New small block Ford Racing Crate Engine What it is: A 363-inch small block Ford Racing crate engine that uses the standard Ford 8.2-inch deck height Why you care: Small block Ford guys were once limited to a mere 331 or 347 inches of displacement if they wanted to increase the size of the 302. Now, using the sturdy Boss block from Ford Racing and a 4.125 bore and 3.400 stroke, you can have 363 inches. The new small block Ford Racing crate engine makes 50 hp and 50 lb-ft more than the Z347 it replaces. The advertised numbers are 500 hp at 6,500 and 450 lb-ft at 5,300 on pump gas. We say: Look for an installation in Ron Burgundy, our Fox Mustang project car. How much: The new Ford Racing crate engine is $8,595.00 Learn more: Ford Racing Performance Parts; Dearborn, MI; FordRacingParts.com Heavy Duty Lower Control Arms What it is: Lower control arms for the ’10 Camaro and Pontiac G8 Why you care: These lower control arms reduce deflection during corning and add stability by maintaining wheel alignment. If you lower your car, the control arms also correct the camber. How much: $259.95 Learn more: BMR Suspension; Thonotosassa, FL; 813/986-9302; BMRSuspension.com CPP Brakes: Zero-Offset Brakes What it is: Large-caliper, zero-offset brake systems for ’55 to ’64 Chevrolets Why you care: The guys at Classic Performance Products (CPP Brakes) are known for solving the little issues that can kill your Friday-night garage fun. The CPP Brakes zero-offset disc-brake conversion allows you to add some braking power while keeping your wheels in the stock drum-brake position. If you already have discs, the Wilwood D52 caliper is a direct bolt-on, two-piston replacement for the single-piston caliper. You can also upgrade to a cross-drilled and slotted 11-inch rotor. How much: Retail price starts at $699.00 Learn more: CPP Brakes; Anaheim, CA; 714/522-2000; ClassicPerform.com Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!