Engine Projects / 10 posts found
Summit Racing 505ci Mopar Stroker Power Test
Mopar stroker makes big power and monster torque with mail-order parts.
505ci Mopar Stroker Top End Kit
Our 440 Chrysler stroker build was initiated to show the power potential of Trick Flow's PowerPort 270 aluminum cylinder heads...
505-CID Mopar 440 Stroker
Step by step prepping and assembling the short block for a 505ci Mopar RB stroker engine for big strreet/strip power...
Tuff Stuff High Performance Alternator Install
This 1995 Corvette project car has been a superb test bed for manufacturers to prove the value of their products in exchange for non biased stories and a valuable aid showing readers the necessary accessories to support a new high performance engine build. As a followup, we beefed up the charging system with a new battery and a Tuff Stuff high performance alternator.
565ci Dart BBC Race Build
Our sample engine build is a 565-ci big-block Chevy based around a Dart Big M cylinder block and Dart Big Chief Pro 1 aluminum cylinder heads. Following the step-by-step procedures is designed to simplify the mating of all the important components in the engine...
Dart 565ci Big Block Chevy Build Sheet
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Scat Connecting Rod Selection
Rod selection for this build was fundamental. Just as we went with a heavier duty option for the crankshaft for durability reasons, we matched that move with Scat’s Pro Sport 4340 forged H-beam connecting rods (PN 6653522A) with doweled cap alignment and a 7/16-inch ARP 2000 rod bolt upgrade.
Dart 18° Big Chief Cylinder Head Selection
We selected a set of Dart 18° Big Chief cylinder heads for this project. They are offered as cast or with your choice of Super Mod porting or Full Port CNC porting. To match our application we chose the Super Mod porting configuration.
Dart Big M Block Selection
The high demand performance requirements of this particular engine application require a cylinder case of superior design and construction. We chose a Dart Machinery "Big M" cylinder block equipped with all the best design features and attending hardware for a high RPM, 1,000 HP+ package.