Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of engine management to the building of complicated project cars. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his 1993 MBI book Fuel Injection (0-879387-43-2) to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject of so much hot rodding today. Hartman's text is extremely detailed and logically arranged to help readers better understand this complex topic.
About the Author
Jeff Hartman is the author of How to Tune and Modify Engine Management Systems, Fuel Injection: Installation, Performance, Tuning, Modification, and the Turbocharging Performance Handbook, all from Motorbooks. Hartman lives in Austin, Texas.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1||Understanding Fuel Delivery||14|
|Chapter 2||Understanding Automotive Computers and PROMs||23|
|Chapter 4||Actuators and Actuator Systems||43|
|Chapter 5||Hot Rodding EFI Engines||53|
|Chapter 6||Recalibrating Factory ECUs||68|
|Chapter 7||Interceptors and Auxiliary Computers||79|
|Chapter 8||Standalone Programmable Engine Management Systems||87|
|Chapter 9||EMS/EFI Engine-Swapping||101|
|Chapter 10||Roll-Your-Own EFI||107|
|Chapter 11||Installation and Startup Issues||110|
|Chapter 12||Designing, Modifying, and Building Intake Manifolds||116|
|Chapter 13||EMS Tuning 101||122|
|Chapter 14||EMS Troubleshooting||153|
|Chapter 15||Emissions and Onboard Diagnostics||169|
|Chapter 16||How to Hot Rod Your Carbureted Small-block Chevy||175|
|Chapter 17||Supercharged Jag-rolet||177|
|Chapter 18||1970 Dodge Challenger B-Block||183|
|Chapter 19||Focus Turbo||187|
|Chapter 20||Real-World Turbo CRX Si||190|
|Chapter 21||Honda del Sol Si Turbo||204|
|Chapter 22||Turbo-EFI Jaguar XKE 4.2||209|
|Chapter 23||Turbo-Nitrous Lotus Europa 1.6-liter Engine Swap||219|
|Chapter 24||MR2 Turbo||223|
|Chapter 25||MR6: V-6 Swap, Motec M48 EMS, Compound Forced-Induction||244|
|Chapter 26||Overboosted VW Golf 1.8T||261|
|Chapter 27||Frank-M-Stein: Turbo M3 Roadster||265|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
It contains lots of helpful information, I recomend reading it completely before doing any tuning of your efi system..
Very comprehensive book. It is well written and has numerous pictures and illustrations to explain the technical issues. I highly recommend it for anyone interested in this area.