Steve puts finishing touches on repairing his billet aluminum engine block for the wagon’s SMX engine.
After every connecting rod in Steve Morris’ SMX engine effectively crumbled, his SMX billet block was in rough shape. The question he was confronted with was whether to fix the block or not – he decided to make the necessary repairs. Watch below.
A cracked cylinder head or engine block may or may not be bad news depending on the size and location of the crack(s), the value of the casting and what it will take to fix the crack(s) versus what it would cost you to replace the casting. Read what your options are in this Larry Carley feature.
Holley has announced the availability of a new safety item – Vent Tube Spill Reduction Valves. They feature an internal valve ball that reduces fuel spillage from carburetor vent tubes.