A collection of brief, informative, how-to tips from performance experts designed for the enthusiast or racer, this book offers helpful secrets, suggestions, techniques, and hints to help solve common problems and generally enhance all areas of a car's performance. 400+ photos.
Short, useful, easy-to-apply performance tips for any hot rod or race car. A follow-up to the successful first volume, this handy reference tool contains brief, informative how-to tips to enhance the performance and appearance of the reader's car. It covers many aspects of the car that are necessary to monitor like the engine, chassis, driveline, brakes, tires, wheels, body, paint, and interior. All tips can be easily performed in a single weekend, and offer quick solutions to fixing nagging problems in order to extract maximum performance.
Hundreds of Technical Tips on Engine, Chassis, Suspension, Drivetrain,Bodywork, Electrical and Interior for Any Street Rod Project
Author: Frank Oddo
How to build and maintain a show-winning street rod. A collection of brief, informative technical tips that cover the entire range of building and maintaining street rods. Includes tips on every aspect of the mechanicals, exterior, and interior.
Design, Fabrication, Installation, and Tuning of High-Performance Street Turbocharger Systems
Author: Mark Warner
Transform an average car or truck into a turbocharged high performance street machine. A handbook on theory and application of turbocharging for street and high-performance use, this book covers high performance cars and trucks. This comprehensive guide features sections on theory, indepth coverage of turbocharging components, fabricating systems, engine building and testing, aftermarket options and project vehicles.
A Guide to High Performance Non-Metallic Materials for AutomotiveRacing and Mari ne Use. Includes Fiberglass, Kevlar, Carbon Fiber,Molds, Structures and Materia
Author: Forbes Aird
A guide to fiber reinforced plastic materials, including fiberglass, Kevlar, and carbon fiber. It also includes sections on mold making, plugs, materials, structures, gel coats, advanced building techniques, tools and equipment.
A guide to setting up your car for maximum handling performance on the street or strip. This instructional handbook shows readers how to set up their street machine chassis for high performance street or amateur drag strip racing. Not only are chassis and suspension the most popular types of modification, but their technology is constantly evolving. It offers the latest techniques for maximizing car performance on streets and strips. This definitive guide includes in-depth sections on chassis fabrication, rear axle selection and setup, rear and front suspension, shocks and springs, brakes, steering, and wheels and tires.
A complete performance guide for Chevrolet's newest generation LS1 small-block Chevy engine. Includes sections on bolt-ons, cylinder heads, intake manifolds, camshafts and valvetrain, fuel injection, block prep, final assembly, exhaust, and forced induction.
User-Friendly Automotive Tips and Techniques for Driving, Maintaining And...
Author: Mark Warner
Publisher: Hp Books
Get the maximum life out of your minivan. A user-friendly manual written with the layperson in mind, this guide provides tips, techniques, and trade secrets to help the owners best maintain their minivans. Includes chapters on buying a new minivan, add-ons, engine options, paint options, breaking in the minivan, oil changes, light maintenance, maintaining chassis, suspension, brakes, tires, wheels, paint, exterior and interior. It also provides miscellaneous information covering everything from air conditioner repair to driving tips.
Facts, Tracks and Stats on NASCAR, Busch, Craftsman Truck, ARCA, ASA, World of Outlaws and Other Regional Racing Series
Author: Tony Sakkis
Publisher: Hp Books
This comprehensive guide to the fastest growing spectator sport in America is a resource to every racing track and event throughout the country. For the more than 10 million industry insiders, hardcore fans, and "armchair crew chiefs" alike, this will be a must have-have book. A Fan's Guide to Circle Track Racing includes: -- Background and technical information on all the major circuits -- Rules, regulations, race distances, and types of cars -- Inside information on flags, lights, pit stops -- Comprehensive listing of all national tracks and events -- Line art schematics of track layouts -- Locations, directions, food, lodging, phone numbers, and more
Dennis Moore, details the differences between automotive and marine performance components and design. Topics covered include: -- The differences between auto and marine engines -- Starters, flywheels, ignition systems, exhaust and cooling -- Parts combinations and recommendations for performance applications Also included are photo/how-to sequences and instructions on build-up and installation as well as tuning and repair.