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Lumin8: V8 Powered 1993 Lumina Z/34

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The Lumin8 Chevy Lumina makes a stunning street car with V8 power. Not an engine swap per se, but a radical body and chassis swap that creates a V8 powered Chevy Lumina with plenty of street prowess and hot rodding ingenuity...
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Summit Racing’s 50th Anniversary Salute

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Summit Racing is one of the most recognized names in the high-performance industry; eclipsing all other high-performance retailers by a wide margin. Literally, millions of high-performance cars, trucks, hot rods and race cars have been...
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Cammer Powered Doomsday Galaxie

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Quite a departure from your standard tunnel rams and roots blower combinations typical of Pro Street rides, but every bit as businesslike; Ring's Galaxie 500 packs death star power potential wrapped in galactic black and silver trim.
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LS3, 6-speed 1985 Fiero Swap

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Here's a 1985 Fiero SE that has been retrofitted with an LS3 430hp Corvette engine and 6-speed manual transmission for the ultimate in small car engine swap performance. A professionally done swap that looks almost factory and runs like a rocket. The power to weight ratio on this baby is pretty favorable...
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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Powertrain Fact Sheet

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Here are all the latest detailed specs for the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon engine and drivetrain. These are the latest figures released by Chrysler. The Demon's 840 bhp (626 kW) is developed at 6,300 rpm with 770 lb.-ft (1,044 N•m) at 4,500 rpm...
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Racing the NMCA-West with Our Low Buck Corvette

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We entered our Low Buck "Beyond the Crate" supercar in the True Street division of the National Muscle Car Association's Springnationals at the Auto Club Dragway in Fontana and came away with a great performance and a lot of new friends with common interests.
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Energy Suspension C4 Corvette Upgrade

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The cure for our Corvette's mushy suspension was a clear cut path to Energy Suspension in San Clemente, California for a full suspension upgrade with their polyurethane bushing Corvette Hyper Flex Master Kit PN 3-18122 for 1985-95 Corvettes.
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Blown 1963 Pontiac Tempest

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An all Pontiac 1963 Tempest with 8-71 blown

Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016

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The future of motorsports remains in jeopardy! The Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act is critical to protecting the industry. Congressional action is the only way to guarantee that street vehicles can continue to be modified for the track well into...
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Building the 750 HP Ford Cobra Jet

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Ever wonder how carefully your Cobra Jet drag racing engine gets assembled at the factory? No doubt you've seen old newsreels with sweaty line workers ramming pistons into cylinder blocks on an endless conveyor line, or crankshafts hanging on hooks descending toward bare blocks waiting to mate. Well things have improved a bit since those days, particularly for Cobra Jet engines which are now hand assembled by a team of highly trained specialists who bring the love to every engine. Every Cobra jet engine starts with a fully machined and thoroughly cleaned aluminum cylinder block complete with freshly honed cylinder [...]

663hp 434ci Small-Block Street Engine

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When tasked to build a 650hp+ street engine with lots of restrictions, Mike Petralia's Hardcore Horsepower, LLC in Franklin, TN crafted this 434ci beast ...

Blown Hi-Torque E85 Chevy Small Block

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The key to power for this 628 HP 383ci blown street small block was the 177-cid Roots-style Weiand supercharger combined with E85 pump gas.
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383 Chevy: Beyond the Crate!

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Building a Bad Ass Supercar for under twenty grand with a six thousand dollar C4 Corvette and a powerful new LT1 stroker engine package. This build is based on an OEM '95 LT1 Corvette block and will use a set of ported aluminum...
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383 Beyond the Crate LT1 Parts List

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The following parts for the Beyond the Crate 383 project are available through Summit Racing except where noted. These are Summit part numbers which you can use to find them on Summit's web site...
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Why Johnson Hydraulic Roller Lifters Belong in Your Engine

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Johnson Lifters wants to be your valve lifter source.  A primary supplier with  top tier manufacturing capabilities, the 90 year old company functions seamlessly within the high stress, low tolerance OEM environment where quality control inspections are mandatory and frequent. An essential part of Johnson Lifter's quality control program is identifying and solving common lifter issues. In particular, hydraulic valve lifters have long suffered the notion that they are no good for performance use, but that is far from accurate.   Johnson puts a check mark on that fallacy and points to the success of Chevrolet's ultra high performance COPO [...]
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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...

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 to almost....
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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...

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...

French Flathead V8 Block Prep Handbook

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Vern Tardel's French Flathead V8 Block Prep Manual is a valuable reservoir of tips and knowledge about the coveted Ford/Simca flathead cylinder block. Early Ford hot rodders will enjoy this technical look a prepping the French flathead V8 block for high performance use...
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Top Pro Street Engines from the Car Craft Street Machine Nationals

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Hot Pro Street engines were in plentiful supply at the 2014 Car Craft Street Machine Nationals this past weekend in DuQuoin, Illinois. Participants and spectators were treated to a dazzling display of top quality cars and engines...
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Corvette LT4 Most Powerful & Drivable Production Small Block Ever

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The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower. The Z06’s LT4 supercharged 6.2L V8 engine is...
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540ci All Motor Pump Gas Brute

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The new AFR cylinder heads are the central component of this remarkable piece; a real world engine designed to deliver off the hook performance without expensive power adders and in the face of fluctuating fuel quality...

622 HP Blown Street Small Block

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Sometimes a simple straightforward combination is best for a particular application. No tricks, no overly exotic hardware; just regular hardcore speed equipment built around a standard Gen 1 small block for a traditional street rod or street machine. These are the bread and butter engines that any...
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New Ford Aluminator 46x 5.0L Shortblock

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The Ford Racing 46X Modular 5.0L Stroker shortblock is a great way to build modular power – from mild to wild – naturally aspirated or supercharged – 2 valve - 3 valve or 4 valve with forged Eagle steel crankshaft, forged Eagle H-beam connecting rods with floating piston pins, and forged Mahle pistons...