Standalone ECU or Factory ECU? The Tuning School Talks Both Options.

As horsepower and performance levels have never been higher, and the availability of standalone engine management systems has never been greater, it's not uncommon for enthusiasts to find themselves looking at both options for their build. When EFI became the norm in domestic vehicle production, it was often thought that it

Plug & Play—Bully Dog and SCT show us just how easy it is to upload big performance gains

Written By Steve Turner Photography by the author and courtesy of the manufacturers For any of our readers, tuning is part of the common vernacular. If you are modding a vehicle and hitting the racetrack in a computer-controlled vehicle, you need to recalibrate its programming to maximize performance. In some cases, you may

New Product—Holley Single-Plane Split-Design EFI Race LS3 Intake Manifolds

Holley is pleased to announce the release of their Single-Plane Split-Design EFI Race Intake Manifolds for GM Gen 3 LS engines. They're perfect for race and high-performance LS engines and are designed specifically for cathedral-port cylinder heads and 4150-style square-bore throttle bodies. They're lighter than ordinary split race intakes and

Tech Review—Vortech V-15/17 Superchargers

By Miles Cook Photography by Steve Turner As scribes covering the automotive aftermarket and the well-established drag-racing sanctioning bodies that are the NMCA and NMRA, we have long followed the engineering efforts of Vortech Superchargers. The company’s blower are synonymous with adding big power and lowering quarter-mile e.t.’s Established in the early 1990s,


Applying the proper amount of clamp load to a rod bolt is perhaps the most crucial operation in assembling an engine. Too much or too little torque can lead to engine failure. Measuring bolt stretch provides a 100-percent reliable method of getting the correct clamping load. Industry-leading fastener manufacturer ARP has

New Product—FUELAB Expands H/E Brushless Twin Screw Pump Series

With over 10 years of brushless fuel pump innovation, FUELAB has your needs in mind with every new product release. Building on the highly successful 474 Series external brushless twin screw pumps, we are proud to offer our 484 Series in-tank brushless twin screw pumps for the most demanding applications. The

No-Show Go—Roush Competition Engines takes the guesswork out of running fast in a No-ET class with the SB2 V8 engine

By Jason Reiss Photography Courtesy of Roush Engines North There’s no question that the small-block Chevrolet V-8 engine has long been the king; with well over 100,000,000 produced since its inception in 1955, it will take a long time—if ever—for another platform to even sniff its success in passenger-car and light-truck use,

S197 Roll Cage for 2010-2014 Mustangs By Fathouse Fabrications

Ensure your car meets the NHRA safety standards with Fathouse Fabrications 8.50-spec, weld-in cage kit. The kit includes the dash bar, steering column mounts, cage floor plates, and dash plates. Countless hours were spent developing Fathouse Fabrications' S197 roll cage kits to insure proper fitment and give you a professional fitting

New Product—Aeromotive Adjustable Universal In-Tank Brushless Fuel Pumps

Adjustability is the name of the game for Aeromotive’s latest additions to its popular Brushless Fuel Pump Series. Based on customer feedback from the 2018 PRI Show, the fuel delivery experts at Aeromotive Inc. went to work creating all-new, adjustable-height, in-tank configurations of the company’s Brushless Fuel Pump Series. The Brushless A1000