We recently sat down with Ryan Hamilton and Phil Data of SBI, as well as D&J Precision Machine owner Drew Pumphrey to talk about everything valves – problem areas, materials, sizes, angles, valve jobs, seats, and even springs. Check out this latest Intellectual Horsepower episode brought to you by SBI.
Trick Flow Specialties DHC 200 Aluminum Cylinder Heads combine the classic looks of 1960s-era ‘camel hump’ cylinder heads with CNC-ported airflow capabilities to give a small block Chevy a big dose of horsepower. You can see the heads for yourself at the Trick Flow Specialties booth #23011 in the Race and Performance Section, Central Hall.
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
Cylinder head repairs like this don’t normally get done, but Steve Morris of @stevemorrisracing always seems to find a way!
Factory cylinder heads for Gen III Hemi engines are pretty darn good. Edelbrock’s Performer RPM Gen III Hemi Cylinder Heads are even better. The fully assembled heads feature fully CNC-machined combustion chambers, CNC-profiled bowls, and CNC-profiled port entries/exits for improved airflow—up to 337 CFM on the intake side at .700-inch of valve lift. Edelbrock says
Cylinder heads can pretty dirty over time. They get filled with carbon and other deposits that can eventually rob your engine of airflow, fuel and power. For that reason, cleaning cylinder heads is an important thing to do on a performance engine, especially if you have a direct injection head. Danny talks about techniques for
Danny Soliz of Hill Country Performance & Machine has a lot of tricks up his sleeve to make engine work a little easier. He’s great at working smarter not harder, and in this latest video he shows you a great way to remove valve springs and keep some of those valvetrain components organized.
Inside engine machine shops, the evolution of horsepower and performance gains never rests. Case in point, the guys at Prestige Motorsports have been doing some serious R&D work on a set of Brodix Head Hunter cylinder heads to give customers in the racing and high-performance world a better solution. We go into the details with
Kits include fully assembled PCE cylinder heads, intake manifold, valve covers, intake manifold gaskets, roller rockers, guide plates and screw-in studs.
Speedmaster Assembled Cylinder Heads come ready to run with stainless steel valves; valve springs; and valve seals, locks, and retainers. They are sold in pairs.
Titus sells product all over the world, targeting the Ford muscle car enthusiast and racing groups like GT40 and drag racers.
While visiting the Mooresville, NC area, we got a chance to swing by MBE Cylinder Heads & Manifolds to check out all the cool things the shop had going on. Owner Matt Bieneman showed us around and answered some questions. Check it out!