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Reference: Chevy Engine Block Casting Numbers

Reference: Chevy Engine Block Casting Numbers

A quick reference catalog of Chevrolet V-8 engine block casting numbers including the "W" engine blocks. Bookmark this quick reference guide and check back as needed.Read More

AED Performance Breaks Down Correct Carburetor Sizing

AED Performance Breaks Down Correct Carburetor Sizing

A correctly sized carburetor can make all the difference in how your car will perform at the track. AED Performance offers up some tips on how to make sure you get the right carburetor on your engine the first time.Read More

Quick Ref: Small Block Chevy Cylinder Head Casting Numbers

Quick Ref: Small Block Chevy Cylinder Head Casting Numbers

A quick reference catalog of Small Block Chevy cylinder head casting numbers including the LT engine cylinder heads. Bookmark this quick reference guide and check back as needed.Read More

Video: Connecting Rod Disintegrates Inside Running Engine

Video: Connecting Rod Disintegrates Inside Running Engine

Ever wondered what happens inside an engine at the moment of connecting rod failure? Then you should check out this video!Read More

Video: Dyno Explosion--Griseillie Racing's Honda J35 Goes Boom

Video: Dyno Explosion–Griseillie Racing’s Honda J35 Goes Boom

Making big power on the dyno offers big potential for an explosion from catastrophic parts failures, as the Griseillie Civic Racing team found out during a recent session. Carnage inside!Read More

Designing An Exhaust That Pumps Up The Power

Designing An Exhaust That Pumps Up The Power

If you are getting ready to either install or upgrade the exhaust system on your hot rod, then you need to check this out. Find out what you need to consider before you begin. Read More

An Inside Look At The 6.7 Power Stroke Including 2015 Updates

An Inside Look At The 6.7 Power Stroke Including 2015 Updates

An In-depth look at Ford’s 6.7 Power Stroke. Where it started, what parts were used, the improvements made and the updates for 2015 year. This is Ford's first in-house diesel for the Super Duty and it is amazing. Read More

Pro Stock Engines: What's The Secret To Those Big Power Numbers?

Pro Stock Engines: What’s The Secret To Those Big Power Numbers?

Pro Stock teams will release few details on their engine programs; however, there are some trends that expose some of the ways this highly sophisticated class of racing makes all that power. Read More

Tool Tech: 10 Items Every Gearhead Should Have!

Tool Tech: 10 Items Every Gearhead Should Have!

We asked our Facebook followers what tools they felt enthusiasts should consider owning once they've acquired the requisite wrenches and screw drivers. Here are the top 10 specialty tool requirements they suggested.Read More

Racing Oil vs. Street Oil: Know the Differences

Racing Oil vs. Street Oil: Know the Differences

Understanding the basics of oil formulas for both street and race engines can help engine builders make the right selection to achieve optimum performance and parts protection. EngineLabs talks with the experts at Driven Oil, Lucas Oil and Royal Purple to learn their strategies.Read More

Honda B vs K Series: Which is Right for Your Build?

Honda B vs K Series: Which is Right for Your Build?

From top to bottom, we take a look at both the popular Honda B- and K-series engines. We talk with industry experts on which one is better in boosted and naturally aspirated form.Read More

Profilometer - Sealing Your Cylinders The Right Way

Profilometer – Sealing Your Cylinders The Right Way

During an engine build, a profilometer is used to measure the Ra of the cylinder walls after they have been machined, prior to installing the pistons.Read More

Intake Manifolds: Single Plane or Dual Plane?

Intake Manifolds: Single Plane or Dual Plane?

Conventional wisdom dictates single-plane manifolds are for racing and dual-plane manifolds are for the street. But do you know why? EngineLabs tech editor Bobby Kimbrough takes a deep dive into the technology behind intake manifold design and offers tips on selecting the right manifold.Read More

Junkyard LS Engine Builds: Going From Rags To Riches

Junkyard LS Engine Builds: Going From Rags To Riches

LS-Engines are an old-enough platform to make junkyard scavenging fun. This is a guide for junkyard dogs who are looking to find good LS parts for a bargain. Read More

Video: Rotary Rebuild Walkthrough

Video: Rotary Rebuild Walkthrough

Though the rotary engine isn't known as a reliable powerplant, this walkthrough shows that with clever machining, it can be robust, resilient and beautiful. Read More

Project Escalation - A 700 Horsepower Pump Gas LS Build With FFRE

Project Escalation – A 700 Horsepower Pump Gas LS Build With FFRE

What started as a plan for more torque ended up as a complete engine build for this pump gas LS concoction. Check out the details of how Fast Forward Racing Engine brought the project to life here!Read More

Stroker Engines: The Long And Short Of Connecting Rod Length

Stroker Engines: The Long And Short Of Connecting Rod Length

Stroker engines require an adjustment in connecting rod length. We cover the short and long of rod selection, and their effects in stroker engines. More on rod length, ratios, angles, and piston speeds here!Read More

Useful Tips for Installing Oil Pans The Right Way

Useful Tips for Installing Oil Pans The Right Way

With the help of Moroso, EngineLabs has compiled a list of handy tips and tricks for installing oil pans on wet-sump systems the right way. Check out this great advice!Read More

An Inside Look At The Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel

An Inside Look At The Ram 1500 3.0L EcoDiesel

An in-depth look at FCA’s EcoDiesel. This 3.0L diesel has been turning a lot of heads and other manufacturers are trying to play catch up. Find out why there is so much excitement around this little diesel.Read More

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