Post Tagged with: "Jeff Smith"

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Understanding Vapor Lock–and How You Can Fix It!

What exactly is vapor lock? My friends say I have a problem with vapor lock. Last summer, my small block 350 Camaro had problems in the heat of late summer […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Choosing Spark Plugs for Chevy ZZ Crate Motors

What type of spark plugs do I use on my ZZ3 motor? I know that there are a lot of different spark plugs but what type do I use in […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: The Great 5.3L Truck LS Swap Debate

With all this talk about truck LS engines, I hear a lot of talk about swapping a 5.3L truck LS engine into a car. Why would you want to go from […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Installing and Tuning Your Shifter for Optimum Performance

I just finished replacing the clutch in my ’72 Nova and put the Hurst shifter back on my Muncie four-speed but when I drove the car, something is definitely wrong. […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Rocker Arm Failure and Ways to Prevent It

I race a Corvette in the vintage road race classes and I have had a rash of broken rocker arms. The rules prevent me from converting to roller rockers. Is […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Micron Ratings and What They Mean for Your Oil Filter

I’ve been looking at aftermarket billet aluminum oil filters with a stainless mesh filter that you can disassemble, clean, and re-use. Are these any good? I don’t mind taking a […]

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Ask Away: Diagnosing Excessive Distributor Noise

I have a question. My 1970 SS Chevelle has a 350 crate motor. When I start the engine now, there is a loud whiney sound coming from my distributor. Is […]

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Ask Away: How Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) Affects Cam Idle (Hint: You May Not Like It)

A friend of mine just added an EZ-EFI 2.0 EFI to his big-block Camaro and while it runs great, it has definitely lost much of its old rumpy cam idle […]

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Ask Away: Swapping Out a TH-400 for an 4L80E Overdrive Transmission

I bought a 4L80E automatic trans out of a late model pickup to put in my ’66 Bel Air. We swapped a big block Chevy into the car a few […]

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Ask Away with Jeff Smith: The Ins and Outs of LS Cam Swaps

I’ve heard that changing cams in an LS engine is really easy, but I’ve never worked on one of these engines before and I don’t want to screw it up. […]