How to Install Small Block Chevy Distributors?

Answer A small-block Chevy distributor distributes the power through the sparkplug wires to the sparkplugs. This electrical charge produces the spark necessary to cause the fuel inside the combustion cham... Read More »

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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 Small Block Chevy Heads?

When installing a set of heads on a Chevy, the surface preparation is important to prevent leaks. The surface on the head and the block must be free of gasket material, dirt, dust and all grease. I... 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 »