Tuning the A-Series Engine: The Definitive Manual on Tuning for Performance or Economy
Tuning the A-Series Engine: The Definitive Manual on
Increase the power output of your A-Series! This fact-filled guide covers all aspects of engine tuning in detail, including filters, carburation, intake manifolds, cylinder heads, exhaust systems, camshafts, valve trains, blocks, cranks, con rods and pistons, plus lubrication systems and oils, ignition systems, and nitrous oxide injection. Applicable to all A-Series engines, small and big bore types, from 803 to 1275cc.
- Brand: Brand: Haynes Publishing
- ASIN: 1859606202
Engine Management: Advanced Tuning
Engine Management: Advanced
As tools for tuning modern engines have become more powerful and sophisticated in recent years, the need for in-depth knowledge of engine management systems and tuning techniques has grown. Tuning engines can be a mysterious art, all engines need a precise balance of fuel, air, and timing in order to reach their true performance potential. This book explains how the EFI system determines engine operation and how the calibrator can change the controlling parameters to optimize actual engine performance. Engine Management: Advanced Tuning takes engine-tuning techniques to the next level. It is a must-have for tuners and calibrators and a valuable resource for anyone who wants to make horsepower with a fuel-injected, electronically controlled engine. Author Greg Banish is a calibration engineer with extensive aftermarket performance calibration experience. He has a BSME from GMI Engineering and Management Institute (Kettering University). With over a thousand unique calibrations performed over five years, he has worked with enthusiasts and OEMs alike to improve the performance and driving behavior of a wide range of vehicles. The book contains detailed equations, graphs, and illustrations. Also included are valuable and practical examples, including real-world examples based upon th...
- Brand: S-A Books
- ASIN: 1932494421
Secrets of Speed: Today's Techniques for 4-Stroke Engine Blueprinting & Tuning (SpeedPro Series)
Secrets of Speed: Today's Techniques for 4-Stroke Engine
This book covers the process of building 4-stroke engines to a professional standard, from selecting materials and planning work, right through to methods of final assembly and testing. It is written for the DIY engine builder in an easy-to-understand style, supported by approximately 200 photographs and original drawings. Containing five engine inspection and build sheets, and the contact details of approximately 45 specialist manufacturers and motorsport suppliers, it explains build methods common to all 4-stroke engines, rather than specific makes or models. An essential purchase for all engine-building enthusiasts.
- Brand: Brand: Veloce
- ASIN: 1845842979
How to Use and Upgrade to GM Gen III LS-Series Powertrain Control Systems
How to Use and Upgrade to GM Gen
Without a doubt, GM's LS Series engines are the hottest thing going right now. Thousands of enthusiasts are either modifying their cars factory equipped with these engines, supported by a robust aftermarket, or converting their vintage muscle cars to run with these efficient and powerful engines. Of course, with technology comes complexity. To get the maximum performance and efficiency out of any modern engine, you have to have a solid understanding of the technology involved and how to make the most of it.In How to Use and Upgrade to GM Gen III LS-Series Powertrain Control Systems, the benefits, advantages and nuances of this robust and efficient control system are thoroughly examined. Do you have a vehicle already equipped with an LS Series engine but want to do a transmission swap? Do you want to convert from a cable throttle to an electronic throttle, and make systems like cruise control integrate? Do you want to eliminate the dreaded Optispark distributor from your LT1/LT4? Perhaps convert your Gen I small-block to distributor-less ignition? Or convert to universal OBD-II diagnostics? Do you want an affordable control system to run fuel injection, ignition timing, cooling fans, air conditioning, and electronic overdrive transmissions while swapping all if this into your clas...
