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Heavy Hitter Hemi: Modern 426

SAM build team transforms late model Hemi into 426" street fighter with an Edelbrock competition supercharger.

School of Automotive Machinists in Houston, TX (SAM)

Assembly Lubricant, for Engine Assembly and Fastener Installation, Ultra Torque, 1 Pint, Each
Cylinder Head Studs, Pro Series, 12-Point Heads, Chrysler, Dodge, 5.7, 6.1L, Kit
Main Studs, Chromoly, Hex Head, 2-Bolt, Chrysler, 5.7/6.1L, Kit
Dodge HEMI 6.1L rod bolt kit
Dodge HEMI 5.7/6.1L balancer bolt kit

The Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware, and Shop Supplies

MST8875A - Compact Oxygen Sensor Wrench

WISECO/K1 Rotating Assembly, K1 4340 crankshaft, K1 H-beam rods, Wiseco forged pistons

6.1 Hemi bare block

HEMI Oil Pump

Supercharger System, E-Force Competition, Roots, Black Powdercoated, Intercooler, Chrysler, 6.1L, Kit
Supercharger Pulley, E-Force Competition, Aluminum, Black, Serpentine, 6-Groove, 3.50 in. Diameter, Ford, Each
Supercharger Pulley, E-Force Competition, Aluminum, Black, Serpentine, 6-Groove, 3.00 in. Diameter, Ford, Each
Supercharger Pulley, E-Force Competition, Aluminum, Black, Serpentine, 6-Groove, 2.75 in. Diameter, Ford, Each
Cylinder Head, Performer RPM, Aluminum, Assembled, 64cc Chamber, 185cc Intake Runner, Chevy 302, 327, 350, 400

HEMI Rocker Arms

Oil Pan, Steel, Gold Iridite, 6 qt., Mopar, 5.7/6.1L Hemi, A, B, C and E Bodies, Engine Swap, Stroker, Each
Windage Tray, Steel, Gold Iridite, Louvered, Mopar, 6.1 and 5.7 liter Hemi
Oil Pickup, Screw-In, Aftermarket Pan Style, Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, 5.7, 6.1L Hemi, Swap, Each

Custom Grind Billet Roller Camshaft

Ignition Coils, Female/Socket, Coil Pack Style, Round, Epoxy, Black/Yellow, Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Set of 8

Fuel Injectors, 95 lb/hr., Cadillac, Chevy, Dodge, Ford, Pontiac, Ram, Set of 8

Vehicle Management System, EFI, Each

Main Bearing Set

Valve-HEMI 6.4 R/M 1.654

Jesel KDR-56190 Kit, Dogbone Retainer, 5.7/6.1 Hemi .842 Lifter

Valve Covers, Stock Height, Billet Aluminum, Billet Finish, Moroso Logo, Mopar Hemi V8, Pair

Head Gasket, 4.100 in. Bore, Multi-layer Steel, 0.030 in. Compressed Thickness, Chrysler, 6.1L Hemi, Each

Header 1 7/8" x 3"

Custom Length Pushrods

Intake Valve, 6.1 HEMI, Custom

Thitek G III H "Bear" is the first aftermarket available cylinder head for the Late Model Hemi platform.


Seasons

Lime Dime: More Power
2014 | Episode 23
How-to bolt on 150 HP with a wet-nitrous system, install a bed-mounted radiator and index J-wire spark plugs.

Lime Dime: 427 Big Block
2014 | Episode 22
Team creates over-the-top street/strip pickup wedging a nitrous-powered 427 big block into a compact S10.

Barely Legal Mustang: Facelift
2014 | Episode 21
Fox-body gets new track-day skin, plus power tuning normally aspirated and supercharged 5.0 Coyotes.

Camaro Combat Prep
2014 | Episode 20
Engine Power preps two Camaros for combat! A 1971 RS Camaro receives a high tech brake upgrade and a racetrack shakedown! Also the team installs a new body kit for a 2013 COPO drag car.

Iron Animal 408: Wicked Turbo Power
2014 | Episode 19
How to turbo-charge an iron block LS stroker to make 1000 horsepower with a single 88mm turbo and air-to-air intercooler.

Stealth Crate 427: Nitrous Madness
2014 | Episode 18
Team cams-up their factory Chevy crate 427 and adds a big nitrous shot unlocking 800 HP at the crank.

