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Clearing the Air on Bearing Clearances

Clearing the Air on Bearing Clearances

Many racers are leaning toward tighter bearing clearances and thinner oil, but is that the right combination for your engine? We have the inside scoop!Read More

Reference: Chevy Engine Block Casting Numbers

Reference: Chevy Engine Block Casting Numbers

A quick reference catalog of Chevrolet V-8 engine block casting numbers including the "W" engine blocks. Bookmark this quick reference guide and check back as needed.Read More

Quick Ref: Small Block Chevy Cylinder Head Casting Numbers

Quick Ref: Small Block Chevy Cylinder Head Casting Numbers

A quick reference catalog of Small Block Chevy cylinder head casting numbers including the LT engine cylinder heads. Bookmark this quick reference guide and check back as needed.Read More

Video: 4 Piston Racing Builds A 500+ HP Naturally Aspirated K24!

Video: 4 Piston Racing Builds A 500+ HP Naturally Aspirated K24!

Wiseco Piston stopped by Indiana-based 4 Piston Racing and talked to co-owner Luke Wilson about their 500 naturally aspirated horsepower K24 drag build!Read More

An Inside Look At The 6.7 Power Stroke Including 2015 Updates

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

Engine Builder Spotlight: Patton Racing Engines

Engine Builder Spotlight: Patton Racing Engines

Patton Racing Engines builds some of the most successful Trophy Truck Engines. Check out some of their keys to winning and surviving engines.Read More

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Offenhauser four-cylinder engine dominated Indy 500 racing for decades, powering hundreds of successful racers. It was simple, powerful, and reliable.Read More

Sloppy Mechanics Make 1,076 Horsepower With Stock Bottom End LQ4

Sloppy Mechanics Make 1,076 Horsepower With Stock Bottom End LQ4

Sloppy Mechanics finally did it, breaking the 1,000 rwhp barrier with a little help from the nitrous on their 250,000+-mile stock bottom end 6.0-liter LQ4. See how they did it.Read More

Performance Exhaust System Design And Theory

Performance Exhaust System Design And Theory

Exhaust system design is more complicated than running a few tubes. Look into the fluid dynamics involved in generating scavenging and avoiding restriction. Read More

Junkyard LS Engine Builds: Going From Rags To Riches

Junkyard LS Engine Builds: Going From Rags To Riches

LS-Engines are an old-enough platform to make junkyard scavenging fun. This is a guide for junkyard dogs who are looking to find good LS parts for a bargain. Read More

Video: Watch The Four Stroke Otto Cycle In 4K Slow Motion!

Video: Watch The Four Stroke Otto Cycle In 4K Slow Motion!

Using a see-through head and over $260,000 in high-speed video equipment, Matt Mikka films the four-stroke cycle of a Briggs and Stratton L-head engine, and it's unlike anything you've seen before.Read More

Pro Stock Engines: What's The Secret To Those Big Power Numbers?

Pro Stock Engines: What’s The Secret To Those Big Power Numbers?

Pro Stock teams will release few details on their engine programs; however, there are some trends that expose some of the ways this highly sophisticated class of racing makes all that power. Read More

Honda B vs K Series: Which is Right for Your Build?

Honda B vs K Series: Which is Right for Your Build?

From top to bottom, we take a look at both the popular Honda B- and K-series engines. We talk with industry experts on which one is better in boosted and naturally aspirated form.Read More

Why Hand Porting Still Matters In The Modern World Of CNC

Why Hand Porting Still Matters In The Modern World Of CNC

We sat down with cylinder head gurus Jonathan Waitt and Shawn Hooper of SAM Tech, and Tim Torrecarion of AFR, for a better idea of hand porting's place in the modern world of CNC machinery.Read More

Racing Oil vs. Street Oil: Know the Differences

Racing Oil vs. Street Oil: Know the Differences

Understanding the basics of oil formulas for both street and race engines can help engine builders make the right selection to achieve optimum performance and parts protection. EngineLabs talks with the experts at Driven Oil, Lucas Oil and Royal Purple to learn their strategies.Read More

Intake Manifolds: Single Plane or Dual Plane?

Intake Manifolds: Single Plane or Dual Plane?

Conventional wisdom dictates single-plane manifolds are for racing and dual-plane manifolds are for the street. But do you know why? EngineLabs tech editor Bobby Kimbrough takes a deep dive into the technology behind intake manifold design and offers tips on selecting the right manifold.Read More

Video: Test Shows Top Fuel Nitro Engine Makes Over 11,000 Horsepower

Video: Test Shows Top Fuel Nitro Engine Makes Over 11,000 Horsepower

There's now empirical evidence that a Top Fuel nitro engine can make over 11,000 peak horsepower during a 1000-foot run. In this video, you'll learn how the data is acquired.Read More

MLS Head Gaskets: There's More To It Than Just Bolting Them In Place

MLS Head Gaskets: There’s More To It Than Just Bolting Them In Place

When choosing the proper head gasket, knowing how to use MLS-style gaskets is just as important as knowing if you need them. We asked a couple experts to help us explain what's needed when using an MLS gasket.Read More

An Inside Look At The Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel

An Inside Look At The Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel

An in-depth look at FCA’s EcoDiesel. This 3.0L diesel has been turning a lot of heads and other manufacturers are trying to play catch up. Find out why there is so much excitement around this little diesel.Read More

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