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Chevy Short Block Engines

The Chevy short block engines section includes technical advice from the basics of building a short block Chevy engine to a detailed look at block-plug kits and how to install them.
396ci Small-Block - Tech 396ci Small-Block - Tech
Chevy stroker motors have been with us since almost day one but are hardly what you would call common. The advent, back in... more
383 Stroker Top End Build - Mighty Mouse 383 Stroker Top End Build - Mighty Mouse
Finishing The Top End Of Our 383 Stroker more
Aftermarket Engine Blocks - CHP How It Works Aftermarket Engine Blocks - CHP How It Works
The Top Block Manufacturers In The Industry Lend Their Expertise On Selecting The Best Casting For Your Project Car. more
1971 Chevrolet Nova Nitrous and Drag Radials - Wild One! 1971 Chevrolet Nova Nitrous and Drag Radials - Wild One!
Big Inches, A Splash Of Nitrous & 275 Radials And We're Good For Bottom 8s In The Quarter-Mile more
355ci Small Block - The Spruced Goose 355ci Small Block - The Spruced Goose
A Power-Packed 355 Small-Block For The Street more
Information About Crankshafts - CHP How It Works Information About Crankshafts - CHP How It Works
Crankshaft Experts Talk Metallurgy, Race Balancing, Counterweight Profiling, Heat Treating, Production Techniques, And Much... more
Shafiroff Racing Engines Builds Small-Block Engine - The Modest Mouse Shafiroff Racing Engines Builds Small-Block Engine - The Modest Mouse
A casual look at the Chevy small-block marketplace reveals a large amount of attention being dedicated to the LS... more
Affordable Parts For A Small-Block - Top Brawn Affordable Parts For A Small-Block - Top Brawn
As the recession hits hard across the nation, a good majority of us are scraping together what we can to get the biggest bang... more
Pettis Performance 598ci Big-Block - Big, Wild, & Nasty Part two Pettis Performance 598ci Big-Block - Big, Wild, & Nasty Part two
Last month we embarked on a mission to build a big, wild, and nasty big-block engine to compete in the West Coast radial tire... more
496ci Engine Build - Big-Block On A Budget 496ci Engine Build - Big-Block On A Budget
Funny thing about economic downturns; they may lessen the amount hot rodders are willing or able to lay out for an engine... more
400ci Dart Aluminum Small Block Engine Build - Aluma-Mouse 400ci Dart Aluminum Small Block Engine Build - Aluma-Mouse
Check out this professional 400ci Dart aluminum small block engine build! more
404CI LS2 Carburetor Engine Build - High Winder 404CI LS2 Carburetor Engine Build - High Winder
Over the years we've been involved with a number of Gen III and IV engine builds and for longtime readers, you may even... more
Moroso Performance Company Insight - CHP Insider Moroso Performance Company Insight - CHP Insider
If there's a common thread amongst Moroso's vast array of products, it's that they're all hardcore, every single one of them.... more
Chevy Big Block Zex Nitrous Perimeter Plate Install - The Big Squeeze Chevy Big Block Zex Nitrous Perimeter Plate Install - The Big Squeeze
If you recall from our November '08 issue ("A Monster is Born"), Steve Brulé of Westech Performance built a superb... more
Performance Chevy LS Engine Comparison - LS Motors Decoded Performance Chevy LS Engine Comparison - LS Motors Decoded
Some hot rodders are reluctant to embrace the indisputable virtues of technology. Let's call them traditionalists. Others... more
1972 Chevy Nova LSX Engine Swap - Modernized! 1972 Chevy Nova LSX Engine Swap - Modernized!
Check out our 1972 Chevy Nova as we perform a high performance LSX engine swap! more
496 Short Block Top End Engine Build - Ground & Pound 496 Short Block Top End Engine Build - Ground & Pound
Check out the affordable engine modifications for this Chevy 496 short block engine! more
Trick Flow Cylinder Head Insight - CHP Insider Trick Flow Cylinder Head Insight - CHP Insider
Check out Trick Flow and what it takes to design and manufacture high performance cylinder heads and which one is the best... more
MDS Ignition, Comp Cams Roller Rockers & Holley Carburetor Upgrade - Recession Buster MDS Ignition, Comp Cams Roller Rockers & Holley Carburetor Upgrade - Recession Buster
Read all about this 1964 Chevy Chevelle as we upgrade it with an MDS ignition, Comp Cams roller rockers, and a new Holley... more
383 Short Block Engine Build - Open-Box Policy 383 Short Block Engine Build - Open-Box Policy
Check out this 383 Short Block Engine build for under 10 grand and see how we get over 450 horsepower. more
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Chevy Blogs

Detroit Speed's Chevelle Suspension
 Detroit Speed & Engineering is one of the best when it comes to performance suspension and last... more
Pork Chop Camaro
 We were at the GM Nationals in Carlisle, PA and this die cast Camaro actually caught our eye, this... more
Engine and trans bolted in
 Over the weekend we cleaned and painted our early Nova's transmission tunnel before shoehorning... more
From 6 to 8
 So we dropped our 385 stroker in our early Nova yesterday and learned we need V8 frame mounts... more
More Tri-Fives
If you like LS-powered Tri-Fives like we do, look for a full feature on Marcos Sandoval's 56' in an... more

Chevy Forums

GMC Topkick Fuel Problems
Help!! I have a 1990 Topkick with a 6 liter gas engine. I replaced the fuel pump and now it starts... more
Engine build with a Rochester Fuel Injection
I'm looking to build a small block using a 1957 Rochester Fuel Injection Unit. What is my best... more
1976 Chevy 4X4 Dash electical problems
Some of the lights don't work there seems to be feedback when you turn the dimmer switch that... more
The Dave Duell Classic Returns to Gateway Motorsports Park!
One of the largest Nostalgia Super Stock races in the country will be returning to Gateway... more
1976 Chevy 4X4 Dash electical problems
Some of the lights don't work there seems to be feedback when you turn the dimmer switch that... more
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