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Performance Engine Blocks
There are so many great reasons to go with a Performance Engine Block. We all know how much factory components limit your vehicle, and your OE engine block is no different. When you begin heavily modifying your OE motor, your still limited and playing a risky game.
Performance Engine Blocks can come in several different types of materials. Aluminum and cast iron engine blocks are both available. Aluminum engine blocks are much lighter, are more fuel-efficient, and have a higher specific heat by mass. Aluminum heads dissipate heat quicker than cast iron, which can useful on track days. Aluminum also resists corrosion in open air. Another thing to keep in mind with aluminum blocks is they are generally not as stiff as cast iron. Cast Iron Engine Blocks have excellent dimensional stability and good vibration absorbing properties. When looking at heating aspects of Cast Iron engine blocks, they will take longer to heat up but will also in turn take longer to cool down. However, they do have fantastic heat retention capabilities. Cast Iron Engine Blocks are generally more cost efficient, and also cost less to repair. In addition, Engine Blocks can also be purchased unfinished, finished, partially finished, or fully machined.
It can be overwhelming when looking into getting a new Performance Engine Block so it is highly recommended to speak to one of our experienced representatives so we can help you make a more informative decision.