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Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS3-Swapped Buick Hearse

If you’re anything like us, when you see full station wagons drag racing, you stop and take notice. However, when you see a Hearse take to the start line, your brain explodes a little bit. Case in point is Jason Pickett’s 1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse with a twin-turbo 427 cid LS3 engine capable of 8-second passes!

1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse w/ Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS3 Engine

A Hearse isn’t your typical drag car, but that didn’t stop Jason Pickett from outfitting his 1993 Buick Roadmaster Hearse with all the necessities for the track and the street, including a twin-turbo LS3 engine. This Hearse is definitely “Haulin’ Ash” and it’s our Engine of the Week!

Twin-Turbo 5.9L Cummins-Powered Lamborghini

The last thing that comes to mind when thinking of a Lamborghini is a diesel engine, but that apparently wasn’t the case for the guys at 1 Way Diesel Performance…

Twin-Turbo 461 cid Pontiac Engine

If you’ve ever seen a properly built “Bandit-style” Trans Am, it’s likely one of your favorite cars. Our whole crew was jealous of Nick Weigand at this year’s Sick Week, as Nick showed up in Florida with a 1977 Pontiac Trans Am that was just built beautifully, and featured a twin-turbo 461 cubic inch Pontiac engine under the wing-adorned hood.

1977 Trans Am with a Twin-Turbo 461 Pontiac Engine

During Sick Week this year, there were more cool cars than we could count. However, few stood out as much as Nick Wiegand’s 1977 Pontiac Trans Am featuring a twin-turbo 461 cubic inch Pontiac engine. We caught up with Nick at Bradenton Motorsports Park to get the full story of the build.

Twin-Turbo 400 cid LS Next Engine

Achieving five consecutive days of mid-6-second passes and 1,000 miles driven on the street earned Michael Westberg the 2023 Sick Week overall win. His Chevy S10 features a 400 cubic inch twin-turbo LS Next engine. See what’s in this engine build done by ACE Racing Engines!

Michael Westberg’s Twin-Turbo 400 cid LS Engine

Michael Westberg, who hails from Sweden, has been racing here in the U.S. recently and he’s been a force to be reckoned with at drag-and-drive events. His Chevy S10 pickup truck features a twin-turbo 400 cubic inch LS engine built by ACE Racing Engines, and the engine just propelled Michael to a Sick Week victory

Twin-Turbo 429 cid Ford Boss Engine

Earl Schexnayder of Schexnayder Racing is a Ford guy through and through. As such, he has been entering drag-and-drive events with his 2000 Cobra Mustang and a twin-turbo 429 Ford Boss engine since 2011. Check out what makes this Ford combo a sweet one!

Schexnayder Racing’s Twin-Turbo 429 Ford Boss Engine

It’s always cool to see a Ford engine in a Ford car these days, so when we came across Earl Schexnayder of Schexnayder Racing and his 2000 Cobra Mustang with a twin-turbo 429 Ford Boss engine in it, we needed to know more about the combo. We got to chat with him during Sick Week

2,500-HP Twin-Turbo 427 cid LS Engine

Having done a lot of the paint and bodywork himself, Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova stood out at the 2022 PRI show. His shop, Harbor Auto Restoration, helped build the car to handle 2,500 horsepower, and making that power is a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine built by Ochs Performance.

Will Tetro’s Twin-Turbo 427 LS Engine

At the 2022 PRI Show, Frankenstein Engine Dynamics had several attractions in their booth beyond their own components. One of those attractions was Will Tetro’s 1968 Nova with a twin-turbo 427 cubic inch LS engine in it. Fortunately, Will was standing nearby and gave us some time to tell us about the details.

Twin-Turbo 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Coming all the way from Colorado to St. Louis for the 2022 Builder’s Brawl was Justin Willis and his 1971 Nova, which features a twin-turbo 540 cid big block Chevy engine capable of 2,000 horsepower. Check out the details of this engine build!