How to Install Freeze Plugs On a Small Block Chevy?

Answer The small block Chevy engine has six freeze plugs, two on either side of the engine and two in the rear of the block. The freeze plugs are made of steel and are subjected to corrosion if the proper... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot Chevy Small-Block Plugs?

The Chevy small-block engine is a small version of an eight-cylinder engine designed and manufactured by the Chevrolet division of General Motors. The small-block engine is equipped with eight spar... 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 Install a Cam in a Small Block Chevy?

If your old, small block Chevy is not performing like it used to and you want it to produce more power, you can install a cam -- if you're an experienced mechanic -- because it produces the best po... Read More »

How to Install a Camshaft in a Small Block Chevy?

One of the best features of the Chevrolet small block engine is how easy it is to disassemble and reassemble. Despite the general ease of repair of the engine, however, you should always take care ... Read More »