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Horsepower goes on a salvage yard treasure hunt and finds a pair 351 smallblocks -- Cleveland and Windsor. After twin teardowns, exploring the characteristics of each, The guys start the first of two performance build-ups. (18:24)
Horsepower reprises some favorite, useful engine tech how-to designed for budget-minded DYI guys. Then, it’s off to explore a one-of-a-kind exhibit of rare, art deco inspired automobiles from around the world.
After rescuing a 300 inline from the boneyard, the Horsepower guys will show how to completely prep and machine the block and assemble the cylinder head.
A champion Pro Stock racer pitches in to bring a ’55 Chevy back to life. And the guys will install and test some new supercharger technology.
The Horsepower guys build a stout Chevy LS with high performance parts dropping it in their Nissan 240 project car. Then, it’s off to a nearby road course to test the car’s power and driving performance.
Horsepower kicks off a unique project car build – a Nissan 240 SX, powered by a Chevy LS engine and other components that’ll transform a little sports car into road course giant.
Horsepower gets all-access to discover how high performance cam shafts are designed, manufactured and tested. Plus, a visit to the Super Chevy show in Memphis, Tennessee.
Horsepower sets the stage for ground-shaking horsepower, with the buildup of a 496 cubic inch big block. After testing it naturally-aspirated, they’ll fit two power adders – pushing the power limit in the dyno cell.
After John shows how to build your own set of headers, the HorsePower shop will get a new, state-of-the-art Superflow dyno upgrade. After trying it out, they'll also install and demo a new flow bench, designed to test air flow in heads and other components.
Horsepower makes its first journey to a Texas Mile event, where it’s all about top speed on one mile of concrete. Hot rods are pushed to the limits, and speed records will be shattered at this bi-annual festival of speed.
The Mopar 451C.I. stroker is arguably the best BB combination available. It’s made by dropping a 440 crankshaft into a 400 block. Horsepower takes you down a how-to path of what’s involved to build a reliable torque-wrenching big block that produces big numbers on the dyno.
Talk about a pocket rocket! The Horsepower guys found a unique home for one of their LS-1 engines: In the engine bay of a Mazda RX-7. This show is all about turning a little 1992 sporty car into beast on the road course – complete with new tranny, performance suspension and more.
Horsepower presents part two of a detailed build of a 383 Chevy stroker smallblock. This time: engine tech and installation of the top end. The finale: testing this budget-friendly engine in the dyno room.
Horsepower goes into complete details of a smallblock Chevy Stroker engine Build. This how-to shows everything you need to know about engine blueprinting preparation and the build of the budget-minded engine short block.
Horsepower celebrates Edelbrock’s 75 years of high performance with a special build on a new five-liter Mustang. The car gets a new E-Force supercharger, Ford Racing suspension, exhaust and more. It’s also a car to be given away to a lucky gearhead viewer.