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ARP rod bolt stretch gauge

ARP Rod Bolt Stretch Gauge How-to

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Most engine builders concede that torquing rod bolts during final assembly is no longer an accepted practice. While no doubt adequate for general engine rebuilding where loading rarely approaches that of competition levels, basic rod bolt torquing simply cannot account for...
Drilling for pin oiler

CV Products Chevy Pin Oiler Installation

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Most dedicated race blocks for Sprint Cup racing, Formula 1 and other high end applications are equipped with piston dome/pin oilers to provide pin lubrication and piston crown cooling. You can install pin oils on Ford and Chevy engines with CV Products kit...
Dart Big M block, 3/4 front view

Dart Big M Block Selection

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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.