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The Thumbprint: Pro Stock Needs Production-Based Engines To Survive

NHRA's Pro Stock class is facing an existential crisis - has the time come for the Big Show to do a full reset? Has the naturally-aspirated big-block lost its appeal? This edition of The Thumbprint has more. Read More


Ford Modular Engine Building Tips With L&M Engines

We recently spent the day at L&M Engines in Pennsylvania, builders of some of the world's quickest and fastest Ford Modular engines. Check out some of their top Modular engine building tips in this article! Read More

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Inside Vortech’s Redesigned Billet YSi Supercharger

Vortech has redesigned one of the company's mainstay products – the YSi racing supercharger – to take advantage of current-day manufacturing techniques and compressor efficiencies. Read all about it inside! Read More


What’s Next? Dart’s LS Next: A Platform For Ample Amounts Of Boost

In this latest installment on a 440 cubic inch LSX drag racing engine, we take a look inside Dart Machinery's cutting edge new LS Next engine block, from the main designs to the deck and oiling layout. Read More


An Inside Look At The 6.7 Power Stroke Including 2015 Updates

An In-depth look at Ford’s 6.7 Power Stroke. Where it started, what parts were used, the improvements made and the updates for 2015 year. This is Ford's first in-house diesel for the Super Duty and it is amazing. Read More


MSD Keeping Eye on Top Fuel Speeds With New Power Grid System

MSD's digital timing controls played a major role in keeping Top Fuel dragster speeds in check. Here's an EngineLabs in-depth look at the newest Power Grid for the nitro classes. Read More


Video: Steve Morris-built Blown 615ci BBC Cracks 3,000 Horsepower

Steve Morris Engines was recently commissioned to build what has become an exquisite display of horsepower and torque that not only looks absolutely insane - it has the dyno numbers to match its appearance. Read More


The 2015 Race And Performance Expo From St. Charles, Illinois

Set in St. Charles, Illinois, the Race and Performance Expo is an event that every grass roots racer and enthusiast should have on their calendar. Offering access to the industry's best minds and hottest new parts. Read More


Shop Tour: Headgames Motorworks Focuses On Induction Components

The guys and girls at Headgames Motorworks are known for their race-winning cylinder heads. Recently they invited us in for a tour of their surgically-clean facility where champions are born. Check it out! Read More


Video: Familiar-looking 427ci Ford Windsor Compares Carb & EFI

We were drawn to this video because the 427 Ford from Prestige Motorsports is similar to an EngineLabs project and the shop compared both carburetor and EFI on the dyno. Check out the results. Read More

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World Products’ Man O’War Ford Windsor Block Is All New

Customer feedback and extensive research and development have driven World Products to redesign their Ford Man O'War Windsor blocks, incorporating a number of new features in the process. Check it out! Read More


Magnuson Heartbeat Superchargers: A New Generation of LS Boost

When Magunuson developed the Heartbeat supercharger design, they started from a clean sheet, and ended up with more power in less space than ever before. Read More


Spotter’s Guide to Identifying Factory LS Intake Manifolds

There are nearly 40 different Gen III and Gen IV LS intake manifolds. This spotter's guide includes charts with applications and part numbers to help you identify the manifold you need for your engine swap. Read More


Tech: GZ Motorsports’ VP104 Super Pro 33 CFM Vacuum Pump

We dive head-first into GZ Motorsports VP104 Super Pro vacuum pump, giving you a guide tour of its features and advantages before installing the unit on a 412 cubic inch, twin-turbocharged Chevrolet engine. Read More


Tech5: TREND Performance’s Steve Rhodey Talks Pushrod Design

In this installment of EngineLabs Tech5 feature, TREND Performance's Steve Rhodey discusses pushrod specifics, valvetrain failures, and more. We've pumped him for the answers to ten questions this time around. Read More


EcoBoost Build: 600-Plus Horsepower From A Livernois Built 3.5 V6

Getting more horsepower out of an Ecoboost V6 requires a little thinking to go along with bigger turbos. Watch as Livernois Motorsports builds a strong foundation and set ups a SHO engine to pull 600+ horsepower. Read More


Tech: Boost And Vacuum – Finding Hidden Horsepower

Got a supercharged or turbocharged racecar and need a performance advantage? Look no further than improving your engine's crankcase with a vacuum control system. Read More


An Inside Look At ROUSH/Ford Racing’s 2015 Mustang TVS Supercharger

The 2015 Mustang's debut has Ford Racing Performance Parts and Roush Performance teaming up to offer a TVS supercharger system for the car. We have inside information on its development. Read More


Valvetrain Tech: Lash Is Much More Than Just A Little Gap

While setting valve lash may seem like a tedious chore, that little gap between the rocker and valve tip plays a critical role in engine durability, performance and design. Learn more in this deep-dive tech article. Read More