Latest Engine Power Episodes
The first-generation Chevy Small Block deserves its reputation as a powerful and reliable engine. It’s the foundation for an old-school stroker build with an emphasis on durability.
Suburban Small Block
Season 8, Episode 7
Want to build your best powerplant? It starts with understanding the fundamentals of engine building: valve lash, header sizing, and more!
Back to Basics Part II
Season 8, Episode 6
We take the original anemic 304 powerplant from an AMC Javelin, and turn it into a high-tech muscle car bullet with some bite!
Sharpening the Javelin
Season 8, Episode 5
Our 445 FE is back, a modern EFI system, along with a time-tested tunnel wedge intake made for drivability.
445 FE Flatbed
Season 8, Episode 4
The six-cylinder Ford’s dyno numbers keep climbing as we give it major cam, piston, and cylinder head upgrades.
Ford’s Big Buzzin’ Half Dozen
Season 8, Episode 3
There are four basic elements that affect an engine’s performance: spark, fuel, air, and lubrication. We’ll show you how to improve each of them WITHOUT cracking open your powerplant.
Back to Basics
Season 8, Episode 2
Engine Power Season 6 Episodes
A high-compression 632 ci Big Block Chevy provides massive power for XOR’s Willys Wagon.
1000 Horsepower Chevy Big Block Build for the Willys Wagon
Season 6, Episode 1
It’s revelry and rooster tails for our guys on the lake! The 680-hp jet boat gets turned loose on the water for high-speed fun. But, where are the brakes?
Launching a 680HP Big Block Chevy Jet Boat
Season 6, Episode 2
There’s No Replacement for Displacement! The Windsor powerplant is getting stroked, plus can this offroad Big Block Chevy bullet make 1000 Horsepower?
1000 Horsepower on a Budget? And Rebuilding a Windsor 351
Season 6, Episode 3
With over 600 horses the Gen II is ready to pound the pavement! From the street, to the track, to the strip, this split bumper is a beast.
600+ Horsepower 2nd Gen Camaro Shakedown
Season 6, Episode 4
Step inside World-class engine builder Jon Kaase’s shop. What’s the secret to building a 1100+ horsepower bullet, in your own garage?
Building a 1100+ Horsepower Jon Kaase Big Block Ford
Season 6, Episode 5
There's a surefire way to make more horsepower for our Windsor, Make it a Stroker! Plus, all new dyno room - Meet Cellblock D!
Building a Windsor Stroker - There's No Replacement for Displacement
Season 6, Episode 6
We’ve got the tips and techniques for Stroking a 408 ci Windsor. So, what does it take to make big power?
How Can an Old 408ci Windsor Make 500HP?
Season 6, Episode 7
More hi-po how-to for an extra 100 horsepower out of 408 Windsor Stroker. Plus, Engine Power attends the MATCO Tool Expo.
Add an Extra 100HP to a Ford Windsor
Season 6, Episode 8
Searching for more power, let’s add Nitrous and see what happens when our Chevy small block gets on the bottle!
How Much Nitrous for 720HP in a Small Block?
Season 6, Episode 9
Endurance is the name of the game in building a fresh Small Block Ford race engine.
Building a Small Block Ford Race Engine
Season 6, Episode 10
Using a custom-built Factory Five chassis, we’re building a vehicle for in-depth, on-road engine testing.
Building a Dyno Test Sled from a Race Car Chassis
Season 6, Episode 11
Meet the graduates of SAMTech who have found a home in NHRA racing.
Pit Pass at a NHRA Race Weekend
Season 6, Episode 12
Building a 363ci race bullet that can take hours of track punishment, Mike and Pat dial in a small block Ford engine delivering almost triple the power for an endurance race team.
A Little Science + A Little Money = Triple the Power?
Season 6, Episode 13
Our rolling dyno sled receives a fuel system, intercooler, and hand-built exhaust. Plus: take a visit inside Dustless Blasting's manufacturing facility.
Custom Cooling, Custom Exhaust, The Test Sled Build is On!
Season 6, Episode 14
Turbo pioneer, Kenny Duttweiler steps in to lend a hand with our LME 427 ci LSX engine. Boosting this bullet with a high-tech turbo system produces a lot of excitement and big dyno numbers!
Turbo Tech Making 1200+ Horsepower
Season 6, Episode 15
Helping a viewer it’s time to breath some life into a 1979 Ford F100. From spark to fuel we find some problems and we’ve got some solutions to get his ride back on the road!
Driveway Rescue: Help for a ’79 F100
Season 6, Episode 16
Power upgrades are great especially if you can bolt-on big performance in a day. Mike and Pat grab some wrenches to install a ProCharger supercharger on a 2019 Challenger ProCharger.
Bolt-On 100+ Horsepower in a Day
Season 6, Episode 17
Mike and Pat move to the next stages of the Test Sled build including top end performance goodies, racing seats, an accessory drive, and custom tail lights.
Building the Next Stage of Test Sled
Season 6, Episode 18
Ford's Pony Car gets plenty of pep in its step with a ProCharger setup!
Season 6, Episode 19
The Dodge got a serious HP boost. Now, it gets the suspension, brakes, and tires it needs to succeed on the track!
Dodge Gets a Serious Horsepower Boost
Season 6, Episode 20
The Challenger tears it up at NCM Motorsports Park! Plus we'll help a viewer perk up her pickup in this week's Driveway Rescue.
Dodge Challenger Tears It Up At NCM Motorsports Park
Season 6, Episode 21
Engine Power Builds
We build a wicked dirt track car, starting with a hand-built chassis and hi-tech suspension!
The Engine Power guys have turbo guru John Urist in the shop to add big power to GM’s latest Camaro. Twin turbos and the new LT1 powerplant are the perfect recipe to spin the dyno rollers to big numbers…..
2017 Camaro (Hellion)
Pat and Mike start the transformation of a stock Mustang GT into the Rislone Mustang Sweepstakes Ride. They install a track engineered suspension system, massive brakes, plus wheels and tires.
Yellow Fever Black Magic (Rislone Mustang)
The Engine Power guys are impressed with the power gains from the Edelbrock supercharger, so they attack the suspension, clutch and brakes with familiar performance enhancements.
Opposites Attract (Scion)
Mike and Pat modernize a mid 90's themed Pro Street '62 Chevy II Nova.
Pro Street or No Street (Nova)
Pat and Mike look for big power from the factory supercharged power house found in the Cadillas CTS-V's
Cadillac LSA 427
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
Team installs 200-mph capable suspension on its 1,000-hp '63 Galaxie
Half Mile Hauler (Galaxie)
C6 Z06 gets new Track Day brake package, suspension upgrades, sticky tires plus get more LS7 power with long-tube headers.
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
Team makes big street/strip power on a budget by stroking a stock 5.0L small block Ford to 347
Black & Blue
Team resurrects and hot rods Mopar's indestructible 6 cylinder, the bulletproof 225 Dodge Slant Six.
Team creates over-the-top street/strip pickup wedging a nitrous-powered 427 big block into a compact S10.
Transforming an anemic 4 cylinder Mustang with a Ford Racing Coyote Aluminator V8 to become a street legal auto-crosser on steroids.
Barely Legal Mustang
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" 408 Turbo
Transforming a junkyard Ford flathead into a classic hot rod V8 with prepping the block to handle a stroked rotating assembly.
Ford "Old Skool Flatty"