Engine Blocks Archives - Page 2 of 2 - Engine Builder Magazine

Regardless of what type of engine work you do in your shop (stock, performance, diesel, marine or anything that comes in the door), you need the ability to surface heads and blocks.  Deck surfaces on high mileage heads and blocks are often corroded, pitted, scratched and/or out-of-flat – especially if the engine blew a head

The Making of an Engine Block

We’ve all had plenty of exposure to engine blocks, but here’s a look at the process of making one.

Sourcing Engine Blocks

Production engine builders today want engine cores that match a very specific vehicle application. In many cases, they also want the tinware that goes with the engine because the oil pan, valve covers and timing cover are also year, make and model specific. That has changed the way core suppliers have to inventory their stock.