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How to Install Pistons with Wire Locks

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the great sources of frustration for the amateur engine builder is installing the pistons to the pins. There are three methods to keeping the pistons onto the rods- [...]

How to Restore an Exhaust Manifold

May 4, 2015 // 10 Comments

While headers may offer more performance, nothing fits a specific car like the stock cast iron exhaust manifolds, and when the car is restored or original, they are [...]

Port Authority

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

When the name Buick comes up in any bench-racing session, the conversation turns to 455 big-blocks, Stage 1s and the venerable GSX. What rarely gets mentioned is the [...]

You Cam Do It! Replacing Cam Bearings at Home

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

For some reason, cam bearings hold an air of mystery and voodoo mechanics for many at-home builders. Professional engine builders often leave the cam bearing installation to [...]

Before you junk it, read this!

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Engine blocks are tough. They deal with thousands of pounds of force pulling in every which way thousands of times a minute for hundreds of thousands of miles. Add to that [...]

Wagon blower

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

  High horsepower has always been the hallmark of a hot rod. The horsepower wars are alive and well at the factory level and increasingly the OEMs are using [...]

Cooling system

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

There are few automotive situations that are more frustrating than cooling issues. Heat kills engines, yet an engine needs to run at a certain temperature to operate [...]

Street/Strip 383 Mopar Big Block Build-up

September 30, 2014 // 4 Comments

When it comes to putting together an engine, we need to consider design in addition to assembly. Anyone can pick parts out of a catalog and assemble a motor, but proper [...]

Before you junk it, read this!

September 30, 2014 // 2 Comments

  Engine blocks are tough. They deal with thousands of pounds of force pulling in every which way thousands of times a minute for hundreds of thousands of miles. Add to [...]
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