Author: George Reid

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613253443

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Over the course of performance car history, and specifically muscle car history, big-block engines are particularly beloved, and for good reason. Not only are they the essence of what a muscle car is, but before modern technology and stroker engines, they were also the best way to make a lot of horsepower. All of the Detroit manufacturers had their versions of big-block engines, and Ford was no exception. Actually, Ford was somewhat unique in that it had two very different big-block engine designs during the muscle car era. The FE engine was a design pioneered in the late 1950s, primarily as a more powerful replacement for the dated Y-block design because cars were becoming bigger and heavier, and therefore, necessitated more power to move. What started as torquey engines meant to move heavyweight sedans morphed into screaming high-performance mills that won Le Mans and drag racing championships through the 1960s. By the late 1960s, the design was dated, so Ford replaced the FE design with the "385" series, also known as the "Lima" design, which was more similar to the canted-valve Cleveland design being pioneered at the same time. It didn't share the 1960s pedigree of racing success, but the new design was better in almost every way; it exists via Ford motorsports offerings to this day. In Ford Big-Block Parts Interchange, Ford expert and historian George Reid covers both engines completely. Interchange and availability for all engine components are covered including cranks, rods, pistons, camshafts, engine blocks, intake and exhaust manifolds, carburetors, distributors, and more. Expanding from the previous edition of High-Performance Ford Parts Interchange that covered both small- and big-block engines in one volume, this book cuts out the small-block information and devotes every page to the FE Series and 385 big-blocks from Ford, which allows for more complete and extensive coverage. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}
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Author: George Reid

Publisher: S-A Design

ISBN: 9781934709191

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 2755

Includes critical information on Ford's greatest V-8 engines with great detail on the high-performance hardware produced throughout the '60s ,'70s and '80s, as well as information on cranks, blocks, heads, cams, intakes, rods, pistons, and more.
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Author: George Reid

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613252129

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 1355

If there is one thing Ford enthusiasts have learned over the years, deciphering which Ford parts work with which Ford engines is a far more difficult task than with many other engine families. Will Cleveland heads fit on my Windsor block? Can I build a stroker motor with factory parts? Can I gain compression by using older-model cylinder heads, and will it restrict flow? Is there a difference between Windsor 2-barrel and 4-barrel heads? These are just a few examples of common questions Ford fans have. These and many other questions are examined in this all-new update of a perennial best seller. Thoroughly researched and, unlike previous editions, now focused entirely on the small-block Windsor and Cleveland engine families, Ford Small Block Engine Parts Interchange includes critical information on Ford’s greatest small-block engines and goes into great detail on the highly desirable high-performance hardware produced throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. By combining some of the best parts from various years, some great performance potential can be unlocked in ways Ford never offered to the general public. Following the advice in Ford Small-Block Engine Parts Interchange, these engine combinations can become reality. You will find valuable information on cranks, blocks, heads, cams, intakes, rods, pistons, and even accessories to guide you through your project. Author George Reid has once again done extensive research to accurately deliver a thorough and complete collection of Ford small-block information in this newly revised edition. Knowing what internal factory engine parts can be used across the wide range of production Ford power plants is invaluable to the hot rodder and swap meet/eBay shopper. Whether building a stroker Cleveland or a hopped-up Windsor, this book is an essential guide.
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The Ultimate Guide to Sourcing and Selecting Compatible Factory Parts

Author: John Baechtel

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250509

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 2666

The venerable Chevy big-block engines have proven themselves for more than half a century as the power plant of choice for incredible performance on the street and strip. They were innovators and dominators of the muscle car wars of the 1960s and featured a versatile design architecture that made them perfect for both cars and trucks alike. Throughout their impressive production run, the Chevy big-block engines underwent many generations of updates and improvements. Understanding which parts are compatible and work best for your specific project is fundamental to a successful and satisfying Chevy big-block engine build. In Chevy Big-Block Engine Parts Interchange, hundreds of factory part numbers, RPOs, and detailed color photos covering all generations of the Chevy big-block engine are included. Every component is detailed, from crankshafts and rods to cylinder heads and intakes. You'll learn what works, what doesn't, and how to swap components among different engine displacements and generations. This handy and informative reference manual lets you create entirely unique Chevy big-block engines with strokes, bores, and power outputs never seen in factory configurations. Also included is real-world expert guidance on aftermarket performance parts and even turnkey crate motors. It s a comprehensive guide for your period-correct restoration or performance build. John Baechtel brings his accumulated knowledge and experience of more than 34 years of high-performance engine and vehicle testing to this book. He details Chevy big-block engines and their various components like never before with definitive answers to tough interchange questions and clear instructions for tracking down rare parts. You will constantly reference the Chevy Big-Block Parts Interchange on excursions to scrap yards and swap meets, and certainly while building your own Chevy big-block engine.
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Author: Jefferson Bryant

