SPECIAL ENGINE BUILDS – JAMES RACE ENGINE PHOTOS
The alloy heads have 32 man hours of blueprinting to work in with a Wade roller camshaft and a tidy set of intakes for the fuel injection.
The assembly is protected by a nice set of hand made alloy covers and sump with a modified oil delivery and Motec engine management.
Rob Ambrousi’s Top Alcohol funny car engine. Rob came to us with this Keith Black 540 cubic inch, 3000 BHP, engine with a window in the side of the block showing the exit point of a broken con rod. The result of a serious blow-up in Western Australia.
Three man weeks later, the hole and the missing oil gallery and pan rail were all repaired. The cracked rear main bearing cap was another 17 man hours of surgery by our machinist.
The type of engine launches the vehicle at 5000 RPM, then goes through three gear changes, each at 9200 RPM and crosses the line for a high 6 second pass for the 1/4 mile.