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How to build & modify cylinder heads, camshafts & valvetrains

Ben Watson

How to build & modify cylinder heads, camshafts & valvetrains

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Cylinder heads -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Camshafts -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Valves -- Maintenance and repair.,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Modification.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesHow to build and modify cylinder heads, camshafts, and valvetrains.
    StatementBen Watson.
    SeriesMotorbooks International powerpro series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL214.C93
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22175536M
    ISBN 100879387904
    OCLC/WorldCa28799920

    Thought-provoking ideas will help you build the Chevy six your way! Once you have an idea of the basic cam specs, you're not done yet. Respected automotive author discusses planning and installing your own supercharger set-up. What went wrong is Ford put everything into the low-volume; high-dollar racing efforts and comparatively very little recourses went toward the everyday cars that made up the greatest volume of production. By Jon Padilla on Aug 01, Very informative and easy reading

    That's good, but to be successful it's necessary to make a better job of maximizing output than the next guy. Geed reference In a couple of places further up the rpm range it marginally exceeded the output of the degree LCA cam. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his MBI book Fuel Injection to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject of so much hot rodding today. So let's get started.

    Engine Management: Advanced Tuning takes engine-tuning techniques camshafts & valvetrains book the next level. Is it a mild street engine that is to be driven to school every day with an occasional jaunt down the quarter mile, or is this more of a hot street engine that only comes out on Saturday night and only to impress that snobby cruise crowd at the Boffo Burger? Curve 2 is slightly down at the low end. For Serious and Smart Engine Builders By Aghast on Feb 13, For those of us who go out learning to hod rod the hardway, that is books, because we don't have the money to waste building one motor after another, this is a must have. Not this books fault, just a lot for me to learn.


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