Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance

Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance

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by George Reid
     
 

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Renewed enthusiasm in the 351 Cleveland and Ford’s related engines, the 351M and 400M, has spawned an influx of top-quality new components that make building or modifying these engines affordable. Read about dimensions and specifications for each engine as well as areas of concern when building a great street or competition engine based on the Cleveland 351.  See more details below

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Renewed enthusiasm in the 351 Cleveland and Ford’s related engines, the 351M and 400M, has spawned an influx of top-quality new components that make building or modifying these engines affordable. Read about dimensions and specifications for each engine as well as areas of concern when building a great street or competition engine based on the Cleveland 351.

Editorial Reviews

Modified Mustangs and Fords - Angelo Van Bogart
"... this book contains pretty much everything you would ever need to know about these axles." -Round Up, January 2014
engine professional - Mike Caruso
"Unless you have years of working with the 351-C engine, this book will save you time and money by bringing you up to the current day technology applied to these engines. Take your time to read and re-read. There is plenty of information in this book just waiting for anyone who wants to learn." -Mike Caruso, engine professional, December 2013

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613251263
Publisher:
CarTech Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2013
Series:
CarTech Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
516,340
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

George Reid has been a Ford enthusiast for more than 30 years. He enjoys restoring and building Fords. George has written a number of books for CarTech.

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Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GrammyGeek More than 1 year ago
The Ford 351 Cleveland engine - it takes me back to the days of muscle cars with their big block engines, manual transmissions, bucket seats, big tires and laying rubber when the light turns green. I saw plenty of Ford 351 Windsors, Chevy's with the 327 and 396 engines, and Plymouth's with the 383 engine, but seeing a stock 351 Cleveland was far and few between. Now you can build one from the ground up. George Reid has written a new book for SA Design called Ford 351 Cleveland Engines - How to build for Max Performance. The book covers the 351 Cleveland and its variations - the 351M and 400M, and it is packed with a wealth of knowledge. If you are planing to build a street car or race car with the 351C engine, you need a copy of this book. This book begins with the history of the 351C and building basics. The rest of the book covers the block, rotating assembly,lubrication, cylinder heads, camshaft and valve train, induction, ignition and exhaust. It ends with break-in and tuning and power builds. Each section is covered in great detail and includes specifications, tolerances, and countless tips to help find more power and pitfalls to avoid. It is also full of color pictures which can be a huge help when building an engine. This book is a must have resource for the hobbyist or professional that is planning a 351C build. I did receive a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.