How to Hotrod Big-Block Chevys

Author: Bill Fisher,John Thawley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780912656045

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 1976

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How to Hotrod Small-Block Chevys

Author: Bill Fisher,Bob Waar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780912656069

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 7062

A guide to the building of high-performance Chevy engines ranging in size from two hundred sixty-five to four hundred cubic inches, including numerous photographs and information on stock and special parts
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How to Hot Rod Small-block Mopar Engines

Author: Larry Shepard

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780895864796

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 6608

Information for the performance enthusiast on hot rodding the Chrysler mopar small-block engine imparts guidance, instruction, and illustrations
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How to Hotrod Volkswagen Engines

Author: Bill Fisher

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780912656038

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 7958

FIRE AND ICE . . . that's what you get when you take the cool looks of the Volkswagon Beetle, Bus, Karmann Ghia, Thing, Squareback or Fastback and unleash the hot performance of the air-cooled VW engine. How to Hot Rod Volkswagen Engines gives the real skinny for breathing-on, blueprinting and bulletproofing your air-cooled Vee-dub. Street, custom, kit car, off road, or full-race, this book gives you all the air-cooled engine-building basics to find and put to the pavement hidden horsepower. Includes tips on carburetion, ignition and exhaust tuning, case beefing, cylinder-head flow work, camshaft selection, lubrication and cooling upgrades, 6-to-12-volt conversions and much more. Plus there's a natty 6-page history of the origins of the first air-cooled VW engines. All neat stuff, this. Go ahead. You deserve it! Double or triple the output of your air-cooled Volkswagon. Or add 10-15 horsepower with easy bolt-on mods. Mild or wild, do it the right way-with this book. More than 300 photos, drawings and charts to guide you through your VW's innards. And don't look back.
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How to Build Monster Chevy Big Blocks

Blowers, Bow Tie Blocks, Nitrous, Merlin Blocks

Author: Hot Rod Magazine,Hot Rod Magazine Staff

Publisher: S-A Design

ISBN: 9781884089442

Category: Transportation

Page: 132

View: 8457

Based on factory stock as well as bored-stroked bow tie parts and aftermarket components, this book takes you from 396 cubes through 430, 510, 550, 572, 705 and 750 ci engines. Includes pump gas 700 hp motors, streetable 890 hp engines, to 510 cube-630 hp engines which look like a 396. It's all here!
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Carburetors, Manifolds and Fuel Injection

Author: Mike Urich,Bill Fisher

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557880529

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 1096

Explains how carburetors, manifolds, and fuel injection systems work
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Turbochargers

Author: Hugh MacInnes,Betty MacInnes

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780895861351

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 5024

Provides instruction in installing turbochargers, surveys the design, manufacture, and testing of turbocharger kits, and explains the economy and other advantages of turbocharging small engines
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Chevy LS - LS6 Performance

Author: Chris Endres

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557884077

Category: Transportation

Page: 154

View: 9504

RPO LS1 Is GM speak for the Generation lll, 5.7L SFI engine, the latest V8 from Chevrolet. In the years since its introduction in 1997, the LS1 has quickly established itself as a worthy successor to the legendary small block Chevy's performance legacy. The evolutionary LS6 has taken performance a step further with enhanced cylinder heads and other features that allow it to make even more power. Chevy LS1/LS6 Performancecontains tips, tricks, parts combos and many other modifications to extract the maximum power and performance from your LS1 or LS6. Inside you'll find sections on: Bolt-on performance Intake manifolds Cylinder head theory, swaps and modifications High performance camshafts and valvetrain components Short block modification Headers and exhaust options Fuel and ignition systems Supercharging, turbocharging and nitrous oxide Chevy LS1/LS6 Performancewill help you design and build an engine for any level of performance, from mild street to racing.
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1001 High Performance Tech Tips

Author: Wayne Scraba

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557881991

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 5613

A collection of brief, informative, how-to tips from performance experts designed for the enthusiast or racer, this book offers helpful secrets, suggestions, techniques, and hints to help solve common problems and generally enhance all areas of a car's performance. 400+ photos.
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Street TurbochargingHP1488

