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Project Engine receives a new cam


04 November 2014

After grinding several cams which may be used in our Project Holden EFI V8 engine we pulled the stock cam out. After cleaning old gaskets and preparing the new cam, we installed the new cam, and new timing set.

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Project Holden V8 comes off the dyno


21 October 2014

As the initial dyno tests are concluded our Project Holden V8 comes off the dyno. The stock 5 litre EFI engine is found to be in great mechanical shape making 296 BHP when tested with Pacemaker 1 3/4" primary header size Pacemaker Tri-Y extractors.

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Project Holden V8 engine Episode 2


15 October 2014

Our donor engine (Holden 5litre EFI V8) is given a wash and an oil change prior to mounting it on the engine dyno. After installing the engine on the dyno a fresh load of mineral based "Martini" 20w-50w oil is added with a new GM filter.

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Holden V8 Project engine


13 October 2014

Take a Holden EFI V8 cutout engine out of a VN-VS Commodore. Run it as is on the engine dyno to baseline it and begin to make changes to evaluate the costs versus the performance gains. We find many enthusiasts make changes that are not always cost effective.

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383 Holden Stroker EFI S.S-2 Street-Strip Engine


13 August 2014

If you have a Commodore from the 80's or 90's an engine like this one is an ideal upgrade. Built with off the shelf components anyone can easily emulate this package.

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427ci LS Chev V8 Bracketmaster Engine


01 April 2014

The final numbers are in...over 630 bhp in the room @ 6000 rpm and 610 ft.lbs torque @ 4500 rpm. Corrected power 659 bhp and 633 ft.lbs torque.

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427ci COME Racing Alloy Engine with improvements for 2014


15 January 2014

With the new year comes more power for our all alloy 427ci Holden replacement engine. Over 600 bhp on pump 98 fuel, hydraulic roller cam, no carb spacers and off the shelf Pacemaker 1 3/4" Tri-Y extractors. The engine will fit under any bonnet without the need for hood scoops.

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427ci COME Racing Alloy Engine final tests


02 September 2013

Our 427ci COME Racing alloy carb engine has been completed. Final tests include back to back testing of our off the shelf Pacemaker 1 3/4" Tri-Y Commodore extractors as a comparison to the full race Gonzo Race Pipes competition Tri-Y headers.

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427ci COME Alloy carb engine on dyno


29 August 2013

COME Racing all alloy engine fires up on the dyno. A recap of the components and specifications...

 

COME Racing alloy engine (Holden V8 direct replacement)

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COME Racing 427ci alloy engine nears completion


28 August 2013

With the bottom end virtually complete. Our attention turns to the top end. A pair of our off the shelf "600" Series alloy VN style heads were prepared with our usual 2.08" and 1.6" stainless steel intake and exhaust valves, dual flat tappet or hydraulic cam springs and moly retainers.

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