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Zack Gillespie’s Twin-Turbo 540 Big Block Chevy Engine

Walking through a car show is like a kid in a candy shop. Amongst the cool car/engine setups we saw at the 2022 Piston Powered Autorama in Cleveland, we came across Zack Gillespie and his 1970 Chevelle with a brand-new, twin-turbo 540 big block Chevy.

A No Prep Kings Twin-Turbo 540 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

After Jeff Lutz wrecked his ’57 Chevy in 2021, he got to work on a new race car. The result is this ’04-’06 Pontiac GTO with a twin-turbo 540 cubic inch big block Chevy engine capable of a reliable 4,000 horsepower! Don’t miss the details!

Jeff Lutz’s Twin-Turbo 540 BBC Engine

Jeff Lutz has been running the big block Chevy platform for over 15 years now, and his latest ’04-’06 Pontiac GTO Pro Mod is no different. It features a twin-turbo 540 cubic inch big block Chevy capable of 4,000+ horsepower built by Vinson Racing Engines. Check out this No Prep Kings racer’s ride in this

509 cid Twin-Turbo W Series Big Block Chevy Engine

From front to back and side to side, not a single inch of this 1931 Chevy 5-window coupe was left untouched. Done by Bruce Harvey of Pro Comp Custom, Rick Bird’s ‘Sho Bird’ recently won the 2022 Don Ridler award and the car features a 509 cid twin-turbo W series big block Chevy engine done by Shafiroff Racing Engines as the cherry on top.

2022 Don Ridler Winner “SHO Bird” – ’31 Chevy with Twin-Turbo 509 W Series BBC Engine

Recently, the Piston Powered Autorama took place in Cleveland, OH, which is our backyard at Engine Builder Mag. We walked the show floor and came across this 1931 Chevy nicknamed SHO Bird. The custom-built car, owned by Rick Bird, had just come off winning the 2022 Don Ridler award at the Detroit Autorama, and you

98mm Twin-Turbo 572 cid SMX Engine

After keeping his 1993 wagon stashed away for the past nine years, when Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines was ready to race again, he knew the wagon needed something special. Steve gave it a full Pro Mod chassis and one of his twin-turbo 572 cid SMX engine setups! Check out this awesome billet engine!

Twin-Turbo 572 cid SMX Engine in Steve Morris’ Wagon

After not having raced his wagon for more than 9 years, Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines used Sick Week as the excuse to get the wagon back out on the track. The Pro Mod chassis car is equipped with Steve’s own 572 cid SMX engine and twin 98mm turbos!

Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine

Aydan Bailey may have rolled his 1957 Chevy wagon on the last day of Sick Week, but the car’s twin-turbo 6.0L LS engine was still capable of 7-second passes. Check it out!

Aydan Bailey’s Twin-Turbo 6.0L LS Engine

We caught up with Aydan Bailey at Sick Week, a drag-and-drive event Aydan’s dad Tom Bailey is the founder and promoter of. Aydan was there to compete with his 1957 Chevy wagon and a twin-turbo 6.0L LS. Hear what’s under the hood in this Engine of the Week.

Alex Taylor’s Twin-Turbo 512 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

For the past 12 months, Alex Taylor has been on a quest for the 6s. To do so, Alex and her dad Dennis built up a 1955 Chevy 210 with this twin-turbo 512 cubic inch big block Chevy engine. We caught up with Alex at Sick Week to talk about the set up. Check it out!

Alex Taylor’s Big Block Chevy Engine

We joined in on the action and the fun that was Sick Week, and got to speak with a number of the competitors about their engine setups in the cars. First up is none other than Alex Taylor of Alex Taylor Racing and her 1955 Chevy 210 with a twin-turbo big block Chevy engine. Engine

All-Billet Twin-Turbo 632 cid Big Block Chevy Engine

Steve Morris specializes in boosted, 1,000+ HP engine builds only. As such, one of his recent customers chose to have a used SME engine rebuilt to run on pump gas and methanol. It’s this all-billet, twin-turbo, 632 big block Chevy. Find out how much it made!