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Junkyard Boost! Supercharged 3800 V6 Mods (Part 1)

The only thing better than going to the junkyard and grabbing a running motor is to grab a running motor with boost. While our supercharged Pontiac/GM 3800 Series-3 L32 certainly […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Getting an Aftermarket Tach to Work in an LS-Swapped 1969 Chevy Nova

I have completed a 5.3L LS truck engine swap into my ’69 Nova with a TH350 trans behind it for now. We decided to use the factory ECU and an […]

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The Inch-Pound Torque Wrench: An Unsung Hero Tool for Leak-Free Valve & Differential Cover Gaskets

Like so many of our other automotive maintenance adventures, this one started with a few drips of oil on our garage floor. A quick inspection of our engine bay revealed […]

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Ignition Wire Works: 18 Spark Plug Wire Assembly & Routing Tips

Building and routing ignition wires seems to be a simple task—at least at first glance. And the job can be quick and dirty, but the results usually speak for themselves. […]

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10 Easy Things You Need to Look for When Inspecting a Vintage, Classic, or Collectible Car Before a Purchase

Recently, a friend of OnAllCylinders had the opportunity to buy a 1970 Chevy Impala coupe—and not just any Impala coupe, one with the relatively rare LS4 option which put a […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Picking a Cam & Cylinder Heads for a Mild Street Small Block Chevy

I am building a mild street engine and researching my existing heads for air flow. The casting number on my cylinder heads reads 10147898: It appears these are 1995 through 1998 350ci […]

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The Manual Impact Driver: An Unsung Hero Tool for Getting Fasteners Un-Stuck

It all started with a few black spots under our motorcycle’s kickstand, directly above the drive sprocket—a sure sign of a weeping oil seal somewhere. Removing the sprocket cover revealed […]

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422 Cubes of Small Block Thunder: Building a 700+ Horsepower Small Block Chevy (Part 1)

Even though it’s a GM LS world, the Gen 1 small block Chevy remains a popular choice for many builders. We’re going to show you how to build a 422 […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Best Flexplate for Mating a 1994 5.7L LT1 to a TH400

I have a 5.7 LT1 from a ‘94 Trans Am I want to mate it to a ‘79 TH400 transmission. What flexplate do I need? This has been a very […]

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Rebuilding a REAL Ford 427 Side Oiler Cobra Engine: A Rarified Experience

You’ve got to hand it to Ford as a car company. It has history unequalled including four consecutive wins at Le Mans in the 1960s when it was all or […]