Known for their Hemi engine platform, Noonan Race Engineering has been perfecting its 4.8 bore space Hemi offering for quite sometime. This version, which we saw during a visit to the Spartanburg, SC-based engine and machine shop, features a water block and will have twin turbos. It’s our Engine of the Week!
If you’re looking for a tried and proven big block Chevy combo that can make 150 passes without damage – look no further than this 632 cid big block Chevy nitrous build done by Pat Musi of Musi Racing Engines. It’ll deliver 1,250 horsepower NA all day long!
We couldn’t only highlight one engine while visiting Pat Musi and Musi Racing Engines earlier this summer in Mooresville, NC. This is one of Musi’s tried and proven 632 nitrous combinations for drag racing applications. It’s our Engine of the Week!
Utilizing a unique block, a particular cylinder head and manifold combination and some parts from an old Pro Stock truck engine, Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines built his customer a 347 cid small block Chevy engine for Comp Eliminator that should make 2.88 horsepower per cubic inch! Check it out!
Stopping into Wilkins Racing Engines in Mooresville, NC was one of our favorite stops during our Charlotte trip earlier in 2023. Owner Sandy Wilkins showed us around his machine shop and gave us the details of a few engine builds like this Comp Eliminator 347 cid small block Chevy. It’s our Engine of the Week!
As drag-and-drive events continue to emerge and grow in popularity, more and more competitors are looking to up their cars’ performance levels on both the track and street. That’s exactly why this particular customer came to Pete Harrell and Harrell Engine & Dyno for a 540 cubic inch billet big block Chevy engine build. Check it out!
Pete Harrell of Harrell Engine & Dyno in Mooresville, NC specializes in forced induction builds and “polishing turds,” as he likes to put it. He got this build extra polished, as it features a 540 cubic inch billet aluminum big block Chevy block for drag-and-drive events. Hear what else went into the build directly from
Boasting 10,000-12,000 horsepower, Top Fuel dragsters run a supercharged, nitro-breathing, billet Hemi engine. To keep these engines living throughout the season, shops like Pro Motor Engines are part of the engine program. Shop owner Dennis Borem walks us through how he helps Rick Ware Racing and Clay Millican’s Top Fuel Hemi engines.
During a visit to Pro Motor Engines in Mooresville, NC, we were fortunate to line up our time at the engine shop while one of Clay Millican’s Top Fuel Hemi engines was in for machine work and a rebuild. PME Owner Dennis Borem walked us through the details of this 12,000 HP Top Fuel engine
When it comes to Dirt Modified engines, customers are looking for an engine combo that is durable and produces good power. For those reasons, Gibbons Motorsports’ stroker 421 cubic inch small block Chevy engine is a go-to package, and has thrived in this segment of racing. Check it out!
We couldn’t highlight just one engine during our visit to Gibbons Motorsports earlier this year. This small block Chevy UMP dirt modified engine was also coming together in the assembly room of the Mooresville, NC-based engine machine shop. Shop owner Pete Gibbons told us all about it for our Engine of the Week.
PAR Racing Engines is one of the most successful and well-respected shops on the East coast. When we visited earlier in 2023, we got to see the shop in all its glory, and a pair of 615 cubic inch big block Chevy engines that each crank out over 1,300 hp!