Engine Tech Videos

Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop To Restore Your Dream Car 314.783.8325 www.v8speedshop.com
Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop To Restore Your Dream Car 314.783.8325 www.v8speedshop.com
314.783.8325 http://www.v8speedshop.com Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop to Restore Your Dream Car V8 Speed & Resto Shop 817 S. Main Street Red Bud, IL 62278 314.783.8325 Just Southeast of St. Louis, MO in IL. Call or click today! Located in Red Bud, IL, the V8 Speed and Resto Shop routinely performs everything from basic maintenance on Classic and Muscle Cars to complete frame-off rotis...
Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop To Restore Your Dream Car 314.783.8325 www.v8speedshop.com
Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop To Restore Your Dream Car 314.783.8325 www.v8speedshop.com
314.783.8325 http://www.v8speedshop.com Contact The V8 Speed & Resto Shop to Restore Your Dream Car V8 Speed & Resto Shop 817 S. Main Street Red Bud, IL 62278 314.783.8325 Just Southeast of St. Louis, MO in IL. Call or click today! Located in Red Bud, IL, the V8 Speed and Resto Shop routinely performs everything from basic maintenance on Classic and Muscle Cars to complete frame-off rotis...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 6 V8TV
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 6 V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically how to rebuild a small block Chevy V8. Part 6 includes: - Final Painted Engine Assembly - Timing Cover - Water Pump - Harmonic Balancer - ...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 5 Piston Clearance Head Installation
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 5 Piston Clearance Head Installation
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8SpeedShop/ This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically assembling a small block Chevy V8. ...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 4 How To Degree A Cam V8TV
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series Small Block Chevy Part 4 How To Degree A Cam V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically assembling a small block Chevy V8. Part 4 includes how to measure or “degree” the COMP Cams XE series hydraulic roller camshaft. - How ...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 3
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 3
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8SpeedShop/ This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically assembling a small block Chevy V8. ...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 2
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 2
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8SpeedShop/ This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically assembling a small block Chevy V8. ...
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 1
Engine Building Tips 6-Part Video Series V8TV Small Block Chevy Part 1
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.v8speedshop.com FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/V8SpeedShop/ This 6-part video series covers some tips and techniques for rebuilding any engine, but specifically assembling a small block Chevy V8. ...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 6 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 6 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 6 V8TV This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake as...
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
Custom Autosound Slidebar Radios & The System Hidden Subwoofer Video
http://www.customautosound.com - Custom Autosound is your source for high-quality audio systems that match your classic car's design. Their new feature packed Slidebar radios feature digital device connectivity, high power, and quality sound from a unit that looks like it belongs in your dash. Their hidden speaker systems deliver big sound from powered subwoofer units and unique midrange and...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 5 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 5 V8TV
http://www.v8speedshop.com- 314.783.8325 This is part 5 of a 6 video series in which we upgrade a 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass with a modern supercharged GM LSA 6.2 liter Connect & Cruise engine and transmission. Follow along as we cover the whole process in this series. You can contact us at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop at http://www.v8speedshop.com or at 314.783.8325 for any of the parts you s...
New Formulations of Royal Purple Synthetic XPR Racing Oil and Purple Ice at SEMA 2015 Video V8TV
New Formulations of Royal Purple Synthetic XPR Racing Oil and Purple Ice at SEMA 2015 Video V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.royalpurple.com http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - Royal Purple brought out some new formulations and applications for their XPR racing oil, as well as an updated formula for their Purple Ice cooling system additive. Here, we learn about what they changed and also about their motivation to modify their oils for better performance. Take a tour of the V8 Speed & Re...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 4 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 4 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 4 V8TV This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake as...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 3 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 3 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 3 V8TV This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake as...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 2 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 2 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 2 V8TV This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake as...
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 1 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 1 V8TV
1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supercharged 6.2 LSA Engine Install Swap Video Part 1 V8TV This very nice 1968 Oldsmobile 442 is wearing a crisp restoration and features some modified parts intended to give this car better handling and drivability. It’s not a numbers-matching W30 car, although it looks like one. It’s got 17” American Racing wheels, Wilwood brakes with a Hydratech hydraulic brake as...
Quick Look:  Reverse Lockout Module from Modern Driveline
Quick Look: Reverse Lockout Module from Modern Driveline
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.moderndiveline.com This module allows for safe operation of a manual transmission by controlling the reverse lockout solenoid when there is no ECM or switch present to control it. http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact Take a tour of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop! Muscle Car Restoration Shop Tour at V8 Speed & Resto Shop https://youtu.be/zQiSQ6Ijo5U
Checking Your Torque Wrench And Proper Fastener Torque Tips Video V8TV
Checking Your Torque Wrench And Proper Fastener Torque Tips Video V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - http://www.ARP-bolts.com Fasteners need to be tightened properly to achieve the required clamping pre-load or your engine could have big problems down the road. In this video, we show you how to check the accuracy of your torque wrench, and explain the need for proper fast...
Custom Looks For Your LS Engine Swap Video V8TV
Custom Looks For Your LS Engine Swap Video V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact 314.783.8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - The GM LS Engine is a super-popular swap candidate for many reasons, but they are not very attractive as-installed in their original cars. In this video, we show you some different LS style enigines in the V8 Spee...
2200 HP Twin Turbo 540 Dyno Pull Video V8TV
2200 HP Twin Turbo 540 Dyno Pull Video V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv 2200 HP Twin Turbo 540 Dyno Pull Video V8TV http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - The Fast Times built, Sonny headed, 548 cubic inch billet block V8 with twin 88mm turbos powered Spiro Pappas' '69 Camaro in the 2008 NMCA season. From the V8TV archives. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Take a tour of our restoration shop!: "Muscle Car Restoration Shop Tour V8 Speed & Resto Shop November 2018 V...
V8TV Viewer Mail: Synthetic Oil Myths Part 2 Video
V8TV Viewer Mail: Synthetic Oil Myths Part 2 Video
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314-783-8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - People have lots of thoughts and questions about synthetic oils, and today we attempt to answer some of these questions. This time, we're addressing the "thickness" of synthetics vs. conventional oils. Take a tour of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop! Muscle Car Restoration Shop ...
ARP - The Ultimate Fasteners!
ARP - The Ultimate Fasteners!
http://www.ARP-bolts.com - ARP manufactures the ultimate fasteners for the inside - and outside - of your ride!
V8TV Viewer Mail:  Synthetic Oil Myths Part 3 Video
V8TV Viewer Mail: Synthetic Oil Myths Part 3 Video
#musclecar #v8tv http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314-783-8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - Part 3 in our series on the misconceptions surrounding synthetic engine oils. Take a tour of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop! Muscle Car Restoration Shop Tour at V8 Speed & Resto Shop https://youtu.be/zQiSQ6Ijo5U
The Correct Way To Pour Engine Oil From A Bottle Video V8TV
The Correct Way To Pour Engine Oil From A Bottle Video V8TV
The Correct Way To Pour Engine Oil From A Bottle Video V8TV http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - https://www.facebook.com/V8TVshow/ - It seems that nearly every photograph, commercial, and TV show shows people pouring engine oil with the bottle turned the wrong way. It may seem trivial, but when used properly, the smart design of an oil bottle will prevent glugging and spilling. ALSO - you can a...
Holley LS Road Race Oil Pan Baffle Install Video V8TV
Holley LS Road Race Oil Pan Baffle Install Video V8TV
#musclecar #v8tv Installation Available: http://v8speedshop.com/contact http://www.v8speedshop.com/contact - 314-783-8325 Produced by Kevin Oeste and V8TV Productions, Inc. - Holley Performance Products has been making LS Engine Oil Pans designed to make LS engine swaps easier into classic muscle cars. In this video, we take a look at the optional road-race oil pan baffle which allows you...

