One of the features of a Hendrick Motorsports engine is that Hendrick has a wealth of resources in terms of engineers and equipment to continually improve performance. Also, like other NASCAR engines, those built by Hend... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

As of 2014, NASCAR mandated specifications include a carbureted V8 engine with a maximum 5.9-liter capacity (358 cubic inches). The current limitations are designed to encourage the engine parity of vehicles, which gener... More »

HowStuffWorks advises that NASCAR engines cost $45,000 to $80,000 to build. Most of the top racing teams construct their own engines from scratch, and it takes engineers more than 100 hours of combined work to construct ... More »

Reading engine schematics is essential for engineers of all calibers to understand how the engine functions. Schematics give important information on the signal flow and connections between each of the engine components. More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

An electric PTO, or power take-off, clutch uses power produced by a power source, such as a battery or engine, to operate other components of a piece of machinery, such as a pulley, belt or attached piece of equipment. C... More »

Some ways you can improve a car engine’s performance include reducing the weight of the car, increasing the cold air intake and improving the quality of air flowing into the engine. In vehicles with on-board computer sys... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

Ethanol gas provides high quality, high octane to ensure high car engine performance and reduced emissions. Ethanol also prevents wintertime problems because it acts as a gas-line antifreeze. It therefore comes in handy ... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine