How to Build Small-Block Ford Racing Engines HP1536: Parts, Blueprinting, Modifications, and Dyno Testing for Drag, Circle Track,Road , Off-Road, and Boat Racing. Covers All Small-Block Fords, 302/5.0L, and351W/5.

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2010 - Transportation - 192 pages
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This guide for building a race-winning Ford engine includes chapters on parts and engines, cylinder block, cylinder heads, bottom-end modifications, exhaust systems, cooling systems, final engine assembly, dyno-tested performance combinations and more.
 

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Contents

Primary Considerations
Ford Racing Blocks
Aftermarket Blocks
Block Preparation
Main Bearing Bore
Cam Bearing Bore
Deck Surfaces
Cylinder Bores
Rev Kit
The SmallBlock Ford Oiling System
Block Modifications for Improved Lubrication
WetSump System
DrySump Lubrication
Valve Spring Coolers
Oil Cooler
Oil Lines and Fittings

Cylinder Sleeving
Lifter Bores
Roller Lifters
Oil Restrictors
Rear Main Seal Retention
Piston Oilers
Primary Considerations
Displacement
Rod LengthtoStroke Ratio
Calculating Compression Ratio
Crankshafts
Connecting Rods
Pistons
Wrist Pins
Piston Rings
Coatings
Crankshaft
Balancing
Damper
Bearings
Shape
Connecting Rod Inspection Reconditioning
Piston Preparation
PistontoRod Clearance
Deck Clearance
PistontoValve and Other Clearances
Machine Valve Pockets
Ford Racing Heads
Aftermarket Cylinder Heads
Cylinder Head Inspection
Cylinder Head Machining
Valve Guides
Valve Seats
Honing Valve Guides
Lap Valves
Spring Pads Guides
Combustion Chamber Volume
Equalize Combustion Chambers
Pushrod Clearance
Angle Milling
Valves
Valve Material
Valve Refinishing
A Little Cam Theory
Changing Valve Events
Camshaft Terms
Flat Tappet vs Roller Cams
NASCAR Cup Camshafts
Camshaft Follower Inspection
Degreeing the Cam
Rocker Arms
Pushrods
Stud Girdles
Valve Springs
Spring Inspection
AN Sizes
Main Bearings
Crankshaft Checks
Degree Camshaft
Timing ChaintoBlock Clearance
Main Stud Girdle
Check Camshaft
RockerArm Geometry
Deck Clearance
ValvetoPiston and Other Clearances
Fit Piston Rings
Connecting Rod Side Clearance
Oil Pump Pickup Height
Intake Manifold
Match Intake Manifold and Heads
Install the Plugs
Install Cam Bearings
Install Main Bearings and Seal
Install Crankshaft
Install Camshaft
Install Rods Pistons
Install Oil Pump Pan
Assemble Install Cylinder Heads
Install Heads
Valvetrain
Install Intake Manifold
Install Valve Covers
Install Fuel Pump Accessory Drive Flywheel Ignition System
Installation BreakIn
Horsepower
Metrics
Airflow Power and Engine Speed
Airflow Power RPM
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
J
K
M
N
O
P
Q
S
T
U
W
Z
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