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A Deep Dive on Crankshafts at Callies Performance Products

We made a visit to Fostoria, OH recently to sit down with Callies President Heath Norton, Sales Manager Brook Piper and engine builder Billy Briggs of Billy Briggs Racing Engines to discuss the latest in crankshaft technology, trends and manufacturing. Check out this episode of Intellectual Horsepower brought to you by Callies Performance Products.

A Different Dyno Design

The dyno is a valuable tool, so it’s nice when an engine builder feels confident in the setup of it. Enter the shipping container engine dyno design.

Perfecting Ring Seal Soup

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

Engine Builder Magazine’s 2023 America’s Best Engine Shop Winners

Engine Builder magazine has announced the three winners of its 2023 America’s Best Engine Shops contest, sponsored by The ArmaKleen Company and Safety-Kleen. The three winners, Noonan Race Engineering (Race), Warren Diesel Injection (Diesel) and 955 Automotive (Vintage), accepted their awards during Engine Builder’s PRI Party, sponsored by The ArmaKleen Company and Safety-Kleen, at Tin

Inside Pro Motor Engines in Mooresville, NC

During our recent trip to Charlotte and Mooresville, NC, we got the opportunity to tour Pro Motor Engines with owner Dennis Borem. This engine machine shop has a rich 40-year history of building engines for all three top NASCAR Series as well as ARCA, SCCA and NHRA. PME focuses on high performance engine building and

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

Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes’ TREMEC T56-TR 6060 Performance Gearbox Range

Having created the first sequential-operation 6-speed gearsets for the TREMEC T56 – TR-6060 range, PPG has introduced complete billet aluminum-encased units for these gearboxes.

Tight Tolerances and Building Power

As you ascend Mt. Everest, you reach an area called the death zone. Once you climb high enough, the margin of error becomes perilously thin. That death zone also applies to engines. As the horsepower per cubic inch and rpm increase, the margin of error decreases. 

GT-R 6 Speed Sequential Gearbox

Our recently released GT-R 6 speed sequential gearbox is the culmination of 2 years research and design with new features and design.

Elgin Releases 2022 PRO-STOCK Performance Catalog

Elgin continues to expand its coverage of GM LS Gen III, IV and V engines, with available parts including camshafts, lifters, pushrods, rocker arms, head bolts, connecting rod bolts, main bearing cap bolts, oil pumps, timing chain sets, top-end kits, valves, valve springs, valve spring retainers, and more.

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Protect Yourself as a Small Business

This month’s column is for all those folks in automotive performance with a small business, as well as those looking to get into this segment of the industry. Automotive performance is this gray area that comes with risks and rewards as well as customers who don’t know what they don’t know. If you’re not careful,

Are Carburetors Still Relevant in High-Performance Racing Engines?

Carburetors have been forced to evolve in order to remain relevant as engine builders continue to push the limits on horsepower. This has given rise to truly custom carburetors to compliment custom engines.