Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 3 – Checking Specs - Engine Builder Magazine

Dream Engine Giveaway Ep. 3 – Checking Specs

We double check our specs on this small block Ford prior to assembly, and show you what to look for to ensure the engine lives.

It’s a tedious process, but it’s one that pays off in the long run – we’re talking about double checking our specs on this small block Ford prior to the assembly. In this episode, Chris walks you through what to look for to ensure you’re building an engine that will live. We check the bore on the Man’OWar block, the piston-to-wall clearance, the Diamond piston itself, the Callies crank journals, the Callies rods, and we file fit the Total Seal rings so we are ready for the next step – bottom end assembly.

Thanks to our Component Partners
World Products Man’OWar 351 block
Callies crank and rods
Diamond custom pistons
Total Seal 1.0mm, 1.0mm, 2.0mm ring set
Pro-Filer cylinder heads
TorqStorm twin supercharger kit
ARP Hardware
Erson camshaft
Dura-Bond cam bearings
Harland Sharp rockers
Manley valves
PAC springs
Johnson lifters
Trend Performance pushrods
Cometic MLX head gaskets
King bearings
Melling oil pump
Aviaid oil pan
Cloyes race billet true roller timing set
Holley Terminator EFI, Smart Coils, Hi-Ram intake, fuel injectors, and ignition
Tick Performance intercooler
Tremaniac Racing timing cover and valve covers
Fluidampr damper

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