Articles written by: Mike Mavrigian

Mike Mavrigian has been building and writing about engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. He has written well over 1,000 technical articles and seven books, and is editor of Precision Engine Magazine. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing engines and vehicle restoration. As you’ll see in this article series, he includes a wealth of information on his engine builds.

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Mopar 499 Street Hero (Part 4): The Dyno Results and an EFI Surprise

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building and writing about engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing […]

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Mopar 499 Street Hero (Part 3): Cylinder Heads, Valvetrain & External Parts

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building and writing about engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing […]

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Mopar 499 Street Hero (Part 2): Step-by-Step Short Block Assembly

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing engines and vehicle restoration. As […]

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Mopar 499 Street Hero (Part One): Engine Block Machining & Prep

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian has been building engines almost as long as there has been internal combustion. Mike’s shop, Birchwood Automotive, specializes in street performance and racing engines and vehicle restoration. […]