1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck
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1939 Plymouth Air Radial Truck

Colorado Auto & Parts is home to the famous “Plymouth Air Radial Truck” — A 1939 Plymouth PT-81 truck with a seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine from a 1954 Cessna 195 Airplane. [Read More…]
Turbo Toyota 2JZ 1931 Ford Model A Rat Rod
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Turbo Toyota Powered ’31 Ford Model A

Brandon DeJesus rolls a ’31 Ford Model A rat rod, but it may not be what you’re expecting — it’s powered by Toyota’s 2JZ-GTE power plant — an inline-six-cylinder engine that is sooo ready to make staggering amounts of horsepower that, more than two decades after its introduction, professional motorsports teams of all kinds still seek out these early ’90s 3.0L engines. [Read More…]
Engines
Vintage Car and Truck Parts

Engines & Components For Sale

Search New, NOS, Used and Salvaged Engines, Components, Parts and Accessories for Vintage and Classic Cars, Trucks and Hot Rods. [Read More…]
How To Determine Engine and Pinion Angle
How To & DIY

How To Determine Engine and Pinion Angle

Engine and pinion angle are relative to the ground. Most engines are set at 3 degrees, this allows the carburetor to sit level. The main purpose of having an engine angle is to allow for more room in the passenger compartment by having a smaller tunnel. [Read More…]
Engine Displacement Calculator
Technical Info

Engine Displacement Calculator

This calculator determines the displacement of the engine by two methods; selecting the engine to get the geometry of the configuration, or by the geometry to get the engine. You may select the engine manufacturer and designation to get the exact parameters. [Read More…]
Ford Engine Block Numbers
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Ford Engine Block Numbers

Note: A majority of FE blocks have either a ‘352’ or a backwards ‘501’ cast into the front of the block. With the exception of a few hi-performance 428 blocks, most all other FE blocks are identical externally. The only way of differentiating between them, since there are no external markings to tell you what you’ve… [Read More…]
Mopar Engine Block Numbers
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Mopar Engine Block Numbers

Mopar Engine Block Casting Numbers — The list covers a wide range of engines including the popular 318, 340, 383, 400, 413, 426 and 440 engines. Locate your engine casting number on the left hand side of the engine. [Read More…]