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ProForm Electric Ring Gapping Tool

ProForm Electric Ring Gap Filing Tool

February 25, 2019 @ 10:35 am
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Proform's electric ring filer is the ideal tool for both professionals and home engine builders.…
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ARP’s Secret Fastener Technology Lab

February 5, 2019 @ 1:35 am
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ARP's test lab has quantified the potential for a 20% or more loss in clamping force with used…

540ci All Motor Pump Gas Brute

February 2, 2019 @ 10:34 am
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The new AFR cylinder heads are the central component of this remarkable piece; a real world engine…

Blown Hi-Torque E85 Chevy Small Block

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 am
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The key to power for this 628 HP 383ci blown street small block was the 177-cid Roots-style Weiand…

383 Chevy: Beyond the Crate!

January 26, 2019 @ 12:22 am
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Is the 383 Chevy the Most Popular Small Block Ever? That's easy to believe based on the number…

Understanding the Rod Length and Pin Height Connection

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
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The relationship between connecting rod length, piston compression height and compression ratio…

Goldenrod Cockpit View Art Print

December 25, 2018 @ 10:37 pm
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This 24 x 36-inch Art Quality print shows the cockpit view of the goldenrod on the International…

Goldenrod Limited Edition Numbered Blueprint Poster

December 24, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
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This 24 x 36-inch Art Quality print of the Goldenrod and it's main blueprints is...

Goldenrod

December 23, 2018 @ 10:39 am
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This acclaimed work has been praised far and wide as the best book ever written about Bonneville…
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Beast Mode: 2000 HP LSX Based Arias Hemi

November 28, 2018 @ 9:24 am
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A 427 cubic inch turbocharged LSX based Bonneville engine with super trick Arias Hemi Heads pushing…
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Hardcore Hemi Attacks the Engine Masters Challenge

April 22, 2018 @ 4:53 pm
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The Adams and Smithberg team injected Hemi entry at the 2017 Engine Masters Challenge displayed…
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Direct Injection Piston Damage? Check Your Oil

February 2, 2018 @ 1:29 am
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Low Speed Pre-Ignition or LSPI is a previously unrecognized combustion anomaly that leads to severe…
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All New Merlin IV Big Block Chevy

December 20, 2017 @ 3:20 pm
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World Products has completely redesigned the famed Merlin Big Block Chevy casting, incorporating…
Holley Dominator

Holley Releases 1050 CFM Gen 3 Marine Dominator Carbs

November 6, 2017 @ 11:47 am
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Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the release of Holley 1050 CFM Gen 3 Marine Dominator Carburetors,…
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Blue Box Digital Manometer Revolutionizes Air Flow Testing

November 5, 2017 @ 11:35 am
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Upgrading to a precision digital manometer to streamline your air flow testing efficiency, is a…
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Are Your Pistons Round?

October 20, 2017 @ 9:22 pm
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A piston’s operating environment strongly influences its overall shape and that form becomes…

Factory 409 Fuel Injection: No Really!

July 3, 2017 @ 1:31 am
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In a bid to improve power and economy, GM engineering staff undertook extensive research on fuel…
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1290 HP, 421ci Small Block Chevy Build

June 18, 2017 @ 9:18 pm
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Sportsman racers have pretty much gone big league thanks to a broad performance market that offers…
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Boosting a 482ci Ford SOHC Cammer

May 29, 2017 @ 4:56 pm
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When exotic excess isn't quite enough to satisfy the power demons lurking within, artificial aspiration…

Mystery Motor Development Engineer Bill Howell Tells All

March 27, 2017 @ 5:08 am
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Our first story on Chevrolet’s legendary mystery motor generated a lot of new questions and a…
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Chevrolet 427 Mystery Motor

March 27, 2017 @ 5:00 am
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Most of the testing and development was done with 409ci versions. Development engineers were able…
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Understanding Engine Fastener Quality with ARP

December 12, 2016 @ 11:42 pm
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To some its just nuts and bolts, but the science behind the parts plays a critical role in keeping…
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Wiseco’s New Boostline Connecting Rods

December 11, 2016 @ 9:40 pm
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Weisco's new extreme duty BoostLine connecting rods are designed for up to 2000 horsepower applications…
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Aeromotive’s New EFI to Carb Regulator

December 9, 2016 @ 6:50 pm
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Aeromotive’s New EFI to Carb Regulator (P/N 13220) allows any car or truck, originally equipped…
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Burns Stainless Introduces Innovative Technology with Gill Sensors & Controls

December 7, 2016 @ 6:58 am
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Burns Stainless introduces new innovative sensor technology with Gill Sensor and Controls; currently…
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All New Terminator Stealth EFI from Holley

December 6, 2016 @ 10:59 pm
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Holley Performance Products is pleased to announce its all-new Terminator Stealth EFI, which provides…

Profiling JE Pistons for Maximum Performance

December 2, 2016 @ 11:04 pm
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There's a lot that goes into piston design and one of the most important aspects is the skirt design.…

A 735hp 438ci Small-Block Ford Bullet

September 4, 2016 @ 2:54 pm
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This 438ci 735 HP Ford drag racing engine represents Hardcore Horsepower's unconventional, but…

Digitizing Combustion Chambers to Increase Engine Power

September 3, 2016 @ 10:41 pm
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Extracting maximum power from racing engines requires extraordinary attention to small details…
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One-Piece Rear Main Seals for Big Block Chevys

