Chevrolet V8 Performance Guide

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Coda Publications, 1971 - Transportation - 164 pages
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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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Contents

Stage II Engine Modification
2
Blueprinting the Chevrolet V8
13
Engine Names and Descriptions
16
Tuning and Detailed Engine Specifications
20
Camshaft Specifications and Part Numbers
58
Part Numbers
59
BODY LUBRICATION
60
Performance Tuning Techniques
62
Ignition Adjustment
116
Manual Transmission Specifications
120
Transmission and Clutch Linkage Adjustment
124
Differential Ratios and Codes
130
Brake Adjustment and Replacement
135
Suspension Spring Specifications
142
Shock Absorbers
145
Piston and Ring Indexing Chart
149

Tuning Specifications
70
Carburetor Adjustment
81
Carburetor Trouble Shooting Chart
90
EngineCarburetor combinations
92
Bill Carrolls Books
151
INDEX
152
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