Aired: 02/23/2013 | Views: 901 | Comment
On this special episode, we present a treasure of tips on how to machine a block in the home garage. Plus, the basics of cylinder head porting. It’s all about gettin’ ‘er done on the cheap! (18:26)
Which monumental motor will make the most horsepower - the Chevy 454 or the Ford 460? Joe and Mike build one of each in the Horsepower shop. Then, a showdown on the dyno will determine which is the baddest.
Horsepower becomes first TV show to supercharge Chevy's new factory muscle car, the 2010 Camaro. Mike and Joe will bolt on a new kit to pump an already powerful, stock V-8 smallblock. Then, they use their chassis dyno to measure the horsepower payoff.
Mike and Joe build their own a super high performance cold air intake system for their Monte Carlo project car. Plus, they test the newest craze in drag racing, using fifth-scale remote controlled, gas powered cars.
The Horsepower guys use a Summit catalog to source all the parts they need for a budget-friendly, high performance smallblock engine build. We'll see what kind of dyno numbers they get from their little mail order monster.
It's Mopar's turn! After completing rock-bottom budget builds on Ford and Chevy engines, Horsepower now gives a Mopar 360 the same treatment. The challenge is to make impressive street power with only about 25-hundred bucks to work with.
Mike and Joe continue the buildup of a '68 Mustang built especially for road courses. This time they address the chassis, suspension, brakes, transmission and more.
Horsepower launches its first build of a '68 Mustang track car - a ride especially built for the road course. In the first episode, Joe and Mike build a 347 cubic inch smallblock with the right power combination to handle the challenges of road course driving.
After building a 623-horsepower big block engine, Joe and Mike drop it into an '85 Monte Carlo, convert the car to an automatic transmission and take it to the streets for the ultimate test of real world performance.
After a successful budget build, the Horsepower guys go hog wild with their 454 big block Chevy in an all-out performance buildup. After all the wrenching, they'll dyno the motor again to see if beats the horsepower of their Ford 460 big block.
It's Chevy's turn as Mike and Joe build a classic 454 big block engine on a skimpy budget of 25-hundred dollars. Will it make more horsepower than their recent Ford budget build? The dyno will reveal the answer. Plus, a trip to the annual NHRA Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY
The popular '93 "Turbostang" gets new gearing in the Horsepower shop, along with other finishing touches, before a chassis dyno test and then a showdown at the dragstrip.
Joe and Mike put their modified 460 on the dyno with a goal of making 600+ horsepower. Plus, how to convert your LS1 from EFI to an old school carbureted setup.
Horsepower's Ford big block is back! After a low-budget buildup, it's time pull out the stops and see how much power Mike and Joe can cram into it with beefy aftermarket heads, cam and more.