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  1. Vortec 5.0 downsize to 4.3

    Hey i have a 305 with busted crankshaft and would like to swap it out for a smaller mor economical V6. Will the engine mounts n electrical, tach, speedomiter oil pressure.. work or how much extra work is it?
  2. 1980 chev 350 timing

    Hotrodding Basics
    I have purchased a edelbrock power package containing 64cc performer rpm heads, rolling thunder cam (234in, 238ex degrees at .05) timing gears and chain set, air gap intake, also have Howards hydraulic roller lifters and push rods, hooker headers and street fire HEI distributor, edelbrock 650...
  3. 2006 Chevy Avalanche 4x4 - Engine Sputters/Shuts Down After Warming Up

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hi All, This question is regarding a truck for a friend of mine. Its a 2006 Chevy Avalanche with a 5.3 Flex Fuel with 69,000 miles on the odometer. The truck was recently started and driven on a 4-mile round trip, when the engine began making a clanking noise and then shut down. The truck...
  4. Introduction - first project

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi, New to the world of Hotrodding. Based in southern Australia my current project is a 1927 Chev, still working out what to do but prefer the old school look. Although I have rebuilt several cars, this will be my first rod. Already addicted, I bought one car as a project and while...