Battery charging is a critical part of race day maintenance as well as vital to taking care of your race car between rounds. We take a look at the Moroso Power Charger, which offers a sturdy design, intelligent microprocessor control, and 12 or 16 volt battery charging.
Controlling fuel delivery in a vehicle is not a new concept, however, Fuelab has recently introduced its most innovative electronic fuel pressure regulator in their 529 series. Devised for street-strip and drag race applications generating up to 1,800hp. Check out our complete review, right here!
Whether you are putting together an exhaust system or repairing sections of a floorboard or fenders, owning a welder and knowing how to weld metal will keep your project build budget manageable and make you a self reliant builder. We enlisted the help of our friends at Lincoln Electric in picking a first welder.
Edelbrock’s new E-Street A356 aluminum cylinder heads for Chevrolet small- and big-blocks are developed, cast, and machined right here in America. The all-new E-Street head is a completely new approach to Edelbrock deck topper castings because it offers entry level performance in the 300-400-horse arena.
We sit down with three of the biggest names in high-performance transmissions to learn all we can about the GM TH350, TH400, and 700R4 gearboxes. Follow along as we discuss the weak points, diagnosing and troubleshooting, and how to prevent transmission failure with representatives from TCI, ATI, and Gearstar.
When you’re building a 1000+HP drag missile, it’s good to have the right amount of downforce attached to the back of it.Follow along as we install one of Racecraft’s strutless rear spoilers on Project BlownZ.
Every garage, engine builder, or race team has a torque wrench, and we all use it a considerable bit! But when was the last time you gave more than a moments glance at your torque wrench?
There’s no denying that piston engines shake, some more than others. The vibration that is created by an engine has to be controlled somehow, and this is the reason why torsional dampers exist. But what are dampers? Is their power to be found by having the correct one for your application?
We wanted to know if a restored small block Chevy engine block from the junkyard was that much of a budget saver. So we compared DART Machinery’s SHP block to a restored junkyard block build to see what the difference was. Our results are going to change your mind on budget builds.
A new series of hydraulic roller camshafts from Comp Cams delivers four different grinds on the same stick to equalize airflow on 4-barrel manifolds. Called the 4-Pattern, the new cams draw heavily from Comp’s experience with NASCAR teams. They’re available for small- and big-block Chevys and small-block Fords.
Welding is an essential skill for those who want to tackle fabrication on our own. Knowing the basics and having the right equipment is the beginning. Mastering MIG welding will open up a whole new world of fabrication possibilities for your projects. We work with the pros at Lincoln Electric to show you how!
An engine’s oil control begins in the oil pan, but all oil pans are not designed the same. Determining whether a balance of power or oil control is more important for the application is the foundation of creating oil control in the pan.
Curious to know whether or not your current LS-based engine needs a vacuum pump? We put one to the test; installing a GZ Motorsports Sportsman vacuum pump on a big-inch 454ci. LSx. What did the dyno numbers reveal? Read on to find out, right here!
Understanding the basics of oil formulas for both street and race engines can help engine builders make the right selection to achieve optimum performance and parts protection. EngineLabs talks with the experts at Driven Oil, Lucas Oil and Royal Purple to learn their strategies.
We take a look at what beginners should know about TIG welding. The pros at Lincoln Electric give us an inside look at the proper equipment, safety, and tips and tricks to get any first-timer more comfortable with the world of TIG. Check it out here!
If a torsional damper is not installed correctly, poor engine operation or damage can result. The key is to forget the hammer and use a dedicated damper installation tool that presses the damper into place and keeps it square to the crankshaft. Watch as we install a Fluidampr damper on a big-block Chevy.
Looking for a new, affordable carburetor to replace your current unit? We’ve compiled a list of what’s available in an easy-to-read format with the vital specs you’re looking for. Bottom line, these carburetors are affordable and a quick way to generate additional horsepower and increased fuel mileage.
Selecting piston rings based on tension properties can get a little tricky. Low tension improves horsepower but higher tensions keep the engine healthier. Experts at the School for Automotive Machinists (SAM) and Total Seal offers tips and suggestions for selecting the right ring package.
Not all starters are created equal. Knowing how much torque is needed to crank a high compression engine is one of the keys to selecting a high output starter.
The harshest environment in all of racing requires an engine oil that can withstand the stress of such conditions. EngineLabs takes a look at the key features of Prolong’s Nitro Racing Engine Oil.