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Mailbag: Curing Misfire in a 396-Powered ’68 Camaro

Q: I have a 1968 Camaro with a 396 engine that’s .030″ over and has a port-matched Edelbrock Air-Gap intake manifold, 750 cfm carburetor, and an MSD 6AL ignition control, […]

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Mailbag: Budget-Friendly Head & Cam for SBC Build

Q: I have a 1978 Chevy 350 with a 4-bolt main that I started as a project about four years ago. My son is really starting to get into cars, […]

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Mailbag: Recommending Parts for Swapping a 440 into an ’87 Dodge Pickup

Q: I have a 1987 Dodge ½ ton pickup with a 360, and this old kid’s really hoping to reach 425-450 horsepower. As luck would have it, I happen to […]

1991 Chevy Camaro Z28
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Mailbag: Solving Inconsistent Ignition in a 1991 Chevy Camaro Z28

Q: I have a 1991 Chevy Camaro Z28 with a 305 TPI engine and a 700R4 transmission. The car occasionally has some serious problems when starting up. Once in a […]

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Mailbag: Checking Clearance Before Cam-Swapping a 307-Powered ’68 Nova

Q: I have a 1968 Chevy Nova with a stock 307 engine. I have a brand new Summit cam and lifter kit that I’d like to install without any other […]

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Mailbag: Choosing the Proper Pull Rating When Buying a Winch

Q: I want to add an electric winch to my truck, but I’m not sure how to choose the proper size. I don’t want to over-spend on a winch that […]

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Mailbag: Troubleshooting a Chevy 350 Losing a Quart of Oil Every 100 Miles

Q: I’m currently running a Chevy 350 that I’ve assembled myself using a 4-bolt main block bored over .040″, a cast-iron crank, forged pistons and rods, moly rings, World Products […]

1971 Ford F100
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Mailbag: How to Make a 390 or 410 Engine From a Stock 360 in a 1971 Ford F-100

Q: I own a 1971 Ford F-100 two-wheel drive pickup with a 360 engine. The piston rings are worn and need to be changed. While the engine is out, I’m […]

1995 Ford F-350
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Mailbag: Preventing Electrical Damage in a 1995 Ford F-350 Pickup

Q: I was driving my 1995 F-350 when the truck suddenly went completely dead. I coasted to a stop, opened the hood, and saw that the alternator charge wire was […]

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Mailbag: Putting More Towing Muscle in a 1976 Straight-Six 250-Powered Chevy Pickup

Q: I’m working on building up the straight-six 250 engine in my 1976 Chevy pickup. It came with dual exhaust and a Rochester 2SE carburetor. I’d like to eventually be […]