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  1. Engine
    I was measuring the rod bearing clearances for my 406 sbc and all of the rod bearing clearances were between .0031 and .0035. Is this too wide of a gap to run and I should get .001 under bearings or is this able to be made up with thicker weight oil?
  2. German Custom /10

    350cui Corvette C3 engine, TH350, 12-bolt rear axle 3.07 /w posi, 4-seasons a/c, Rochester Q-Jet 4bbl, 20" HELO Wheels
  3. Transmission - Rearend
    I’ve got my transmission and engine I am running a 350 small black and a TH350 and I am looking for a rearend. I don’t know nothing about rear ends. Do you think this rear end would work Fabricated 9 In Ford Rear Axle w/ Posi Traction 3rd Member, 54 In
  4. Engine
    Good wrench 350 engine. I have rebuilt the Quadrajet carb, and set the idle mixture screws to 2 turns out, replaced the timing gear and timing chain, set them to 0 degrees, and reinstalled the distributor. Replaced spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, solenoid, and contact points. The motor...
  5. Fuel injection Engines
    So I have a 97 Chevy Cheyenne 2500 with the 5.7L Vortec, it really doesn’t want to idle and when it does it’s super rough, if you give it any throttle at all in any gear it starts to really cut out and the motor bucks and shakes and pops and sometimes backfires, it has new plugs, distributor...
  6. Hotrodding Basics
    I got the old 305 out, I got the trans cleaned up, I got the engine bay cleaned up, and now I'm lost. I'm left with a lot of wires and tubes. I don't know what I don't need on my wiring harness but I know I don't need a lot of it as well as some of the vacuum tubes (lines....). If you cant tell...
  7. Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 1977 chevy c10 with a 350 small block and would like to get the engine bay looking as new as possible but I don't even know where to start id also like to paint the valve covers and have watched a few vids on how to do that but gonna wait for that till I get everything else cleaned...
  8. Engine
    Looking for some advice i was gifted a 400 sbc short block .20 over with flat tops. Also picked up a set of 993 heads that have been rebuilt with good springs would like to get 400hp from it any advice on cam choice intake and carb. the rest of the setup is turbo 350 trans and a ford 8.8 with...
  9. Engine
    Just bought a Chevy small block 4 bolt main. I have a general idea what I want to do with it, but I was wondering if someone had a more rad idea. What would you guys do? When in doubt always turn to the internet.
  10. Hotrodding Basics
    Hey guys, Fossil (Steve) here, new to the group and starting a project and have a question. I got away from rods years ago and have been dealing with vintage motorcycles as my hobby ever since. However, I have just picked up a '59 Chevy Apache truck and am getting started on it. As usually...
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