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Low-buck DIY: Valve Lapping


We recently refreshed a set of 30,000-mile heads for our budget LT-1 rebuild. While we did splurge on new springs to match our cam, the valves cleaned up nicely and we decided to re-use them. Inspection revealed a little pitting on the sealing surface, and while they might have been just fine, we knew they could be a little better. ... Read More »

20 “Must-Have” Engine Building Tools

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Engine building is no picnic, but the right tools and instruments can certainly make it a bit easier. Whether you’re a highly-experienced professional or a first-time “do-it-yourselfer,” Powerhouse Products has compiled a list of “must-haves” that you or anyone would need before deciding to build an engine. Not only do these tools make engine building easier, they also shave off ... Read More »

Powerhouse Products GM LS Engine Cradle


Memphis, TN – The latest offering from Powerhouse Products is designed to make moving GM LS engines easier than ever. Adding to the tool brand’s popular storage stands for Chevrolet, Ford and Chrysler engines is the Powerhouse Products GM LS Engine Cradle. This cradle is constructed from finely crafted, high-quality steel. It includes secure and easy-to-attach adjustable mounting arms to ensure the ... Read More »

Powerhouse Products GM LS OEM Rocker Arm Trunnion Upgrade Tool


Memphis, TN – This new LS rocker trunnion install tool from Powerhouse Products provides a quick and consistent way to assemble and disassemble LS rockers.  The LS Rocker Trunnion Install Tool was carefully designed to simplify the trunnion upgrade process of today, and it is compatible with all stock LS rocker geometry. The tool can be used with an arbor press, ... Read More »

Powerhouse Universal Cam Bearing Installation Kit


Memphis, TN – The Powerhouse Universal Cam Bearing Installation Kit installs or removes cam bearings in any engine, from traditional pushrod platforms to specialized race blocks. Install or remove cam bearings from any engine block with one complete, universal kit from Powerhouse Products. With five mandrels ranging in size from 1.125″ to 2.690″, the professional quality Powerhouse Universal Cam Bearing Installation Kit ... Read More »

Powerhouse Products Chrysler Hemi Camshaft Degree Kit


Memphis, TN – The new Hemi Camshaft Degree Kits from Powerhouse Products include everything you need to degree a Hemi camshaft in one convenient package. The Powerhouse Products Hemi Camshaft Degree Kits contain all the tools necessary to correct any minuscule errors and tolerances from your 5.7L, 6.1L or 6.4L Hemi engine’s machining processes that can affect camshaft timing. Degreeing ... Read More »