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 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
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’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 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.
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.
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.