Hot Rod Small Block Mopar Engines HP1405

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Penguin, Mar 4, 2003 - Transportation - 240 pages
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How to Hot Rod Small-Block Mopar Engines is a completely revised, updated edition of Larry Shepard’s classic, first published in 1989. Inside you’ll find the latest, updated information to help modify your small-block A series Mopar for high performance, street, circle track, or drag racing. Also included are updated parts information and techniques for:

- Block, cranks, pistons and rods
- Cylinder heads
- Camshafts and valvetrain
- Blueprinting techniques
- Step-by-step engine assembly guide
- Oil, cooling, ignition and induction systems
- Engine swapping guide
- Engine installation and break-in tips
- Casting numbers and torque specs
 
New part numbers, photos, parts combinations and illustrations highlight this classic handbook on how to build the ultimate small-block Mopar engine.
 

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Contents

A Brief History of the A Engine
1
Cylinder Blocks
6
Crankshafts
24
Connection
35
Pistons
45
Cylinder
64
Camshafts Valvetrain
93
Blueprinting
117
The Oiling System
146
The Cooing System
158
The Ignition System
164
The Induction
176
The Exhaust System
192
Engine Swapping
199
Appendices
209
Copyright

Engine Assembly
131

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Larry Shepard is a former engineer for Chrysler Corporation, where he worked in Mopar Performance, the high performance parts division. He has written five technical performance manuals for Chrysler, and two previous HPBooks: How to Hot Rod Small-Block Mopar Engines, and How to Rebuild Your Mopar Magnum V8.

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