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383 Stroker Top End Assembly

This is (Episode 25) of the #ETCGDadsTruck Series.

Link to (Episode 26): Link posted when available

Link to (Episode 24): https://youtu.be/g_dPAptfxnY

This video covers the top end assembly of a small block Chevy for #ETCGDadsTruck. I also cover the installation of the oil pump, pick up tube, and oil pan in this video.

There will also be additional “shorter” videos of #DT383 taken from this video which will cover specific parts of the build.

“How To Install a Nylon Cam Button”:

“How To Install an Oil Pump and Pick Up Tube”:

“How To Assemble and Set Up Roller Lifters, Pushrods, and Roller Rocker Arms”:

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Cylinder Heads: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/afr-0918?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=heads&utm_content=2019-05

Head Bolts: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/arp-134-3601?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=headbolts&utm_content=2019-05

Head Gasket: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-1003

Engine Gasket Kit: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/fel-ks2678?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=enginegaskets&utm_content=2019-05

3/8” NPT Plugs: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076HMLJHG/?coliid=I10IMLRKZR3711&colid=245LHJDQ9HKVE&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

Cam Custom Grind 12-000-8: https://www.compcams.com/products/comp-camshafts/chevrolet-gm.html

Timing Chain Set: https://www.compcams.com/magnum-double-row-timing-set-for-oe-roller-chevrolet-v6-and-305-350-small-block.html

Cam Button: https://www.compcams.com/810-long-nylon-thrust-button-for-chevrolet-265-400-small-block-and-v6.html

Rocker Arms: https://www.compcams.com/ultra-pro-magnum-trade-roller-rocker-arms-chevy-3-8-stud-1-6-ratio-5.html

Pushrods: https://www.compcams.com/magnum-7-300-long-080-wall-5-16-diameter-pushrod-set-of-16.html

Oil Pump: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mel-m55hv?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=oilpump&utm_content=2019-05

Oil Pump Drive: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/mel-is-55e?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=pumpdriveshaft&utm_content=2019-05

Harmonic Balancer: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pbb-pb1050st?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=balancer&utm_content=2019-05

Pro Flow 4 System: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/edl-35780

Valve Cover/Air Cleaner Kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/58-86-SBC-Chevy-350-Finned-Retro-Aluminum-Valve-Covers-Air-Cleaner-Dress-Up-Kit/390631131541?epid=1691173318&hash=item5af36e0995:g:snoAAOSwSZFZ18ps:g:snoAAOSwSZFZ18ps


Crank Socket: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/cca-4793?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=cranksocket&utm_content=2019-05

Cam Degree Kit: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-g1056-16?utm_source=etcg&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=degreekit&utm_content=2019-05

Gasket Adhesive: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FL40L90/?coliid=I32JUEJ7C8AASM&colid=245LHJDQ9HKVE&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

Trusty Cook Hammers: https://trustycook.com

Torque Wrench: https://www.jbtools.com/gearwrench-85079-1-2-dr-flex-electronic-torque-wrench-w-angle-25-250-ft-lbs/

T-Handle wrenches: https://www.powerbuilt.com/collections/hex-torx-keys-and-sockets/products/8-piece-sae-t-handle-hex-key-wrench-set#3fozi4TRVyJTuoGw.97

Paint Pen: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000DD2EU/?coliid=I16OXOXPMW1E81&colid=245LHJDQ9HKVE&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

Permatex Black: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002YLR5GU/?coliid=I31EEUHICMBZR4&colid=245LHJDQ9HKVE&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

CAT Plug Kit: https://parts.cat.com/en/catcorp/shop-supplies/caps-and-plugs/9U-7075

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