314 HP Small Block 350 Is The Cheap Way To Power Your Day

It's so easy to bag on the tried and true GM small block 350. Tech lovers will chide it for the decades old architecture. They'll point to its pushrods as a vestige of another era now that we live in a world of overhead cams and variable valve timing. When it comes to bang for the buck though, critics don't have a leg… »3/14/08 12:30pm3/14/08 12:30pm

Hold Still, Valves! Adventures In Pinhole Photography

I enjoy shooting properly focused and exposed I-5 photos with a nice SLR, but sometimes you just get tired of stuff like sharpness and non-infinite depth-of-field in your photographs, know what I'm saying? Sure you do. That's when you reach for your homemade pinhole camera, put it in a box of small-block Chevy valves… »10/05/07 1:30pm10/05/07 1:30pm

500-Horse Camaro? The General's Next Small Block V8 to Get Direct-Injection

According to Ward's Auto, an experimental 6.2-liter, direct-injection V8 producing upward of 500 hp could be factored into the next Chevrolet Camaro equation. The engine would coincide with the Gen V version of the small-block V8, based on GM's existing all-aluminum Gen IV (L92), which powers the Cadillac Escalade,… »9/04/07 2:15pm9/04/07 2:15pm

Engine Swap of the Day: Junkman's Small-Block-Powered 356

The other day, Junkman mentioned his Chevy 400-powered '57 Porsche 356. Well, one thing led to another, and we invited him to send in some photos for us to share. See, when most guys claim online to have some outrageous engine/car combo ("Dude, I got a '72 Kadett with Detroit Diesel Series 60!") you take the claim… »8/31/07 3:30pm8/31/07 3:30pm