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Budget Big Block Chevy Street Torque!

You’ve got to love the Chevy big block for its raw ability to make aggressive amounts of bone-crushing torque without breaking a sweat. It also loves high-revving horsepower, giving you […]

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Bearing Down: Engine Crankshaft & Cam Bearing Basics

It should be no secret to anyone reading this that bearings are used for the camshaft along with the crankshaft main and rod journals in an automotive application. While some […]

Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford
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Head Games! A Double Test of Trick Flow’s CNC 185 Cylinder Heads for Small Block Ford

Here is a simple question: Do cylinder heads help determine the effectiveness of your Ford combo, or, does the combo help determine the effectiveness of the heads? The reality is […]

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Tool Time: How to Fix Drill Bits with Palmgren’s Cool Drill Bit Sharpener

I don’t know about you but I have pretty good collection of dull drill bits in my tool cabinet. I always promise myself I’ll replace them soon, but it seems […]

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Why Modify? 347 Small Block Ford Super Power

When it comes time to perform mods to your small-block Ford, gearheads have many choices. The choices include everything from basic bolts ons to pressurized power adders? Let’s not forget […]

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Eccentric Ways: The Best Way to Break-In a Flat Tappet Camshaft

The automotive world has totally embraced the notion of hydraulic roller lifers. Yes, rollers reduce friction and present the opportunity to employ a more aggressive lift profile compared to a […]

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Paint & Body Tech: What Sandpaper Should You Use?

When it comes to automotive bodywork, there are many, many different grades of sandpaper grit. And selecting the right grit to use for each stage of the paint and body […]

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Video: Using a Harmonic Balancer Tool to Install a Harmonic Damper

Harmonic dampers, AKA harmonic balancers, help absorb internal engine vibrations to ensure your rotating assembly stays happy. Problem is, sliding one onto a crankshaft isn’t the easiest job and there’s […]

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Longing For a Hemi? Does Intake Runner Length Matter

The question is, does length matter? The answer is a BIG yes, especially if we are referring to intake runner length! You see, runner length plays a huge role in […]

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The Last Waltz: The Renewal of an Abused Chevy 283

It all began with a cast-off 283 small-block Chevy. The ’64 El Camino limped into our garage spitting out of the carburetor and suffering from severe palpitations. By all indications, […]