Here’s a 434ci twin-turbo small-block that has yet to reach its full potential but is already pumping out more than 2,100 horsepower on just 16 pounds of boost. Read more about this dyno shaker!
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Mike Magda is a veteran automotive writer with credits in publications such as Racecar Engineering, Hot Rod, Engine Technology International, Motor Trend, Automobile, Automotive Testing Technology and Professional Motorsport World. He was the editor of four national automotive magazines, including Chevy High Performance, and he has authored hundreds of automotive technical briefings. In covering nearly every type of motorsport, Magda has collaborated with many of racing's top engine builders and factory engineers.
Unwanted debris can get lodged in hoses and fittings after assembling an automotive plumbing system. Fragola now offers a garden-hose kit that connects to AN fitting for a thorough flush or pressure test.
Edelbrock showcased numerous new products at SEMA, including an updated big-block tunnel ram intake, a CNC-machined head for Chrysler Hemi engines and huge LS3 intakes for big-horsepower applications.
Fig Performance Racing Engines built an aluminum 632 big-block for True Street and took an overhead dyno video of the SV1 carb in action. Check out the details and watch a 1,000 horsepwer at work.
VP Racing Fuels has three new race fuels, including Unleaded Extreme — which is the highest octane unleaded fuel available. The company also is introducing a new line of additives. Check ‘em all out!
Drag racers are always looking to cut weight, and Meziere Enterprises has shaved a pound or so from two of its premier pumps. The company also has a new Coyote offering. Check them out!
Howards Cams has released a new UltraMax solid roller lifter made with bushings in place of needle bearings. The company also offers a hydraulic flat-tappet lifter machined to supply more oil to the cam lobe.
Total Seal’s new break-in oils are designed to match up with the engine’s regular oil viscosity. In other words, a heavy oil shouldn’t be used to break in an engine that will run a light oil. Learn more!
The new XFI Sportsman EFI controller from FAST fills the gap between the plug-n-play EZ-EFI systems and the high-end XFI controller. Check out all the details on this versatile ECU.
ARP has expanded its line of bolt kits to reflect new applications like the LS Next block as well as vintage engines like a Flathead with Offy heads. ARP also has an extensive inventory of nuts, washers and more.
Proform has designed a pink dress-up scheme as part of a charity engine giveaway and will offer a limited number of kits for sale. Read the story to find out how to win this unique ZZ383 engine.
E85 is becoming a popular choice as a race gas, due to its availability and relatively low cost for a high-octane fuel. So Holley has a new E85-compatible carburetor and fuel-system.
Eagle rolled out more stroker kits, complete with forged 4340 cranks and rods plus a variety of piston choices. The company also unveiled a new Extreme Duty line of connecting rods for imports.
Quick Fuel entered the crowded throttle-body EFI market, but added a unique twist with annular discharge sleeves in each port. Check it out along with new fuel pumps, filters and regulators from Quick Fuel.
Ferrea’s new hollow-stem titanium valves are up to 10 percent lighter than a conventional titanium valve. All are custom ordered, depending on the customer’s needs and specifications. Check out the story for more.
A new venture launched by legendary engine builder Ed Pink and former Top Fuel crew chief Bob Brandt will focus on specialty street rod and musclecar projects. Check out the story of Ed Pink’s Garage!