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You know, everybody has one. But, Editor Brennan wanted something different for his roadster pickup for that very reason, so he sent me to visit Joe Fontana, proprietor of Fontana Automotive in Gardena, California.

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Joe has, for many years, carved racing engines out of blocks of aluminum. It is based on the Chevy II four-cylinder, and, like most of Fontana midget block other engines he builds, they use no OEM parts-everything is purpose-built.

Starting with a Fontana-designed aluminum block and cylinder head, the crew adds all of the latest high-tech billet crank, forged rods and pistons, a specially designed Hilborn fuel injector, and a super-trick camshaft with five main bearings instead of the usual three, and so on.