Elring Archives - Page 40 of 40 - Engine Builder Magazine
1960s Nissan/Datsun U20 Engine

Mitchell Wilson recently had a first time customer get referred to his shop, Engineered Performance, to do the engine work on a 1960s Nissan/Datsun U20 engine. The build presented a unique challenge and Wilson jumped at the opportunity. Find out what it took to turn this vintage engine into a modern-day performance motor.

363 cid LS Stroker

Having been in this industry his whole life, Marty Brown II has been laying the ground work to take over his father’s shop, Marty Brown Race Engines, since a very young age. By the time he was 20 he was running the show and helping his dad build engines like this 363 cid LS Stroker. Find out what went into the 1,200-hp build.

Ford 6.4L Diesel Engine

Bucking the trend of the engine building industry being male dominated, Bridgette Fitzgerald has been at Barnette’s Engines for 10 years, spending six of those years as the shop’s foreman! She’s an integral part of helping rebuild engines like this Ford 6.4L diesel. Find out how she got to where she is today and what went into this diesel rebuild.

Video: Engine of the Week – Honda Civic Type R Engine

This week we take an in-depth look at Honda’s new Civic Type R engine, also known as the K20C1 engine. This particular build was done by the guys at 4 Piston Cylinder Heads in Danville, IN.

Chevy LT5 Engine

Looking to further develop Chevy’s LT5 engine into something much more significant for its customers in the marine market, Katech Engines spent months testing different variations of the LT5. From superchargers to twin-turbo, EFI systems and different fuels, Katech kept seeing greater and greater improvements. Find out exactly what went into Katech’s development of the LT5 engine and how much horsepower came out.

406 cid Buick Nailhead

When a long-time customer came into Fisher Federated Auto Parts’ Machine Shop with his 1962 Buick Invicta 406 cid Nailhead engine, machinist Jeff Mazzei jumped at the chance to breathe new life into it. Find out what went into bringing this more than 50-year-old engine back to pristine condition.

Big Block Chevy Nitrous Engine

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, TRE Racing Engines survived a shop fire three years ago, and is now back to building top-notch drag racing engines like this big block Chevy nitrous engine for X275 drag radial racing. Click to find out what the shop went through to survive disaster, and how this engine came together.

Video: Engine of the Week – 416 cid Turbocharged LS3 Stroker

This week we feature a 416 cid turbocharged LS3 stroker built by Carmen Trischitta of CT Performance Machine in Vineland, NJ. Engine of the Week is sponsored by PennGrade Motor Oil and Elring.

393 cid Small Block Ford Engine with Hemi Heads

Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines is no stranger to engine building or to engine dyno competitions. When he got the invite to compete in the inaugural Race Engine Challenge last fall, he immediately started planning out a winning engine combination. The result was this 393 cid small block Ford featuring Brown’s specially designed Hemi heads. Find out what else went into this strong build and how he faired in the Race Engine Challenge.