A special high-performance engine built by famed engine builder Ed Pink recently sold at auction for $8,200 to benefit the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, SEMA has announced.
The fund provides assistance to students seeking careers in the automotive industry.
The engine was blueprinted and assembled by Pink and his technicians at Ed Pink Racing Engines and featured no factory-stock parts. It was based on the small-block Ford design and was made up of components donated by SEMA member manufacturers.
The engine included components from Dart, COMP Cams, Scat, ARP, Milodon, ATI, Crane Cams, Moroso, Fel-Pro, Champion, Edelbrock, Speed Pro, Joe Gibbs Driven, Manley Performance, Powermaster, Mahle, Total Seal and Hedman Exhaust. It produced 404 horsepower at 5,900 rpm and 403 lb. /ft. of torque on the dyno under SAE testing parameters, according to a press release from SEMA.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to students of universities, colleges, and/or vocational/technical schools in the United States. Awards range from $1,000 – $2,000, with $4,000 going to the top student.
For more information on the scholarship fund, click here.