Racing Engines & Stock Engines - Reliable, Affordable Quality Engines

Located at 2809 Hwy 281 S,  in Jamestown, ND. Dakota Engine Builders is equipped to handle all of your racing engine and street rod engine needs no matter what your budget is. Racing Engines for Wissota, IMCA, USMTS, and More.  Custom engines for stock replacement or high performance engines for your hot rod or classic car.  Dakota Engine Builders offers a wide range of services all the way from race car engines applications to daily driver street engine applications. There is no job too big or too small.

Racing Engines

Racing Engines which class you compete in; Late Model, Late Model SB2, Modified, Super Stock, Midwest Modified, Street Stock, Pure stock or Hot Rods. Dakota Engine Builders can supply plenty of horsepower, something the entire staff knows plenty about.

Hot Rod Performance Engines

Dakota Engine Builders also builds stock type engines for haulers and pickups, cars, or hot rods.  Offering high performance engines and engine rebuilding from stock replacement to classic cars.

Engine Dyno

Once assembled any stock or racing engine can be put on the Super Flow Dyno for breaking and testing. The dyno is available for rent by the day or the half-day whether or not assembled by Dakota Engine Builders.

Complete Engine Shop

Dakota Engines has recently purchased a new Dominator XP Balancer by Hines Industries and a Berco 260 crankshaft grinding machine. In addition to building compete engines, Dakota Engine Builders also offers balanced rotating assemblies, race ready blocks and short blocks.

Performance Parts

We represent some of the finest manufacturers of high performance parts including World Products, Manley, Lunati, FelPro, Clevite, Brodix, Dart and performance parts.

Racing Suspension Parts

Complete line of chassis parts which includes but is not limited to:

  • Swaged Tubes – Shocks – Springs – Heims
  • Ignition Parts – Wheels – Tires – Headers
  • Mufflers – Carburetors – Pulleys – Fans
  • Radiators – Powerglide Transmissions
  • Torque Converters – Seats – Belts
  • Helmets – Fire Suits – Engine Parts – Gaskets

Dakota Engines can get you anything you need for your race car, hot rod or tow vehicle. They also have same day shipping on most items.


Means performance you can rely on and quality you can trust.  The experienced crew at Dakota Engine Builders can be reached by telephone at 701-252-2344 or 1-800-480-2344 or fax 701-952-0449. Customers and prospective customers are encouraged to visit the shop located at 2809 Hwy 281 South on the south edge of Jamestown, ND.