CarTech Book How To Build Killer Big-Block Engines Chevrolet


CarTech How to Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines Book.

Are you looking to build the biggest beast of an engine on the block? Are you envisioning your Chevrolet big-block engine as the star of the auto show? Learn how to make these visions a reality by purchasing the CarTech How to Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines Book (SA190P) from CJ Pony Parts!

Features and Benefits:
- CarTech how-to book
- 144 pages
- 8.5 x 11 paperback book
- 406 black and white photos
- Detailed text and photos deliver the best solutions for making your Big Block Chevy perform
- Written by Tom Dufur

This book (SA190P) will guide you through the process of building a Big Block Chevy Engine for several types of vehicles, including street cars, racing cars, and boats. Author Tom Dufur provides ample information regarding commonly available factory parts as well as theories and in-depth research. This book also contains numerous detailed photos, graphs, and charts for the reader’s easier understanding.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Family Tree
396 Engines
402 Engines
427 Engines
454 Engines
General Motors Performance Parts Crate Engines

Chapter 2: Cylinder Blocks
Block Selection
Maximum Bore Sizes
Stock Blocks
Mark IV Blocks
Gen V and Gen VI Blocks
General Motors Performance Parts Blocks
Bowtie Blocks
GMPP Drag Race Competition Engine Blocks
Aftermarket Blocks
Block Casting Dates

Chapter 3: Crankshafts, Connecting Rods and Pistons
Crankshafts Project: Balancing the Reciprocating Assembly
Connecting Rods
Harmonic Dampeners
Flywheels and Flexplates

Chapter 4: Camshafts, Lifters and Valvetrain Components
Types of Camshafts and Lifters
Lift, Duration and Lobe Separation Angle
Project: How to Degree-In a Camshaft
General Camshaft Recommendations
OEM Cam Fitment
Lifters57Replacement Big-Block Camshafts
Oversized Cam Journals
Alternative Firing Orders: 4-7 Swap
Cam Drives: Chains, Gears and Belts
Rocker Arms
Valvesprings, Retainers and Keepers

Chapter 5: Oil and Lubrication Systems
Oil Pumps
Oil Pans
Oil Filters and Adapters
Pan Evacuation Systems and Vacuum Pumps
Accumulators, Coolers and Accessories
Motor Oil

Chapter 6: Cylinder Heads
Oval or Rectangular Intake Ports
Open or Closed Combustion Chambers
Mark IV, Gen V and Gen VI Heads
Aftermarket Cylinder Heads
Spread Port Heads
What’s Your (Valve) Angle?
Aftermarket Cylinder Head Manufacturers

Chapter 7: Induction Systems
Intake Manifolds
Carburetor Spacers and Adapters
Tunnel Ram Intake Manifolds
Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors
Holley-Style Modular Carburetors
Carter/Weber/Edelbrock Square-Bore Carburetors
Air Cleaners
Fuel Pumps
Fuel Injection
Nitrous Oxide Injection

Chapter 8: Exhaust Systems
OEM Exhaust Manifolds
Tubular Headers
Mufflers and Exhaust Pipes
An Exhausting Summary

Chapter 9: Ignition Systems
Distributors, Coils and Spark Plug Wires
Ignition Controllers
Spark Plugs
Batteries and Cables

Chapter 10: Cooling Systems
Water Pumps

Chapter 11: Gaskets and Fasteners
Cylinder Head Gaskets
Big-Block Engine Gaskets and Seals

Chapter 12: Engine Build-Up
Short-Block Assembly
Long-Block Assembly
Final Accessory Installation

California Residents: Proposition 65 Warning

Vehicle Fitment

This product will fit the following C10 years:

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