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Dart 20-Degree 175cc Small Block Ford Cylinder Heads

These SBF heads are best for 302-351 cubic inch engines and are designed to work with most off-the-shelf components.

Dart SBF cylinder heads
World Products’ Sportsman II 23-Degree SBC Cylinder Head

This true high-performance cast-iron cylinder head has been continuously improved since its introduction over 20 years ago.

World SBC Sportsman II head
540 cid Small Block John Deere Light Pro Stock Engine

When it comes to PRI booth engines, Fluidampr has been a great booth to visit over the last couple years, and at the 2023 show the company had a VG Motorsports-built small block John Deere Light Pro Stock engine on display that definitely stopped us in our tracks. We got to speak with VG Motorsports

Point One Small Block Chevy Head Studs

Point One’s E190 head studs boast an impressive 190,000psi nominal tensile strength and are made from grade 8740 steel sourced only from US mills.

B&B Performance Adjustable Billet Timing Pointers

Available for SBC, BBC and SBF, pointers come with stainless steel pointer, fasteners and a black anodized finish.

timing pointers
Summit Racing Forged Pro Pistons

Made in the USA, Summit Racing Forged Pro Pistons are made using ultra-modern technology and materials so they’re stronger and lighter.

3 Engines for Sale – LS3 and Two Small Block Chevys

John Nijssen of Stroker Engine Exports is selling three performance V8 engine builds.

Summit Racing SPC Engine Block

These are brand new, heavy-duty castings that can handle up to 700 horsepower.

small block chevy engine block from Summit
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.

Comp Eliminator 347 cid Small Block Chevy Engine

Utilizing a unique block, a particular cylinder head and manifold combination and some parts from an old Pro Stock truck engine, Sandy Wilkins of Wilkins Racing Engines built his customer a 347 cid small block Chevy engine for Comp Eliminator that should make 2.88 horsepower per cubic inch! Check it out!

Wilkins Racing Engines’ 347 cid Small Block Chevy Engine

Stopping into Wilkins Racing Engines in Mooresville, NC was one of our favorite stops during our Charlotte trip earlier in 2023. Owner Sandy Wilkins showed us around his machine shop and gave us the details of a few engine builds like this Comp Eliminator 347 cid small block Chevy. It’s our Engine of the Week!