The Big Stage—Known for its glitz and glamour, the 2018 SEMA Show still delivered performance

Written by Steve Turner Photography by Steve Turner and courtesy of the manufacturers In a few days, 1,940,631 square feet of Las Vegas Convention Center space transformed into the Mecca of automotive modification. Booths were erected, products displayed,1,500 custom vehicles rolled into place, and thousands of feet of carpet unfurled. Bustling with

Schubeck 904ci HEMI DOHC wins Engine-uity Award in JE Pistons Masters of Motors | Presented by Nitto Tire

The first-ever Masters of Motors award was a resounding success and took the 2018 SEMA show by storm. JE Pistons, with the help of the best Motor-minded judges in the industry, recognized engine builders’ hard work, creativity, and commitment to combustion on a national stage. David Freiburger, Brian Lohnes, Steve

SEMA 2018—Manley Releases 1,000+ HP H-Tuff Series Connecting Rods for LT/LS Engines

Manley Performance has made a significant improvement over traditional H-Beam connecting rods in the form of the new H-Tuff series for Chevrolet LS and LT1 applications. Engineered for high combustion pressure environments—including elevated boost supercharged and turbocharged engines—Manley’s new H-Tuff rods deliver exceptional performance at a very modest increase over

Sema 2018—FIRST EVER 1,000hp OE crate engine from Dodge//Mopar

Amid a packed crowd of enthusiastic fans, Dodge//Mopar unveiled its Hellephant crate engine that packs 1,000 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque. The crate engine features a 4.125-inch bore and a 4-inch stroke in its all-aluminum block, which is the same piece used in the Dodge//Mopar Challenger Drag Paks that compete

SEMA 2018—ProCharger Wins, QA1 Scores Awards for SEMA New Products

ProCharger picked up another SEMA New Product award in the Performance-Racing Product segment, this time for its CrankDrive™ Supercharger Gear Drive unit. The ProCharger CrankDrive provides a complete package to mount the ProCharger to the front of race engines, directly driving ProCharger F-series Supercharger models off of the crankshaft via gears.