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JEGS Performance Motors & Engine Components

Upgrading your vehicle's engine or engine components is a great way to add power and performance. JEGS offers a wide selection of engine performance parts for Chevy/GM, Ford, Mopar, and custom applications. Also offered is a line of JEGS engines to simplify installation and reduce wrench time. Each JEGS motor contains quality engine parts. Choose either a stock replacement long block or select from one of several turn-key crate engines to meet your performance and budget needs.

The Benefits of Buying High Performance Engine Parts

There are many benefits to buying high performance engine parts. When properly matched, the result will be increased power and performance for your vehicle. It is important to understand the engine components and their functions to make this possible. JEGS offers engine parts online. With over 60 years in the business, JEGS is the engine parts superstore. The benefits of buying high performance engines and components include the following:

More Build Options

Building your own engine allows for full customization and freedom to select auto engine components to match your budget and performance needs. You can research and develop an engine components list and then select what you need from the JEGS online engine parts catalog

Save Money

Purchasing performance engine parts allows the opportunity to save money. If you are doing the work yourself a lot can be saved in labor alone. When selecting components, you can pick or choose what level of quality you would like based on your budget and performance needs, offering additional savings.

JEGS Crate Engines Are Also An Option

There are many benefits to purchasing a crate motor. As it is already assembled, a lot of time and money can be saved as well as trips to the machine shop or down time waiting or deciding on parts. JEGS offers many different crate engine options for a variety of applications and budgets. JEGS engine reviews are also available to research and help make an informed decision.

Customer Questions About Engines and Components

Buying quality engines and components can be overwhelming and confusing. There are many different factors to consider when shopping for engines and components including different brands, prices, warranties, performance capabilities, and much more. Because engines and components are often a significant investment, it is important to do your research and get all your questions answered prior to making a final purchase. If you are trying to learn more about engines and components, we can help you along the way. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about engines and components:

How To Choose Engine Parts For Performance?

When selecting engine parts to improve power and performance, you first need to decide what the engine will be used for. Will it be for street only or race only? Next you will need to decide the RPM range that the motor will live most of its life in. It may be from idle to 5500 rpms, 4500-8500 rpms, or somewhere in between or beyond. The camshaft should then be selected based on the specifications provided by its manufacturer that closely match your needs. Once the cam is selected, the rest of the engine components can be selected. However, be sure to confirm the engine components are properly matched to the camshaft for the best performance.

How To Polish Aluminum Engine Parts?

One simple way to polish aluminum engine components involves using a drill with a polishing kit. The polishing kit includes a compound that is applied to an applicator that is attached to a mandrel. The mandrel is attached to the drill and then carefully the compound is applied to the part with the spinning drill, cleaning and smoothing the surface until the desired shine is achieved.

How Many Parts In A Car Engine?

There are many moving parts in a typical V8 engine. For example, starting with the short block, you have the engine block, the rotating assembly (consisting of the crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons) as well as the piston rings, main and rod bearings, and rear main seal, oil pan and timing cover gasket. In addition, the camshaft, lifters, camshaft bearings, timing set , and balancer seal complete the bottom end. For the top end, the cylinder head consists of the intake and exhaust valves, valve springs, spring retainers, valve keepers, push rods, rocker arms, rocker arm studs, head, intake, valve cover, and exhaust gaskets. Depending on if the engine is carbureted or fuel injected, there are additional parts involved to complete the assembly. Don't forget the water pump, pulleys, brackets, harmonic damper, distributor, spark plugs, fuel pump, thermostat, water outlet, throttle linkage, and additional components to complete installation.

Can't Find The Engines And Components You Are Looking For?

A JEGS expert is ready to answer your questions and help you find the engine and components that you require for your specific application.