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Inside the Coyote Den of Fast Forward Race Engines

Fast Forward Race Engines and shop owners Joe and Gina Irwin have been making big horsepower and well-performing engines for quite some time. Recently, the shop’s Coyote engine program has been gaining notoriety thanks to the work the shop does in conjunction with Brett LaSala and his record-setting Snot Rocket Mustang. That twin-turbo 5.0L Coyote

Rottler Report with Jeff Gunther of Gunther’s Machine & Rebuilding

Jeff Gunther of Gunther’s Machine & Rebuilding recently got a new Rottler SG9MTS.

A New Year, A Fresh Start

Hey Engine Builder readers. I hope your 2024 is off to a nice start. What I love about the beginning of a new year is that everything is in front of you. There’s lots to look forward to. Although we’ve worked hard in the months prior to set editorial calendars, make plans for various pieces

Drag Race Engine Heaven at TRE Racing Engines

Taylor Laster and his team at TRE Racing Engines in Cleveland, TX, outside of Houston, build some very nice and very fast engines. We got to see inside the engine machine shop to check out the operation first hand. We were in drag race engine heaven, and definitely came away impressed.

17,000 Sq.-Ft. of Engine Awesomeness at Late Model Engines

During a trip to Houston, TX last fall, we gave ourselves a few extra days to check out some shops in the area. One of the shops we had to stop into was Late Model Engines. Co-owners Bryan Neelen and Pecos Loughlin have established one of the best LS, LT and Hemi engine shops out

Escaping the Houston Heat at H Squared Racing Engines

This past fall, we got to spend a few days in the Houston, TX area visiting engine shops. One of our first stops was to our old pal Halston Harrist and his shop H Squared Racing Engines. Over the past 13 years, H Squared has become a major player in the Houston area. Check out

H Squared Racing Engines
Take a Tour of PAR Racing Engines

During a recent trip to Spartanburg, SC, we had the opportunity to stop in PAR Racing Engines, a well-known race engine and machine shop owned by Scott Duggins. Scott showed us around and we definitely came away impressed.

The Coolest Engine Shop Ever? Inside Noonan Race Engineering

Even before Noonan Race Engineering completed its new Engine Technology Facility, this was an engine shop we’ve been wanting to see inside for quite a while. If you’re at all familiar with Noonan Race Engineering, its engines and its components, then you already know it’s the the kind of stuff billet aluminum racing dreams are

Pat Musi Gives a Tour of His Engine Shop and Race Shop

Any chance we get to hang with Pat Musi for a day, we jump at it. His wealth of engine and racing knowledge is seemingly never ending. We recently got to check out Pat Musi Racing Engines and Pat’s newly built race shop during our trip to Mooresville, NC. Check it out!

Sandy Wilkins Invites Us to Tour Wilkins Racing Engines

When we were in Mooresville, NC this summer, we kept seeing signs for Wilkins Racing Engines, so we took the hint and stopped at the shop to check it out. Shop owner Sandy Wilkins invited us in and we were not disappointed! This engine machine shop does a number of different things for several racing

EB Takeover: TKM Performance

The team at TKM Performance invites you on a tour of their Denton, NC engine and machine shop in our latest Instagram Takeover. Lots of cool engine work going on here! https://www.tkmperformance.com

EB Takeover: Mesa Balancing Racing Engines

We’ve been following Mesa Balancing Racing Engines and shop owner Lazaro Mesa for a number of years now, and the shop’s engine work never ceases to amaze us. We recently got Laz to takeover our Instagram account (@enginebuildermag) and showcase Mesa Balancing live. Join him on a tour of the shop to see what Mesa