Building a 1200 hp Duramax V8 – Part 3

Turbo Duramax V8 1200 hp build series

Wyatt from SketchyDA released another update on the 1200 hp Duramax build series. In the previous videos he explained the parts and showed the bottom-end being built. In this video Wyatt assembles the rest of the engine and shows the beginning of the Chevy C10 race truck chassis. Source: SketchyDA via Piotr

HRE 1UZ V8 Makes 510 hp on Dyno

Hughes Race Engineering Superstock 1UZ V8

Hughes Race Engineering (HRE) is a company in Auckland, New Zealand specializing in building race engines. One engine they build is a Toyota 1UZ V8 for Superstock racing. Their stage 2 carbureted engine produces 510 horsepower at 7250 rpm and 380 lb-ft of torque at 6250 rpm on Avgas. The engine features a 0.5 mm … Read more

Building a 1200 hp Duramax V8 – Part 2

Turbo Duramax V8 1200 hp build series - bottom-end assembly

Wyatt from SketchyDA is back with an update on the Duramax build series. The goal is to build a Duramax diesel V8 capable of 1,200 horsepower for a Chevy C10 truck. Watch as Wyatt assemble the bottom-end using a LB7 block, Callies Compstar crankshaft, Wagler girdle, Carrilo rods, Mahle pistons, and Wagler AF Stage 2 … Read more

Real Street Performance Bottom-End Builders Guide

Real Street Performance bottom-end builders guide

Jay Meagher from Real Street Performance released a detailed bottom-end guide for anyone interested in building a performance engine. The article covers information and tips on pistons, rods, crankshafts, bearings, fastners, gaskets, and sleeves. The video below covers all the topics in the article. Source: Real Street Performance

LS4 V8 to 4T80E Detailed Guide

LS4 V8 block mated to a 4T80E four-speed automatic

Brandon Furches is known for building very powerful LS4 V8s. He’s able to put the LS4’s power to the ground thanks to a 4T80E automatic transmission. Brandon released a detailed guide to answer many of the questions he receives about the combination. In the video he covers the specs of the 4T80E transmission and the … Read more