TBS Engines The Block Shop


TBS Engines about us

The Block Shop was founded in 1979 and has been an Edmonton land mark engine builder ever since.

Robert Sparschuh
Robert Sparschuh
Premier domestic engine builder
Licensed mechanic
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In 2000 we moved to our current location with over 12000 sq ft, 3000 sq ft show room and offices, 3000 sq ft engine R&R and service area, 4000 sq ft machine shop and assembly area, 800 sq ft Dyno facility, 1200 sq ft in storage, outside we have one fenced acre for customer cars, boats and even car haulers for unloading and loading.

Our automotive and marine service area has five bays, two 10,000 LB hoists, 2 over head shop cranes, for very large boats (cabin cruisers), tall 4x4 trucks, and we have the latest in engine diagnostics equipment.

Our machine shop is equipped with:
The latest in cleaning technology and crack inspection
Sunnen cylinder and mainline honing
Sunnen rod equipment
Grindex crankshaft grinder and polishing
New Serdi cylinder head equipment    
New Kwikway valve grinder 
New 2500 HP Superflow Engine Dyno
New Rottler boring and surfacing equipment 

2007 we became a 440 Source and Hughes dealer for western Canada, adding to our growth.
Mopar logo

Our efforts in the Mopar area have been very successful making good showings in drag racing, Mopar car shows, and restoration fields, creating a strong name for TBS Engines.


Our Marine Division

is doing very well, we stock crate engines for fast turn-around times and we also stock high performance up grades. We’re always ready to install your new marine engine.

Quality control with your engine is our #1 Priority, We're all proud of the work we do, and our in house approach is to do the best work on every engine.
TBS Engines sets the precedence in producing Fast, Reliable, and Long Lasting Engines, YOU CAN COUNT ON.
Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
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