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  1. Replacing Old Engine Mounts in Slant SIx

    Replacing old and worn engine mounts on a slant six engine.
  2. How to fix a cracked block, easy also

    Man I wish I knew about stitch weld before I threw a bunch of big $$$ motors out, easy also just takes a few hours.
  3. A Good Chart for Where to Adjust Valves

    I just happened to stumbbled across this thought I would share it. I have seen this asked for many times on here and also FBBO. I know many times I could have used it while adjusting valves.
  4. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 7: Install Pistons in Block

    In this chapter I am going to go through installing the pistons in the block... In the last chapter I showed you how to install the rings on the pistons... Now it's time to install them, or as we used to call it back in the engine factory "shoot the pistons" into the block...This is the next step to continue after Sections 1 - 6... If you missed them, you can find it here...How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 1: Block PrepHow to Rebuild a Small Block Part 2: Cam Bearing InstallHow...
  5. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 6: Installing Rings on Pistons

    In this chapter I am going to go through installing the rings on the pistons...This is the next step to continue after Sections 1 - 5... If you missed them, you can find it here...How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 1: Block PrepHow to Rebuild a Small Block Part 2: Cam Bearing InstallHow to Rebuild a Small Block Part 3: Install Water Jacket and Oil Galley PlugsHow to Rebuild a Small Block Part 4: Pre Flight Inspection After Machine Shop Before AssemblyHow to Rebuild a Small...
  6. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 5: Crankshaft Install

    This is the second stage for assembling the engine... In this chapter I am going to go through installing the crankshaft and checking the bearing clearances with plastic gauge...This is the next step to continue after Sections 1 - 4 where we tore the block down and cleaned it up, then put the cam bearings, freeze plugs, and oil galley plugs in, and verified everything was done correctly... If you missed them, you can find it here...How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 1: Block Prep...
  7. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 4: Pre Flight Inspection After Machine Shop Before Assembly

    This is the first stage for assembling the engine... If you go to a machine shop for your block work, this is where you want to begin... In this chapter I am going to go through inspecting the block after a machine shop to make sure everything was done properly and give some sources for parts... Not every machine shop is familiar with Mopars and can make mistakes, you want to verify that they did their work properly and catch it now before you begin to assemble the engine...This is...
  8. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 3: Install Water Jacket and Oil Galley Plugs

    In this chapter I am going to go through installing the freeze plugs and oil galley plugs in the block...This is the next step to continue after part 1 & 2 where we tore the block down and cleaned it up, then put the cam bearings in... If you missed it, you can find it here...How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 1: Block PrepHow to Rebuild a Small Block Part 2: Cam Bearing Install*************************************************************************Hello everyone, it's Krazykuda...
  9. How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 2: Cam Bearing Install

    In this chapter I am going to go through installing the cam bearings in the block... If you don't have the tools or experience to do this at home, then have a qualified machine shop do it for you, but make sure to check the bearings are installed properly by probing the holes with a coat hanger to make sure the oil passages are free flowing as described in this chapter...This is the next step to continue after part 1 where we tore the block down and cleaned it up... If you missed it, you...
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    How to Rebuild a Small Block Part 1: Block Prep

    Hello everyone, it's Krazykuda here to show you how to rebuild a small block... This article is to help any newbies through rebuilding a small block Mopar LA engine, but may have a few tips that some of you seasoned builders may find useful... If you haven't ever built an engine, I will show you what you need to know to do it yourself...The goal of this series is to show what you can do at home in your own garage... Go at your own pace and ability and then take it to someone...
  11. Slant Six Camshaft Bearing "How To" Install

    Please do not comment until the mods have changed this into a How To. It will make their job a little easier. Thank you.This is a how to about installing camshaft bearings into a slant six engine. I almost didn't do this, but Kitty insisted because she has fun taking the pictures. I am glad she did now, because the slant is a little different with its offset camshaft. Being offset, the oiling holes from the mains are basically "blind". In other words, with the main caps off, you cannot see...
  12. Engine rebuilding and replacement. Caution oil pick up replacement

    Engine rebuilding and replacement. Caution oil pick up replacement
  13. Everything you wanted to know about ignition advance

    Great article. Not mine. The centrifugal advance system in a distributor advances spark timing purely as a function of engine rpm (irrespective of engine load or operating conditions), with the amount of advance and the rate at which it comes in determined by the weights and springs on top of the autocam mechanism. The amount of advance added by the distributor, combined with initial static timing, is "total timing" (i.e., the 34-36 degrees at high rpm that most SBC's like). Vacuum advance...
  14. Distributor starting point for a curve

    Great distributor mechanical curve sheet. All makes
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