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Cut-Down Engine of the Week GM Iron Duke Get the

In the aftermath of the 1973 Oil Crisis, General Motors needed a cheap, reliable inline-four engine in a hurry. The aluminum-block/iron-head 2.3-liter four developed for the Chevrolet Vega had

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LS Logic 10 Basic Tips to Building Your First LS Engine

1) Selecting your Core Iron Blocks. As with any engine build, it is vital that you start with a good, rebuildable core for your engine block. If you're rebuilding the engine that is already in your car, then at least you have some idea of its basic condition, and what to expect when you crack it open.

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There's A New Hemi In Town Bear Block Motors' 392 Hemi Block

Bear Block Motors, led by developer and longtime machinist Doug Park, has cast the very first all-new iron-block 392 Hemi engine in 57 years, albeit with a number of improvements intended to bring the block's design forward into the 21st century. (Left) The main area of an OE 392 Hemi block. (Right) The main area of BBM's new casting.

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Engine Blocks Racing Engine Blocks Auto Racing Suits

Cast Iron Engine Blocks from PitStopUSA are engineered to be strong, reliable, easy to build and affordable. Designed for high performance and heavy duty applications, cast iron blocks are the ideal starting point for hot rodders, drag racers, circle track competitors, off-roaders and high performance marine enthusiasts.

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Cracked Engine Block? Here's How Much it Will Cost You

The cylinder block houses the most important components of a combustion engine. It's made of strong metals that are designed to hold the compression of the pistons. When the block cracks under pressure you're in trouble! Here's what you need to know.

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Bear Block Motors

Bear Block Motors (BBM) is proud to introduce the incredible new BBM FE cylinder head for 390, 427, and 428 big-blocks with 2.150/1.680-inch intake/exhaust valves with the light weight 11/32 inch stems. Click Here for more info.

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Chemicals to Clean Water Passages in a Block General

Jan 07, 2011 · Point is you don't want to use anything too agressive or you may ruin the block. If it's an easy to replace block, then no problem. I'm going to deal with this same problem again in a 53 Buick V-8 and will probably take the least aggressive approach as this engine comes out of a 53 Skylark.

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CHEVY 60-DEGREE V6 BLOCKS

10065456 — Cast Iron Block (Rear Wheel Drive) This cast iron cylinder case is used in 1985up 2.8liter engines for rear-wheel-drive vehicles. It is a bare block with two-bolt main bearing caps. Technical Notes This block has 89mm (3.50") cylinder bores and large 67mm main bearings. Block weight is 106 pounds.

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Dart Championship Engine Components

Dart Machinery Joins as Title Sponsor of LightsOut 10 and 11 Warren, Michigan Dart Machinery, the undisputed leader in high performance engine blocks and cylinder heads, has joined forces with Duck

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Drilling and tapping an engine block. How hard is the

Jul 22, 2010 · Looks like I've got the joys of restoring a thread on an engine block. It's one of the threads that holds the PAS bracket at the rear edge, and must have been loose in

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MOTOWN II CAST IRON ENGINE BLOCKS Specification

MOTOWN II CAST IRON ENGINE BLOCKS Specification and Instruction Sheet Technical data and specifications for IRON block part numbers Part # Bore Size Main Size /Type Deck Height Stage 084010 3.995 350 Nodular Cap 9.025 Bare Block 084020 4.120 350 Nodular Cap 9.025 Bare Block

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engine weights

Ford BOSS 429 680 (iron block, aluminum heads) Ford BOSS 429 635 (48) Ford 4.6 SOHC 530 (93) iron block, aluminum heads Ford 4.6 SOHC 473 (72) Ford 4.6 SOHC 600 (168) (Mustang) Ford 4.6 DOHC 464 (72) "9 pounds lighter than SOHC"

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Machining Services Budget Engine Rebuilders

At Budget Engine Rebuilders, our in-shop cleaning and machining methods are state-of-the-art, cost-effective and allow for quick turn around.Cast iron engine blocks, crankshafts and connecting rods are thermally cleaned and shot peened. Aluminum blocks and heads are chemically cleaned.

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Why Use Cast Iron Making Engine Blocks? Blurtit

Answer (1 of 6) Cast iron was usually used to make engine block because of its durability level, at one period of time Cast iron was the main basic building block of the automotive industry. Over the period of years cast iron was substituted for other material like aluminium with the basic idea of reducing the weight of a vehicle.Cast iron generally means grey cast iron, but classify a big

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What does it take to punch an engine block? The High Road

Nov 24, 2007 · I shot an engine block with a 12ga slug, the motor was out of the car and I hit it in the front of the block just under the cylinder head. The block cracked but it didn't penetrate. Just remember that there's other things in the way of the engine if you're shooting it still in the car.

