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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

JBR Engines Shop Tour

JBR Engines is 4-cylinder central, and we love it!

Perfecting Ring Seal Soup

Using modern honing machines, surface finishes, crosshatch angles, ring materials, and coatings all combine to create a more efficient engine.

Sunnen’s Newest Honing Equipment Highlights

As Sunnen Products Co. celebrates 100 years in the industry in 2024, Tom Dustman, sales director for Sunnen, and other Sunnen team members were at the 2023 PRI Show to showcase the latest Sunnen equipment, including the SV-35 and SV-15 honing machines to engine builders and machinists.

Ten Years Gone, Holdin’ On

Lately, I’ve had the Led Zeppelin song, Ten Years Gone, running through my head. The lyrics above signify my own 10 years here at Babcox Media. It seems crazy to think I’ve been working within the Engine Builder brand for a decade now! Half of that, I’ve been at the helm as Editor and now

Scheid Diesel is a Diesel Mecca

We recently made the drive to Terre Haute, IN to visit Scheid Diesel and owner Dan Scheid. This diesel engine and machine shop is one of three locations Scheid operates, and has the capability to everything in-house from fuel lines and injector work to machining and general repair and much more. Check out why Scheid

Diesel Daydreams at R&R Engine and Machine

We’ve know R&R Engine and Machine owner Bryan Menke for quite some time. He’s just down the road from our HQ in Akron, OH, so we recently stopped in to see what was new at the shop, which specializes in light, medium and heavy-duty diesel engine work. There’s literally nothing R&R can’t handle, so check

Hendrick Motorsports Partners with GROB Systems

Hendrick Motorsports and GROB Systems Inc. have teamed up for a synergistic partnership to bring precision 5-Axis GROB machines to the Concord, NC campus of the 14-time NASCAR Cup Series champions.  GROB has been a developer and manufacturer of machines and production lines for over 90 years. GROB 350a and 550a machining centers will make a significant impact on

Sunnen SV-2000 Series Vertical Honing Machine

Perfect for mid-to-high volume production in small bores from .120″ to 2.56″.

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

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

Shop Solutions – February 2024

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Designing a Better LS Engine

After a customer wanted a Steve Morris Engines’ SMX in an LS version, Steve saw the upside and potential in the market, and a challenge to build a better LS.