Mailbag: Can I Safely Rev My 383-Powered ’79 Z28 Camaro Above 5,000 RPM With a Cast Crank? (Image/Pinterest)
Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Choosing and Installing a Manual Transmision on a GEN IV 454 Muncie 4-speed manual transmission. (Image/HotrodHotline)
L76 Car Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More (Image/Top Speed)
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Mailbag: Can I Safely Rev My 383-Powered ’79 Z28 Camaro Above 5,000 RPM With a Cast Crank?

Q: My daily driver is a 1979 Z28 Camaro. It has a 383 engine (3.75-inch stroke crank, 5.7-inch rods) and is externally balanced with a 400 balancer and flexplate. It […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Choosing and Installing a Manual Transmision on a GEN IV 454

I hope you can help me. I have a GEN IV 454 engine and I would like to install a manual transmission behind it. The late model overdrive transmissions like […]

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L76 Car Engine Specs: Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More

Mechanically similar, General Motors’ LS and LS-based Vortec engines wound up on almost every branch of the GM family tree: Chevy, Pontiac, GMC, Cadillac, Buick—heck, even Saab, Hummer, and Isuzu got some […]

Product Profiles Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): AutoMeter Chrono Series Gauges

Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): AutoMeter Chrono Series Gauges

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s especially true in the automotive industry, where tastes are subjective and styles change constantly. That goes for everything from vehicle designs […]

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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): AutoMeter Chrono Series Gauges
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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): AutoMeter Chrono Series Gauges

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s especially true in the automotive industry, where tastes are subjective and styles change constantly. That goes for everything from vehicle designs […]

Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): FiTech Go EFI 4 600HP Master Kit
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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): FiTech Go EFI 4 600HP Master Kit

FiTech has changed the world of aftermarket EFI forever. The company’s Go EFI systems have greatly simplified the process of converting to electronic fuel injection and made it affordable for […]

Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): XS Power IntelliSUPPLY Batter Charger
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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): XS Power IntelliSUPPLY Batter Charger

The IntelliSUPPLY is an advanced power supply unit and battery charger designed specifically for high performance lead-acid batteries. It uses MOSFET rectifier technology with an advanced microprocessor control board to […]

Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): QA1 Handling Suspension Kits
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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): QA1 Handling Suspension Kits

  QA1’s engineers have developed complete suspension systems purpose-built for specific Ford, GM, and Mopar vehicles. They feature perfectly matched components, designed to work together with the stock parts to achieve […]

Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): NotcHead Hard Line Clamp Builder Kits
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Parts Bin (SEMA Edition): NotcHead Hard Line Clamp Builder Kits

  Divers Street Rods Inc. is renowned in the hot rod industry for building over-the-top custom cars. Best known for the “Ferrambo,” a 1960 American Rambler combined with a 2002 […]

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Peach State Chevelles Hold 1st Annual Peach State All GM Show

Car enthusiasts will tell you there’s nothing quite like a Chevelle to make your knees go weak and your heart beat faster—except, maybe, its striking “business in the front, party […]

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Mailbag: Tuning Tips for a Modified Chevy 350

Q: I have a 1973 Nova with a GM 350 crate engine. The engine has Trick Flow 23° cylinder heads, a Lunati cam, Edelbrock Performer intake, an Edelbrock Performer 600 […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: Line Wins Pro Stock, Torrence Wins 4th Straight, Join Capps & Smith in Winner’s Circle

Team Summit’s Jason Line grabbed his first victory of the season and 48th in his Pro Stock career after going 6.531 seconds at 211.89 miles per hour in his Summit […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Put a Blower on a 383 with 10:1 Compression?

Can I put a blower on my balanced and blueprinted 383 c.i.d. stocker motor that has 10:1 compression? I just want it for looks, not to race. – G.H. … […]

Camshaft Secret Weapon: Choose Perfect Cam with New Summit Racing Cam Timing Calculator
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Camshaft Secret Weapon: Choose Perfect Cam with New Summit Racing Cam Timing Calculator

It isn’t always obvious which camshaft we should choose for our engine build. Even when we fully understand the individual timing events and how each of them interact in a […]