How to Time a Big-Block Engine?

Answer Changing the timing of a big-block engine consists of changing the ignition timing, which means changing the timing of the spark in a cylinder in reference to the position of the piston. The spark ... Read More »

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How to Time the Engine on a Small Block Chevy?

The small-block Chevrolet V-8 engine first appeared in 1955 with a displacement of 265 cubic inches. Over the years, small-block Chevy engines grew to 283, 327, 350, and 400 cubic inches. Other sma... Read More »

Short Block vs. Long Block Car Engine?

If you are thinking about replacing your car's engine or upgrading your car's engine for performance purposes, knowledge of the types of engine block assemblies available will be valuable. Among ot... Read More »

How to Identify the MGB Engine Block?

The Morris Garage Model B -- or MGB --was introduced in 1962 and continued until 1980. It was a classic, affordable British sports car. The MGB was equipped with a 1,798 cubic-centimeter, inline-fo... Read More »

What is an engine block?

Engine blocks form the structural foundation of your motor. These heavy metal lumps must withstand hundreds of degrees in temperature, thousands of PSI in pressure, and millions of heat cycles whi... Read More »