ENGINE SWAPPING--SHOP TIPS FROM A PRO

This article tells how to assess the necessity for an engine replacement, how to remove and replace the engine, and where to shop for the engine. Engines could very often be saved by repairing one or more of their components such as valves, camshaft, timing chain, or crankshaft. The importance of planning and preparation for engine removal and replacement is emphasized. It is also important to study the factory shop manual for the particular make and model of the car and to have the correct tools. The various steps in the actual removal and replacement of the engine are detailed.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Times Mirror Magazines, Incorporated

    380 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10017
  • Authors:
    • Cerullo, B
  • Publication Date: 1984-5

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 123-125
  • Serial:
    • Popular Science
    • Volume: 224
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: Times Mirror Magazines, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0161-7370

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00391326
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 090
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 30 1984 12:00AM