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Mailbag: Troubleshooting a Backfiring 350 Small Block in a ’73 El Camino

Q: I have a 1973 Chevy El Camino with a 350 engine, a TH-350 transmission, and a 10-bolt rear axle with 2.73 gears. All of the parts inside the engine, […]

Each valve cover adapter has four standoffs to space the adapters off the heads. Installing loose spacers is very difficult once the rocker arms are in place, so I simply glued the spacers to the adapters.
Tech / Tech Projects

Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian keeping little […]

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Tech / Tech Projects

Best of Both Worlds: Building a Gen 1/LS Hybrid with World Products’ Motown II LS Block (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: Mike Mavrigian must do nothing but build engines and write stories about them. We have visions of his shop, Birchwood Automotive, set deep in the woods with Mavrigian […]

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

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Tuning Tips for Edelbrock 2×4 Carb Setup on a Small-Block Chevy

I have an Edelbrock 2×4 setup using the 500 cfm Endurashine carburetors for my 383ci small-block Chevy that I’m putting in a ’53 Chevy hot rod pickup. In a month […]

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

Editor’s Note: The following letter is in response to an answer in a previous column concerning whether to go with a 5.3L LS engine or a larger 350ci small-block Chevy. […]