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Going With The Flow: A Look At Ported Versus Unported LS Heads

Going With The Flow: A Look At Ported Versus Unported LS Heads

We're taking a look at three common cylinder head options for LS builders - LS3, LS9, and CNC-ported LS9 - to determine where each makes the most sense in terms of performance relative to cost of entry. Read More

MLS Head Gaskets: There's More To It Than Just Bolting Them In Place

MLS Head Gaskets: There’s More To It Than Just Bolting Them In Place

When choosing the proper head gasket, knowing how to use MLS-style gaskets is just as important as knowing if you need them. We asked a couple experts to help us explain what's needed when using an MLS gasket.Read More

The Chevrolet 409 Engine Is Alive And Well. Just Ask Edelbrock

The Chevrolet 409 Engine Is Alive And Well. Just Ask Edelbrock

The folks at Edelbrock are happy to report that Chevrolet's 409 engine is alive and well. In fact, their aluminum cylinder heads and intakes are one of their top sellers. Find out what makes their 409 head so great.Read More

Sloppy Mechanics Make 1,076 Horsepower With Stock Bottom End LQ4

Sloppy Mechanics Make 1,076 Horsepower With Stock Bottom End LQ4

Sloppy Mechanics finally did it, breaking the 1,000 rwhp barrier with a little help from the nitrous on their 250,000+-mile stock bottom end 6.0-liter LQ4. See how they did it.Read More

Engine Builder Spotlight: Patton Racing Engines

Engine Builder Spotlight: Patton Racing Engines

Patton Racing Engines builds some of the most successful Trophy Truck Engines. Check out some of their keys to winning and surviving engines.Read More

Mastering Turbocharger Witchcraft In EFI University's ATC Course

Mastering Turbocharger Witchcraft In EFI University’s ATC Course

We spent some time at EFI University’s headquarters to attend the Accelerated Certification Program (ACP) and Advanced Turbo Concepts (ATC) course, now we are going to teach you some of the topics actually covered.Read More

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Offenhauser four-cylinder engine dominated Indy 500 racing for decades, powering hundreds of successful racers. It was simple, powerful, and reliable.Read More

Diesels Around The World: BMW

Diesels Around The World: BMW

Join us as we take a closer look at diesel engines from around the world. Starting off, we'll dive into BMW and see what the German automaker has produced over the years. Check it out!Read More

Electric Or Mechanical Water Pumps: Which Is Best For Street/Strip?

Electric Or Mechanical Water Pumps: Which Is Best For Street/Strip?

If you’re running a true, honest-to-goodness street and strip machine, is a mechanical pump a better choice than electric, or not? We're aiming to answer that very common question.Read More

Why Hand Porting Still Matters In The Modern World Of CNC

Why Hand Porting Still Matters In The Modern World Of CNC

We sat down with cylinder head gurus Jonathan Waitt and Shawn Hooper of SAM Tech, and Tim Torrecarion of AFR, for a better idea of hand porting's place in the modern world of CNC machinery.Read More

Texas Speed & Performance's New Line Of VVT L99 Cams Add 100+ HP

Texas Speed & Performance’s New Line Of VVT L99 Cams Add 100+ HP

Texas Speed & Performance's revised line of VVT cams for the L99 could net you over 100 horsepower, and that's just the Stage 1. There's three more where that came from.Read More

What’s New For Engine Bearing Technology in 2017

What’s New For Engine Bearing Technology in 2017

We get the lowdown on the latest in engine bearing technology from the experts at King Bearings and Mahle, and get some tips on how to choose the right bearing from a multitude of factors. Read More

A Crash Course In Dry Sump Oil Pumps With Moroso

A Crash Course In Dry Sump Oil Pumps With Moroso

Thor Schroeder of Moroso Performance Products fills us in on how the company's dry sump oil pumps work and their advantages in both performance and reliability.Read More

Video: Managing Boost Control On Your Turbocharged Engine

Video: Managing Boost Control On Your Turbocharged Engine

One of the most common ways to regulate the boost pressure of a turbocharged engine is through the use of an electronic boost control solenoid. How it functions and when to make adjustments is often misunderstood. Read More

Concept Performance's New Aluminum LSR Block Can Take 1,500+ HP

Concept Performance’s New Aluminum LSR Block Can Take 1,500+ HP

Concept Performance's new LSR block can take at least 1,500 horsepower and only weighs 113 pounds with its main caps. To say that its robust is an understatement. Find out what makes it so special.Read More

Building a Bulletproof BMW S54 M3 Engine with Michael Essa

Building a Bulletproof BMW S54 M3 Engine with Michael Essa

We improve on the E46 M3 S54 engine short comings with a ground up build with Formula Drift champion Michael Essa.Read More

Tuning Up A Shafiroff Big-Block Chevy With Hilborn

Tuning Up A Shafiroff Big-Block Chevy With Hilborn

Shafiroff Racing and Hilborn Fuel Injection teamed up to see what potential could be unlocked in a pump-gas, big-block Chevy using Hilborn EFI.Read More

Historic Engines - The Fabulous Ford Flathead

Historic Engines – The Fabulous Ford Flathead

For 50 years, the Ford Flathead V8 was produced around the world to power some of the greatest cars of its day.Read More

The 2017 Race & Performance Expo Draws Huge Crowds!

The 2017 Race & Performance Expo Draws Huge Crowds!

The 10th Annual Race and Performance Expo brought all the top aftermarket companies to an event where the grassroots racers can speak to them in person. The event also offers great seminars, a swap meet, and more.Read More



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