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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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Holley Acquires MSD

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Holley Performance Products is pleased to announce the acquisition of the El Paso, TX based MSD Group. The MSD Group includes iconic brands such as MSD, Mr. Gasket...

A Few Hot Engine Pics from the 2015 Street Nats

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Engine guys love looking at hot engines to see what everyone else is doing. Here's a selection of great looking engines that were seen that the 2015 Street Machine Nationals. No doubt, you'll find more than few to your liking...
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Holley Ultra HP Now For E85

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Holley has raised the bar on E85 race carburetors. Holley's popular 4150 Ultra HPs are now available with components and calibrations making them ready for ethanol. They’re available in 600, 650, 750, 850 and 950 CFM and all come in the exclusive Hard Core Gray hard-anodized finish...
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RTST Ported Flow Testing Valves

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The RTS kit permits precise mapping of the airflow values around the circumference of the valve at any lift value. It helps identify shrouded...

World’s First DOHC, 4-Valve per Cylinder Racing Engine

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The key concept to this timeless racing masterpiece is the airflow enhancing inclined 4-valve top end operating in a pent-roof combustion chamber and actuated by dual overhead camshafts. One hundred years and millions of racing miles later this configuration is still the most desirable racing design...

Fifty Years with Valley Head Service

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Fifty years ago this month Larry Ofria began porting cylinder heads in a run-down old chicken coup at the family property on Sherman Way in Reseda, California. Larry and the engine savvy crew at Valley Head Service are recognized far and wide for their contributions to the advancement of high performance engine...
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Why You Want ARP Bolts for Your Engine

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ARP is the first thing you think of when you need fasteners for your race engine. Need some head bolts? Call ARP. Need a complete fastener kit? Call ARP...

Holley Introduces Vent Tube Spill Reduction Valves

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Holley's new Vent Tube Spill Reduction Valves feature an internal valve ball that reduces fuel spillage from carburetor vent tubes in crash situations and reduces fuel slosh from vent tubes during hard launches/stops or while traversing rough terrain in...

Lunati Bootlegger Cams

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The most powerful series of street performance cams ever produced by the Lunati design team. They build on the popular Voodoo® Series, but feature even faster opening rates, a controlled closing and far more area under the lift curve.
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Holley EFI Harnesses for Ford Coyote and Mod Motors

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Holley has announced the release of plug & play EFI harnesses to use Holley EFI on Ford Coyote and Mod Motor platforms. These plug & play harnesses plug right into your factory sensors, including crank, cam, TPS, coolant, etc. This also includes your...

2015 Grand National Roadster Show

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If you couldn't make it to the 2015 Grand National Roadster Show at Pomona, here's a look at some of the engines on display at this year's event. As usual there was plenty to see and lots of great cars and engines on display for hardcore...

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...