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Racesaver Sprint Car Engine Part 2 – Engine Block Selection and Prep

This is the second in a series of articles about building a competitive sprint car engine that can successfully compete with crate and spec motors at a customer-friendly, business-boosting price point.  GM made many different block castings. For this project the older 2 piece main seal are preferred. There is a list of legal casting

Sunnen’s Engine Charity Sweepstakes to Award a Nick Ferri-Built Racing Engine

Sunnen Products Company and PRI continue a 28-year partnership to present the Sunnen Engine Charity Sweepstakes at PRI 2016, December 8-10 in Indianapolis. Sunnen sponsors the Sweepstakes, which to date has donated over $500,000 to various charities around the country.

Foreign Exchange – Profiting From Import Engine Rebuilds

Today, vintage European cars are once again becoming popular, and often for the very same reasons that made them take off almost 60 years ago. Happily, along with increasing interest in such cars comes a rise in demand for engine rebuilding services.

Chevy 396 Engine Build

Walk through of a Big Block Chevy engine assembly 1972 402 engine.

CNG and Propane Engine Builds

Building engines for a living means building whatever a customer wants. With a growing market for alternative fuels you might find yourself building an engine for a customer who wants his engine to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) or propane (liquefied petroleum gas or LP).

Corvette “Build Your Own Engine” Program Returns

Back in 2010 General Motors decided to let Corvette owners build their own engine and sell that opportunity as a factory option. Those who bought a Z06 or ZR1 Corvette and paid $5,800 and signed up for the program traveled to GM’s Wixom, Mich. “Performance Build Center” and rolled up their sleeves.

Thank You Notes: 392 Magnum Engine Charity Build Update

As we get closer to completion of Engine Builder magazine’s 392 Magnum Charity Engine Build project, we would like to take a moment and update the project status and thank all those responsible for this project.   First of all, we would like to thank Dave Sutton, contributing editor for Engine Builder for organizing this

Computer ‘Tools’

Infusing Software Technology into a Performance Build For years, computer-aided ­design (CAD) has been used in the automotive industry to develop prototypes of body styles, as well as to design auto components including engine parts, ­electronics and even tires. In fact, Dr. Patrick J. Hanratty, an American computer scientist who is known as the “Father