Chevrolet V8 Performance Guide
A complete list of the original-issue factory heavy-duty parts for every 1955-1971 Chevrolet V8 engine up to the powerhouse 454; including oil coolers, high-rise manifolds and special cams. Plus specifications and tuning data for the nearly 100 engines, carburetors, fuel injection systems, camshafts, cylinder heads, ignition systems and more. Including factory part numbers, code letters and a long section written by Bill Thomas, the most knowledgeable Chevrolet specialist in the nation. Factory supplied pictures and charts detail the important operations and modifications. Eighth printing of this fine book known as the"Stocker's Bible" for decades.
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Manual Transmission Specifications
Transmission and Clutch Linkage Adjustment
Differential Ratios and Codes
Brake Adjustment and Replacement
Suspension Spring Specifications
Piston and Ring Indexing Chart
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