Engines Articles

How to Calculate Gear Ratios and Torque

In the theory of mechanics, torque is a twisting force applied to an object. The force is applied by a lever which can be real or imaginary; the ...

How to Calculate an Engine in Cubic Inches

Engine displacement in the United States used to be measured in cubic inches. For example, an engine might have been described as a ...

How to Tell the Difference Between a Ford 360 & Ford 390

The Ford FE series engines were manufactured and installed in Ford cars and trucks starting in the 1950s and going until 1976. There were many models ...

How Can I Make My Stock Exhaust Sound Deeper?

There was a time back in the 1980s when auto enthusiasts were all but certain that doom was on the horizon. The rise of emissions equipment, computer ...

How to Check for a Blown Engine

When someone says he has a blown engine, what he usually means is the engine is dead or doesn't run. A more mechanically minded car owner will ...

Chevy Big Block Identification

Identifying a Chevy Big Block engine is simple once the codes are located on the engine and identifiers are translated. The codes contain a prefix ...

Cost of a Car Engine Replacement

More than any other kind of failure in an automobile, there's almost nothing that's quite as heartbreaking as a completely fried engine. You ...

Parts of a Camshaft

The camshaft makes up an integral part of a vehicle. Three main parts make up a camshaft: the main journals, the lobes and the ends. Cam bearings are ...

Cat 3054C Engine Specifications

Designed for use in heavy equipment and construction vehicles, the Caterpillar (Cat) 3054C is a diesel-powered naturally aspirated engine. The 3054C ...