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709875

Category: Transportation

Page: 148

View: 1879

The photos in this edition are black and white. Skylarks, GSXs, Grand Nationals, Rivieras, Gran Sports; the list of formidable performance Buicks is impressive. From the torque monsters of the 1960s to the high-flying Turbo models of the '80s, Buicks have a unique place in performance history. During the 1960s, when word of the mountains of torque supplied by the big-inch Buicks hit the street, nobody wanted to mess with them. Later, big-inch Buicks and the Hemi Chryslers went at it hammer and tongs in stock drag shootouts and in the pages of the popular musclecar magazines of the day. The wars between the Turbo Buicks and Mustang GTs in the 1980s were also legendary, as both cars responded so well to modifications. "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines" is the first performance engine book ever published on the Buick family of engines. This book covers everything from the Nailheads of the '50s and early '60s, to the later evolutions of the Buick V-8 through the '60s and '70s, through to the turbo V-6 models of the '70s and '80s. Veteran magazine writer and Buick owner Jefferson Bryant supplies the most up-to-date information on heads, blocks, cams, rotating assemblies, interchangeability, and oiling-system improvements and modifications, along with details on the best performance options available, avenues for aftermarket support, and so much more. Finally, the Buick camp gets the information they have been waiting for, and it's all right here in "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines."
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Author: Ed Staffel,John Baechtel

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1884089151

Category: Transportation

Page: 120

View: 5676

Custom build your own high performance version of Chevy's famous "rat" motor from off-the-shelf factory parts! Complete part interchange information, plus factory part numbers, casting marks, production histories, suppliers, performance capabilities of various components, and more. Covers all 366, 396, 402, 427, 454 and 502 engines.
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Author: Steve Christ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780895860705

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 3959

Tells how to decide if an engine needs rebuilding, and shows how to pull an engine, replace parts, recondition cylinder heads, and troubleshoot other engine problems
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Author: George Reid

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1884089836

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 2041

In this definitive guide, the author explains the concept of building a stroker, paying special attention to the effect that increasing the bore and stroke have on the engine as a whole.
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Performance, Street, and Off-Road Application

Author: Dave Emanuel

Publisher: S-A Design

ISBN: 9781884089282

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 3641

Learn how to select, install, tune and modify all popular Holley performance carburetors. This information-packed guide provides a detailed view of basic carburetor functioning, modifying for performance applications, custom-tuning for street, racing, off-road, turbocharging, economy, and other special uses.
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Rebuilding and Modifying the AOD, AODE and 4R70W

Author: George Reid

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613251149

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 1031

While millions of Ford rear-wheel-drive cars are equipped with the durable and simple C4 and C6 transmissions of the 1960s, early in the 1980s Ford replaced those old designs with the AOD transmission for a new generation of cars. Overdrive gears, once popular before WWII, were now becoming popular again, as manufacturers were under increasing pressure to raise fuel economy to meet ever more demanding EPA standards. A nice byproduct of that was more comfortable cruising speeds, where your engine didn't have to work so hard in addition to getting better fuel economy. In Ford AOD Transmissions: Rebuilding and Modifying the AOD, AODE and 4R70W, author George Reid walks you through the process step-by-step, from removing the transmission from the vehicle, to complete disassembly and cleaning, to careful reassembly, to proper re-installation and road testing. Performance modifications are also covered, as well as an ID guide for various model numbers, evolutionary design changes, shift kit installation, and torque converter selection. This book is ideal for people who already have one of these transmissions in their car, as well as enthusiasts who would like to swap one of these more modern units into an older chassis to get all the benefits of overdrive. If you plan on researching or working on any one of these overdrive models, this book is a vital addition to your workbench or library.
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Eigenschaften, Anwendungen, Werkstoffe

