How to Build a Small Block Chevy for the Street by Jim Richardson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How to Build a Small Block Chevy for the Street
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How to Build a Small Block Chevy for the Street

by Jim Richardson
     
 

Learn how to rebuild a small-block Chevy in your own garage with this full-color guide, written in layperson's terms.Chapters show you how to assess and choose an engine for rebuilding; how to tear it down and inspect it; and how to decide what needs to be done, whether you plan a basic restoration or a performance build. If you need specialized machine work, learn

Overview

Learn how to rebuild a small-block Chevy in your own garage with this full-color guide, written in layperson's terms.Chapters show you how to assess and choose an engine for rebuilding; how to tear it down and inspect it; and how to decide what needs to be done, whether you plan a basic restoration or a performance build. If you need specialized machine work, learn how to find a good machine shop, and what questions to ask the machinist. It also shows what the machine shop does, as it applies to what you must know to make the right decisions when dealing with a machine shop. It even includes information on how to get the best street performance on a reasonable budget, including what engine to start with, what parts to buy, and what combinations work best. Great tips show you where to spend your money to get the best deal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760310960
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Motorbooks Workshop Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
819,381
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.62(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Richardson is a life-long car buff and has been an automotive writer for many years. His work appears regularly in Car Collector, Special Interest Autos, Auto Restorer, and Custom & Classic Trucks. His other books include The Classic Car Restoration Handbook and The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Engine and Chassis Detailing. Richardson also appears on My Classic Car TV and Classic Car Garage. He and his wife divide their time between Long Beach, California and Tairua, New Zealand.

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