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America’s Best Engine Shops 2022 | H&H Flatheads

Despite not being a fancy, state-of-the-art set up, Mike and his team at H&H have a great thing going. The equipment does exactly what it needs to, his team is experienced and the shop has built thousands of vintage engines for customers everywhere!

Engine Builder Magazine & Autolite Honor 2022 America’s Best Engine Shop Winners

After more than 200 engine shop nominations, it was 4 Piston Racing, Choate Engineering Performance and H&H Flatheads that proved to be among the elite in their respective categories.

Vintage Engines: Rebuilt to Drive

Classic and vintage car culture in is a diverse one. It’s more than just muscle cars. In addition to the unmistakable rumble of American V8 power, vintage European and Asian marques are part of the regular scenery too, and there are premium events around the world that bring out some of the most sought-after models

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Engine Builder Magazine’s 2021 America’s Best Engine Shop Winners

Engine Builder magazine has announced the three winners of its 2021 America’s Best Engine Shops contest, sponsored by Autolite. The three winners, Moran Motorsports (Race), LinCo Diesel Performance (Diesel) and Workshop 5001 (Vintage), accepted their awards during Engine Builder’s PRI Party, sponsored by Autolite, at Tin Roof in Indianapolis on December 8. Engine Builder magazine

1,397cc Air-Cooled VW Lowlight Karmann Ghia Engine

Recently, Bruce Engineering finished a build for a customer with a Volkswagen Lowlight Karmann Ghia, a very rare and early variant of the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia built between 1955 and 1959. The engine is based around a mid-‘50s 30-hp engine case and a rare Judson supercharger kit. Check it out!

Mercedes-Benz 3.0L Straight Six-Cylinder Engine

Acquiring a 300 SL Gullwing was a bucket list item for a good client of R&R Automotive Restorations. Specifically looking for something original, the customer had zero interest in a restored car, which is sometimes the equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack and the needle doesn’t exist. They ended up finding a 1955 300 SL Gullwing with just 19,000 original miles on its 3.0L straight six-cylinder engine. See what went into preserving this iconic sports car.

Rare 1940s Dixon Engine

A hot rod customer of Mike Herman’s at H&H Flatheads in La Crescenta, CA, came in looking for an engine build. The customer had heads and an intake, but gave Herman free reign to do what he wanted from there. Mike built up a rare Dixon motor to add unique flare to the customer’s sleeper

331 cid 1955 Cadillac Engine

After this engine had been at several other shops and was still unsuccessfully rebuilt, the owner brought it to Timm Jurincie and Tuf Enuf Auto & Marine Performance to get the job done right. See what went into this vintage rebuild for a street car.

America’s Best Engine Shops 2020

With three generations running the show, the ability to build any engine that comes in the door, and a great presence on social media, Precision Engine Machine always offers quality engine work.

Engine Builder’s 2020 America’s Best Engine Shop Winners

Engine Builder has announced the three winners of its 2020 America’s Best Engine Shops contest, which is broken out into three categories – race, vintage and diesel. The three winners, Late Model Engines (Race), D&J Precision Machine (Diesel) and Precision Engine Machine Co. (Vintage), accepted their awards virtually this year. The Engine Builder brand has

1929 Duesenberg Straight 8 Engine

With LS engines constantly flooding our social media feeds, its refreshing when we get to highlight a vintage engine like this 1929 Duesenberg Straight 8. Find out what went into the rebuild done by Auto Machine Inc. in St. Charles, IL, and why it was the highest horsepower OEM engine until the 1950s. Engine of

Proven Performance – Vintage Classic Cars & PennGrade1 Oil

Find out why PennGrade1 should be in your classic car for the ultimate engine protection.