How to Rebuild the 4.6-Liter and 5.4-Liter Ford

How to Rebuild the 4.6-Liter and 5.4-Liter Ford

by George Reid
     
 

Since 1991, the popular and highly modifiable Ford 4.6-liter has become a modern-day V-8 phenomenon, powering everything from Ford Mustangs to hand-built hot rods. This wildly popular V-8 has created an engine industry unto itself with a huge supply of aftermarket high-performance parts, machine services, and accessories. Its design delivers exceptional potential,…  See more details below

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Since 1991, the popular and highly modifiable Ford 4.6-liter has become a modern-day V-8 phenomenon, powering everything from Ford Mustangs to hand-built hot rods. This wildly popular V-8 has created an engine industry unto itself with a huge supply of aftermarket high-performance parts, machine services, and accessories. Its design delivers exceptional potential, flexibility, and reliability. The 4.6-liter can be built to produce 300 hp up to 2,000 hp, and in turn, it has become a favorite among rebuilders, racers, and high-performance enthusiasts. How to Rebuild the 4.6-Liter and 5.4-Liter Ford expertly guides you through each step of rebuilding a 4.6-liter as well as a 5.4-liter engine, providing essential information and insightful detail. This volume delivers the complete nuts-and-bolts rebuild story, so the enthusiast can professionally rebuild an engine at home and achieve the desired performance goals. In addition, it contains a retrospective of the engine family, essential identification information, and component differences between engines made at Romeo and Windsor factories for identifying your engine and selecting the right parts. It also covers how to properly plan a 4.6-liter build-up and choose the best equipment for your engine's particular application. As with all Workbench Series books, How to Rebuild the 4.6-Liter and 5.4-Liter Ford is packed with detailed photos and comprehensive captions, where you are guided step by step through the disassembly, machine work, assembly, start-up, break-in, and tuning procedures for all iterations of the 4.6-liter engine, including 2-valve and 3-valve SOHC and the 4-valve DOHC versions. It also includes easy-to-reference specchart and suppliers guide so you find the right equipment for your particular build up.

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Editorial Reviews

Mike Caruso

Very nicely done, hands-on book which brings you up-to speed on these two engines.
Engine Professional

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932494808
Publisher:
CarTech, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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