About Us

Schwanke Engines has been in the performance engine business for 30 years. We own and operate a full performance machine shop with a 5000 sq. ft. showroom and performance parts department. We feature a Rottler CNC Bed Mill for block blueprinting and indexing as well as a DynoJet Chassis Dyno which is used for testing horsepower at the wheels. We offer services using our Digital Sunnen Engine Balancer, Sunnen Line Hone, Rogers Machinery Cylinder Stroke Hone, Sioux Cylinder Head Work Center, our Enco Mill, Peterson Bake Oven System, Competition Data Service/Tuning, Cargo Mate & Continental Cargo Trailers and we test all of our complete engine packages before they are shipped!

Schwanke Engines LLC has to the tools and equipment necessary to offer GM Late model tuning with the use of EFI Live. This software gives us total control over the vehicle's ECM and this enables us to maximize your vehicle for the conditions only found here in Minnesota. We also have the ability to transform your stock gas burning vehicle into an environmental and farmer friendly Flex-Fuel E-85 corn burner (Fuel Mileage will be 15-25% less on E-85). Just give us a call today to set up your tuning session.

Additionally, Schwanke Engines has recently introduced custom hot rods & restoration services for your "new or old" classic car. Schwanke Engines LLC has been restoring classic cars for over 30 years, ranging from Model A's to 70's muscle cars all the way to today's modern muscle vehicles. We can do any restoration fit to your liking from a ground up, turntable restoration to a daily driver or highway cruiser. Check out our current inventory in the Hot Rods & Restorations tab. We look forward to making your dream car become a reality.