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An Intro To The Thumbprint – EngineLabs Has A New Editor!

EngineLabs has a brand-new Editor-In-Chief in the form of industry veteran and longtime/former EngineLabs Technical Editor Jason Reiss. Read his opening editorial on the direction of EngineLabs inside! Read More


Testing The First Big-Block Chevy, An Interview With Bill Howell

Peek inside as we take a step back in time, interviewing Bill Howell who worked on the very first big-block Chevy engines. See how Chevrolet tested and designed the motors, and what problems they had to overcome! Read More


TECH5: Competition Benefits of World Products Raised-cam SBC Block

The standard small-block Chevy cylinder block does have limitations. Jack McInnis of PBM-Erson-World Products offers details of the Mohawk II "Raised Cam" block and how racers can benefit. Read More


TECH5: Electric Water Pump Advice From Davies Craig

Electric water pumps have long been favored with racers as they cut out parasitic drag on the engine and are easily controlled. This TECH5 column with Marty Staggs of Davies Craig explains many of the benefits. Read More


6 Tips For Oiling Hot Rods, Driven Racing Oil And Lucas Oil Share

Driven Racing Oil and Lucas Oil share 6 tips for oiling your hot rod or street rod. Which viscosity should you use? How often should you change the oil in your street rod? Get in here to see and learn more! Read More


TECH5: Piston Technology from United Engine & Machine

United Engine & Machines offers a variety of street-performance and race-only pistons, and so its advice for selecting is quite helpful. Check out the latest TECH5 with United's Glen Schierholt! Read More


TECH5: Billy Godbold of COMP Cams Explains Conical Springs

There's some serious technology behind the new conical spring design from COMP Cams, and Billy Godbold has all the inside details in the latest TECH5 column. Read More


Shop Tour: See How Probe Industries Manufactures Its Premium Pistons

Follow along and see how Probe Industries manufactures pistons in its Torrance, California, facility. The company offers two series of pistons, and both are fully machined to meet most engine builders' needs. Read More


The 2014 Race & Performance Expo From St. Charles, Illinois

The sprawling Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois once again played host to the annual Race & Performance Expo, now in its seventh year, to thousands of racers and automotive enthusiasts over the weekend. Read More


TECH5: Total Seal’s Keith Jones Offers Break-in Advice

With changing cylinder finishes and new piston-ring packages on the market, what's the latest in break-in techniques? Keith Jones of Total Seal offers answers and tips to engine builders. Read More

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TECH5: Info on the Motown LS Block, Benefits of Iron From PBM

The Motown LS block is a hybrid design that takes advantage of the power potential from Gen III and IV LS engines and the most desirable features of the Gen I small-block. Jack McInnis explains in this TECH5 column. Read More


Introduction: West Coast Racer DJ Reid’s Off Season LSX Engine Build

West coast 275 Drag Radial and Outlaw 8.5 racer DJ Reid is constructing an all-new LSX bullet for the 2014 season, and he's documenting the entire project here on Dragzine. Check out the introduction to the build! Read More


TECH5: VP Racing Fuels’ Jason Rueckert Educates Us On VP’s X16 Fuel

Racing fuel is formulated specifically for certain applications, and X16 is VP's newest 116-octane fuel. VP Racing Fuels' Jason Rueckert explains the applications where it works well and more inside. Read More


PRI 2013: CV Products Really is “Everything Racing”

When CV Products says "Everything Racing," they mean it! With more than 250 different brands offered, plus their own in-house manufacturing, they're a one-stop wonderland for any racer or builder. Read More


PRI 2013: Street Demon 625 and 750 CFM Carbs

Looking for a no-hassle street carb for your classic muscle car or hot rod? The new Street Demon carburetors are just what you're looking for! Read More


PRI 2013: BES Builds Horsepower for Every Brand

Whether you're looking for a complete engine for a street or race car, high performance cylinder heads, or a partner to help manufacture your own line of parts, Bischoff Engine Service has what you need. Read More


PRI 2013: Darton Adds MID Sleeves for LS Next, Coyote on the Way

Darton is always expanding the list of applications for their Modular Integrated Deck cylinder sleeve system - here's a look at what's new! Read More


PRI 2013: New Internal Wastegate Actuator By Turbosmart For Cummins

Turbosmart answers the call for an internal wastegate actuator that can handle up to 40 psi of boost with their new IWGHP. Find out more here! Read More


PRI 2013: Manton Pushrods Expanding Tool-steel Line

Manton Pushrods is expanding its tool-steel line to keep up with changing engine architectures. A variety of sizes and styles are available, and all are built around Manton's trademark modular 3-piece construction. Read More

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