Twin Street Demons and Lamar Walden’s New 409

Written by Moore Good Ink In the dyno room, Lamar Walden’s first production road-going 409 fitted with twin 625 Street Demon carburetors revved with enthusiasm to 6,293rpm and generated 602.4 peak horsepower and 602lbs-ft torque at 4,600rpm. For some, the emergence of... read more

Understanding Camshafts

An explanation of the basic terms and component relationships of the valve train. This story appeared in Hemmings Muscle Machines. To read the full story click... read more

Getting to first place: Badge of the lone engine builder

By Alfie Bilk: Hanover, Pennsylvania: When you first meet successful race engine builders you expect fastidiousness and if you don’t see it you suspect they’re concealing it. Charlie Garrett’s wife of 50 years says, “It’s just as well we had a daughter and not a son... read more

Gearz film crew descend upon Winder, Georgia

Written by Moore Good Ink Stacey David, connoisseur of American V8 power and host of Speed Channel’s Gearz program, visited Jon Kaase Racing Engines recently. The film team had arrived in Winder, Georgia to record the assembly and dyno testing of Kaase’s new P-38... read more

Street Demon awarded patent on Goggle Valve

Written by Moore Good Ink Earlier this month, on March 6, the patent office notified Demon that its application for a patent on the Street Demon’s Goggle valve had succeeded. Patent #D677755 The Goggle valve is a mechanically operated secondary throttle plate with a... read more
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