Interviews

Designing A Custom Crank With Scat Crankshafts

Designing A Custom Crank With Scat Crankshafts

Tom Lieb, founder of Scat Enterprises, shows us how his team tackles the R&D and manufacturing hurdles of custom crankshafts designed for anyone and virtually any application.Read More

Borowski Race Engines' 1,540 HP 427 Dart LS Next At PRI 2016

Borowski Race Engines’ 1,540 HP 427 Dart LS Next At PRI 2016

While at the 2016 PRI show we came across this awesome twin turbo 427 LS Next build and we talked to Borowski President, Joe McCaul, to learn a little more about this build.Read More

No Replacement - Altered Bore Space Engine Platforms With CFE Racing

No Replacement – Altered Bore Space Engine Platforms With CFE Racing

To bring information on altered bore spacing and material selection to light, we sat down with Scott Kieffer of CFE Racing and picked his brain on the topic.Read More

Quick Lift - What It Is And How It Works With Crane Cams

Quick Lift – What It Is And How It Works With Crane Cams

We spoke with Allan Bechtloff of Crane Cams to get a quick history on their "Quick-Lift" Gold Race series rocker arms and how it was discovered.Read More

Video: Pushing A 540 ci BBC To Its Limit With Steve Morris Engines

Video: Pushing A 540 ci BBC To Its Limit With Steve Morris Engines

This BBC build was for a long time customer of Steve Morris who got accustomed to the power and was looking tighten his harnesses some more.Read More

King Engine Bearings' High-Tech Approach To Bearing Design

King Engine Bearings’ High-Tech Approach To Bearing Design

The Israel based engineering team at King Engine Bearings has a unique and high-tech approach to how they begin the development of their engine bearings.Read More

Video: Inside the Cometic Gaskets Story

Video: Inside the Cometic Gaskets Story

Cometic Gasket is a family owned and operated business. Cometic specializes in custom gasket and engine sealing solutions from Motorsports to OEM markets. We take a closer look at their success story right here!Read More

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

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

Observing The History Of The JEGS Product Catalog

Observing The History Of The JEGS Product Catalog

Jeg Coughlin Sr. was a racer with a dream. A gear head with a knack for business, he started a company that grew into a giant as the years have pressed on. Click here as we look into the history of the JEGS catalog.Read More

Interview With Edelbrock On All-New Dual-Quad Gen II HEMI Intake

Interview With Edelbrock On All-New Dual-Quad Gen II HEMI Intake

Edelbrock has designed a new, dual-quad intake for your Gen II HEMI that can increase its power. Check out our interview with Edelbrock's resident Mopar guy, August Cederstrand, inside.Read More

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

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

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

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

Interview: Larry McReynolds Talks Engine Failures, Smaller Motors

Interview: Larry McReynolds Talks Engine Failures, Smaller Motors

As a longtime NASCAR crew chief and TV race analyst, Larry McReynolds has seen it all. In a wide-ranging interview, EngineLabs asked him about engine builders, rules, failures and cheating.Read More

Q&A with Reher-Morrison on the 1st 500ci Pro Stock Champion Engine

Q&A with Reher-Morrison on the 1st 500ci Pro Stock Champion Engine

There's a great, in-depth story written by Rick Voegelin in the current issue of Elapsed Times about the first 500ci Pro Stock championship engine. But we wanted to know more, so EngineLabs contacted David Reher with a few more questions. And Voegelin allowed us to see a few more photos. Be sure to check it out!Read More

Interview: We Talk To Legendary LS Engine Builder Kurt Urban

Interview: We Talk To Legendary LS Engine Builder Kurt Urban

Kurt Urban has been the go-to guy for some of the most prominent LS builds known to mankind. We recently got him to slow down just long enough to give us some insight into where he's been, and where he's going next...Read More

Ray Evernham Still Sees New Frontiers For Engine Builders

Ray Evernham Still Sees New Frontiers For Engine Builders

Ray Evernham has seen plenty of engines during his time as a NASCAR crew chief and leading Dodge back to the sport. Now he's a TV commentator and branching out into custom car design. He also has a few thoughts on engine building, crate engines and new technology.Read More

The Old Master, Ed Pink, Reflects on SOHC, IRL and Midget Engines

The Old Master, Ed Pink, Reflects on SOHC, IRL and Midget Engines

Long considered the Old Master of engine builders, Ed Pink has worked on just about every type of engine in motorsports. Did you ever wonder what his most "interesting" engine was? EngineLabs did, and we also wanted to know how he tamed the infamous Ford 427 SOHC engine. Check it out!Read More

Dave Marcis: NASCAR's last winning engine builder/driver

Dave Marcis: NASCAR’s last winning engine builder/driver

He’s the last Cup driver to build his own engine, put it in is own car and win a race. Even at 71 years old, Dave Marcis still drives 200 mph. Now he shares his memories on engine building, the life of an independent racer and even a little cheating!Read More