A hotrod cop car? Yep...We help our local Sheriff's Department with one of their Dodge Chargers. With performance upgrades, we'll perform dyno before/after tests, and the deputy/driver will perform his own high-speed, seat-of-the-pants test.
Horsepower teams up with Oldsmobile engine guru, Joe Mondello, to build the show's first 455. It's a legend among muscle car era performance engines. Horsepower visits Mondello's shop to build of their own monumental 455 motor.
Horsepower TV hosts the second annual Engine Builder Challenge, a rematch between Wyotech's Blairsville, PA and Sacramento, CA campuses. Working with a 347 cid Ford Racing short block and a budget of $5,000 each for parts from Summit Racing Equipment, the teams of two Wyotech graduates match skills, and determination in their quest for the 2009 trophy. Will Blairsville's porting skills and patience win over against an eager and aggressive dyno duo from Sacramento? Or will the California team take home the trophy?
The Horsepower guys set out to build a classic Ford 460 big inch motor on a rock bottom budget. From the junkyard to a fresh, nearly-new powerplant. It's a TV build full of tech tips and fun facts about the good ol' 460. Best of all, it's a low-cash project for money-strapped gearheads.
Horsepower's '93 Foxbody's got a thousand-horse turbo motor. And now it's got the rest of the race-ready parts it needs to make horsepower at the rear wheels. That includes fuel system, cooling system, electronics, transmission - the works! Plus, budget tips that don't cost a penny.
After another power test on their Chevy LQ-4 motor, using a new intake, throttle body and fuel injectors, the Horsepower guys break new ground, first installing an E-85 carb conversion from a small block Chevy and then testing results. You'll be amazed at how this fuel - only 15 percent gasoline - behaves on the engine dyno.
A rebuilt junkyard Chevy LQ-4 motor is treated to a more aggressive camshaft and springs to see how much dyno power it makes. Plus, Joe and Mike hit the road to take in the annual Horsepower Finals, a season-finale drag racing event featuring some of the country's top Outlaw racers.
It's phase two of the Turbo Stang project. After building a stout, fuel-injected motor, now it's time to build and install the turbocharger. The Horsepower team will show you how to make enough boost to produce 900+ horsepower. And, after they're finished putting the parts together, they'll test the results on their engine dyno. Then, it's time to drop into their old 1992 Mustang.
The Pontiac 400 cubic inch motor - made between 1967 and 1979 - is still a great platform for a high performance daily driver. The Horsepower guys prove that by extracting a 400 from a junkyard, machining the block and rebuilding it on a two-thousand dollar budget. The results of this recycled-power project are pretty impressive when it's dyno time.
Teams of students from Wyo Tech will build a 150-horsepower G2 Motorcycle for national competition. The Hot Rod Bike is a joint project with Star Racing and S&S Cycles. Plus, it'll be given away in a Powerblock sweepstakes.
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.