Author: MAHLE International GmbH

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658095466

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 141

View: 3693

Wegen der immer weiter steigenden Anforderungen an Otto- und Dieselmotoren in Bezug auf CO2-Reduzierung, Abgasverhalten, Gewicht und Lebensdauer sind heute vertiefte Kenntnisse über die Komponenten des Verbrennungsmotors unerlässlich. Ohne entsprechendes Know-how kommt kein Fachmann der Kfz-Technik mehr aus, unabhängig ob er in der Konstruktion, der Entwicklung, der Erprobung oder der Instandhaltung tätig ist. Dieses Fachbuch beantwortet in großer Durchdringungstiefe die Fragen bezüglich Konstruktion, Herstellung und Bearbeitung von Zylinderkomponenten. In dieser zweiten Auflage wurden alle Kapitel überarbeitet und entsprechend der aktuellsten Entwicklungen im Verbrennungsmotor erweitert.
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Author: Tom Monroe

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780895860361

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 3454

Photographs illustrate how to disassemble, check for wear, repair or recondition, and reassemble and install Ford V8 engines
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Author: Tom Brownell

Publisher: S-A Design

ISBN: 9781884089497

Category: Transportation

Page: 142

View: 8461

Latest information on materials and equipment involved in custom painting. For do-it-yourselfers & those who want to confidently deal with professionals.
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Author: Pat Ganahl

Publisher: Cartech Incorporated

ISBN: 9781884089275

Category: Transportation

Page: 142

View: 2519

Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition provides accurate technical guidance to understanding and building all popular Ford performance engines. This outstanding reference covers the venerable Ford small block and big block engines. Filled with more than 300 photos and hundreds of technical secrets developed by top racers and engine builders. Includes all modern Ford performance engines.
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Author: Randy Leffingwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898802666

Category:

Page: 380

View: 8591

Die Ford Motor Company schuf mit dem Mustang 1964 die Spezies der relativ kompakten, 2+2-sitzigen, aber dennoch sehr leistungsstarken US-Coupés. Die sogenannten "Pony Cars" sollten jene bürgerlichen Sportwagenliebhaber in ihren Bann ziehen, bei denen Praxisnutzen, tolle Optik und sportliche Fahrleistung nicht im Widerspruch zueinander stehen durften. Der Erfolg war durchschlagend und auch nach 40 Jahren findet die aktuelle Evolutionsstufe des Mustangs ihre Fans. Grund genung, dieser automobilen Ikone ein Jubiläumsbuch zu widmen. Auf weit über 300 Seiten lässt der Autor die Historie des Mustang kompetent, faktenreich und mit einem tiefen Blick hinter die Kulissen Revue passieren. Faszinierendes, zum größten Teil exklusiv geschossenes Bildmaterial macht diesen großformatigen Prachtband zu einem Muss für die zahlreichen Mustang-Liebhaber im deutschsprachigen Raum.
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2 Bände. Griechisch - Deutsch

Author: Herodot

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 305009091X

Category: History

Page: 1446

View: 3100

Herodot (geb. um 484 v. Chr., gest. um 425) wird mit Recht der Vater der Geschichtsschreibung genannt. Er verfasste eine Urgeschichte der alten Kulturen: des Vorderen Orients, Ägyptens und Griechenlands. Die welthistorische Auseinandersetzung zwischen Persern und Griechen, die Beschreibung der Schlachten von Marathon, den Thermopylen, Salamis und Platää sind von außerordentlicher Lebendigkeit. Der Weitgereiste ist zugleich aber auch der meisterhafte Erzähler von Geschichten, die in die Weltliteratur eingegangen sind, wie z. B. das Schicksal des Krösus, Gyges und sein Ring oder der Ring des Polykrates. Herodot gehört zu den Klassikern der griechischen Literatur, zu ihren ernstesten - und schwierigsten - Autoren, trotz oder gerade wegen seiner scheinbaren Leichtigkeit. Herodots Werk birgt in sich verhaltene Größe, Leiden und Leidenschaft, Welterfahrung und tiefe Klugheit.
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Author: Editors of Chevy High Perf Mag

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101142394

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 5684

Now readers can turn their Chevelle or El Camino into the ultimate street machine. Here is a compilation of tech articles from Chevy High Performance, the most popular magazine among Chevy enthusiasts. Includes articles on engine performance, tires, wheels, suspension, bodywork, exhaust, and interior modifications. It's the the latest collaboration of the authors of Hot Rod, Car Craft, Chevy High Performance, among others. Complete with over 300 photos and illustrations.
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