Post Tagged with: "small block Chevy"

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Optimizing Compression in SBC Corvette Boat Engine

I’m rebuilding a Corvette small block Chevy engine for my cruiser boat in Australia. It’s a mid-range torque engine. I’m using Scat forged, floating pin rods, and a mild Isky […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: A Brief History of the Airflow-Restricting Chevy 305

How did Chevrolet build the 305 cubic inch small-block? Is it a mash-up of 283 and 350 parts? Or is it just slightly larger than a 302 Chevy engine? — […]

Parts

Holley Expands Bracketless Mid-Mount Accessory Drive Systems to SBC/BBC Engines

LAS VEGAS, NV — Among the bevy of new products Holley Performance launched in 2019, the iconic brand expanded its mid-mount engine accessory drive systems product line to include applications […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Adding Power to a Ski Boat SBC—EFI or Carburetor?

I’ve got a direct-drive ski boat with a worn out 350 c.i.d. small-block Chevy. I’m thinking about building a new engine with modest goals. It’s a family boat, but I […]

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Mailbag: Can I Overbore a 267 to Power My ’65 Chevy Truck?

Q: My father gave me a 267 Chevy small block that came from a Malibu. I’d like to drop it into my 1965 Chevy truck but I don’t think it’s […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Best Performance Upgrades for a 283 Chevy Small Block Engine

Here’s a question you probably haven’t got before in your Ask Away! segments. I have a 0.060-over 283 that is now at 292 cubic inches. I just finished the short […]

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Mailbag: How to Fix an Oil-Burning 1989 GMC 1500 4×4 Pickup

Q: The culprit is a 1989 GMC 1500 4×4 with a 350, automatic with overdrive, a 3.42 axle, and over 150,000 miles. It has recently developed a powerful thirst for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Monday Mailbag: How to Choose Motor Mounts for an Early Small Block Chevy

Q: I need a set of Chevy small block motor mounts for my 1969 Camaro. I’ve been told there are two sizes available. How do I determine which size is correct? A: In […]