How to Find the TDC on a Small Block Chevy?

Answer There are two ways of finding top dead center on the compression stroke on a Chevy small block. The first and easiest way is perfect to set the firing order, the ignition timing and the valves. The... Read More »

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How to Find Top Dead Center on a Small Block Chevy?

The small block Chevy engine refers to a line of cast iron V-8 engines that were introduced as an option on 1955 Chevrolet cars and trucks. Due to the ease with which these engines could be modifie... Read More »

Do you need to do block work to install a 400 crankshaft into a 350 small-block Chevy?

The crankshaft will need to be machined. You can take the crankshaft to a machine shop to have the journals turned down. You will then be able to build what is commonly referred to as a "Stroker mo... Read More »

How to Replace a Big Block Chevy With a Small Block Chevy?

Replacing a big block Chevy engine with a small block Chevy engine requires only minor changes. There is less difficulty with clearance when downsizing. The major consideration is the exhaust. The ... Read More »

How to Put a Small Block Chevy in a S10?

Installing a small block Chevrolet engine into an S10, whether a pickup or a Blazer, presents as much opportunity as it does challenge. The incomparable power to weight ratio of a small truck outfi... Read More »