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Ford Engines

Ford’s New 7.3L Godzilla Engine Looks Poised to be Next Big Thing in Hotrodding

Can Ford’s gargantuan new 7.3L overhead valve (OHV) gas engine nestled under the hood of the 2020 Ford F-250/350 Super Duty become king of the monster motors? We think it […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Measuring the Impact of an Intercooler Upgrade on a Supercharged 427 LSX

In today’s video, veteran engine builder Richard Holdener is going to demonstrate the power gains that can be achieved from upgrading the intercooler. The core has two jobs — to […]

DeLorean DMC-12
News & Car Culture

DeLorean DMC-12 Coming Back to the Future?

Great Scott! The long-awaited DeLorean DMC-12 is finally on the verge of a comeback…again. The DeLorean Motor Company—which initially announced plans in 2016 to build a limited run of iconic […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Brake Pad Recommendations for Multi-Purpose Driving

Q: I have a 2015 Subaru WRX that I occasionally take for spirited drives in the mountains near my home. I am looking for replacement brake pads that will provide […]

Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Science Behind Low-Compression Engines

I’ve seen a couple of posts where the discussion is about how much compression to run and still use a supercharger. There were lots of ideas kicked around but it […]

Horsepower Wars

Horsepower Wars: Junkyard Challenge, Episode 3: Chassis & Suspension Fabrication

In Episode 3 of Horsepower Wars Junkyard Challenge, with the teams having completed the tear-downs from Episode 1, and some early build work in Episode 2, it’s now time to […]

NHRA

NHRA Modifies 2020 Countdown to the Championship Rules

The top 10 drivers in each NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series category will be in the Countdown to the Championship NHRA playoffs as always, but new for 2020 will […]

Tech Articles

The Easy Way to Make 820+ HP in a 4.8L Junkyard Pull

Never before have so many enjoyed so much for so little. Take a look around. We are smack dab in the middle of the second major Muscle Car era, and […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Performance Gains with Hughes’ Torque Converter Dump Valve Kits (Part 2 – Stage 2 Powerglide)

Last week, we shared Part 1 of Pete Nichols from Hughes Performance introducing us to the company’s Pro Series torque converter dump valve kits. They can provide competitive performance gains […]

Q&A

Mailbag: Finding Brake Balance in a Pro Street ’73 Camaro

Q: I have a pro street ’73 Camaro with skinny tires up front and wide tires in the rear. The other day I had to make a quick stop and […]