May 1, 2024 | ASSEMBLY

Dowel pins can cause problems both removing and installing. Once they’ve been removed and the block decked, it’s time to reinstall them. Giant fingers get in the way and trying to finagle the dowel pin and drive with it with a hammer can be cumbersome. I use a boxed end wrench the size of the dowel to hold it while I tap it with a hammer to get it started. Then I take the wrench away to drive it in. I’ve got a cheap wrench I’ve ground to be the approximate thickness of the dowel protrusion.

Big Don Kincaid
Big Don’s Racing Engines
Point, TX
MAY, 2024