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Video: Mercedes' "Backwards" Twin-Turbo Hot-V Engine Explained

Video: Mercedes’ “Backwards” Twin-Turbo Hot-V Engine Explained

Mercedes has turned a traditional V8 twin-turbo inside-out with the new Hot-Inside-V engine, and is making big power out of a not-so-big package with its twin-turbo configuration. More inside!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

Video Update: 10,000+RPM LS Next Pumps Up The Power

Video Update: 10,000+RPM LS Next Pumps Up The Power

Book Racing and Dart are at it again--they've updated the 10,000+ rpm LS Next engine to make even more power, and we have the details right here! Check 'em out.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

Boost Is King: Can Your Head Gaskets Handle It?

Boost Is King: Can Your Head Gaskets Handle It?

The key to containing large amounts of boost within an engine comes down to two things--proper preparation and adequate cylinder seal. SCE shares technical details and preparation tips in this article. 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

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

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

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

Project Escalation - A 700 Horsepower Pump Gas LS Build With FFRE

Project Escalation – A 700 Horsepower Pump Gas LS Build With FFRE

What started as a plan for more torque ended up as a complete engine build for this pump gas LS concoction. Check out the details of how Fast Forward Racing Engine brought the project to life here!Read More

Video: 10,000+ RPM Dart LS Next Pro Stock Engine

Video: 10,000+ RPM Dart LS Next Pro Stock Engine

What happens when Richard Maskin and Bob Book collaborate on a naturally-aspirated all-out small-block? 10,000 RPM and massive power. Check it out!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

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

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

Dyno Cell Build Basics: What You Need To Know

Dyno Cell Build Basics: What You Need To Know

Adding a dyno cell to one's shop is becoming a more and more feasible proposition every day, but that doesn't mean it's simple. We talk design fundamentals with the folks at Superflow and BluePrint Engines.Read More

Video: Watch A Frozen Engine Warm Up Using A Thermal Camera

Video: Watch A Frozen Engine Warm Up Using A Thermal Camera

Jason Fenske, of Engineering Explained, uses a thermal camera to observe how an engine warms up from a cold start when the ambient air is below freezing.Read More

Video: Blown Big-Block Chevy Shooting For 1,500 HP!

Video: Blown Big-Block Chevy Shooting For 1,500 HP!

BG Engines out of NSW, Australia built this Roots-supercharged big-block Chevy on methanol for a burnout car named "Cranky". Check it out!Read More

Engine Building for the Video Game Generation

Engine Building for the Video Game Generation

Automation – The Car Company Tycoon Game has an engine building simulator which allows you to build and test engines in the virtual world. How crazy can you get? A V16 and 11,000 rpm four-cylinder are options. Read More

Industry Memorializes Master Engine Builder Robert Yates

Industry Memorializes Master Engine Builder Robert Yates

Robert Yates is being remembered as not only an innovative and winning engine builder but also a genuine inspiration to motorsports.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

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