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Horsepower sets out to build the absolute ultimate sleeper machine. A 1976 Buick Century wagon that will be loaded with all-new high performance parts and power. First order of business: a hefty nine-inch rearend, performance... (17:11)
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.
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 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.
Horsepower gets behind the scenes access to the complete creation of a new limited-edition COPO Camaro. You’ll witness the streamlined engine-building process and the meticulous car assembly of this rare Camaro designed for Stock Eliminator competition.
Ford’s famed 302, stroked to 331 cubic inches, is a popular platform for street and strip. This time, Horsepower builds a 331, using a new-age, aftermarket EFI to feed it.