Powerglide Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl H. Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883551
Size: 12.35 MB
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Chevrolet produced over 17 million aluminium Powerglides from 1962 through 1973. While never a popular performance transmission during its production run, the Powerglide has become the dominant automatic transmission in modern motorsports. Favored by circle track and drag racers alike, the Powerglide is the transmission of choice of today's racer. You will find Powerglides installed in a wide range of vehicles from street/strip to 'Top Sportsman.' This book is your reference guide to the Powerglide; from a stock rebuild to an all-out race unit, this book covers it all. Subject covered include: * *general transmission service, basic operation, in-car service and repairs *torque converter design and operation *identification *removal, disassembly and inspection *overhauling unit assemblies *final assembly of transmission *the drag racing Powerglide *the circle track racing Powerglide *specification and troubleshooting Whether you are racing or restoring, you'll find the Powerglide Transmission Handbook a master reference for rebuilding, modifying and racing your Powerglide transmission.

Torqueflite A 727 Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883995
Size: 16.80 MB
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This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify Chrysler's 904 Torqueflite automatic transmission for drag racing, road racing, and circle racing. Topics include theory of operation, transbrakes/valve bodies, adapters, dissembly, modifications, assembly, adjustments, installation, high horsepower application, and torque converters.

The Turbo Hydra Matic 350 Handbook

Author: Ron Sessions
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780895860514
Size: 43.96 MB
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Explains how to maintain, remove, tear down, assemble, repair, modify, and install Turbo Hydra-matic transmissions

How To Build A Winning Drag Race Chassis And Suspensionhp1462

Author: Wayne Scraba
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097833
Size: 78.67 MB
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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.

Engine Airflow Hp1537

Author: Harold Bettes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101188588
Size: 16.61 MB
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This informative, fully illustrated handbook includes basic discussion on the science of engine airflow and relationships, how flowbenches work, testing individual engine components, how to analyze the data, calibration issues, intake and exhaust tuning, engine formulas, and putting it all together for maximum performance.

Corvette From The Inside

Author: Dave McLellan
Publisher: Bentley Pub
ISBN: 9780837608594
Size: 58.69 MB
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Celebrations begin this year to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvette. There's no one more qualified than Dave McLellan to reflect upon the remarkable endurance of this legendary American icon. Dave McLellan belongs to a select group by having been the second of only three Corvette Chief Engineers to date. He is also the very first Corvette Chief Engineer to sit down and write his view of the incredible story of America's foremost sports car.In Corvette from the Inside Dave McLellan talks about his years at the center of Corvette Engineering, his take on Corvette history and many of the details that have made the Corvette a perennial favorite with millions of Americans. As McLellan describes the incredible highs and lows in the life of the Corvette, he also paints the bigger picture of the American auto industry's ability to rebuild itself whenever its survival is threatened.McLellan uses every tool at his disposal to tell his story, including original sketches and charts drawn by him exclusively for this book, scores of archival photos from GM, photos from his personal collection, and of course his own first-hand memories of 32 years at General Motors. Whether you're interested in the Corvette from an engineering perspective or simply a fan of the celebrated sports car, you'll want to own a copy of Dave McLellan's Corvette from the Inside.

Chassis Suspension Handbook Hp1406

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101142387
Size: 46.59 MB
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Chassis and suspension modifications for Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks. Includes sections on lift kits, shocks, springs, chassis modifications for off-road use, tires and wheels.

Baja Bugs And Buggies

Author: Jeff Hibbard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780895861863
Size: 53.19 MB
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Shows how to convert Volkswagens into dune buggies, offers tips on off-road racing, and includes advice on safety and first aid

How To Modify Your Mopar Magnum V 8hp1473

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101142400
Size: 15.81 MB
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Famed Mopar performance guru Larry Shepard offers a comprehensive guide on modifying Chrysler's popular Magnum V-8, used in 1992-and-newer Dodge Ram and Dakota; 1998-and-newer Durango; and 1994-98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L and 5.9L V8 engines. Includes sections on the cylinder block, piston/rods/crankshafts, cylinder heads and valvetrain, induction, exhaust, ignition and lubrication systems, engine swapping guide and horsepower calculations.