Many Chevrolet Corvette ZR1Z06 and GS models built between 2006 and 2013 are equipped with a dry sump engine lubrication system.

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2009 Corvette ZR1 engine.

This high-performance system operates differently than a standard engine lubrication system and requires a special procedure when checking the engine oil level.

When adding engine oil to these vehicles, care must be taken to avoid overfilling the system. Overfilling may cause over-pressurization, which may result in damage to the engine and emissions system components. Also, if the amount of engine oil in the system is unknown due to repairs or other causes, the entire system should be drained and refilled with the correct amount of engine oil.

In order to get an accurate reading, the oil must be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. A cold oil level in the dry sump tank may not indicate the correct amount of oil in the system.

Under normal operating conditions the engine oil pan does not store any oil, but if the vehicle has been parked for an extended period without the engine being started, some oil will seep back into the oil pan, reducing the amount of oil held in the dry sump tank. There could be no engine oil at all showing on the level indicator.

This condition is normal since the level indicator is designed to read the engine oil level only after the engine has run long enough to reach normal operating temperature. Do not add engine oil based on cold engine level indicator readings. The engine oil level on the level indicator will also be inaccurate if checked while the engine is running.

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Service Procedure
Follow the service procedures, precautions and capacities listed in ALLDATA Repair before servicing the engine oil, oil tank and filter. The yellow-looped level indicator is located on the dry sump engine oil tank (No. 1 in image). The oil tank is external to the engine and is located on the passenger side of the vehicle.

Checking Oil Level
1. To obtain an accurate engine oil level reading, warm up the engine to at least 175°F (80°C).

2. Once the engine is warm, turn it off.

3. Wait at least five minutes (but not more than 20 minutes) to allow oil to drain and settle in the engine.

4. Remove the level indicator from the external engine oil tank and clean it with a lint-free paper towel or a cloth. Re-insert the level indicator into the external oil tank, pushing it all the way in until it stops.

5. Remove the level indicator from the oil tank and read the level on the cross-hatched area. Oil levels that fall in the cross-hatched area are normal.

Oil System Debris and Flushing
If replacement of the engine becomes necessary, or any failure is experienced that may cause debris to enter the oil supply, the remote oil tank must be disassembled and flushed. Additionally, the oil cooler and both oil cooler lines should be replaced. The remote oil tank can be removed from the vehicle and separated into two halves to facilitate a thorough cleaning.

Written by the ALLDATA Community Automotive Diagnostic Team, a select group of automotive experts dedicated to helping technicians fix hard-to-repair vehicles more efficiently. Meet the team by visiting support.alldata.com/alldata-community