How to Rebuild Pontiac V-8s

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Author: Rocky Rotella

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250355

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Under the guidance of Semon "Bunkie" Knutson, John DeLorean, and a host of creative and innovative people, Pontiac established its own identity and distinct V-8 engine platform under the GM banner. In 1955, Pontiac's V-8 started out at a meager 287ci, but it was an auspicious beginning to an illustrious line of engines. The potent power plant grew and evolved over the coming decades; it included the 389 Tri-Power, 421, Ram Air IV 400, 428, and the Super Duty 455. These V-8s powered a number of legendary cars: the GTO, Firebird, Trans-Am, and many others. This Workbench series book will guide proud owners who want to rebuild these engines and give them a new lease on life. Long-time Pontiac expert and magazine writer Rocky Rotella guides the reader through the entire rebuild process. Drawing on his vast experience, Rotella uses detailed captions and explanatory photos to show each crucial step of the disassembly, inspection, machine work, parts selection, assembly, and break-in process. This book instructs the reader how to skillfully pull the engine and prevent damage to the car. It documents how to carefully inspect the components for problems and fix these issues that could spell doom for a newly rebuilt engine. Finding a reputable and professional machine shop that specializes in Pontiac engines is discussed, as well as aftermarket parts and OEM parts interchange for high performance so you can select the best parts for a particular engine. All essential machine shop procedures are covered in detail. Inspection and pre-assembly are thoroughly explained. Most important, as with all Workbench series titles, the methodical and practical approach provides the insight and vital information required for the task. This, the first-ever book dedicated to rebuilding the Pontiac V-8 engine, is a valuable addition to any Pontiac enthusiast's library.

Jeep, Dana and Chrysler Differentials

How to Rebuild the 8-1/4, 8-3/4, Dana 44 and 60 and AMC 20

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Author: Larry Shepard

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250495

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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Over the last 40 years, millions of Chrysler, AMC, and Jeep vehicles have used these differentials, propelling these high-performance vehicles to victory on the street, in drag racing, and other applications. Chrysler used the Dana 60 and BorgWarner Sure-Grip high-performance differentials in the Challenger, Charger, Barracuda, Super Bee and many other renowned Chrysler muscle cars. These differentials have been tied to historic powerhouse engines, such as the Chrysler Magnum and Hemi V8s in stock car, drag racing, and other forms of racing, making history in the process. Jeep CJs and Cherokees have used the Dana 44 and AMC 20 and put these differentials under tremendous loads, which often requires frequent rebuilds. After years of use, these differentials require rebuilding, and of course aftermarket suppliers offer ring and pinion and other parts to upgrade these axles. In this Workbench series title, the focus is on the disassembly, inspection and step-by-step rebuild of the most popular high-performance differentials. Axles and differentials are not incredibly complex components, but there are some specific steps to follow for rebuilding, upgrading, and setting them up properly, and this book demystifies the process and explains it in detail. A book dedicated to the Dana, Sure-Grip, and AMC Jeep axles has never been published before, and Mopar, Jeep and AMC enthusiasts are hungry for this information. The Dana and AMC axles should remain in wide use into the foreseeable future, and therefore there will be a consistent demand for this information. This book will also feature extensive gear and application charts, so the reader is sure to select the correct gear ratio for a particular vehicle and application. Special coverage is therefore dedicated to ring and pinion gears. In addition selecting the best aftermarket and production axle shafts is covered as well as modifying and upgrading the differential housings.

How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines

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Author: Jefferson Bryant

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709875

Category: Transportation

Page: 148

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The photos in this edition are black and white. Skylarks, GSXs, Grand Nationals, Rivieras, Gran Sports; the list of formidable performance Buicks is impressive. From the torque monsters of the 1960s to the high-flying Turbo models of the '80s, Buicks have a unique place in performance history. During the 1960s, when word of the mountains of torque supplied by the big-inch Buicks hit the street, nobody wanted to mess with them. Later, big-inch Buicks and the Hemi Chryslers went at it hammer and tongs in stock drag shootouts and in the pages of the popular musclecar magazines of the day. The wars between the Turbo Buicks and Mustang GTs in the 1980s were also legendary, as both cars responded so well to modifications. "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines" is the first performance engine book ever published on the Buick family of engines. This book covers everything from the Nailheads of the '50s and early '60s, to the later evolutions of the Buick V-8 through the '60s and '70s, through to the turbo V-6 models of the '70s and '80s. Veteran magazine writer and Buick owner Jefferson Bryant supplies the most up-to-date information on heads, blocks, cams, rotating assemblies, interchangeability, and oiling-system improvements and modifications, along with details on the best performance options available, avenues for aftermarket support, and so much more. Finally, the Buick camp gets the information they have been waiting for, and it's all right here in "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines."

