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Race Winning Brands Adds Powersports V-Twin Sales Manager

David Zemla joins Race Winning Brands with significant experience spearheading growth in the V-Twin market segment.

Motul Partners with Vance & Hines in Numerous Racing Series

Motul’s oils and lubricants will be used by Vance & Hines in King of the Baggers, Twins Cup, and NHRA.

ProCharged Billet V-Twin Hemi Engine

Known well for the shop’s 4.8 and 4.9 bore space Hemi platforms, Noonan Race Engineering took those lessons learned and recently applied them to an all-billet ProCharged V-Twin Hemi engine for nitro motorcycle applications. You don’t want to miss what’s inside this engine!

Noonan’s ProCharged Billet V-Twin Engine

Noonan Race Engineering in Spartanburg, SC is well-known for the shop’s billet engine work on platforms such as Hemis, LS, V10 Lamborghinis, Porsches, and even Hondas. Now, the engine and machine shop has added V-twin engines to the list, and this thing is incredibly cool, and mimics the shop’s core Hemi design. It’s our newest

ProCharged Billet V-Twin engine from Noonan Race Engineering
Custom-Built Two-Cylinder V-Twin Chevy Engine

Yes, you can see and hear this engine fire up! Do us a favor and just watch the video. Johnny Gardner, a 50-year motorcycle rider and a 40-year Sprint Car engine builder, recently completed this build using old Sprint Car engine parts and made this unique V-Twin Chevy awesomeness. Check it out!

Harley-Davidson Revolution Max 1,250cc V-Twin, Liquid-Cooled Engine

Harley-Davidson’s Revolution Max 1250 engine was assembled at the company’s Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations facility in Wisconsin. The V-Twin features a 1,250cc displacement with a bore and stroke of 4.13˝ (105mm) x 2.83˝ (72mm) and is capable of 150 horsepower and 94 ft.-lbs. of torque with a peak rpm of 9,500 and a 13:1 compression ratio.

The V-Twin Engine Market

The V-twin market has been slowly tumbling downhill for the past few years, but it’s not all bad news. The two-wheeled community is coming together to form initiatives that will bring in new riders, and Harley says it signed up more than 3 million of them in 2019.

45-Degree V-Twin Engine Named ‘The Gunfighter’

Running on 100 percent nitromethane with an estimated 375-400 hp, this V-Twin engine named ‘The Gunfighter’ built by Kirby Apathy set a blistering Pro Fuel class quarter-mile record. Find out what went into this history making engine.

V-Twin Validation – How a Harley Discussion Changed an Engine Builder’s Fortunes

What we will be covering here is a general overview of the most common practices and procedures we use in servicing and rebuilding Harley-Davidson engines and things that are unique to V-twin.