How Do I Port the Ford 2.3 Turbo Head?

Answer Cylinder head porting is one of the oldest hot rod tricks, hearkening back to a time when major aftermarket engine components either didn't exist or cost more than the engines they were designed fo... Read More »

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How to Remove a VW Beetle 1.8 Turbo Head Gasket?

The New Beetle comes equipped with a variety of engines, including a 1.8-liter engine with a turbocharger. The cylinder head in a New Beetle is a platform that sits on top of the engine block and f... Read More »

How to Check for a Bad or a Blown Head Gasket on a 1985 Dodge 2.2 Non-Turbo Engine?

The 2.2 liter single overhead cam (SOHC) L4 engine was a common engine used in many Dodge models in 1985. A non turbo-charged version of the engine found service in the 600, Aries, Charger, Dayton... Read More »

How do I Identify a Ford Cylinder Head by the Letters on the Head?

Identifying the Ford cylinder head code stamp can be quite easy, aside from the fact that certain makes must actually have the head removed to read the code, which appears on the underside of the h... Read More »

How to Remove a Ford 7.3 Turbo?

The 7.3-liter diesel engine Ford used in its heavy-duty pickup trucks until 2003 is actually manufactured by Navistar. This engine, known as the Powerstroke, is turbocharged to enhance its power ou... Read More »