Short Block Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
2,000+ HP Capable GT500 Short Block

Starting out building custom drag race engines, Fast Forward Race Engines has transitioned into doing batch engine work for other shops the last decade. One of it’s best-selling short blocks is this 2,000-HP capable GT500 and we’ve got all the details.

Katech’s LS3-Based 416 Short Block

Katech has introduced a new LS3-based 416-cubic-inch short block designed to make big power for less. Depending on the camshaft, cylinder heads and other engine components, the new Katech 416 is the foundation for 600 horsepower or more in normally aspirated combinations and up to 900 horsepower or more in boosted applications.

S&S Cycle Short Block Replacement Engines for 1984-’99 Big Twins

S&S Cycle has released a pair of short block engines designed to replace the tired bottom end on 1984 through 1999 Big Twin. Stock replacement fitment with the added bonus of relocated oil pick up for better scavenging. Compatible with factory primary and gear covers.

7-Bolt Short Block Failure Diagnosis

This engine is diagnosed with crankwalk. Find out how to prevent it.