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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.
434 Stroker Build - W-Engine Revival - Part Two 434 Stroker Build - W-Engine Revival - Part Two
Part two for this engine build. This time we are taking our Chevy 348 engine and making it a 434 stroker. more
Mast Motorsports LS Engine Insight - CHP Insider Mast Motorsports LS Engine Insight - CHP Insider
Horace Mast of Mast Motorsports explains how you can drop an LS engine in any Chevy and what developments have been made... more
Mighty Demon 750 Carburetor Street Tuning - Mighty Max Mighty Demon 750 Carburetor Street Tuning - Mighty Max
We fine tune a Might Demon 750 Carburetor for the street with our 383 small-block test engine. more
Chevy 348 Big Block Engine Restoration - 348 Revival Chevy 348 Big Block Engine Restoration - 348 Revival
We transform our 348ci Big-Block engine to a 434ci stroker and show you step-by-step how it's done. more
The Chevy Small Block LSX Engine - This Thing's Loud! Plan B The Chevy Small Block LSX Engine - This Thing's Loud! Plan B
Check out this Chevy small block LSX engine that sports 1.9 horsepower per cubic inch and is the force behind Robin... more
Balanced Rotating Accembly - Throwing Weight Balanced Rotating Accembly - Throwing Weight
We balanced the entire rotating assembly on a 540ci big-block and explain why this is important for engine performance. more
500CI Chevy LS1 Engine Build - How To Build A 500CI LS1 500CI Chevy LS1 Engine Build - How To Build A 500CI LS1
Check out how to get a 500CI Chevy LS1 with this engine build tech article. more
540 Chevy Big-Block Engine Build - Toeing The Line 540 Chevy Big-Block Engine Build - Toeing The Line
Follow along with as Speed-O-Motive builds a pump-gas 540 Chevy big-block engine. more
Chevy Stroker Kits Insight - Long-Armed Bandits Chevy Stroker Kits Insight - Long-Armed Bandits
Get the scoop on Chevy stroker kits with tips from the Chevy High Performance and the manufacturers. more
Dart Big-M Block Machined Upgrade - Scratching The Surface Dart Big-M Block Machined Upgrade - Scratching The Surface
We fully machine our Dart Big-M block for big horsepower potential. more
Comp Cams Ultra-Gold Roller Rockers Install - CHP Step By Step Gold Rush Comp Cams Ultra-Gold Roller Rockers Install - CHP Step By Step Gold Rush
Looking to upgrade your rocker? Then follow along as we swap out our old steel rockers for some Comp Cams Ultra-Gold roller... more
1972 Chevy Nova Weiand 142 Blower Upgrade - Boost Machine 1972 Chevy Nova Weiand 142 Blower Upgrade - Boost Machine
Check out our 1972 Chevy Nova project car which will be getting a Weiand 142 blower upgrade and cranks out 300+ HP. more
LS1 Magna Charger TVS Supercharger Install - Magnificent! LS1 Magna Charger TVS Supercharger Install - Magnificent!
Magna Chargers let us try out there new TVS Supercharger on our LS1 engine, follow along as we install this new... more
Chevy ZZ502 Short Block YSI Supercharger Upgrade - V Is For Power! Chevy ZZ502 Short Block YSI Supercharger Upgrade - V Is For Power!
Check out how this Chevy ZZ502 Short Block YSi Supercharger install and see how we crank out over 1000hp. more
Whipple Supercharger 383 Small Block Chevy Build - Whipple Stomp Whipple Supercharger 383 Small Block Chevy Build - Whipple Stomp
Follow along with this engine build of a 383 small block Chevy as we install a Whipple Supercharger. more
402 Chevy LS2 Short Block Engine Build - Thumper 402 Chevy LS2 Short Block Engine Build - Thumper
Check out our LS2 Chevy short block engine build as we test Trick Flow Cylinder Heads, two Comp Cams solid rollers and a... more
Chevy 355 Small Block Engine Build - Cheap Skate! Chevy 355 Small Block Engine Build - Cheap Skate!
Check out how we get 467 HP out of a 355 Chevy Small Block Engine with parts you could all get at Summit Racing. more
383 Chevy Small Block LS1 Engine Build - LS Resurrection 383 Chevy Small Block LS1 Engine Build - LS Resurrection
Check out this LS1 engine build as we get big block hp out of a 383 Chevy small block. more
Westech Performance 496 Chevy Big Block Build - A Monster Is Born Westech Performance 496 Chevy Big Block Build - A Monster Is Born
Read about Westech Performance's engine build of a 496 Big Block with a Lunati crank and Wiseco pistons. more
327 Small Block Chevy Engine Build - The 500HP Question 327 Small Block Chevy Engine Build - The 500HP Question
Check out what it takes to get 500hp out of a 327 Small Block Chevy Engine with this build from JGM Performance Engineering. more
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Detroit Speed's Chevelle Suspension
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I have an engine with number VO525CHT which was in a chev
Does anyone know what size engine it is and how old it is?... more
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!
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