High-Performance Diesel Builder's Guide

High-Performance Diesel Builder's Guide

by Joe Pettitt
     
 

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Diesel engines work differently than the gas engines most horsepower enthusiasts are used to, so different performance principles apply. In High-Performance Diesel Builder’s Guide, author Joe Pettitt teams up with diesel and turbo industry leader Gale Banks to explain how diesel engines work and how to set them up to make big power. Pettitt uses over 325 color

Overview

Diesel engines work differently than the gas engines most horsepower enthusiasts are used to, so different performance principles apply. In High-Performance Diesel Builder’s Guide, author Joe Pettitt teams up with diesel and turbo industry leader Gale Banks to explain how diesel engines work and how to set them up to make big power. Pettitt uses over 325 color images and covers how to upgrade your intake, exhaust, turbo, and fuel systems to build more boost and make more power. There’s even a chapter on nitrous and propane injection. This is the first and only diesel performance book on the market.

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Mike Caruso

Enjoy this hardcore diesel builder's book-it is very well presented.
Engine Professional

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613250624
Publisher:
CarTech, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/10/2007
Pages:
148
Sales rank:
747,542
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

Joe Pettitt is a freelance high-performance automotive journalist, photographer, and car-fi guy. He has written hundreds of articles for the performance press, including Hot Rod, Sport Compact Car, Drag Racer, Car Craft, Circle Track, and Motor Trend. His adventures as a high-performance journalist include piloting IROC cars around the famous ovals of Daytona and Talladega and strapping into the world's fastest open road race record holder vehicle as a journalist/passenger. As a car audio journalist he wrote for Autotronics magazine, where he indulged his passion for great cars and great music. Pettit lives in Southern California.



Gale Banks owns Banks Engineering, the premier manufacturer of power-enhancement products for gasoline and diesel trucks and RVs. Banks resides in Azusa, California.





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