Hot Rod Horsepower Handbook

Hot Rod Horsepower Handbook


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For the editors of HOT ROD Magazine, there's no such thing as too much horsepower, but the editors are certainly willing to look for that limit! This collection of technical articles delves into the quest for more torque and screaming power from the most basic mill to the ubiquitous small-block Chevy and Ford V-8s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760318140
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Series: Motorbooks Workshop Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Short-Block Basics8
Sealing the Deal, May 20009
Compression Ratio Dynamics, March 200214
How to Stroke Any Engine, March 200216
Choosing the Right Connecting Rods, April 200222
25 New Ways to Build a Small-Block Chevy, August 200227
More Power for Any Engine, November 200232
Metallurgy Made Simple, February 200337
Section 2Cam & Valvetrain42
Cam-Drive Decisions, September 200143
Cam & Intake Combos, November 200147
Get the Right Cam, September 200251
Section 3Inductions56
Demonology, April 200057
Quadra Jet Jam, July 200060
Secondary to None, September 200064
EFI Conversion Basics, February 200168
Shootout, January 200271
Step-By-Step Guide to EFI Tuning, June 200378
Section 4Power Adders86
Tower of Power, May 199987
Boosting Potential, May 200192
New NOSzle Revolutionizes EFI Nitrous, March 2002100
750 HP with One Bolt-On, June 2002103
Vortech Blower for Carbs, August 2002107
10 Ways to Estimate Your Engine's Power, January 2003110
Section 5Testing Power Bolt-Ons114
Suck-cess, February 2000115
Passing Gas, October 2000118
Exploring the Possibilities, October 2000126
Son of S.A.M, October 2000129
Power Per Dollar, October 2001133
Plug Wires, January 2002138
500 Ft-Lb in Six Easy Steps, March 2002142
Add 50 HP in One Day, July 2002148
Pure Grunt, June 2003152

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