FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What types of engines are available from Lykins Motorsports?
A: We specialize in Ford engines!:
Windsors, Clevelands, FEs, and 385 series engines.
Q: How does Lykins
Motorsports help me select the right engine for my vehicle?
A: Engine selection is a very complicated
process. There are many, many variables and each one has to be
addressed. We really don''t provide crate engines as each engine is
individually customized. Our customers have our phone number on speed
dial as we spend an incredible amount of time with parts selection and
to find out exactly what the customer expects from their engine. Don''t
expect to make just one phone call to purchase as engine as there will
be many conversations throughout the entire assembly, dyno, and shipping
Q: Which brands of parts are
used in my engine?
A: We use only high quality name brand
parts. A lot of the brands that we use in our race engines get carried
over into our budget engines as well. We don't use white box parts
from unknown manufacturers and origins. For instance, our crankshafts
and rods come from reputable suppliers such as Scat, Callies, Carrillo,
Oliver, GRP, etc. Our pistons come from Racetec, Mahle, Diamond, and JE.
We have many relationships with high quality parts suppliers.
Feel free to contact us regarding exactly what parts we do carry and use.
Q: Can you supply drivetrain parts as well?
A: Absolutely. We are a distributor for
Tremec, McLeod, Quicktime, RAM, Fidanza, as well as many other
drivetrain parts manufacturers. Along with working with you on engine
part selection, we can help you decide on everything you will need to
put the power to the ground. Our complete drivetrain packages even come
with clutch forks and slave cylinders; everything that you need to
install your combination into your vehicle.
Q: What''s the lead time on a
A: We can usually have an engine
assembled, dyno'd, and ready to ship out in about 4 weeks. This can vary
from engine to engine, as some of the engine families use parts that are
a little harder to find.
Q: Can I get a list of
A: Absolutely. Call or email any time and
we can give you the contact information of some of our customers. You
can also log on to several online forums that we are active participants
on: Club Cobra (www.clubcobra.com),
the Ford FE forum (www.fordfe.com),
the 351 Cleveland forum (www.351cleveland.net),
and a few others. All you have to do is ask about us or search some of
the older forum posts for feedback about us.