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Hot Topic Iron vs. Aluminum Performance Racing Industry

Hot Topic Iron vs. Aluminum "Cast iron has been used for making cylinder heads since the early days of the internal combustion engine," noted Jack McInnis of World Products, Louisville, Kentucky. "Its primary advantages relative to aluminum are lower cost and durability.

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Mopar Performance Parts Big Block Engines and Related

Back To Front Page Contact Info Secure Ordering. Big Block Engines and Related Parts. CAST IRON BIG BLOCKS. The legend just got better! These may look like the same street blocks that set the standard at drag strips for a generation, but they have a whole new attitude.

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FE Standard Engine Block Dove Manufacturing

This is the Ford Sk-42157 Can-Am block from the 1968 Tunnel Port Can-Am Engine project #RX-402. It is from the original tooling and uses the original fixtures for the Crank & Cam Bore locations. This is the real thing. The Cylinders sleeves are made in house from centrifugally cast ductile iron.

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Beginner's Guide What Is an Engine Block (and What Does

The engine block also known as a cylinder block contains all of the major components that make up the bottom end of a motor. This is where the crankshaft spins, and the pistons move up and down in the cylinder bores, fired by the fuel combusting.

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Dart 31354175 Iron Eagle Sportsman Engine Block Iron for

Details about Dart 31354175 Iron Eagle Sportsman Engine Block Iron for Small Block Ford 302. Be the first to write a review. Dart 31354175 Iron Eagle Sportsman Engine Block Iron for Small Block Ford 302. Item Information. Condition New. Price US $2,657.86. $119 for 24 monthsopens a installment calculator layer *

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Auto Performance Engine Blocks for sale eBay

Get the best deals on Auto Performance Engine Blocks when you shop the largest online selection at eBay. Free shipping on many items Browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Dart Ford Iron Eagle Block 8.2 4.125 PN 31384275. $2,250.00. $150.00 shipping. 8 new & refurbished from $2,250.00 Ford Racing Boss 302 Engine Block

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HardBlok Water Jacket Filler Increase Horsepower For

HARD BLOK WATER JACKET FILLER is a specially formulated, cement-based product with refined, size-graded iron particles combined at an optimum ratio to provide maximum strength, vibration dampening, and heat dissipation required in high performance race engines. Its coefficient of thermal expansion is identical to cast iron engine blocks.

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What is an Engine Block? (with picture)

Oct 04, 2019 · The engine block is the linchpin of vehicles that run on internal combustion, providing the powerhouse for the vehicle. It is called a "block" because it is usually a solid cast car part, housing the cylinders and their components inside a cooled and lubricated crankcase. This part is designed to be

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The 427 Big-Block Comparing L88, ZL1, ZZ427 Engines

Jun 22, 2016 · Aluminum cylinder heads reduced the 427 big-block's overall weight by 70 pounds compared to the iron head versions. Closed combustion chambers were used with the first generation of L88 heads, and chamber size poured out at 106.8cc. Intake valves measured 2.19-inches and exhausts were 1.72-inches.

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Chevy GM 6.0 364 Long Block Crate Engine Sale

Our 6.0 liter 364 Long Block Crate Engine is on sale. From 1999 to 2011 this 6.0 engine was used by Chevy, Pontiac and GMC in a wide variety of vehicles from sports cars to pick up trucks and vans. Our completely remanufactured 364 long block has been built

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5.0L CAST IRON MODULAR BOSS ENGINE BLOCK Part

The Boss 5.0 block is a 4.6L deck height, 94mm cylinder bore cast iron block. The block uses a proprietary iron mix to yield the strongest possible casting strength with the least porosity and greatest consistency. NOTE The Boss 5.0L modular block does not have a finish milled head deck surface and the cylinder bores are rough honed.

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429 Blocks, 427 Blocks And Heads C and C MotorSports

429 Blocks, 427 Blocks And HeadsBlock Price List. Roberts Design Blocks. C & C Motorsports, the BOSS Superstore, is offering an addition to its line of 429-460 aluminum Hemi-style engine blocks. New in 2013, the Roberts design SOLID engine block is available. 9/16

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Dart BBC Engine Block Iron Block w/Ductile Iron Main

Dart BBC engine block iron block w/ductile iron main caps. 9.800" (Standard) Deck 4.500" Bore 1-Piece Rear Seal Gen VI Block accepts stock GM GEN VI, front cover & oil pan.

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Casting Engine Blocks Automotive Manufacturing Processes

An engine block has a very complex geometry. The engine block has internal recesses for the coolant, i.e., water to circulate and the cylinders for the piston to reciprocate. So casting such an intricate shape is always challenging.

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I know my VIN. Which LS engine do I have?

Chevrolet's 3rd and 4th generation small block engines are generally known by their RPO code. You can determine the RPO code if you have the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) from the original vehicle. Locate the 8th digit of the VIN. Consult the tables below to identify your engine. **Click on the RPO code to see more details about that

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