How to Build a Small Block Chevy

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
5
HISTORY Who Started It All?
6
FINDING AN ENGINE The Search Is On
12
REMOVAL A Complicated Divorce
20
SYSTEMATIC DISASSEMBLY From One Many
27
MEASURING TOOLS Taking the Measure of Your Engine
36
MEASURING Lessons in Tolerance
41
CHOOSING A MACHINE SHOP Selecting the Perfect Partner
48
PREPARING FOR ASSEMBLY Basic Training
103
FINAL MEASUREMENTS Going for a Sure Thing
108
BOTTON0END ASSEMBLY Heavy Rotation
114
TOPEND ASSEMBLY An Openand Shut Case
126
CARBURETORS High Aspirations
136
HEADERS AND EXHAUST Pipedin Power
148
IGNITION Shocking Discoveries
154
RECOMMENDATIONS Recipe for Speed
162

WHAT MACHINE SHOPS DO A Look behind Closed Doors
52
HEADS Have Your Heads Examined
60
PORTING Open Up and Say Aaah
70
CAMSHAFTS Getting a Lift
79
SHOT PEENING Give It Your Best Shot
88
CRANKSHAFTS Crank Calls
92
HYGIENE Cleaning Up the Mess
98
STARTUP Lighting It Off
167
DYNAMOMETER TESTING Give Your Engine a Physical
172
TURBOS AND SUPERCHARGERS Blown Away
178
APPENDIX I
184
APPENDIX II
189
INDEX
190
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