Stealth Crate 427: Heads or Tales?
2014 | Episode 17
Cylinder head secrets by Pro Stock engine guru Pat Topolinski unlock the potential of a big block Chevy crate motor.

Barely Legal Mustang Part 3: Cockpit Tech
2014 | Episode 16
Team sets up their Fox-body Mustang for the track with roll cage, buckets, rear seat delete plus trick fuel and exhaust systems.

Heavy Hitter Hemi: Modern 426
2014 | Episode 15
SAM build team transforms late model Hemi into 426" street fighter with an Edelbrock competition supercharger.

Old Skool Flatty: 3 Deuce V8
2014 | Episode 14
Engine guru Keith Dorton helps build our Ford flathead with 3/4 race cam, high compression heads and 3 deuces.

Barely Legal Mustang Part 2
2014 | Episode 13
How-to turn a stock Fox-body into a competition ready corner carver with suspension, big brakes and cage.

Happy Birthday Hemi
2014 | Episode 12
How-to build an original 426 Hemi to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Chrysler's iconic Elephant big block.

Barely Legal Mustang Part 1
2014 | Episode 11
Transforming an anemic 4 cylinder Mustang with a Ford Racing Coyote Aluminator V8 to become a street legal auto-crosser on steroids.

Iron Animal Part 2: Flow Bench Testing Heads
2014 | Episode 10
The latest GenX cylinder heads are flowed, installed and topped off with multi-port fuel injection before being dyno tuned on pump gas.

Iron Animal Part 1: Building a 408 Stroker
2014 | Episode 09
How-to build a modern Chevy stroker starting from scratch with an LQ4 iron truck block strong enough to survive plenty of turbo boost.

Old Skool Flatty: Part 1 How to Hot Rod a Ford Flathead
2014 | Episode 08
Transforming a junkyard Ford flathead into a classic hot rod V8 with prepping the block to handle a stroked rotating assembly.

Twin Turbo Coyote
2014 | Episode 07
Transforming a bone-stock Boss 302 into a 900 horse street terror with a twin turbo kit that adds 550 HP without any other changes.

LS Oiling Solution
2014 | Episode 06
How to convert a stock LS7 Corvette "dret" oiling system to a wet system plus the results of more cam and stronger valve springs.

Drivetrain Special
2014 | Episode 05
It's all about transmission, clutch and driveshaft tech upgrading a Tremec TKO 5 speed, install a clutch and building a custom driveshaft.

Hopping Up an Old Skool Six Part 2
2014 | Episode 04
Team hops up, assembles and dyno tests Ford 's venerable straight 6 with a cam, intake and carb.

Part 1 Building an Old Skool Six
2014 | Episode 03
Team starts building a 70's era Ford inline six by taking it to a local auto machine shop.

Budget LS Tech Part 2
2014 | Episode 02
The team assembles the long block, a New EFI top end and then dynos the 4.8.

Budget LS Tech Part 1
2014 | Episode 01
Team starts a two part build of an LS on the cheap starting with a junk yard 4.8L iron block out of a Chevy truck.

Cadillac LSA 427 Stroker Part 1
Season 3, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 2/7/2016

Pat and Mike look for big power from the factory supercharged power house found in the Cadillacs CTS-V's


Cadillac LSA 427 Stroker Part 2
Season 3, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 2/14/2016

The guys finish the top end and strap in to the dyno chairs for a power filled dyno session on pump gas



In House Power Mouse: Stage I
Season 3, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/10/2016

The first of a 3 stage build of the durable small block Chevy. A back to basics 355 inch powerplant that makes great reliable power for under 4000 bucks.


In House Power Mouse: Stage II
Season 3, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/17/2016

Stage II of our small block Chevy build get's block modifications and a competition rotating assembly to complete a solid shortblock


In House Power Mouse: Stage II Part II
Season 3, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/24/2016

Completing the small block Chevy with trick induction from the heads to the intake manifold. This potent combo makes big power on the dyno We're taking you to the NMRA (National Mustang Racers Association) Finals in Bowling Green, where championships are on the line and the action is non-stop


In-House Power Mouse Roars
Season 3, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 7/3/2016

In Stage 3 of our small-block build, our 383 becomes a 406 and gets a centrifugal supercharger to make mega-power.



Supercar Slayer: PowerStop Z06
Season 2, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/26/2015

C6 Z06 gets new Track Day brake package, suspension upgrades, sticky tires plus get more LS7 power with long-tube headers.


