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Holley’s Billet Remote Oil Filter Mount

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Holley Performance Products is pleased to announce all-new Billet Remote Oil Filter Mounts from Earl's. These remote mounts make it a snap to relocate your oil filter to any easy-to-reach location under the hood. Constructed of billet 6061-T6 aluminum and anodized black, they feature dual -10 AN O-ring port inlet and outlets – two on each side – for endless routing options. One of the extra ports can be used to attach a mechanical oil temperature gauge using Earl's adapter part # 981470ERL.

1969 Z/28 Canted Valve 302

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An in depth look at a one-off all aluminum canted valve, crossram inducted Chevrolet small block evaluated for the '69 Z/28. A glimpse of something so unique and bad ass for its day...

How to Build Racing Engines: Crankshaft Selection Guide

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A high-end racing engine can produce a combustion pressure of about 1,400 to 1,500 psi. For example, if you apply that pres­sure to a 4.185-inch-diameter...
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How to Build Racing Engines: Cylinder Block Guide

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Cylinder block selection is primarily application specific and may be limited by racing series rules. Requirements of your specific application may influence your choices based on block material, bore spacing, main cap material and configuration, cam location, and machinability. Selection might be limited to a two-bolt main stock pro­duction block or...
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How to Build Racing Engines: Startup and Maintenance

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Initial engine startup and break-in procedures are vital to the success of every new racing engine. Countless hours of prepa­ration and a substantial amount of money have been invested to build the best possible engine. It is exciting to here a new engine run, but now is not the time to get in a rush. Many things can go wrong at this point...
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How To Build Racing Engines: Cylinder Heads

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When selecting a cylinder head for a particular application it is important to closely match the desired RPM range based on port dimensions that include port length, cross section, and mid- and high-range flow rates...
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565ci Dart BBC Race Build

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Our sample engine build is a 565-ci big-block Chevy based around a Dart Big M cylinder block and Dart Big Chief Pro 1 aluminum cylinder heads. Following the step-by-step procedures is designed to simplify the mating of all the important com­ponents in the engine...

Racepak IQ3D Drag Logger Dash

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Racepak has introduced its new IQ3D Drag Logger Dash. The IQ3D is designed for the sportsman drag racer looking for a compact, all-in-one solution for data logging and instrumentation. It eliminates the need for an external data logger, and features ...
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How To Build Racing Engines: Choosing the Right Induction System

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Intake manifold characteristics and dimen­sions exert considerable influence on engine performance with respect to power band shape and positioning on the RPM scale. Race applications deal with three basic manifold types: dual-plane intakes, single-plane intakes, and tunnel ram intakes...
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Holley Pro Stock Electronic Fuel Injection Debuts at Winternationals

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Anticipation finally crested as the NHRA Pro Stock entries began qualifying for the Circle K NHRA Winternationals on February 12th. Day one was a success as a full field of 16 cars showed up to qualify. All but one car made successful qualifying runs and indications point to some close racing...
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Understanding Dynamic Compression Ratio

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Your engine actually has two compression ratios, static compression ratio and dynamic compression ratio.
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Smokin’ the Speed Demon

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George Poteet's Speed Demon streamliner is the fastest piston powered car in the world with Duttweiler horsepower and here's a look at the new wind tunnel test designed to find the perfect ride height and aerodynamic balance for record setting...
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Holley Vintage Series SBC Valve Covers and Air Cleaners

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Holley Performance Products new Vintage Series air cleaners and small block Chevrolet valve covers are available in as cast, satin black with machined fins, and polished finishes for vintage applications...

PerTronix New Contour Starters

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PerTronix new Contour starters combine form and function with a fully enclosed solenoid protecting key components from the elements and damaging heat. These starters look great on street rods and other vehicles where the engine is exposed...

Turbocharged Y-Block for Bonneville

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A turbocharged Ford Y-block in a GMC pickup truck seems a rather illogical choice for racing at first glance, but that's the nature of class racing at Bonneville and the El Mirage dry lakes. No other venues offer the broad choice of classes and...
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Fabricating a Single Plane Hemi Intake

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This is how hot rodders used to build the parts they needed back in the day. Its still happening today as the pioneering old timers and new young guns join forces to build powerful new pieces that other hot rodders can use. That's quite encouraging, not just for Hemi fans, but for hot rodding itself.
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Early Hemi Single Plane 4V Intake Test

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Legendary racer and engine builder Gene Adams has been one of the most successful navigators of the Hemi's long progression of power. Most Hemi race engines were either supercharged for dragster or Gasser racing or outfitted with dual four barrel carburetors for Super Stock racing...

Dart Reveals New Billet LS Cylinder Head

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Dart Machinery has revealed some details of its forthcoming all-new billet LS cylinder head which breaks new ground by coming with full water jacketed cooling. Its the last of the OEM level pushrod style engines that offers grass root enthusiasts...

Why is the Speed Demon So Damned Fast?

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Exclusive! What makes George Poteet's awesome Speed Demon streamliner consistently able to crack off seemingly effortless 400 mph plus runs on the Bonneville salt flats?

Moroso Releases New LS Oil Pans and Supporting Components

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Lingenfelter C7 Intercooler Manifold

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Lingenfelter Performance Engineering's liquid to air intercooler intake manifold for turbocharged or centrifugal supercharged 2014-2015 C7 Corvettes with the LT1 engine offers a unique combination of performance enhancements...
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Ford Debuts 2016 Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Package

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The new 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang sports a blown Coyote 5.0L V8 engine with a refined Whipple 2.9L supercharger pumping up the power. The supercharged 5.0L Coyote engine has proved to be remarkably reliable when operating at maximum capacity which is said to approach if not exceed 1000 horsepower...

Art Chrisman Receives Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award

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Art Chrisman continues to serve as an inspiration to racers and automotive engineers worldwide. The Petersen Automotive Museum was proud to honor him with the 2015 Robert E. Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Awards Breakfast...
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Chevy’s New 405 HP ZZ6 Smallblock

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Chevrolet introduces the newest member of the small-block family, the ZZ6 Turn-Key crate engine. Delivering a solid 405 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque at 4,600 rpm, the ZZ6 remains a solid competitor...
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New Boost Lock Prevents Boost Loss

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Boost Lock is an innovative new product specifically designed to prevent the separation of inlet boost tubes under high boost conditions. When this occurs during a race you lose...