How to Port and Polish Big Block Chevy Heads?

Answer Cylinder head porting isn't what it used to be. This procedure was seen as something of a black art, best left in the hands of the greatest of gearhead alchemists. Two myths arose from this era of ... Read More »

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How to Identify Chevy Big Block Oval Port Heads?

Oval port cylinder heads for Chevrolet big block engines were paired with some of Chevrolet's biggest powerhouses of the muscle car era, including the 454, 427, 402 and 396 cubic inch engines from ... Read More »

How to Port & Polish a Chevy Small Block?

Although the high-performance vehicle upgrade market increasingly caters to the bolt-on, hands-off crowd, most of the important performance gains are still to be achieved through custom mill work t... Read More »

How to Port & Polish SBC Heads?

The relationship between cylinder head airflow and horsepower is very nearly linear. You can replace the intake manifold, exhaust and camshafts, but ultimately, airflow through head determines engi... Read More »

How to Polish and Port Engine Heads?

The first and most important step in performance-engine building, beyond simple parts replacement, is to port and polish the heads. Although a full port job is something best left to shops that spe... Read More »