Design, Fabrication, Installation, and Tuning of High-Performance Street Turbocharger Systems

Author: Mark Warner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101142367

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

View: 6203

Transform an average car or truck into a turbocharged high performance street machine. A handbook on theory and application of turbocharging for street and high-performance use, this book covers high performance cars and trucks. This comprehensive guide features sections on theory, indepth coverage of turbocharging components, fabricating systems, engine building and testing, aftermarket options and project vehicles.
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Dirt Track Chassis and SuspensionHP1511

Advanced Setup and Design Technology for Dirt Track Racing

Author: The Editor of Circle Track Mag

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101157100

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 1212

Don't just make it fast-make it state-of-the-art. Comprehensive and fully illustrated, this technical guide covers all aspects of setup and design for dirt track racing.
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Chassis Engineering

Author: Herb Adams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557880550

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 133

View: 1810

Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs
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Ford Engine Buildups HP1531

Covers 302/351 CID Small-Blocks, 1968-1995 4.6L and 5.4L Modular Engines, 1996-2008; Heads, Cams, Stroker Kits, Dyno-Tested Power Combos, F.I. Systems, Bolt-Ons

Author: Evan J. Smith,Muscle Mustangs Fast Fords Mag

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101051280

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 9705

A guide of more than 35 complete engine buildups offering a wide variety of performance levels for several generations of Ford V8 engine families.
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Welder's Handbook

A Guide to Plasma Cutting, Oxyacetylene, ARC, MIG and TIG Welding, Revised andUpdated

Author: Richard Finch

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440639310

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 1696

A newly-updated, state-of-the-art guide to MIG and TIG arc welding technology. Written by a noted authority in the field, this revised edition of HP's bestselling automotive book-for over 20 years-is a detailed, instructional manual on the theory, technique, equipment, and proper procedures of metal inert gas (MIG) and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding.
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How to Rebuild & Modify Chevy 348/409 Engines

Author: John Carollo

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709573

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 2776

Chevy's W-series 348 and later the 409 became legends on the street. Recently, the 348s and 409s have enjoyed a high-performance renaissance and many speed manufacturers are making heads, blocks, and virtually every part for these engines.
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Classic Mustang HP1556

Restoration, Repair & Upgrades

Author: Editors of Mustang Monthly Mag

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101478691

Category: Transportation

Page: 224

View: 6071

This is a compilation of more than 50 restoration and maintenance projects for Mustangs built from 1964 through 1973, the most popular collectible Mustangs. Includes how-to projects on engine and drivetrain, electrical, body-work, interior, chassis and suspension.
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Classic Camaro HP1564

Repair, Restoration & Upgrades

Author: Ron Sessions

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101514345

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 4992

A step-by-step guide to how to keep a 1967-1981 Camaro in show-quality condition. It includes more than 25 fully illustrated how-to projects on repairs, maintenance, upgrades, and minor restoration.
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Rebuild & Powetune Carter/Edelbrock Carburetors HP1555

Covers AFB, AVS and TQ Models for Street, Performance and Racing

Author: Larry Shepard

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101171383

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 5126

A step-by-step guide to rebuilding, modifying and tuning the Carter/Edelbrock carburetors. Carter history and model overview; an overview of carb parts and how they work;' car selection; rebuilding carbs; installation and hardware; performance and adjustments; general tuning and troubleshooting; emission, fuel economy and fuel supply; racing and special applications.
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How to Get Started in Stock Car Racing

Author: Rusty (INT) Wallace

Publisher: Hp Books

ISBN: 9781557884688

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 186

View: 2906

A collection of informative articles about how to get started in stock car racing from the grassroots level, this book features details on driving schools, various racing series, equipment, costs, and driving and car preparation tips. Learn how to be a crew member! Includes sidebars from established NASCAR crew chiefs, drivers and mechanics, and a foreword from NASCAR superstar Rusty Wallace.
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