How to Hotrod Big-Block Chevys

Author: Bill Fisher,John Thawley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780912656045

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 5570

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How to Hotrod Small-Block Chevys

Author: Bill Fisher,Bob Waar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780912656069

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 3475

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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Hot Rod Horsepower Handbook

Big-Block Chevy

Author: David Freiburger

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760327838

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 8945

The heart of every hot rod and muscle car is its engine - and the one to have, the most powerful performance engine on the planet, is the big-block Chevy V-8. Tapping into the know-how at Hot Rod magazine, this book offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for building a big-block Chevy V-8-from grinding valves and selecting headers to shot-peening pistons and putting together winning head and intake combinations. At Hot Rod magazine, there is no such thing as too much horsepower, but the editors and experts are willing to test that limit - and, with this book, to take big-block Chevy fans along for the ride.
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How to Rebuild the Big-Block Chevrolet

Author: Tony Huntimer

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494537

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 8669

In our popular Workbench Series, How to Rebuild the Big Block Chevrolet covers the basics of any engine rebuild in over 450 color photos of step-by-step instruction. Subjects covered include the history of the big block Chevy, preperation and tool requirements, engine removal and teardown, first inspection, parts, machine work and clean-up, final engine assembly, and start-up. This book is essential for not only enthusiasts looking to rebuild their big-block Chevy, but as a guideline for building performance applications as well.
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How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Small-Blocks on a Budget

Author: David Vizard

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494847

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 4347

Renowned engine builder and technical writer David Vizard turns his attention to extracting serious horsepower from small-block Chevy engines while doing it on a budget. Included are details of the desirable factory part numbers, easy do-it-yourself cylinder head modifications, inexpensive but effective aftermarket parts, the best blocks, rotating assembly (cranks, rods, and pistons), camshaft selection, lubrication, induction, ignition, exhaust systems, and more.
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How to Hot Rod Small-block Mopar Engines

High Performance Modifications for Street and Racing : Covers All Mopar "A" Engines, 1964-1992

Author: Larry Shepard

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557884053

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 6190

Chassis and suspension modifications for Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks. Includes sections on lift kits, shocks, springs, chassis modifications for off-road use, tires and wheels.
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How to Build Max Performance Chevy Rat Motors

Author: Ed Staffel,John Baechtel

Publisher: Cartech Incorporated

ISBN: 9781884089206

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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One of the all-time favorite engines of the hot rodder, drag racer, and car enthusiast, the big-block Chevrolet engine has been in existence for over 30 years. During this period, literally millions of these engines have been modified, resulting in an extensive body of knowledge, both good and bad, regarding the best ways of building a high performance version of the power plant. Author Staffel is a full-time race engine builder specializing in preparation of high performance Chevy big-block engines. He provides the reader with the very latest theories, techniques, and supplier information, ensuring the preparation of an up-to-date high-performance engine.
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How to Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines

Author: Tom Dufur

Publisher: Cartech Incorporated

ISBN: 9781934709283

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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In How to Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Big-Block Chevy Engines, author Tom Dufur reviews the commonly available factory parts along with many aftermarket offerings, and discusses the advantages of both. Additionally, he includes popular buildup recipes and showcases the dyno results, proving theories and sharing in-depth research. Dufur's decades of experience designing, assembling, tuning, and racing the big-block Chevy engine truly shines through. A wealth of full-color photos, charts, and graphs makes it easy to understand the critical points of these great engines.
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How to Rebuild & Modify Chevy 348/409 Engines

Author: John Carollo

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709573

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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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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Big Block Chevy Marine Performance

Engine Modifications for Maximum Boating Performance

Author: Dennis Moore

Publisher: Hp Books

ISBN: 9781557882974

Category: Transportation

Page: 216

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Dennis Moore, details the differences between automotive and marine performance components and design. Topics covered include: -- The differences between auto and marine engines -- Starters, flywheels, ignition systems, exhaust and cooling -- Parts combinations and recommendations for performance applications Also included are photo/how-to sequences and instructions on build-up and installation as well as tuning and repair.
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How to Rebuild Big-Block Chevy Engines, 1991-2000 Gen V & Gen VIHP1550

Author: Mike Mavrigian

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101057750

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

View: 1458

A fully illustrated step-by-step guide to rebuilding big-block Chevys for better-than-stock performance. For millions of Chevy car and truck owners, this is the best and most complete engine rebuilding guide, including informative sections on: Casting numbers and parts ID ? Disassembly ? Cleaning and inspection ? Cylinder block and bottom-end reconditioning ? Cylinder head reconditioning ? Engine specs and clearances ? Step-by-step engine reassembly ? Torque values ? OEM part numbers
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How to Build & Modify Chevrolet Big-block V-8 Engines

Author: Tom Currao

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760302033

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 708

A complete guide to building and modifying all of Chevrolet's legendary 396, 427 and 454ci big-block V-8 engines.Big-blocks were used in 1960s and 70s musclecars, Corvettes, and trucks.
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How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

Author: Joseph Potak

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1616730935

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 1913

When first introduced in the 1997 Corvette, GM's LS1 engine shook the performance world. Its combination of massive power, light weight and impressive fuel economy set new precedents for performance engines--and continues to do so generation after generation. The latest version, the LS9, makes some 638 hp from just 6.2 liters, far eclipsing even the mightiest big-blocks from the muscle car era--while meeting modern standards for emissions and fuel economy. It’s no wonder, then, that the LSX engines have become some of the most popular for high-performance applications. For those who want to build or modify their LS engine, this book provides the most detailed and extensive instructions ever offered. Whatever your performance goals might be, How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines shows you what modifications are needed and how to make them. Premier LS engine technician Joseph Potak addresses every question that might come up, covering topics including crankshafts and piston assemblies, cylinder heads, camshafts, valvetrain, block modifications, intake manifolds, fuel system, header selection, and setting up ring and bearing clearances for particular uses. In short, this book is the ultimate resource for building the ultimate LSX engine.
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Power Secrets

Author: Smokey Yunick,Larry Schreib

Publisher: Cartech Incorporated

ISBN: 9780931472060

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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Smokey Yunick's Power Secrets is a unique milestone from the acknowledged master of no-nonsense engine development. Henry "Smokey" Yunick is a living legend in racing circles, and in this book he explains race-engine preparation in the direct and unrelenting style that is his singular trademark. From carburetors to shop tools, Smokey tells it like it is. This book is a once-in-a-lifetime experience; a classic that you'll enjoy reading again and again.
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Performance Automotive Engine Math

Author: John Baechtel

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709476

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 4490

Multi-time author and well-regarded performance engine builder/designer John Baechtel has assembled the relevant mathematics and packaged it all together in a book designed for automotive enthusiasts. This book walks readers through the complete engine, showcasing the methodology required to define each specific parameter, and how to translate the engineering math to hard measurements reflected in various engine parts. Designing the engine to work as a system of related components is no small task, but the ease with which Baechtel escorts the reader through the process makes this book perfect for both the budding engine enthusiast and the professional builder.
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How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks on a Budget

Author: David Vizard

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709387

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 1689

Readers are shown how to get the optimal machining performed, select the ideal parts, and assemble the strongest big block engine for a budget of $1,500 to $15,000.
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How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V-8s

Author: Rocky Rotella

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709948

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 6221

If you're considering building a traditional Pontiac V-8 engine for increased power and performance or even competitive racing, How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V-8s is a critical component to achieving your goals.
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