Noonan Race Engineering is well-known for its V8 engine platforms, but the shop has now dipped its toe into the 4-cylinder world with a billet K24 Honda engine. The objective – huge horsepower, while keeping factory creature comforts. Check it out!
We aren’t trying to hide the fact that we’re impressed by what Noonan Race Engineering is capable of. That’s why we will always jump at the chance to highlight what NoonanRaceEngineering has coming down the pipeline, and the shop’s latest endeavor is a billet K24 Honda engine, which was showcased at the 2023 PRI Show. We caught
As part of our Vehicle Care Rockstars brand, Engine Builder editor Greg Jones traveled to the Danville, IN area to meet with Luke Wilson, co-owner of 4 Piston Racing, a premier, performance Honda engine machine shop. Luke has been in the engine building industry for well over 20 years and continues to push the boundaries
Loyalty, passion and persistence are three of Luke Wilson’s most valued traits. These may not be traits of a “typical” rockstar, per se, but they’re a big part of what makes Luke the rockstar he is in the engine building world. In every aspect of his life, whether it be Luke’s family, friendships and business
Kevin Kempf is the Crew Chief of SpeedFactory Racing the premier customer-centric Honda performance source with over 60 years of combined experience in modifying and racing Hondas. They recently purchased a new Rottler Manufacturing H85AX for a number of reasons, including the ease of the software. Hear more from Kevin about the shop and his
Developed with the enthusiast in mind, whether it’s blown, turbocharged, nitrous injected or all-motor, you can rely on K1’s connecting rods to deliver reliable, consistent power.
Forged from race-proven 2618 aluminum alloy, the pistons are engineered to withstand high combustion pressures from various power-adders and feature internal struts for extra strength.
One of the most important aspects of engine building has nothing to do with the engine at all. You have to understand the customer and what they are trying to achieve.
Intrigued by Honda’s new Civic Type R, Thomas Smallwood let the car enthusiast inside him take the reins on customizing the vehicle into one of the most extreme versions there is. The build included a 1,200-horsepower capable 2.1L K20C1 engine from 4 Piston Racing. Check it out.
At just 17 years old, Leo Greco has taught himself engine building techniques out of necessity. His latest build is a turbocharged Honda K24 he plans to swap into a 2003 Toyota Celica. Find out what went into the build.
A few of Honda’s engines stand out when it comes to building performance vehicles – the B series engines and its K20 and K24 engines.