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PH: 1-440-834-0438
Troy Township, OH USA
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A.P.E. is a full service machine shop and engine rebuilding facility located in the heart of Northeast Ohio. Our shop is well versed in OE, High Performance and Diesel engine rebuilding and machining.

The A.P.E. service shop is also equipped with state of the art fabrication and welding equipment and our our staff is extremely talented when it comes to special designs and one off projects.

We may exist in the motorsports world but it is that same racing technology and quality we use on all of our customer work.

+Drag Racing      +Tractor Pulling      +Boat Racing       +Power Sports


Automotive Performance Engineering is the only shop in Ohio that builds 11,000 HP engines!


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Engine Rebuilding

  • Align Boring & Honing
  • Surfacing Block and Heads
  • Cylinder Repair Sleeving
  • Cam Bearing Installation
  • Counter Boring
  • Cylinder Head Rebuilding
  • Valve Guide Installation and K liners
  • Crack Detection 
  • Crankshaft Magnaflux, Grinding, Polishing
  • Clutch Resurfacing, Flywheels, Pressure Plates and Discs
  • Valve Seat Installation and Profiling 
  • Complete Cylinder Head Services
  • CNC Chamber Repair
  • Engine Block Main Saddle Installation
  • Hot Tank Washing
  • Upgrading Fuel Blocks to Big Bore (Up to 4.467") 



  • Mig, Tig and Gas Welding
  • Tanks, Tin and Seating
  • Proto Typing and Patterns
  • Machining and Turning
  • Component Rebuilding
  • Parts and Materials Sales

Clutch Units and Systems

  • Clutch Unit Service
  • Resurfacing and Facing Replacements
  • Centrifugal and Pedal Style Clutches
  • Aluminum and Titanium
  • In House Manufactured Parts and Tooling
  • Certifications


  • Roll cage
  • Wheelie bars
  • Additional and/or relocation of frame rails
  • Engine mount adjustments
  • Weight bars
  • Fuel, oil, puke tanks
  • Parachute mounts
  • NHRA chassis certification
  • 4130 chromoly tube
  • Steering
  • Seat inserts
  • Head pads and/or Roll cage padding


  • Car Scaling:
  • Complete Chassis Scaling and Set up


  • Funny Car and Dragster Body Mounting
  • Body Interior
  • Chrome Moly and Titanium Tree Fabrication
  • Belly Pans and Tin Work
  • Fuel and Oil Tanks
  • Body Carts
  • Windows, Spill Plates and Wickers
  • Parachute Mounting
  • Carbon fiber repair

Custom Headers and Exhaust

  • Custom Built Stainless and Mild Steel Headers
  • Complete Custom Stainless or Mild Steel Exhaust Systems
  • Fully Fabricated and Tig Welded
  • Custom Built Headers for all categories
  • 304 Stainless Bends and Pipe
  • Custom Hangers with Rubber Insulators
  • Header or Manifold Hook Ups
  • Extra Care on Fully Restored Cars and Trucks
  • Funny Car, Dragster, Zoomies and custom length collector headers
  • Top Fuel and Funny Car
  • NHRA Legal laid back design

Built to Last and stand the test of time


  • OE Engine Rebuilding
  • Component Repair
  • Block and Head Re Surfacing
  • Boring and Honing (Cylinder and Mains )
  • Crankshaft Grinding and polishing
  • Bead Blasting
  • Cast and Aluminum Welding
  • Flywheel RE Surfacing
  • Turbo Charger Rebuilding
  • Diesel Truck Diagnostics

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About us

Automotive Performance Engineering has over 30 years of high performance street, alcohol, nitro and diesel engine building experience. We are well diversed in fabrication and manufacturing. We take pride in every project to deliver the detail and quality of service you deserve.

As competitors ourselves we understand how quality of workmanship and experience can effect the outcome of any form of motorized sports. Motorsports is expensive and we are sensitive to how you spend your dollars.




Contact us


1-440-834-0446 (fax)

Troy Township, OH USA

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