PowerStop Z06: Supercharged
Season 2, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 8/2/2015

Supercharging a 2008 Z06 and adding Z26 performance brake package to out perform the new $90,000 Z06 Corvette



Rattle Can Rod: Roller
Season 2, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 4/26/2015

Pat and Mike team up with Duplicolor to build old skool street rod with Factory Five Racing's '33 hot rod kit


Rattle Can Rod: Power
Season 2, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 5/3/2015

Mike and Pat install reengineered drive train in '33 FFR hot rod kit and test it for Dupli-Color sweepstakes



Black & Blue Stage I
Season 2, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/12/2015

Team makes big street/strip power on a budget by stroking a stock 5.0L small block Ford to 347


Black & Blue Stage II
Season 2, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 4/19/2015

Team tests the limits of Ford's 5.0L block with big compression, solid roller cam and 8000 RPM dyno runs


Black & Blue: Stage III
Season 2, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 9/20/2015

Team takes their wild 347 Ford to Stage 3 with Hellion 76mm turbocharger, making massive power on race gas.



Sweet Slant Six
Season 2, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/11/2015

Team resurrects and hot rods Mopar's indestructible 6 cylinder, the bulletproof 225 Dodge Slant Six.


Slant Six Duster
Season 2, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/18/2015

71 Dodge gets period-correct restoration with hopped up 225 Slant Six Mopar and fresh automatic trans.



Lime Dime: 427 Big Block
Season 1, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 10/12/2014

Team creates over-the-top street/strip pickup wedging a nitrous-powered 427 big block into a compact S10.


Lime Dime: More Power
Season 1, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 10/19/2014

How-to bolt on 150 HP with a wet-nitrous system, install a bed-mounted radiator and index J-wire spark plugs.


Race Track Tuning
Season 2, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 5/17/2015

Team dials in Lime Dime drag truck at the strip with how to set up the trans brake, ladder bar suspension and NOS



Iron Animal Part 1: Building a 408 Stroker
Season 1, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 4/20/2014

How-to build a modern Chevy stroker starting from scratch with an LQ4 iron truck block strong enough to survive plenty of turbo boost.


Iron Animal Part 2: Flow Bench Testing Heads
Season 1, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 4/27/2014

The latest GenX cylinder heads are flowed, installed and topped off with multi-port fuel injection before being dyno tuned on pump gas.


Iron Animal 408: Wicked Turbo Power
Season 1, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 8/10/2014

How to turbo-charge an iron block LS stroker to make 1000 horsepower with a single 88mm turbo and air-to-air intercooler.



Old Skool Flatty: Part 1 How to Hot Rod a Ford Flathead
Season 1, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/13/2014

Transforming a junkyard Ford flathead into a classic hot rod V8 with prepping the block to handle a stroked rotating assembly.


Old Skool Flatty: 3 Deuce V8
Season 1, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 7/6/2014

Engine guru Keith Dorton helps build our Ford flathead with 3/4 race cam, high compression heads and 3 deuces.



Part 1 Building an Old Skool Six
Season 1, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2014

Team starts building a 70's era Ford inline six by taking it to a local auto machine shop.


Hopping Up an Old Skool Six Part 2
Season 1, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 1/25/2014

Team hops up, assembles and dyno tests Ford 's venerable straight 6 with a cam, intake and carb.



Budget LS Tech Part 1
Season 1, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/5/2014

Team starts a two part build of an LS on the cheap starting with a junk yard 4.8L iron block out of a Chevy truck.


Budget LS Tech Part 2
Season 1, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/12/2014

The team assembles the long block, a New EFI top end and then dynos the 4.8.




Engine Power Schedule

“Opposites Attract” Something for everyone…..
2017 | Episode 06
Mike and Pat complete the supercharged Scion FRS and head back to the road course. Plus, the 2007 C6 Corvette, Atomic blast, get’s suspension, brakes, and the finishing touches for a dyno session.
Saturday 7/1
8:30 AM ET
Ford Tribute: Big Inch Windsor Stroker
2017 | Episode 07
The Engine Power guys pay tribute to Ford’s historical 427c.i. FE engine with a big inch, big power producing smallblock.
Sunday 7/2
9:30 AM ET/PT
Ford Tribute: Big Inch Windsor Stroker
2017 | Episode 07
The Engine Power guys pay tribute to Ford’s historical 427c.i. FE engine with a big inch, big power producing smallblock.
Saturday 7/8
8:30 AM ET