Shop Tours


Polopolus Engines – Deconstructing The Flat Six

Dean Polopolus has been transforming the overhead-cam design of the classic Porsche 911 flat-six into a four-cylinder package for decades. These exotic engines require special engineering, and power some mean cars. Read More


Superchargers In The Desert – LT4 Trophy Truck At Danzio Performance

Danzio Performance is a key player in the desert racing engine world. Building engines for everything from Trophy Trucks to limited buggies they always have something interesting in the shop. Read More

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Inside Look: The Amazing GM Powertrain Center’s Race Program

Three race engines blow up within 25 laps. Why? A look inside the new GM Powertrain race center that has the equipment and manpower to find the answers.Read More


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


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


Inside the Butler-MacMaster Engine Shop

Butler-MacMaster Performance is a 10,000-square-foot shop in Maine that specializes in sealed racing crate engines but can also handle restorations, marine and industrial jobs. Find out more inside!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


Shop Tour: Quarter Mile Performance (QMP)

With advanced machine equipment and strict discipline in the assembly room, Brad Lagman has turned Quarter Mile Performance (QMP) into one of the nation's leading engine shops. Read more about his strategy and success in this shop tour.Read More


Shop Tour: Nelson Racing Engines

Tom Nelson's expertise with twin-turbo engines and other boosted applications is quite celebrated. Follow along as EngineLabs takes a tour of Nelson Racing Engines and learns a few of his secrets.Read More


Shop Tour: How ARP’s Fasteners Are Made, Start To Finish

Point at any high-end race car and most car and truck builds, and you’ll be able to find ARP fasteners on it. The team at ARP in California recently invited is in for a tour of their facility, check it out here!Read More


A Peek Inside Ron Shaver’s Engine Shop

Although its engines have scored victories in numerous motorsport disciplines, Shaver Specialty of Torrance, California, also works on nostalgia and street-performance engines. The company traces its roots to a unique vegetable slicer, but the current emphasis is on horsepower. Join us for a tour!Read More


Behind The Scenes: Dart Machinery Shop Tour

If you've been to the drag strip, chances are pretty good you've seen Dart parts in action. We take a first hand look at how this company keeps innovating and producing top quality products for racers and street enthusiasts, while building their products here in the USA.Read More