write
Any bozo can slap a supercharger on a stock 505 horsepower LS7 small-block and pick up another 200 hp. Yawn. Increasing output that same 200 hp through natural aspiration should be harder, but all it takes is some head work, long-tubes, and a big hydraulic roller cam. Thanks to the incredible untapped potential of GM’s