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Heatshield – Horsepower Through Heat Management

Heatshield Products offers a variety of tapes, wraps, and blankets to improve the performance of your engine and protect components. We dyno tested the most popular applications, you may be surprised by the results! Read More

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Understanding The Basic Theory Behind Subaru’s Stout Boxer Engines

Subaru has been designing flat, Boxer engines since the 1960s. Check out the theory behind Boxer engines, their benefits, tuning advantages, and why Subaru continues to evolve these reliable hard-hitting engines. Read More

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First Look at Bisimoto Building 700 HP Hyundai For SEMA

Don't think that Bisimoto Engineering is cloning last year's 2.4-liter Theta II for this year's new Hyundai SEMA project. We've the details on just how different this turbo-4 is being set up. Read More


Tech: Piston Material Selection With Mahle Motorsports

Different strokes for different folks—Mahle Motorsports covers the details of picking the piston material for an engine build. 4032 and 2618 alloy do different things well, and each one has its place. Check it out Read More

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Tech: Fast Forward And Diamond Pistons Set Up This GT-R Build To Win

The Nissan GT-R is one of the most impressive engine platforms on the market. Follow along with Fast Forward Race Engines as they screw together a short-block with custom Diamond Pistons for TopSpeed Racing. Read More


Tech: The Benefits To An Aftermarket Windsor Block For Ford Owners

The venerable Ford small-block engine has plenty of shortcomings when it comes to holding big power. See what kind of block upgrades you can make, and why you should make them. Read More

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Arias Hemi Heads Key To New Off-road LS Engine From TCB

Those glorious and massive Arias LS hemi heads will be the focal point on a new off-road engine being developed by TCB Engines. We have the first peek at the design. Read More


Tech: Dart’s LS Next2 Engine Block Offers Serious Power Handling

Building on the success of their original LS Next block, Dart has returned with the new LS Next2, designed to handle even more power. Check out the features – and an engine build preview – inside! Read More

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TECH QUICKIE: What is a ‘3/4 Race’ Camshaft?

The term "3/4 race" camshaft was introduced in the '50s and is a forerunner to today's multitude of street-performance grinds. Learn more about this iconic expression. Read More

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Warren Johnson Selling Historic Carbs; Also Talks EFI in Pro Stock

Pro Stock legend Warren Johnson says he plans to sell off his extensive carburetor collection as he transitions to EFI. There's a lot of history in those carbs, and we've got details. Read More


Reviving An Oldie But Goodie: Sinbad’s SBC Enforcer Nova Engine

Hungry for more power, Mark Storjohann; aka Sinbad, was looking for untapped potential from his third-generation Chevy Nova mill. Click here to check out what Edelbrock did to help him achieve a huge power increase. Read More

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Holley, Teams Offer Insight Into New Pro Stock EFI Rules

NHRA has clarified much of its new EFI mandate for Pro Stock teams in 2016. We talk to Holley and Elite Motorsports, and tuner Shane Tecklenburg for analysis. Read More


Project Blank Slate: LS EZ-EFI 2.0 Self-Learning EFI For LS Engines

Self learning EFI systems were thought to be limited to use on engines around 500 horses. We challenge that a self-learning EFI system could support an engine with over 700hp. Enter the FAST EZ-EFI 2. Read More


Making Some Noise: We Install A Jegs Electric Exhaust Cutout Kit

Exhaust cutouts are nothing new for automotive enthusiasts, and have been installed on performance cars for decades. We installed a Jegs electric cutout kit on a modern musclecar so the owner could make some noise. Read More


Preview: LS3 vs Coyote Budget Engine Shootout–Update To The Update!

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


Jegs Essential Garage Tools You Need for Your Home Garage or Shop

This list of tools will make working on your project car so much more enjoyable, you may never want to go back in the house. We check out what we think are the most essential home garage tools from Jegs. Read More

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Tech: Turning Up The Boost With Steve Morris And The ProVolute

Looking to step up the performance of your centrifugal supercharger? Then this article is for you – check out SME's full range of performance enhancements! 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