To intercool or not to intercool?

But first an amusing brief story involving a BBC, an intercooler, and Freon. By Sam Logan “I’m no authority on intercoolers,” admits performance carburetor specialist Dale Cubic of CFM, “but I do recall a memorable moment five years ago that involved one.” Nothing too... read more

Vic Edelbrock Junior, August 23, 1936 – June 9, 2017

By Victor Moore   Eighty years of age, Vic Edelbrock Jr. reportedly died from complications arising from a cold. He passed away at his home in Rolling Hills, California on Friday, June 9, 2017. I first met him around the turn of the Millennium when he came to... read more

World Products all-new Merlin IV Block for Chevrolets

World Products has completely redesigned and re-tooled their famed Merlin big-block to achieve new heights in performance and ease of use for engine builders and racers. Starting with all-new foundry tooling and machining fixtures, World has made improvements to... read more

Hammerhead Hemi peaks 928hp: 427ci SB Ford

By Freddie Heaney: The sound of the dyno approaching 8,000rpm was almost ear splitting. It was the first Friday of June and sitting in an open wooden-framed space at Charlie Pepper’s engine shop in Auburn, near Atlanta, Greg Brown’s innovative Hemi heads on a Man O’... read more

Warning from Fang: More power from nozzle change

More venom from Fang II – largest flowing 1/16th nitrous nozzle at 90-degrees yet • Largest nitrous orifice in production – increases flow rate • Individual channels for all passages – seal cannot rupture or leak • Direct replacement for any fogger... read more

How to adjust a carburetor choke

New Jersey native Ray Bohacz is a respected engine builder. Though he relished the challenge of preparing race-winning engines, his earliest memories were linked to farming and its many aspects—particularly its mechanics. Recently he has combined these interests by... read more

America’s first help line for race engine builders:

Joe Hornick and his unusual service. By Victor Moore: “He’s been an absolute master at soaking up knowledge, which has been a great help to us. He applies it intelligently and explains it in simple terms,” says John Force’s Funny Car crew chief Jimmy Prock. In our... read more

New Digital HP CD Ignition System

PerTronix, the California-based exhaust and ignition specialist recently introduced a new CD ignition system. Fifty-state emissions-legal it’s called the Digital HP. Smallness and greater spark energy are two of its advances. So are 3-step rev limits and price.... read more

New dates: ididit’s car show & open house

The ididit Car Show & Open House, set at the company’s facility in the Michigan Great Lakes Region, is changing dates seeking better weather. Michigan weather isn’t always as consistent as the quality of vehicles on display, according to the company. Originally... read more

Edelbrock High Performance Fuel Pumps

Edelbrock Universal Micro Electric Fuel Pumps deliver maximum performance in a compact package. They feature a durable simple design that reduces the chance of vapor lock and flooding. In addition, they are easy to install and they operate quietly so you won’t... read more
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