September 2, 2016 @ 5:27 pm
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Rear main seal leakage remains a problem on engines that still use 2-piece rear main seals. We…
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Leo Villa’s Bluebird Album

September 2, 2016 @ 5:22 pm
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David de Lara's extraordinary photographic documentary of Donald Campbell’s Bluebirds brilliantly…

Conley Stinger V8 Tour

September 2, 2016 @ 4:49 pm
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The latest in a long line of Conley engines is the Stinger 609, so named because of its total displacement…

Reid Railton: Man of Speed

September 1, 2016 @ 3:39 pm
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Engineering proficiency reveals itself in many forms, but rarely does it articulate itself so profoundly…

How to Build Racing Engines: Guide to Torque and Horsepower

May 29, 2016 @ 1:07 am
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Competition engines are designed and built to generate maximum torque and horsepower for their…

Koul Tools Braided Hose Assembly Kits

May 28, 2016 @ 6:16 pm
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Koul Tools hose end assembly kits have been on the market for some time, but its amazing how many…

Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 (RPM Act)

May 15, 2016 @ 6:22 pm
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Earl’s New Vapor Guard Hose and Fittings

May 10, 2016 @ 5:58 pm
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Earl's new Vapor Guard hose and hose ends provide a complete, economical solution that virtually…
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Why Johnson Hydraulic Roller Lifters Belong in Your Engine

April 24, 2016 @ 11:14 pm
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Johnson Lifters wants to be your valve lifter source.  A primary supplier with  top tier manufacturing…

Holley’s Billet Remote Oil Filter Mount

April 15, 2016 @ 10:16 am
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Holley Performance Products is pleased to announce all-new Billet Remote Oil Filter Mounts from…

1969 Z/28 Canted Valve 302

April 13, 2016 @ 6:54 pm
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An in depth look at a one-off all aluminum canted valve, crossram inducted Chevrolet small block…

How to Build Racing Engines: Crankshaft Selection Guide

April 3, 2016 @ 7:54 pm
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A high-end racing engine can produce a combustion pressure of about 1,400 to 1,500 psi. For example,…
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How to Build Racing Engines: Cylinder Block Guide

April 3, 2016 @ 7:12 pm
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Cylinder block selection is primarily application specific and may be limited by racing series…
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How to Build Racing Engines: Startup and Maintenance

April 3, 2016 @ 11:55 am
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Initial engine startup and break-in procedures are vital to the success of every new racing engine.…
CNC Dart Big Chief Chamber

How To Build Racing Engines: Cylinder Heads

February 27, 2016 @ 3:34 am
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When selecting a cylinder head for a particular application it is important to closely match the…
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565ci Dart BBC Race Build

February 27, 2016 @ 12:35 am
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Our sample engine build is a 565-ci big-block Chevy based around a Dart Big M cylinder block and…
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Racepak IQ3D Drag Logger Dash

February 26, 2016 @ 12:55 pm
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Racepak has introduced its new IQ3D Drag Logger Dash. The IQ3D is designed for the sportsman drag…
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How To Build Racing Engines: Choosing the Right Induction System

February 23, 2016 @ 6:14 pm
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Intake manifold characteristics and dimen­sions exert considerable influence on engine performance…
NHRA Pro Stock

Holley Pro Stock Electronic Fuel Injection Debuts at Winternationals

February 13, 2016 @ 3:05 pm
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Anticipation finally crested as the NHRA Pro Stock entries began qualifying for the Circle K NHRA…
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Understanding Dynamic Compression Ratio

February 10, 2016 @ 10:28 pm
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Your engine actually has two compression ratios, static compression ratio and dynamic compression…

Smokin’ the Speed Demon

February 7, 2016 @ 12:37 am
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George Poteet's Speed Demon streamliner is the fastest piston powered car in the world with Duttweiler…
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Holley Vintage Series SBC Valve Covers and Air Cleaners

February 1, 2016 @ 8:16 pm
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Holley Performance Products new Vintage Series air cleaners and small block Chevrolet valve covers…
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PerTronix New Contour Starters

January 27, 2016 @ 7:40 pm
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PerTronix new Contour starters combine form and function with a fully enclosed solenoid protecting…

Turbocharged Y-Block for Bonneville

January 12, 2016 @ 2:38 am
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A turbocharged Ford Y-block in a GMC pickup truck seems a rather illogical choice for racing at…
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Fabricating a Single Plane Hemi Intake

January 1, 2016 @ 11:07 pm
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This is how hot rodders used to build the parts they needed back in the day. Its still happening…
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Early Hemi Single Plane 4V Intake Test

December 28, 2015 @ 4:15 pm
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Legendary racer and engine builder Gene Adams has been one of the most successful navigators of…

Dart Reveals New Billet LS Cylinder Head

December 16, 2015 @ 4:33 pm
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Dart Machinery has revealed some details of its forthcoming all-new billet LS cylinder head which…

Why is the Speed Demon So Damned Fast?

November 27, 2015 @ 10:40 pm
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Exclusive! What makes George Poteet's awesome Speed Demon streamliner consistently able to crack…

Moroso Releases New LS Oil Pans and Supporting Components

November 17, 2015 @ 3:05 pm
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Lingenfelter C7 Intercooler Manifold

November 12, 2015 @ 11:52 pm
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Lingenfelter Performance Engineering's liquid to air intercooler intake manifold for turbocharged…

Ford Debuts 2016 Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Package

November 6, 2015 @ 12:53 am
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The new 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang sports a blown Coyote 5.0L V8 engine with a refined Whipple 2.9L…