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Cycling In New Business

Adapted from Margie Siegal’s article in Motorcycle & Powersports News Take a look around your shop. You have the equipment. You have the tools and you have the employees. But do you have all of the work your shop can take on? It may be time to add a niche to your engine building services and

Kaase Introduces Boss Nine Engine Kits for Common Ford 429-460 Big Blocks

For engine builders, and enthusiasts with ambitions in hot rod engine assembly, Jon Kaase has introduced the Boss Nine in a new kit form. Among the kit’s more prominent components, Kaase includes his noted semi-hemi cylinder heads with accompanying pistons, pins and rings as well as pushrods, shaft-mounted rockers and induction system. Everything to complete

Jaguar’s New Ingenium Engine Family Unveiled

Ingenium, a new family of premium diesel and gasoline engines designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver exceptional levels of torque, horsepower and refinement while offering reduced emissions and improved fuel consumption. For both diesel and gasoline versions, the engine is based on a strong and compact aluminum block. Sharing the same

New Mercedes M178 V8 Engine Unveiled

Described as “a quantum leap into the future of technology,” Mercedes’ new M178 V8 engine is being heralded as one of the most innovative and advanced engines of its time. The new M178 engine will be placed in Mercedes’ new flagship AMG model, the AMG GT, which will be replacing the SLS AMG upon its

Mercedes M178 V8 Engine
Two of a Kind – Dodge Bros. Celebrate 100 Years

Engine builders John and Horace Dodge started making automobiles in 1914 — 100 years ago. However, the Dodge brothers actually got into the automobile industry in 1900 and actually manufactured engines under contract to Henry Ford in 1900. Eventually, they built all of Ford’s mechanical parts. John and Horace were talented machinists who started at

Weighing in on Balancing Work

Whether you’re building a stock engine, a high-revving performance engine or a slow-turning diesel engine, you can’t overlook the importance of balance.  Every time the pistons in a reciprocating internal combustion engine change direction, they generate a force. That force is created by the reciprocating and rotating mass of the piston and rod assembly. If

DENSO GK3-7 Iridium Saver Spark Plug for Natural Gas Engines

DENSO has announced its GK3-7 Iridium Saver Plug for natural gas engines. Available now, this plug features a 3-prong design to physically block rapid gas flow allowing the proper spark to be generated, which translates into improved efficiency and superior performance. Other DENSO technological advantages include: Monolithic Insulator Structure: DENSO uses this design to improve

World Products Gen VI Compatible Big Block

World Products is offering a new Gen VI Big Block compatible design. This block uses a one-piece rear seal, and has the Gen VI style oil pan rail and front cover bolt pattern. The block can utilize either the OE type roller lifters or +.300″ tall tie bar lifters. It also features a Mk IV

Future Alternative Fuels Could be a Gas

Alternative fuels such as E85 and biodiesel that were once considered fringe fuels are now mainstream. You can burn any mixture of gasoline and E85 in any vehicle that is Flex Fuel capable. As for biodiesel, blends ranging from B05 (5% biodiesel) to B100 (100% biodiesel) are being used in all kinds of diesel applications.

Roush Yates To Release Championship Technology to Engine Builders

The same technology used to build winning engines for Roush Yates Engines will soon be available to independent engine builders around the world. Mooresville, NC – Roush Yates capped off their winning season in dirt racing with two National Series Championships in 2013. Josh Richards brought home the World of Outlaws (WoO) Late Model Series

Chrysler Group Invests in Two Mexican Facilities to Produce New Line of Engines and Vehicles

Nearly $165 million will be invested to add a new production line to assemble Chrysler’s 2.0L and 2.4L Tigershark engines at the Saltillo (Mexico) North Engine Plant. Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed investments totaling $1,249 billion in two Saltillo facilities and the creation of 1,570 jobs during a recent dedication event at

Extended Oil Change Intervals Taking Their Toll on Today’s Engines

Neglected oil change intervals can ruin the best engine oils. As engine oil accumulates miles, it becomes contaminated with carbon, water and various acids, all of which are a by-product of internal combustion and which will form a film of black, gooey sludge on the interior parts of the engine. Auto manufacturers, in general, are