Getting Aboard with Inboard Marine Engines
Marine engine building is a niche market that is much smaller than the automotive market, but it can also be a very lucrative business for those with the know-how and experience.
820 CID EFI Marine Engine
Known for 700ci to 1,000ci engines, Sonny’s Racing Engines understands how to make big power for many applications. This 820ci EFI marine engine puts out a whopping 1,450 hp for some serious fun on the open water.
Honda Marine BF75, BF90 and BF100 Outboard Motors
Honda Marine has announced refreshed, mid-sized, outboard motor offerings. The Honda Marine BF75, BF90 and BF100 deliver a new sleek style, new rigging components and easier maintenance features.
Join the Marines: Why Engine Builders Need to Change Course for the Marine Market
Not all engines are created equal – even when they’re using the same basic block. It’s the application that makes the difference, especially when we’re talking about marine instead of automotive. For this article, we’ll be focusing on inboard and stern-drive engines, as outboards are a separate, small-engine category.
V16 Marine Engine
Are you looking for more power out on the water? Sixteen Power, LLC’s all-new V16 marine engine is the engine the marine market didn’t know it needed. It was recently unveiled at the Miami International Boat Show.
Surfing Safari – How Today’s Wake Surfing Craze Can Be Killing Marine Engines
According to some experts, wake surfing has become one of America’s hottest sports. For those of you who are actively involved in building engines for pavement or off-road racing, marine motors may seem to be either an obstacle or an opportunity – and you would be right in both cases. Wake surfing is the practice
A Job Well Done
If Timm Jurincie stopped accepting engine work today at his Avondale, AZ shop, Tuf-Enuf Auto & Marine Performance, he would still have enough work to last until September. Tuf-Enuf, which focuses on performance marine engines and street strip motors, is a sought-after engine shop in the Avondale and Phoenix area despite not advertising. “We don’t
From a Dump Truck Dynasty Came a Speedboat King
Garfield Wood never intended to go into the boat building business. His goal in life was to personally set every speed record on water and be recognized as the world’s speedboat king. However, a need for speed on the water came about at an early age working with his father. Garfield Arthur Wood was born
Not Selling Short – MAR Automotive offers a full package to keep customers satisfied
Jeff Myers was asked to ride his bicycle down the street to meet up with his dad one summer day while he was home after high school graduation. His dad worked next door to an automotive shop owned then, and now, by a man named Tony. Tony ended up giving Jeff a summer job that
Marine Performance Engine Building
This is the first installment of a three-part series on marine performance engine building. This series will look at this market from three different perspectives, the “meat and potatoes” refresh, turning big power into bigger power and then culminating with a look at the mega power that pushes 50-foot offshore endurance racers to over 200MPH.
A Review of the History and Technology in 2.5L Hydroplane Racing Engines
Modern marine engines are as varied as their road- and track-going counterparts. Whether they’re powering working habor tugs, ocean-crossing container ships, leisure and fishing boats or hardcore racing boats, marine engine builders are dedicated to improving their performance and reliability through innovation. 2.5L engines have been used in both midget racing and hydroplane applications for
Honda Marine Receives IBEX Innovation Award for BF6 Outboard Engine
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), along with a judging panel from Boating Writers International (BWI), has named the all-new Honda Marine BF6 portable engine as a recipient of a 2016 International Boat Builder’s Exhibition (IBEX) Innovation Award for outboard engine technology.