What is the best way to split a small engine block?

Answer Splitting a small engine can be a frustrating adventure for an amateur mechanic who has never had to do this job before. Brute force would seem to be the answer, but many times it is not. And unfor... Read More »

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How to Build a Hot Small Block Chevy Engine?

The small block Chevy engine has for years been the cornerstone of Chevrolet's V8 powered engine lineup. LS series engines currently power the Corvette and Camaro, while the venerable 5.3L engine s... Read More »

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 »

How much does a small block Chevy engine weigh?

The small block Chevrolet engine has an assembled weight of approximately 575 pounds. This does not take into consideration additional items such as the power steering pump, charging system or air ... Read More »

How much does a small block Chevrolet engine weigh?

A Chevy small block V-8 weighs 535-575 pounds, depending on the year. That weight includes the cast iron intake. Chevrolet does not provide the weight without it, which would be known as the bare b... Read More »