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How to Build KILLER Chevy Small-Block Engines Book ~GEN 1~ NEW RELEASE for sale

How to Build KILLER Chevy Small-Block Engines Book ~GEN 1~ NEW RELEASE

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How to Build KILLER Chevy Small-Block Engines Book ~GEN 1~ NEW RELEASE:

How to BuildKiller Chevy Small-Block Engines
byMike Mavrigian
~ PUBLISHED DEC 2019 ~Learn how to get the most horsepower out of the tried-and-true small-block Chevy platform in this all-new full-color guide.
Whether you are a hot rodder, a custom car owner, or a muscle car guy, you are always going to be looking for the latest and greatest Chevy small-block performance information. This book is a valuable resource on all the latest for the Chevy small-block owner.
How to Build Killer Chevy Small-Block Engines covers all the major components, such as blocks, crankshafts, rods and pistons, camshafts, valvetrain, oiling systems, heads, intake and carburetor, and ignition systems.
In addition, this book contains a large section on stroker packages. Also featured are the latest street heads from AFR, Dart, RHS, World Products, and other prominent manufacturers. While the design is more than 60 years old, the aftermarket for this powerplant is still developing.
An in-depth,highly detailed example of a422-ci engine buildis also featured, offering a complete road map to duplicate this sample build.
While the GM LS engine family has earned a strong following and is currently the hottest small-block in the enthusiast market, the Gen I Chevy small-block engine retains a strong following with the massive number of these engines still in use throughout the hobby. They are durable, affordable, and a very well-supported 1: The Small-Block Chevy
OEM Crankshaft Journal Size
Today's Options
Chapter 2: The Block: Where It All Begins
Cast Iron Versus Aluminum
OEM Blocks
Advantages of an Aftermarket Performance Blocks
World Products
Chapter 3: Crankshafts
Crankshaft Stroke
Factory Stock Crankshaft Stroke
Popular Aftermarket Bore/Stroke Combinations
Bore and Stroke Combinations
Selecting Crankshaft Stroke
Forgings and Billet
Crankshaft Durability Treatments
REM Finishing
Chapter 4: Connecting Rods
Rod Ratio
Types of Rods
Connecting Rod Length
Rod to Block Clearance
Rod Side Clearance
Beam Design
Rod and Cap Numbering
Rod Bolt Tips
Tightening Rod Bolts by Monitoring Stretch
REM Finishing
Chapter 5: Today's Performance Cylinder Heads
Trick Flow Specialties Flow Research
World Products
Racing Head Service
Chapter 6: Advancements in Camshaft Design and Technology
Roller Cam Advantages
Camshaft Patterns to Compensate for Intake Manifold Runners
Symmetrical Versus Asymmetrical Camshafts
Surface Finishing Technology
Lobe Separation Angles
Base Circle Diameter
Special Firing-Order Camshafts
Camshaft Needle Bearings
Choosing the Correct Distributor Gear
Check for Runout
Chapter 7: Carburetor Size
E85 Fuel
Fuel Pressure
Fuel Injectors: Low Impedance Versus High Impedance
Choosing Injector Size
Forced Induction
Supercharger Basics
Fuel System
Compression Ratio
Upgrading the Engine to Accommodate the New-Found Power
Fuel Injection Tech
Injector Impedance
Injector Harness Adapters
Injector Physical Dimensions
Chapter 8: Rockers and Lifters
Roller Rockers
Shaft-Mounted Rockers
Rocker Arm Materials
Rocker Arm 9: Pistons
Piston Skirts and Major/Minor Thrust
Offset Pin
Match the Valve Angle
Examples of Piston Choices
Piston Dome Shape
Piston Features and Options
Piston CD and the Oil Ring
Piston Dome Volume
Combustion Chamber Volume
Chapter 10: Sample Engine Build: 422 CI
Block Prep and Modifications
Crankshaft Balancing
Block Plugs
Cam and Bearings
Crankshaft Installation
Dry Belt Care
Crank Balancer Installation
Piston and Rod Installation
Oil Filter Adapter
Wet Sump Oil Pumps
Cam Timing
Roller Lifters
Timing Pointer
Crank Trigger
Cylinder Covers
Oil Pan
Vacuum Pump
Racing Alternator
Water Pump
Dyno Run
Parts Used in This BuildSource Guide
Mike Mavrigian has written for magazines since 1977 and worked in the automotive industry for three decades. Mike is the editor and chief of Auto Service Professional and is a technical editor contributing technical articles to Engine Professional magazine. He also owns and operates Birchwood Automotive Group, a business that assembles project vehicles, writes technical how-to service books, and produces many magazine articles. Mike won the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for "Best Technical Article" in 2009. Mike graduated from Youngstown (Ohio) State University and is certified member of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. He lives in the Akron, Ohio area.Softcover. 8 1/2x11. 144 pages.BRAND NEW RELEASE!

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