Tag: CYLINDER HEAD

NEW KAASE P-38 VALVE COVERS

NEW KAASE P-38 VALVE COVERS

  Jon Kaase has announced new cast aluminum valve covers to suit his canted-valve P-38 cylinder heads for 302 and 351cu in small-block Ford Windsor engines. Available in black, red, or natural alloy finish or any color desired, Kaase’s new valve covers with revised bolt pattern are specifically designed to fit his unique P-38 cylinder [...]

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LS RETRO BUILD, PART 4

LS RETRO BUILD, PART 4

This installment in our LS 5.3L “retro build” covers installation of our hydraulic roller lifters, cylinder heads, pushrods and rocker arms, completing the valvetrain. . Build, text and photos by Mike Mavrigian . CYLINDER HEADS While there’s nothing to complain about with the original casting number 862 aluminum heads (GM P/N 12559862), making them flow [...]

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HD VALVE SEAT DRESSER

HD VALVE SEAT DRESSER

Goodson Tools and Supplies for Engine Builders has designed a larger version of its popular Universal Dressing Stand (SWD-UNI), designed for diesel and heavy-duty applications.

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EDELBROCK PRO-PORT RAW RACE HEADS

EDELBROCK PRO-PORT RAW RACE HEADS

Engineered for all out competition, Edelbrock’s ROX Pro-Port Raw cylinder head, #777669, offers a high quality casting that is ideal for extreme circle track and drag racing applications.

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P38 HEADS FOR SMALLBLOCK FORD

P38 HEADS FOR SMALLBLOCK FORD

  The principal power gains in Jon Kaase’s new P38 cylinder heads for Ford 302 (5 liter) and 351 small-block engines are derived from canted, larger diameter inlet and exhaust valves; improved port velocities; and deeper bowls with sweeping short turns in the intake and exhaust tracts.  

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PROJECT PONTIAC 455, PART 1

PROJECT PONTIAC 455, PART 1

WE BEGIN THE BUILD OF A BORED STROKED PONTIAC 455 TO OBTAIN 501 CID AND ABOUT 600 PONIES. THE GOAL:TO CREATE AN IDEAL “INDIAN” POWERPLANT FOR STREET, STRIP AND STREET RODDER APPLICATIONS Prior to block machining, the block exterior was smoothed and detailed. Not only will this ressurected Pontiac provide some ground-pounding thump, but it’ll [...]

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PISTOL-GRIP VACUUM TESTER

PISTOL-GRIP VACUUM TESTER

Goodson Tools and Supplies for Engine Builders of Winona, MN, introduces a Pistol Grip Vacuum Tester. Vacuum Testing is one of the most reliable methods for testing valve-to-seat seal when building a cylinder head. An electric version is already a part of the Goodson product line so when asked why the company was adding another [...]

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SNAP ON TORQUE/ANGLE WRENCH REVIEW

SNAP ON TORQUE/ANGLE WRENCH REVIEW

   NEW TOOL REVIEW –   TESTING SNAP-ON’S ELECTRONIC TORQUE/ANGLE WRENCH MODEL TESTED: MODEL ATECH3FR25O   Snap On’s Tech Angle wrench includes a protective plastic case. The new wrench is available in several versions (1/4, 3/8 and 1/2-inch drive, Nm & angle, and Nm/ft-lb/in-lb & angle). The unit I tested is model ATECH3FR250A, which features [...]

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TOOL REVIEW: TORQUE PLUS ANGLE IN ONE TOOL

TOOL REVIEW: TORQUE PLUS ANGLE IN ONE TOOL

  Snap-On’s new Tech Angle wrench includes a protective case and is available in several versions, including 1/4″-drive, 3/8″-drive and 1/2″-drive. The digital torque wrench is capable of operating in several modes, including ft-lb, in-lb, Nm and angle of rotation. The unit I tested is ATECH3FR250A, which features 1/2″-drive.   TESTING SNAP-ON’S NEW ELECTRONIC TORQUE/ANGLE [...]

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E-STREET TOP END KITS

E-STREET TOP END KITS

With their all-in-one-box convenience and “no guesswork” performance appeal, Edelbrock Power Package Top End Kits are in high demand. Now Edelbrock is proud to introduce the new line of E-Street Power Package Top End kits for small-block Chevy, big-block Chevy and small-block Ford.

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