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French Flathead V8 Block Prep Handbook

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Vern Tardel's French Flathead V8 Block Prep Manual is a valuable reservoir of tips and knowledge about the coveted Ford/Simca flathead cylinder block. Early Ford hot rodders will enjoy this technical look a prepping the French flathead V8 block for high performance use...

Melling Debuts “Shark” SBC Oil Pumps at PRI Show

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Melling has re-engineered the traditional small block Chevy oil pump with newly designed asymmetrical helical cut gears. Set to debut at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis, the "Shark" pump offers smoother oil flow than a traditional spur gear oil pump along with reduced power requirements and higher volume. The pump still incorporates a cast iron housing that is now equipped with the all new steel helical cut gears.
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MSD Atomic AirForce Wow’s SEMA

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MSD's new series of Atomic AirForce intake manifolds opened a lot of eyes at the 2014 SEMA Show. The new intake systems were thoroughly researched and painstakingly developed to deliver improved airflow to both stock and modified LS-series...
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High Flow LS Throttle Bodies from Holley

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Holley has released its new high flow throttle bodies for GM LS series engines. These feature-laden throttle bodies are constructed of billet aluminum to provide maximum durability and great looks. They feature a fully adjustable PCV passage valve that permits fine tuning and accommodates...
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BHJ’s Cool New Deck Height Caliper

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Quick and accurate deck height checks are a snap with BHJ’s new Deck Height Caliper! (Part# DHC-1) Now there's no need to set-up a new block in the surfacer. Just grab the calipers and simply pick-up the main saddle and deck surface from...
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New Edelbrock LS3 Super Victor Intakes

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Edelbrock announced the release of its new Super Victor intake manifold for Chevy LS3 engines. The new Super Victor intake manifolds are designed for use on Gen IV LS series engines equipped with LS3 cylinder heads...
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Top Pro Street Engines from the Car Craft Street Machine Nationals

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Hot Pro Street engines were in plentiful supply at the 2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals this past weekend in DuQuoin, Illinois. Participants and spectators were treated to a dazzling display of top quality cars and engines...
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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Boasts 707 HP

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Dodge outpowers GM and Ford! They now claim the highest horsepower and torque figures offered by any domestic performance car from the factory. The 2015 Dodge Challenger delivers over 700 horsepower and 650 foot pounds of torque...
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100+ Awesome Hot Rod Engines from the LA Roadster Show

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Hot Rods and cool engines filled the Pomona, California fairgrounds for the 50th annual father's day LA Roadster Show. Engine lovers were treated to a phenomenal display of racing and high performance engines that would take a lifetime to see if they were not assembled in one convenient spot...

Corvette LT4 Most Powerful & Drivable Production Small Block Ever

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The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower. The Z06’s LT4 supercharged 6.2L V8 engine is...
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Dart Blocks: Honed to Perfection

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A new SV-20 honing system from Sunnen enables Dart to implement high-precision, highly-flexible honing of a wide range of block designs and metallurgies in a single continuous process without the need for stone changes...
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540ci All Motor Pump Gas Brute

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The new AFR cylinder heads are the central component of this remarkable piece; a real world engine designed to deliver off the hook performance without expensive power adders and in the face of fluctuating fuel quality...

Edelbrock’s New BBC Victor Tunnel Ram

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Edelbrock's new Victor Tunnel Ram is a modern updated design to its very successful Victor Ram 2-R Tunnel Ram, first released over 35 years ago. It's designed for use with 468-582 c.i.d. standard-deck Chevrolet V8 engines with conventional...
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Calico Coating’s New Web Site

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Calico Coatings has launched a new web site designed to make it easy for engine builders to review and select the specific coatings or coated products they require for their racing or high performance applications...
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New Holley Ultra HP 2 Barrel Carbs

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Holley is proud to introduce the all new Ultra HP 2 Barrel. Holley 2 barrels have been a mainstay in oval track racing for decades, but racers always want more. They want more tuning ability, more durability, more weight savings and more features, so Holley listened and designed the all new Ultra HP 2bbl. It delivers the proven results of the Ultra HP 4bbl but...
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Smokin’ April Deals on Optima Batteries

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Our friends at Optima Batteries are offering a super generous deal on batteries and battery chargers during the month of April. Optima's powerful line of high performance batteries are uniquely suited to the the specialized demands of high...
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New CP-Carrillo SBC and LS Bullet Rods

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Inspired by the top forms of motorsports, our goal is to offer a piston and rod alternative by introducing a high quality product at a affordable price. Extensive research and development along with with centralized manufacturing cells have enabled...
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Montana Dodge Boys Scorch the Records

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The V4F (Vintage 4 cylinder Flathead) engine class at Bonneville requires only an original pre-1935 production cylinder block with displacement not to exceed 220 cubic inches and the hot rodding talent to make it sing. The Dodge Fast Four engine produced...
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New Crate Engine “Header Kits” from Burns Stainless

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Burns Stainless LLC Offers Crate Engine “Header Kits” Optimized For Performance Engine swap headers are usually designed for convenience and not performance. Kits include all the items you need to fabricate your custom headers including flanges, mandrel bends, collectors and tabs.

622 HP Blown Street Small Block

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Sometimes a simple straightforward combination is best for a particular application. No tricks, no overly exotic hardware; just regular hardcore speed equipment built around a standard Gen 1 small block for a traditional street rod or street machine. These are the bread and butter engines that any...

Meaux Racing Heads tests 2101 HP Mud Truck Engine

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This C&S Performance Engines bad boy made made 2,101 HP on a very easy nitrous squeeze, 1,611 HP w/2-4's N.A. and 1,572 HP w/1-4 barrel N.A. Take a good look at the torque curve on this monster and just imagine how its going to tear up those offroad AMRA dirt tracks..

Performance Distributors Releases New GM LS/VORTEC SOS Coils

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Performance Distributors(Davis Unified Ignition) introduces the LS S.O.S.(Sultans Of Spark) ignition coils for GM LS engine applications! New technology in these coils allow you to open up your plug gaps to .065-inch,” burning your fuel more completely and leading to more power and performance. These Davis Unified Ignition S.O.S. coils produce 28,000 volts under load, or your acceleration...

Quick Fuel Technology Introduces New EFI System

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Quick Fuel Technology, known for its innovative carburetors and fuel systems, is introducing QFI – a bolt-on throttle body electronic fuel injection system capable of supporting 500 horsepower. It combines the superior fuel atomization aspects of a carburetor with the precise fuel control of EFI. The patent pending 8-hole annular discharge sleeves inject fuel into a venturi where air speed is at...
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Holley EFI Shares Data with Racepak Data Systems

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Racers that take advantage of the performance and advanced tuning of Holley’s Dominator or HP EFI systems can now share their EFI operating system parameters with their Racepak data recorders. Being able to record information straight from the ECU provides a long list of important engine data without the need for extra wiring or duplicate sensors...
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Comp Introduces New Conical Valve Springs for High RPM Stability

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Expected to become the new standard in high performance valve spring design, COMP Cams® Conical Valve Springs utilize round wire and feature a diameter and progressive pitch driven natural frequency. This design increases the valve train RPM limit while reducing...