How to Identify 1985 Chevy Truck Motors?

Answer In 1985, Chevy trucks came with nine different motor options ranging from an I6 (in-line six) to a heavy duty 454 ci (cubic inch) V8 to a V8 Detroit diesel. Knowing which engine is in your Chevy tr... Read More »

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How to Remove the Gauges on a 1985 Chevy Truck?

The gauges on a 1985 Chevrolet Truck show the driver what is going on with the vehicle's various mechanical and electrical components. It is crucial that these gauges are working correctly, because... Read More »

How to Identify VW Motors?

Volkswagen motors, for most of the 20th century, were air-cooled, horizontally opposed, four-cylinder engines. These engines are readily identifiable by their uncommon appearance and can be further... Read More »

How to Identify S&S Cycle Motors?

S&S Cycles in Wisconsin makes carburetors, performance parts and entire V-Twin engine assemblies for Harley-Davidson and Harley-Davidson-like motorcycles like Big Dog and Ironhorse motorcycles. The... Read More »

Durability of Diesel Vs. Gas Truck Motors?

Diesel engines have been around for nearly as long as gasoline engines, but only in the last three decades have they taken over as the dominant power plant for cargo-movers worldwide. A big part of... Read More »