Common Connecting Rod Ratios
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Common Connecting Rod Ratios

Common Connecting Rod Ratios. Connecting Rod ratio is the mathematical relationship between the overall length of the connecting rods and the stroke of the crankshaft. Divide rod length by the crank stroke and you get the rod ratio. [Read More…]
Alternator
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Alternator Wire Gauge Chart

Any time you upgrade your alternator you should strongly consider upgrading the gauge (size) of the wire that charges that battery as well as the fusible link in case of a short. [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…]
Axle Flange Housing Identification
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Axle Flange Housing Identification

Axle Flange Housing Identification. Chevrolet, Ford, Oldsmobile, Pontiac — they all use different axle flanges. The ability to identify the flange you have can save time and hassle when it comes time to buy parts. Use the figure below to help identify some of the more common axle flanges… [Read More…]
GM Body Style Codes
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GM Body Style Codes

This list of GM platforms contains the make, model, year range, and chassis code of automobiles produced by General Motors. The makes included in this list are Buick, Cadillac, Chevy, GMC, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac. [Read More…]
Differential Identification Chart
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Differential Identification Chart

Your differential is the set of gears that allows your vehicle’s driven wheels to revolve at different speeds by splitting your engine torque in two directions. This differential ID chart shows AMC, Chrysler, Dana, Ford, and GM differentials. [Read More…]