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Performance Engine Heads
Your engine head, also known as a cylinder head is a key component for your 1966 Chevrolet 283 Small Block. Engine heads closes of the top of your cylinder block, forming the combustion chamber. The head can also be where valves, spark plugs, and fuel injectors are found. A Performance Engine head is a key component when building your motor. An Engine head works in combination with the camshafts, induction and exhaust. Sport Compact Warehouse is your premier source for Performance Engine Heads. You will find we have a large selection of cylinder heads made in both Aluminum & Cast Iron. Aluminum Engine Heads will be much lighter, and dissipate heat much better. When the heat is dissipated better, which may allow for a higher compression ratio without worrying of possible detonation. Cast Iron Engine Heads take longer to heat up, which means they will take longer to cool down. Cast Iron is generally more cost efficient as well.
Things to keep in mind when you’re looking for a Performance Engine Block are compression ratios, engine displacement, and your target horsepower. Another thing be mindful of is what you plan on doing with your 1966 Chevrolet 283 Small Block. If your looking to track your vehicle it will have different needs then someone who is looking to just gain a few more HP on their daily. We highly recommend you speak to one of our experienced representatives so we can help you make a more informative decision.