Hot Rod Horsepower Handbook

Author: David Freiburger
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760327838
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

How to Hotrod Small Block Chevys

Author: Bill Fisher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780912656069
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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

How to Rebuild the Big Block Chevrolet

Author: Tony Huntimer
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494537
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

How to Build Killer Big Block Chevy Engines

Author: Tom Dufur
Publisher: Cartech Incorporated
ISBN: 9781934709283
Format: PDF
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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.

How to Build Max Performance Chevy Rat Motors

Author: Ed Staffel
Publisher: Cartech Incorporated
ISBN: 9781884089206
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

How to Hot Rod Small block Mopar Engines

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557884053
Format: PDF
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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.

How to Build Max Performance Chevy Small Blocks on a Budget

Author: David Vizard
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494847
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Big Block Chevy Marine Performance

Author: Dennis Moore
Publisher: Hp Books
ISBN: 9781557882974
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.