Gartenmenschen

Sammler, Gestalter und Enthusiasten

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Author: Christine Haiden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783701714063

Category:

Page: 158

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How to Restore Your Chevy Truck

1973-1987

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Author: Kevin Whipps

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613251998

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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When Chevy released its third-generation C/K pickup trucks, the stout and sturdy performers captured the attention of Chevy and GMC truck enthusiasts. As a result, millions were sold during their 18-year production run. The new cab design featured rounded windshield corners, rounded cab roof, and sloped and rounded doors, so they were called the "rounded-line" trucks by General Motors. Enthusiasts, however, didn’t agree. Because of the overall squarer appearance of the trucks, they were soon called the "squarebody" by enthusiasts and journalists alike. Although the older Chevy/GMC pickups are more exclusive, the third-generation pickups are plentiful, are increasing in collector value, and, fortunately, have parts that are readily available. As an on- and off-road utility vehicle, Chevy/GMC trucks have been towing, hauling, and operating in a variety of conditions. After all of these years of hard use and exposure to harsh conditions, many of these extensively used trucks are in desperate need of restoration. Whether you own a regular, super, or crew cab with a short or long box, this restoration guide provides the pertinent information and instruction to restore your truck to original condition. Seasoned truck magazine writer Kevin Whipps explains real-world techniques for restoring classic Chevy and GMC pickups at home. You are shown how to comprehensively inspect, properly assess, and accurately budget your restoration project. You are also guided through each major portion of truck restoration, including engine, suspension, chassis, bodywork, paint, brakes, steering, transmission, driveline, electrical system, interior, and more. Special coverage is dedicated to the replacement of body panels and the repair of box, cab, and other body parts. When pro-caliber bodywork has been performed, you have an excellent foundation for the paint, and in turn, you’re shown to prep, shoot, and buff the paint job. The rounded-line Chevy/GMC trucks are extremely popular as stock restorations, fast street trucks, and off-road-duty trucks. But before you can build a specialty truck, you need to have a solid, reliable, restored truck. This book provides the invaluable information and step-by-step instruction to return these trucks to their original glory. An authoritative and comprehensive restoration guide for the 1973-1987 Chevy/GMC trucks has not been available until now.

Die Insel der besonderen Kinder

Roman

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Author: Ransom Riggs

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426411954

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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Ransom Riggs' Bestseller "Die Insel der besonderen Kinder" in der Filmausgabe zur Verfilmung von Tim Burton Manche Großeltern lesen ihren Enkeln Märchen vor. Aber was Jacob von seinem Opa hörte, war etwas ganz anderes: Abraham erzählte ihm von einer Insel, auf der abenteuerlustige Kinder mit besonderen Fähigkeiten leben, und von Monstern, die auf der Suche nach ihnen sind. Erst Jahre später, als sein Großvater unter mysteriösen Umständen stirbt, erinnert Jacob sich wieder an die Schauergeschichten und entdeckt Hinweise darauf, dass es die Insel wirklich gibt. Er macht sich auf die Suche nach ihr und findet sich in einer Welt wieder, in der die Zeit stillsteht und er die ungewöhnlichsten Freundschaften schließt, die man sich vorstellen kann. Doch auch die Ungeheuer sind höchst real – und sie sind ihm gefolgt ...

