How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V8s

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CarTech, Incorporated, 2004 - Transportation - 144 pages
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Author Jim Hand begins with a year-by-year timeline, tracing Pontiac performance packages from 1955 through 1979, and then moves on to chapters on bottom end parts, and cooling, oiling, and ignition systems. He has also included special sections on the available carburetors including Tri-Powers, Q-Jets, Thermoquads, and AFBs, as well detailed info on head porting and exhaust systems, featuring quantitative flowbench and drag-strip results. If you want to increase the performance of your Pontiac, How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s will show you how.

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Excellent Information for Pontiac 400s

User Review  - starchief1959 -

There is excellent information in this book. Information on exhaust porting carburetion valvetrain etc. Downside is that most the engine builds in the book pertain only to the Pontiac 400. It is ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Jim Hand has owned and raced many performance Pontiacs in his lifetime, from his 4-barrel equipped '55 (bought new in 1955), to his 4,000-lb '71 LeMans wagon that runs consistent 11-second 1/4 miles.

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