Tech: Engine Builds

Power Company I

Kevin Stoa Engine Build part 1 of 3. Text & phots by Sam Logan: By the end of his first year in business Kevin Stoa had built 80 race engines. A twice Super Nationals winner in IMCA Modified, Stoa formed his company in January 2009, on his fortieth birthday, in...

Power Company II

Kevin Stoa Engine Build part 2 of 3. Text & photos by Sam Logan:   Probably the biggest fallacy about engine power output is the number that reveals its peak power. But it’s a deceit perpetuated by most of us. We run our finger down the page looking for it. The...

Power Company III

Kevin Stoa Engine Build part 3 of 3. Text & photos by Sam Logan: Let’s say your 400cu in race motor operates under water, like a fluid pump, and with every two revolutions of the crankshaft it would ingest and displace 400 cubic inches of water—receiving it...

Kaase’s Top Five: Jon Kaase talks engines

By Archie Bosman. Photos by Moore Good Ink: Jon Kaase’s standing was propelled to the forefront of his craft by winning the annual Engine Masters Challenge four times: 2003, ’04, ’08, and 09. But his reputation as an innovative engine builder had already been...
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