Tag: EDELBROCK

PROJECT LS2, PART 5 (A)

PROJECT LS2, PART 5 (A)

PROJECT LS2, PART 5 INDUCTION AND IGNITION by Mike Mavrigian all photos by author Our LS2, ready for induction. You face a few choices with regard to fuel, air and ignition when building an LS-you can stick with the OE fuel injection (how boring is that?), you can install an aftermarket performance fuel injection system [...]

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PROJECT LS2, PART 4 (D)

PROJECT LS2, PART 4 (D)

The camshaft was checked with a degree wheel. Crane did one heck of a nice job grinding this bumpstick. Lift and timing moments were dead-on to the cam card. With our crank snout pinned for the damper, the timing cover was installed using ARP’s front cover kit (12-point stainless). The front coolant balance tube assembly [...]

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PROJECT LS2, PART 4 (B)

ROCKER COVERS AND COIL BRACKETS Instead of using a pair of boring OE rocker covers, we opted for a pair of Moroso welded aluminum cuties. These beautifully tig-welded covers accept the OE type formed gasket seal (each cover features a CNCed groove on the mating surface). Each cover is secured to the head using OE-type [...]

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PROJECT LS2, PART 4 (A)

PROJECT LS2, PART 4 (A)

PROJECT LS2, PART 4 This has proven to be a fairly easy build. The LS series-both Gen III and IV-shows definite promise. by Mike Mavrigian all photos by author Our LS is now ready for induction and ignition.At this point, our LS2 is a complete longblock. Here, we’ll cover a number of subjects leading up [...]

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VINTAGE BUILD: FORD FE SIDE OILER

VINTAGE BUILD: FORD FE SIDE OILER

WE BUILD A VINTAGE FE USING PERFORMANCE AFTERMARKET HEADS, INTAKE, ETC. by Mike Mavrigian all photos by author The “old” Ford 427 FE side oiler has regained its popularity among both racers and street rod/custom car builders, especially for Cobra replica builders. This blast from the past is back with a vengeance.The Ford 427 “side [...]

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VINTAGE ENGINE PRODUCTS

VINTAGE ENGINE PRODUCTS

FLATHEAD FEVER Edelbrock has released two new Flathead Ford cylinder heads. P/N 1116 is designed with a raised roof combustion chamber for 1949-53 8BA engines, CNC-machined 74 cc chamber volume (for reduced compression for supercharged applications or for those who wish to run low octane fuel in naturally aspirated engines). P/N 1126 was designed with [...]

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VINTAGE ENGINE TECH (Part 2)

VINTAGE ENGINE TECH (Part 2)

THE BOMB IS BACK Forty years after its debut, the Cherry Bomb line of mufflers is back with a vengeance, including a wide array of street and race thunder wonders. One of the new releases, and a blast from the past, is the oh-so-famous and oh-so-Friday-night-cruising tubular glasspack. The Cherry Bomb Glasspack, the original high-performance [...]

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