The Garage - Engine & Drivetrain

Welcome to the engine & drivetrain portion of the garage.  Here you will find articles and information for repairs and modifications related to the drivetrain and drivetrain accessories of 73-87 GM trucks.

Camshaft Installation-In Truck
Cylinder Head Removal/Installation
Engine Start-up (New Engine)
Intake Manifold Removal/Installation
LS1/4L60E Installation (Classic Trucks)
Oil Pump Removal/Installation
Rear Main Seal Replacement
Valve Lifter Adjustment-Hydraulic
Water Pump Removal/Installation

Automatic Transmission Identification By Pan
Driveshaft Yoke Leakage
Lock-Up Converter Pressure Switch Wiring
Transmission Cooler Hoses-Braided
TH350/TH400 Detent Cable & Switch Adjustment
700R4 TV Cable Adjustment
700R4 Speedometer Gear Calculation
700R4 Speedometer Gear Swap

3/4-Ton Axle Swap

Air & Fuel Delivery
Mechanical Fuel Pump Testing/Replacing
Q-Jet Secondaty Tuning Part 1
Q-Jet Secondaty Tuning Part 2
Q-Jet Tuning
Q-Jet Tuning For A Better Idle
Ram Air Box Install
Thermac System
Throttle Body Injection Conversion (Custom Classic Trucks)

ESC to Non-ESC Distributor Swap
HEI Distributor Advance Curves
HEI Ignition Coil Check/Replace
HEI Ignition Module Replacement
HEI Ignition Pick-up Coil Check/Replace
HEI Ignition Timing 101
One Wire Alternator Install