When we were in Mooresville, NC this summer, we kept seeing signs for Wilkins Racing Engines, so we took the hint and stopped at the shop to check it out. Shop owner Sandy Wilkins invited us in and we were not disappointed! This engine machine shop does a number of different things for several racing
The Motown II can be bored to a maximum of 4.200″ with clearance for a 4.000″ crank.
These heads make for an excellent street, strip, oval track, truck or marine performance upgrade.
Owned by Scott Mueller since the 1980s, this 1934 Ford hot rod features a supercharged 406 cubic inch small block Chevy engine capable of 1,000 horsepower and low-8-second passes. Check it out!
Scott Mueller is no drag-and-drive rookie. He’s been drag racing and daily driving his 1934 hot rod for a number of years. Helping him compete is a supercharged 406 cubic inch small block Chevy and we got the details during Sick Week 2023 at Gainesville Raceway. It’s our Engine of the Week.
Kyle Morris of Steve Morris Engines built up this 1996 Mustang with a twin-turbo 347 cubic inch small block Ford engine primarily by himself. It’s been about a decade in the making, but now Kyle has a 7-second capable car primed for drag-and-drive competition. See what went into the 1,800-hp engine!
As Steve Morris’ son, Kyle Morris is no stranger to engine work and drag racing from his seat at Steve Morris Engines. This 1996 Mustang was purchased by Kyle at the age of 15, and he now has it ready to rip 7- and 8-second 1/4-mile passes thanks to an 1,800-horsepower, twin-turbo small block Ford
It doesn’t get much cooler than a bright red 1967 Chevy Nova… that is until you add a Hilborn stack-injected intake manifold onto a 421 cubic inch small block Chevy engine and stuff it between the frame rails! Built by David Senderhauf and Knowlton Thunderheads & Racing Engines and tuned by Starr Performance Tuning, Joshua Norris’ Nova is certified badass. Check it out.
While spending a week in Florida for Sick Week 2023, we got to see a number of people we have become close with. One of those guys is Andy Starr of Starr Performance & Consulting. Andy was in attendance helping tune a few customer’s cars, including this 1967 Chevy Nova with a 421 cubic inch
For our recent twin-supercharged small block Ford build, we decided on a World Products’ Man O’War iron block as our base. This block comes loaded with excellent features and elements perfect for making a durable, high-horsepower engine. Check out the review for more features and benefits.
Designed to work with most off-the-shelf components, these heads offer an excellent street, strip, oval track, truck, or marine performance upgrade.
To give our small block Ford build some extra horsepower, torque and wow factor, we opted to go with TorqStorm’s twin supercharger kit. Check out our review of this boost option.