CHEAP, JUNKYARD SBC MODS-HOW TO MAKE MORE Q-JET POWER. BUY VS MODIFY-JUNKYARD VORTEC OR EARLY SBC
Everyone has been hot and bothered about junkyard LS engines for the past few years, but before that, there were plenty of traditional small-block Chevrolets that were coming out of junkyards too. And there are still more of them at wrecking yards to this day. Plus there are a jillion of them in trucks and suvs for sale on FB Marketplace. So what do you do to one if you want cheap and easy performance?
EMISSIONS LEGAL SBC CAM SWAP-WHAT IS IT WORTH? WHAT CHEAP MODS ADD POWER TO A SMALL BLOCK CHEVY? HOW MUCH POWER IS A Q-JET WORTH? 2BRL VS 4 BRL CARB SWAP! MILD, PURE ENERGY CAM SWAP! HOW MUCH ARE PORTED, STOCK 882 HEADS WORTH? ARE ALUMINUM HEADS AND A BIGGER CAM WORTHWHILE? HOW CAN I MAKE POWER WITH MY SMALL BLOCK? IS A VORTEC L31 A GOOD PLACE TO START? CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO WHERE I TESTED THE FOLLOWING PERFORMANCE UPGRADES: LONG-TUBE HEADERS, 4-BARREL (Q-JET) INTAKE AND CARB, MILD 246 CAM AND PORTED 882 HEADS, RPM AIR GAP AND HOLLEY 750 CARB, HOLLEY ALUMINUM HEADS AND LARGER 268 CAM. ALSO ILLUSTRATED WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE JUNKYARD VORTEC 350.
FINNEGAN’S NEW JET BOAT? 1,300HP WITHOUT NOS, TURBOS OR A BLOWER! PART 1 OF 3: RACING A 10.5L JET BOAT!