The Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout is one of the most popular and competitive categories in NMCA competition. Each of the six races hosts some of the most incredible late-model Mopar entries from stock, base models and 392 editions, up to the fire-breathing Hellcat, Demon and Super Stock versions.
No matter the engine combination, one of the more fun components to select is the intake manifold. The intake manifold is a key piece of the horsepower puzzle as plenum size and runner length help define the power curve of the engine.
For many years, Stifflers has been a popular brand with Ford performance enthusiasts and racers. The line of great products just keeps growing, from suspension to the excellent driveshaft safety loops that Stifflers developed.
Fox Mustangs remain as popular as ever with both street and racing enthusiasts, and the aftermarket is still churning out part after part to support the platform. If you think about it, though, ‘90s-era Mustangs are over 30 years old, and not all of those aftermarket parts age so gracefully.
Valvetrain is one of the most important parts of any engine combination. Selecting the correct cam, lifters, springs, retainers, rockers and valves is critical for both performance and durability. One way to ensure max power and performance is with Erson Cams new cutting-edge line of Titanium Racing Valves.
Virtually all drag racers are familiar with the Rochester Quadrajet, a spread-bore four-barrel carburetor developed in the 1960s. Q-Jets, as they are often referred to, were used on regular production and high-performance engines, with some of the last being the mid-1980’s GM vehicles.
From fuel pumps, fuel filters, tanks, pressure regulators and a wide variety of other high-performance parts, Aeromotive offers something for just about everyone in the NMCA and NMRA drag racing series.
Many NMRA and NMCA drag racers rely on a high-performance automatic transmission. The harsh environment of the drag strip requires high-quality fluid and that’s why racers choose Red Line Oil Racing lubricants.
Performance enthusiasts are always looking for that next upgrade, be it horsepower, driveline, suspension or style. Today’s aftermarket line of power adders makes going fast a snap, so the real question becomes how are you going to get your newly found output to the ground?
NMCA fans are familiar with the TorqStorm brand of superchargers and the many levels of performance they can help you reach. In fact, you can see TorqStorm superchargers in action at many NMCA events, especially in TorqStorm Billet Superchargers True Street.
When it comes to making reliable horsepower, oil control is a huge part of the equation. And for decades, Moroso has led the way in creating oil pans and accessories from all types of street and race engines.
In order for any racer to achieve success in either the NMCA or NMRA series, it’s imperative to choose the right performance products. Smart racers know this, which helps explain why so many use Driven Racing Oil.
No matter your class, your race car will need battery power and good, consistent charging. You can improve the performance of your electrical system with a new Mini Racing Alternator from Performance Distributors.
As Ford’s latest pushrod powerplant grows in popularity, the aftermarket continues to innovate performance upgrades. Edelbrock is no stranger to enhancing the breathing of an engine, and its XTS intake manifold for the Ford 7.3-liter Godzilla engines follows that tradition.
Two words that perhaps best define Aeromotive Fuel Systems are passion and performance. And those aren’t just clever buzzwords; they accurately describe a company that has long fulfilled the needs of racers in both the NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing competition, not to mention NHRA, Off-Road, NASA plus other forms of motorsports and street performance enthusiasts.
In addition to manufacturing high-qualify belts, Dayco now introduces a line of timing chain kits. Backed by an industry-best warranty and comprehensive training videos, Dayco’s line of premium timing chain kits include more than 100 part numbers to cover all high-volume engine applications.
E3 Spark Plugs continues to expand its product line from its innovative spark plugs to ignition coils and now lithium batteries. We took a look at some of the company’s products and installed them on a 2011 Mustang GT.
Successful drag racers are a knowledgeable bunch. They know how to make power, keep the engine alive and find their way to the winner’s circle. Doing such takes experience and understanding of the sport and the mechanical aspects. And one piece of the puzzle that can never be overlooked is lubrication.
As the saying goes, no man is an island. In the world of engines, the same time-honored adage applies. No single component exists without affecting those around it, so it’s important to selecting parts that work well together. When done right, the engine will deliver the appropriate performance from idle to redline.
The cockpit of your race car is a special place and many racer take great care to arrange it in a fashion that fits their style and is efficient for racing. One item that’s critical is the electrical switch panel, is you’ll use it to power up the vehicle, start the engine and control electrically driven devices like the water pump, fuel pump, fan, intercooler pump, lights, etc.
It’s no secret that ProCharger Superchargers have been powering NMCA racers for decades and that includes all levels and many categories. And if you’re looking to up the ante of your Bow Tie, ProCharger can help you add 170-plus horsepower to your 2023 Camaro LT1 SS, putting it well into the 600-plus HP range, with a supercharger system that you can install in your garage!
Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, is overhauling its hose line after feedback from techs in the field. More than 3,000 current part numbers are being evaluated and almost 200 new applications, including a number of branched hose applications, are being launched throughout the year that are exact replacements to OE...
Factory harmonic damper bolts are an area of concern for racers and performance enthusiasts for two reasons. First is the bolt’s ability to sustain the necessary clamping force when subjected to high rpm crankshaft flexing and twisting.
Known around the globe for producing some of the baddest manual transmissions in drag racing, TREMEC is a leading manufacturer of torque transfer solutions that surprisingly got its start thanks to government regulation.
Lubrication systems pioneer Aviaid has expanded its line of remote oil filter adapters to include CNC machined billet aluminum units for three popular sizes of OEM and aftermarket spin-on type filters that include 3-, 3-5/8- and 4-1/2-inch diameter canisters.
Design Engineering Inc.’s (DEI) AN-sized Heat Shroud™ Sleeves for 20, 16 and 12 AN sizes are an ideal way to reduce heat strain and abrasions on lines, hoses and wires, damage that could result in failure of all three of these components.
LS 3 owners have a new option for induction with the XS Intake Manifold, which breaks the mold of the existing intake architecture to maximize available space under the hood. When designing the optimum intake runner length and shape the fuel rail gets in the way, so they moved it inside the intake manifold.
Those who race or attend events on the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals schedule know these automotive extravaganzas bring a lot of action and excitement to the racetrack.