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400 cid Turbocharged Small Block Ford Engine

If you’re familiar with the Street Outlaws No Prep competition, chances are you’ve seen a 1988 Fox Body Mustang called Orange Crush. Driven by Chris Varni, Orange Crush features a 400 cid small block Ford engine under the hood built by Nick Dixon and the guys at Pro Street Engines in San Antonio, TX.

Video: Engine of the Week – 436 cid Small Block Ford

Check out this special 436 cid small block Ford engine built by Domhoff Racing Engines that features a new-to-market set of cylinder heads and intake manifold from MBE Cylinder Heads and CID.

349 cid Small Block Ford Engine

For less than $7,000 total in this build, getting nearly 600 hp on pump gas and a street cam at 5,000-ft. elevation is nothing short of a miracle. While it took four years to complete, the build was worth the wait. Find out what went into it!

436 cid Small Block Dirt Late Model Ford Engine

Looking to one-up the old Roush Yates engine, Domhoff Racing Engines teamed up with MBE Cylinder Heads and CID to put brand new heads and an intake manifold on this 436 cid small block dirt late model Ford engine. Find out what else makes this a special build!

438 cid N/A Small Block Ford Engine

With a focus on building Ford engines, Zach Smith of ZSR Engines wanted to build his customer a naturally aspirated engine for bracket racing that was really low maintenance, didn’t cost an arm and a leg to race and could go multiple seasons without having to come back to the shop. Feast your eyes on the result – a 438 cid small block Ford capable of some serious horsepower. Find out what went into the build.

The Race Engine Challenge Winning Small Block Ford

Greg Brown of Hammerhead Performance Engines knew he was going to build a small block Ford to compete in the Race Engine Challenge, and it would feature his specially designed Hemi heads.

4.600˝ Bore Space SB Chevy Billet Engine

Dave Visner of Visner Engine Development saw some shortcomings with small block Chevys, and noticed that there was a market for big cubic inch small block Chevys. In response, he developed this 4.600˝ bore space small block Chevy engine package as a very viable racing set up for fast racing applications. With some small block engines making close to 4,000 horsepower, Visner built an engine that could handle the power and still be considered a small block.

413 cid Small Block Chevy Engine

Eddie Miller first built this 413 cid small block Chevy engine 16 years ago. His customer and life-long friend recently brought it in for a rebuild due to mileage and a bad roller. Miller’s shop, The Engine Works, rebuilt the 413 SBC engine with a goal of competing in Hot Rod’s Drag Week 2018. Find out what went into the rebuild.

434 Small Block Chevy Engine

When Lowcountry Racing Engines’ very first customers cracked the block of their 406 engine, shop owner Brandon Judy was quick to lend a hand and step up their engine game with this 434 small block Chevy that’s sure to turn some heads at the local track.

Small Block Ford Engine

When Lazaro Mesa of Mesa Balancing built this small block Ford engine a year ago it made 600 hp. In the shop for freshening up, this street engine will make around 630 hp once its done.

347 Small Block Ford Engine

Mike Consolo of QMP Racing Engines spent more than four and a half years rebuilding this 347 small block Ford for a customer’s road racing Sunbeam Tiger. All said and done, the engine puts out 625 hp and is race ready once again.

Small Block 421 Chevy Nitrous Engine

Looking for a more daily-driver-friendly street/strip engine, a customer got exactly what he asked for when he turned to BMS Racing Engines to build a 700 hp 421 Chevy engine with nitrous.