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Preview: LS3 vs Coyote Budget Engine Shootout–Updated!

The Coyote and LS3 are two of the key components of the reemerging musclecar era. They are separated by only a few horsepower in factory form-if we built budget versions of both, who would win? Inside are the rules. Read More


Chevy Colorado now with Duramax Power!

The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado will offer buyers the choice of a 2.8-liter Duramax, and a number of exciting improvements. Read More


Mark Duber’s BES Built NMRA Renegade Retrofit 5.8 GT500 Engine Build

The BirdDoc and his 2013 GT500 are re-geared and pumped up for NMRA Renegade racing with a new BES built 5.8, and several other changes to his setup including Holley Dominator EFI and a TH400 transmission. Read More


Understanding Compressor Maps – Sizing A Turbocharger

If you are into turbocharger performance then this is a must for you. Understanding compressor maps is one of the things you should know to pick the best turbocharger for your application. Check it out here. Read More


In-depth Tech: Valuable Tips For Selecting The Right Crankshaft

Cast, forged, billet? Experts from Bryant, Callies, Eagle, Lunati and Scat offer tips and advice on selecting a crankshaft for your engine. Read More


Video: Intricate Home-built Scale V8 Engine Is Simply Marvelous

The level of detail in this garage-built, quarter scale engine simply must be seen to be appreciated. Fuel injected with four cams? Genius level stuff here. Read More

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A True Budget Junkyard LS Swap

What's the cheapest that you can swap in a modern LS engine and transmission into your ride? We took that challenge and found out to the penny how much it costs inside! Read More


Engine Build: Creating A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

We dive into a 6.0-liter Power Stroke to create an awesome daily driven combination that can lay the smack down at the track. From problem to tear down, part selection and assembly, we have it all! Read More


Tech: A Deep Dive Into The All New Pro1 LS3 Head From Dart

Richard Maskin and Dart Machinery have set their focus on the LS engine platform; this all-new Pro1 LS3 aluminum cylinder head is their next step towards domination. Details and testing results inside! Read More


TECH5: Tips & Tricks For Builders From Engine Pro

In this latest TECH5 column, find out more about the unique Nitro Black valves from Engine Pro, and discover how a Tootsie Roll just might save the day at the track! Read More


Tech: Armstrong Race Engineering’s Spintric Clears The Air

Removing the air from your competition engine's dry sump oiling system is a good thing; we cover the finer points of ARE's Spintric and how it can help you. More details inside! Read More


Terminator, HP, Dominator – A Look at the Holley EFI Family

Whether you want to convert a classic musclecar from carburation to EFI, run a six-second drag car, or anything in between, Holley offers a fuel injection solution. Read More


US Automakers Denied For 2015 Engine of the Year–Why?

With the exception of Ford's EcoBoost and the vicious Hellcat Hemi, US automakers didn't fare well at the 2015 International Engine of the Year awards. EngineLabs asks the competition's chairman the reasons why? Read More


Gotta Have It! We Get Our Hands On Those Really Cool Engine Rings

What did you get your dad for Father's Day? A tie? A coupon for a steak dinner? How about a gift certificate for some tools? Well, if you missed these cool engine rings, you have plenty of time for a Christmas gift. Read More


Possible Link Between Thefts at Buck, Eagle Race Engine Shops

Hooded thieves stole eight race engines, including this 865ci Pro Mod bullet, and high-end components worth nearly a half million dollars from Buck Racing Engines and Eagle Racing Engines. EngineLabs has the facts! Read More


Tech: Five Tips On Building A Set Of Bad-Ass Race Headers

Building a killer set of race headers doesn't have to be as challenging as it might appear. Here are some tips from the guys at Burns Stainless and REF Unlimited to help simplify the process. Read More


Guest Column: Fluidampr’s Brian LeBarron On FR-S/BRZ/WRX Dampers

In this EngineLabs-exclusive article, Fluidampr's Brian LeBarron invites us to follow along as they develop a damper for the FR-S and BRZ engines with the help of the teams at Turn14 Distribution and R/T Tuning. Read More


Video: 10th Annual Edelbrock Car Show Takes Over Torrance

The 10th annual Edelbrock carshow was held on May 2, 2015 with some of the best show cars in the Southwest making the trip to Torrance, California. Check out our view of the show here, and see the gallery of cars. Read More


Video: Blue Performance’s 680ci ‘Secret Weapon’ Pulling Truck Engine

Blue Performance's B441-head, 680 cubic inch, methanol-injected big block Ford makes monster power and torque. It's designed for sled pulling in the team's Secret Weapon Mod 4X4 pulling truck. Check it out inside! Read More