dyno Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Chris Patterson’s Triple-Turbo 6.7L Cummins Engine

Chris Patterson of Unrivaled Diesel has hit some of the highest horsepower levels ever seen on the chassis dyno. We caught up with the Texas-based shop owner to get a run down of his 6.7L Cummins engine and his 2022 UCC weekend. Diesel of the Week is brought to you by AMSOIL INC.

Engine & Hub Dynos: Necessary Tools and Additional Revenue

Being able to see the horsepower and the direct correlation to what is lost in the driveline is invaluable – dynos offer a myriad of benefits for the modern engine shop.

Dynojet Research Chassis Dyno Model 424xLC2

Dynojet’s 424xLC2 chassis dyno measures up to 2,000 hp / 2,000 ft.-lbs. of torque and 200 mph for all popular AWD vehicles today.

Mustang Dynamometer Introduces New Power Motorsport Chassis Dynamometer

Mustang Dynamometer has recently announced the addition of the MD-SXS/UTV chassis dynamometer to its product offering. This new dyno is the ultimate chassis dynamometer for the power motorsport market for servicing side-by-sides, UTV, motorcycles, quad-runners and so much more. This new versatile tuning equipment tool is vital for the growing market of power motorsport products

Dynamometer Options for Your Car and Engine

There are a ton of different reasons engine builders would want a hub, chassis or engine dyno, so we looked into why you might opt for a particular dyno over another, or why you may want multiple dynos.

Keys to Building an Engine Dyno Room

A dyno is something you should showcase. You want it presentable, because at the end of the day, it’s this kind of equipment that sets you apart from other shops.

Engine Dyno Absorbers – Part 2

Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines tells you what you need to know about the functionality of an engine dyno absorber and how he utilizes an absorber on his shop’s engine dyno set up.

Chassis Dynos Explained: Part 2

We join Steve in his shop as he puts this twin 66mm turbo LQ9 through the paces on the chassis dyno. The customer is looking to get some more horsepower out of it for Drag Week.

Chassis Dynos Explained: Part 1

Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines walks you through and takes you around his chassis dyno set up and how he utilizes the engine building and tuning tool for his customers.

Mustang Dynamometer Announces New Demonstration Facility in New Mexico

Mustang Dynamometer, an American manufacturer of high performance dynamometers and related products, has announced a new demonstration facility in their Mexico City office. October 1st, Operations VP Eser Manav visited Mustang de México Dinamómetros, the local representation office and demonstration facility of Mustang Dynamometer located in Mexico City. This office was established in 2017 to

Dyno Time

A competent dyno tuner should be able to improve the engine’s characteristics, making it more powerful or efficient, depending on the customer’s needs.

Chassis vs Engine Dyno

We spoke with a couple shops that utilize both dyno types to get their take on the advantages, disadvantages and reasons to have one over the other or both.