Modified engines are the lifeblood of our sport and we love to showcase the most powerful, beautiful and inventive examples each year.
While V8s are a major focus, we cover almost anything of interest, including vintage engines such as the Ford flathead, late-model Japanese sixes and even Mazda rotary engines!
404-cube nitrous small-block Chev combo
Queanbeyan Engine Service has just put the finishing touches on this epic 404ci combo for a customer’s VR Commodore radial car, expecting it to make around 850hp naturally aspirated
Turbo Toyota 1UZ-FE V8 mill in the build
We look into the build of the Toyota 1UZ V8 combo powering our Carnage Lexcen sleeper wagon project
Video: Listen to this 940hp, 411-cube Holden V8 scream
This big horsepower, naturally aspirated V8 donk pieced together by Molinari Race Engines is bound for Dom D’Agostino’s street-and-strip LX hatchback
1000hp street-and-strip 605-cube Chrysler Hemi
Here’s one for the Mopar faithful, from BK Race Engines in NSW
Little League 253 engine build – part two
Conclusion to the Little League 253 V8 engine build story
Little League: Hotting the mighty 253!
Presenting the most-requested tech yarn in Street Machine history – the Little League Holden 253 build up!
LS engine family part 1: Gen III + Gen IV
The LS engine has been in production for over a quarter-century, and there are literally dozens of variants to play with. Here’s the skinny on the whole bunch!
Flashback: Inside FPV’s supercharged Miami V8
Under the skin of FPV’s 335kW blown Miami V8
ProFlo-built, blown 427ci Windsor V8 combo
ProFlo Performance pieced together this 1100hp blown and injected Windsor for a customer’s Street Elite XY sedan
Harrop-blown 388-cube LS combo by Warspeed
Sam Ali charged Troy Worsley of Warspeed Industries to build a bomb-proof combo that could take all the hurt he could ever want to inflict
BG Engines 406-cube blown SBF combo
Here’s an absolute belter of a mill for the Ford fans, out of the BG Engines stable
Australian-made LS accessory drive solutions that work
The team at Queensland workshop Heavy Metal Garage is designing and building LS accessory drive solutions that look great and fit like a charm
Warspeed 388-cube twin-turbo Dart LS combo
Troy Worsley of Warspeed Industries built this beefy 388-cube twin-turbo Dart LS for a customer’s drag ‘n’ drive VC Commodore
Danny Landsdowne’s 2JZ-swapped VL Commodore wagon
Danny Landsdowne’s 2JZ-equipped VL wagon is heading for the six-second zone
Video: The 1.5JZ Trolvo makes its most power ever!
In this episode of Carnage, our Volvo hits the dyno for the first time with its new 1.5JZ!
Video: The Trolvo’s first start with its new 1.5JZ!
In this episode of Carnage, the Trolvo lives again with its new heart!
Proflo Performance-build 526ci big-block Chev combo
This big-block beauty pieced together by ProFlo Performance is expected to make north of 1200hp and is destined for a customer’s HK Monaro street/Powercruise car
Video: Building a budget 1.5JZ – part three
In this episode of Carnage, Scotty finishes putting together our budget-friendly 1.5JZ for the Trolvo
How to rebuild your engine
Grenaded your motor? This is how you rebuild it
Video: Building a budget 2JZ – part two
In this episode of Carnage, Scotty continues the build on our budget 2JZ-based engine for the Trolvo