Engine Masters

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  • 2016
  • 6 Seasons
  • 8.2  (26)

This auto-centric series is aimed at true motor power enthusiasts. It features testing and reviews of engine parts and exciting head-to-head performance competitions between different auto power plants. It's meant for the type of gear head who needs to know which is better, roller or flat-tappet cams.

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It's the Oil Pump Pump-Off!!
93. It's the Oil Pump Pump-Off!!
September 17, 2021
Sounds boring, we know. But if you're like us, you've always chosen an oil pump based on some knee-jerk instinct. It's time to finally learn the difference between standard, high-volume, and high-pressure oil pumps in terms of pressure, flow, and horsepower. Come see what there is to know on this episode of Engine Masters.
Screaming 8K RPM!!
92. Screaming 8K RPM!!
June 25, 2021
Need we say more?! We're taking trips to the moon as we test different combos on a 331ci small chevy. Starting with an excellent little combo good for 7K rpm, we step it up to show you how improved airflow on a small motor equals pure rpm. Best of all, we do it all with simple parts and a small budget. Come take a ride on this episode of Engine Masters.
Mopar Muscle Showdown!
91. Mopar Muscle Showdown!
June 18, 2021
It's the battle between the iconic 440 Six Pack and the legendary 426 Hemi, and we're settling age-old bets on this one. Do they live up to lore of 440 grunt and 426 top end?  Can the Six Pack cool outgun the famed Hemi heads?? We'll find out on this episode of Engine Masters, as we bolt both to dyno.
Does Compression Make Power?
90. Does Compression Make Power?
June 11, 2021
Does compression make power? The easy answer is yes, but the answers we're looking for today have more to do with how it makes power and how sensitive it becomes to temperature on pump gas. Be ready to be impressed by two very good engine combos and a strong case for compression on this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL.
4150 v 4500 - The Battle of the Holley Carbs
89. 4150 v 4500 - The Battle of the Holley Carbs
June 4, 2021
On this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, Holley carbs have been known for years as the standard by which all racing carbs are measured, but today's question is this: CFMs being equal, is there any difference in power between the smaller-bore, narrower-set "street" style 4150 carb and the bigger-bore, wider-base 4500 series Dominator carb?
Dyno Testing for Real Life!
88. Dyno Testing for Real Life!
May 28, 2021
On this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, we'll be testing the actual headers, intake, fuel system, and everything that will actually be used in David Freiburger's Model A drag car, making sure it all works on the dyno rather than on the dragstrip.
Is Intake Manifold Port Matching Worth It?
87. Is Intake Manifold Port Matching Worth It?
May 21, 2021
Do matched intake ports really make power? Is it worth the expense? Come find out, on this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL.
Roots Blower Testing!
86. Roots Blower Testing!
May 14, 2021
Roots Blowers, Tunnel Ram, Intercoolers, and Big Blocks! What more could you ask for?! On this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, we're on the hunt for two things.
Carb Hats For Blowers
85. Carb Hats For Blowers
May 7, 2021
Since the dawn of supercharging, compressed air has been stuffed through carburetors, and it's as true now as it was back then. The question we're asking today is: What type of carb hat is best for that blow-through application? Come see just how much on this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL.
Oil Filter Shootout
84. Oil Filter Shootout
April 30, 2021
This time on Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, we aim to find out as we test 10 different filters back to back to back. From the cheapest off the shelf to the trickest in the catalog, we're on the hunt for the best flowing and best filtering units you can get your hands on. 
Mandrel- v. Crunch-Bent Exhaust
83. Mandrel- v. Crunch-Bent Exhaust
April 23, 2021
Do mandrel-bent exhaust pipes really make more power over the crimped and crunched pipes the local shop bends up? We're about to find out as we run mandrel- versus crunch-bent systems on a 530-hp LS3, on this episode of Engine Masters presented by AMSOIL.
The Blow-Through Battle: Carb v. TBI
82. The Blow-Through Battle: Carb v. TBI
April 16, 2021
On this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, we outfit our ProCharger-fed Ford 363 with a Demon 650 blow-through carb and with Holley's new Super Sniper Stealth throttle-body-style EFI to determine which will reign supreme in terms of tunability, cylinder-to-cylinder distribution, and of course, the almighty horsepower!!
Does Octane Make Power?
81. Does Octane Make Power?
April 9, 2021
Suppose you cruise around town with 87 octane in the tank. Could you pull up to the track, pump in 110, crank up the timing, and actually make more power?  That's been a lot of guys' working theory for years, and we're here today to find out. See what happens as we pump up the gas on this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL.
Do Cylinder Heads Matter Under Boost?
80. Do Cylinder Heads Matter Under Boost?
April 2, 2021
On this episode of Engine Masters, presented by AMSOIL, we dive into another hot topic across the web: the relationship between cylinder head flow, the liberal application of boost, and the production of horsepower. 
Description

This auto-centric series is aimed at true motor power enthusiasts. It features testing and reviews of engine parts and exciting head-to-head performance competitions between different auto power plants. It's meant for the type of gear head who needs to know which is better, roller or flat-tappet cams.

Engine Masters is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (93 episodes). The series first aired on July 8, 2016.

Where to Watch Engine Masters

Engine Masters is available for streaming on the Motor Trend OnDemand website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Engine Masters on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    July 8, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (26)