How to Install Small Block Chevy Heads?

Answer 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 »

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How to Identify Chevy 350 Small Block Heads?

The cylinder heads on your 350 cubic-inch Chevrolet engine can be easily identified by locating the casting number and comparing it to a Chevrolet number listing. Identifying 350 cylinder heads is ... 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 Small Block Chevy Distributors?

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 »