Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods

Rule the Streets

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Author: Matt Cramer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804102

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Dream Hot Rod Inside and Out! Get revved up! Everything you need to know about building your dream hot rod is inside this book. You now have at your disposal the basic automotive techniques and tools necessary to install any modification to your car. Here's the fastest and easiest way to get started! Do-It-Yourself High-Performance Car Mods is designed to help you modify cars and light trucks for improved performance. While there are many books on individual systems on a car, this practical step-by-step guide provides you with a thorough working knowledge of ALL the systems in a single resource. Automotive journalist and experienced engineer Matt Cramer has created an invaluable reference for readers regardless of age or experience. Whether you're a hobbyist new to the world of performance cars or a veteran car enthusiast looking to take the next step, you will become better equipped to drive off in the car of your dreams. There's never been a simpler, more practical approach to modifying cars and light trucks, so you can do-it-yourself--and ultimately end up in the winner's circle! Do-It-Yourself High-Performance Car Mods includes valuable information on: How car systems work Simple ways to improve performance Getting more power out of your engine How to find reliable sources Separating marketing hype from reality Adjusting the engine components and controls for best performance How improving one area may impede another

Camaro & Firebird Performance Projects: 1970-81

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Author: Jeff Tann

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250142

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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Several million Camaros and Firebirds were built from 1970-1981. Many are perfect candidates for a full pro-touring treatment. This book is an essential tool for the second-gen enthusiast looking to modify their car to perform at its best.

High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide

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Author: Jeff Zurschmeide

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494510

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Now more than ever, Subaru fanatics have a wealth of factory and aftermarket performance upgrades at their disposal. In High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide, author Jeff Zurschmeide explains in detail the similarities and differences between the Subaru models, and describes how to modify each for performance on the street and at the track. He uses over 300 color photos to show you how to modify your Impreza, Legacy, WRX, or STI for improved acceleration, handling, braking, and style. The book provides detailed chapters explaining how to modify the intake, exhaust, turbocharger, and computer systems for more horsepower and torque--plus info on upgrading your drivetrain to handle all that power. If taking corners is your thing, you'll find chapters on the suspension, steering, chassis, brakes, and wheels and tires. A special chapter even shows you how to get started in your favorite type of racing, including examples of successful racers and their cars.

How to Modify Your Retro Or Classic Car for High Performance

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Author: Daniel Stapleton

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845842898

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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How to modify and upgrade a retro or classic saloon or sports car for modern road or motorsport use, instruments, engine, gearbox, overdrive, wheels, tyres, supercharging and turbocharging, suspension, oil cooling and systems, clutch, cooling, brakes, back axle and drivetrain, exhaust, dyno tuning, carburation, preparation for motorsport.

Popular Hot Rodding's Small-block Chevy Performance Trends: High-tech modifications and complete engine buildups for street and racing use

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Author: Popular Hot Rodding Magazine Editors

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557883346

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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What are the hottest performance trends for small-block Chevys today? No one knows better than the editors at Popular Hot Rodding magazine. This guide is a collection of high-tech articles that can help you build a high-performance, small-block Chevy for any application, to suit any budget, for all levels of performance. Inside you'll find state-of-the-art information on heads, cams, carbs, exhaust systems, tuning tips and much, much more. Complete engine buildups help you design and plan your own project. From mild to wild, driveway to drag strip, you'll find this to be a useful guide for turning your mouse motor into a high-performance thoroughbred. Most of the information can be applied to all models of the small-block Chevy, from the carbureted 283 to the fuel-injected LS-1 350 Corvette motor.

Ford Windsor Small-Block Performance

Parts and Modifications for High Performance Street and Racing

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Author: Isaac Martin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557883230

Category: Transportation

Page: 201

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The 5.0-liter performance wave has propelled Ford's Windsor small block to the top of the performance heap. Ford Windsor Small-Block Performance is a comprehensive guide to the tips, tricks, and techniques of top Ford performance experts that will help Fords or Mustangs run harder and faster. Engine building techniques are included for street machines, drag racers, tow vehicles--for just about any Windsor-equipped Ford. Whether owners have a 289, 302/5.0L, or 351W/5.8L, Ford Windsor Small-Block Performance is the guide to performance success--on or off the strip.

5.0L Ford Dyno Tests

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Author: Richard Holdener

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1884089453

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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Details of the effects of modifications and aftermarket bolt-ons on the performance of Ford's famous 5.0 liter engine. For Ford enthusiasts and racers.

Punch

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Category: English wit and humor

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Automotive Industries

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Category: Automobiles

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