Chrysler TorqueFlite A-904 & A-727

How to Rebuild

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Author: Tom Hand

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613253354

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

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The A-904 and A-727, debuting in 1960 and 1962, respectively, are 3-speed automatic Chrysler TorqueFlite Transmissions. In Mopar circles, they have become synonymous with strength, durability, and performance. In fact, 43 years after its first application, A-904s were still found in the Jeep lineup! TorqueFlites are known for their dependability, but many have endured a tremendous amount of abuse over 50-plus years when hooked up to V-8 Mopar powerplants. There is little doubt that some of these automatics could be prone to failure, or at least need a thorough rebuild. Tom Hand shares his decades of experience rebuilding TorqueFlite transmissions with chapters dedicated to troubleshooting, disassembly and reassembly, performance modifications, post-installation procedures, and the most thorough source guide offered in print, ever. The author walks you through the TorqueFlite rebuild with color photos showcasing step-by-step procedures with highly detailed, easy-to-follow text. This book will keep money in your pocket and add experience to your résumé, but more important, it will help you get your Mopar back on the road! p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}

Nikon-Fotografie

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Author: Michael Gradias

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827246530

Category:

Page: 416

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Das Grundlagenwerk für alle Nikon-Fotografen! Im ersten Teil erfahren Sie alles, was Sie über Nikon wissen sollten. So lernen Sie die Geschichte der Nikon-Kameras kennen und wir stellen Ihnen die digitalen Nikon-Modelle mit ihren jeweiligen Vor- und Nachteilen vor. Sie lernen auch wichtige Zubehörteile kennen, die für ein kreatives Fotografieren wichtig sind. Im zweiten Teil werden Sie mit den Grundlagen der Fotografie bekannt gemacht. Sie erfahren, welche Punkte für perfekt belichtete Fotos von Bedeutung sind und wie Sie Bilder sauber fokussieren und gestalten. Sie lernen auch die bedeutenden Unterschiede von der analogen zur digitalen Fotografie kennen. Ausserdem ist die Wirkung von Farben und Formen sehr wichtig. Der dritte Teil zeigt Ihnen, dass bei der digitalen Fotografie nach der Aufnahme keineswegs äSchlussä ist. Sie haben vielfältige Möglichkeiten, um die Bilder nachträglich zu verbessern oder weiterzuverarbeiten. Auch das richtige Archivieren der Fotos ist ein bedeutendes Thema, besonders bei grossen Bildermengen. Für eine wirkungsvolle Präsentation Ihrer Fotos gibt es ebenfalls einiges Wissenswertes.

Der Untergang des Morgenlandes

Warum die islamische Welt ihre Vormacht verlor

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Author: Bernard Lewis

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3838757920

Category: History

Page: 254

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Die Probleme der islamischen Welt sind unübersehbar, ebenso deren Folgen für den Westen. Mit dieser provokanten Feststellung analysiert Beranard Lewis die historische Entwicklung des Orients - insbesondere des Osmanischen Reiches und seine Nachfolgestaaten: Die einstige Drehscheibe der Kultur, des Fortschritts und der Kunst verlor im Laufe der Geschichte ihre zivilisatorische Vormachtrolle gegenüber dem Westen und geriet in einen konfliktträchtigen Dualismus zwischen Tradition und Moderne. Das E-Book wendet sich an Leser und Leserinnen, die sich für Lösungsansätze der Krise zwischen der islamischen und der westlichen Welt interessieren: Themenfelder wie Wohlstand und Macht, soziale und kulturelle Schranken, Modernisierung und soziale Gleichheit, Säkularismus und Zivilgesellschaft. Zeit, Raum und Modernität sind die Leitfäden der Darstellung. Die Originalausgabe des Bandes aus der Feder des Princeton-Emeritus Lewis erschien unter dem Titel "What went wrong?".

Pontiac Mid-Size Cars, 1974-83

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Author: Chilton Book Company

Publisher: Chilton Book Company

ISBN: 9780801990748

Category: Transportation

Page: 488

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The Total Car Care series continues to lead all other do-it-yourself automotive repair manuals. This series offers do-it-yourselfers of all levels TOTAL maintenance, service and repair information in an easy-to-use format. Each manual covers all makes format. Each manual covers all makes and models, unless otherwise indicated.: Based on actual teardowns: Simple step-by-step procedures for engine overhaul, chassis electrical drive train, suspension, steering and more: Trouble codes: Electronic engine controls

Nikon D40/D40x

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Author: Michael Gradias

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827242853

Category:

Page: 306

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Motoren

Technik, Praxis, Geschichte

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Author: Helmut Hütten

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783879433261

Category: Internal combustion engines

Page: 405

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