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Q&A

Mailbag: Key Differences Between Internal & External Engine Balance

Q: What’s the difference between internal and external engine balance? … A: An engine must be balanced to ensure smooth operation. Balancing an engine minimizes vibration which maximizes engine life. […]

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Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Adjusting Bearing Clearances and Crank Alignment on an Engine That Won’t Turn

This week in our Mailbag, the Summit Racing tech department is troubleshooting bearing-clearance measurement and engine-cranking issues in a small block Chevy. Q: I’m building a 350 Chevy engine and have […]

Tech Projects

Project Strokers Wild (Part 2): We Build 393 CID Ford 351W

After you build a serious 347 cubic inch Ford 5.0—like we did in our first installment of Project Strokers Wild—what do you do for an encore? You build it a […]

Tech Projects

Project Strokers Wild (Part 1): Building a 347CID Ford 5.0L

In the great big book of automotive clichés, the phrase, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” can be found at the top of page one. But as much as the phrase […]