- Brand: SA Books
- ASIN: 161325055X
How To Power Tune Jaguar XK 3.4, 3.8 & 4.2 Litre Engines (SpeedPro Series)
How To Power Tune Jaguar XK 3.4, 3.8
How to Power Tune Jaguar XK Engines - this book gives full details on camshafts, camshaft timing, valve springs and cylinder head options and modifications. Carburation chapters cover: 13/4 and 2 inch twin SU setups; triple 2 inch SUs; and triple Weber and Dellorto setups. A special section is included on modifying SUs for improved engine performance, along with the relevant needle specifications. There are also full details on ignition systems and timing, exhaust manifolds and systems and general tune-up information.
- ASIN: 1845849604
How to Tune and Modify Automotive Engine Management Systems - All New Edition: Upgrade Your Engine to Increase Horsepowe (Motorbooks Workshop)
How to Tune and Modify Automotive Engine Management
Understanding fuel injection and engine management systems is the key to extracting higher performance from today’s automobiles in a safe, reliable, and driveable fashion. Turbochargers, superchargers, nitrous oxide, high compression ratios, radical camshafts: all are known to make horsepower, but without proper understanding and control of fuel injection and other electronic engine management systems, these popular power-adders will never live up to their potential and, at worst, can cause expensive engine damage. 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 fuel injection to the building of complex project cars. Hartman covers the latest developments in fuel-injection and engine management technology applied by both foreign and domestic manufacturers, including popular aftermarket systems. No other book in the market covers the subject of engine management systems from as many angles and as comprehensively as this book. Through his continuous magazine writing, author Jeff Hartman is always up-to-date with the newest fuel-injection and engine management products and systems.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0760343454
- UPC: 752748343450
BMW 3 Series (E90, E91, E92, E93) Service Manual: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
BMW 3 Series (E90, E91, E92, E93) Service
This BMW 3 Series repair manual contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for BMW 3 Series models built on the E90, E91, E92 or E93 platforms from 2006 to 2011*. The aim throughout has been simplicity and clarity, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself BMW owner, this manual helps you understand, care for and repair your BMW.The do-it-yourself BMW owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information. Even if you have no intention of working on your vehicle, you will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.Normally aspirated models(6-cylinder 3.0 engines)N52 engine: 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi (2006)N52KP engine 328i, 328xi (2007-2011)N51(SULEV) engine: 328i, 328xi (2007-2011)Twin turbo-charged models(6-cylinder 3.0 engines)N54 engine: 335i, 335xi (2009 - 2010), 335is (2011)N55 engine: 335i, 335xi (2011)Transmissions covered(remove, install, external service)Getrag GS6-17BG manualZF GS6-37BZ manualZF GS6-53DZ manualGetrag GS7D36SG double-clutchGM GA6L45R automaticZF GA6HP19Z automaticTechnical features:Maintenance procedures from changing ...
- Brand: Bentley Publishers
- ASIN: 0837617235
How to Build High-Performance Chevy LS1/LS6 V-8s: Modifying and Tuning Gen III Engines for GM Cars & Pickups (S-A Design)
How to Build High-Performance Chevy LS1/LS6 V-8s: Modifying
In 1997 Chevrolet did the unthinkable: they re-designed the most popular and most modified engine in American history. The Chevrolet small-block V-8 made its debut in 1955, and with its arrival, Chevrolet instantly leaped to the forefront in the minds of hot rodders and performance enthusiasts alike. While the engine grew in displacement and technology over the next 30 years, its basic design remained unchanged . . . until 1997, when the Generation III LS1/LS6 engine design was introduced. The LS1 engine first appeared in the 1997 Corvette, and soon followed in the Camaro Firebird and thousands of full-size Chevy trucks and SUVs. It also powers the hot new Pontiac GTO! This book is essential for the enthusiast who wants to get the most performance out of this new engine design but is only familiar with the older Chevy small-blocks. Covered is everything you need to know about these engines, including the difficult engine removal and installation, simple engine bolt-ons, electronic controls for the Generation III engine, and detailed engine builds at four different power levels.
- Brand: Sa Design
- ASIN: 1884089844
- UPC: 601784000868
How to Rebuild & Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines (Motorbooks Workshop)
How to Rebuild & Modify Ford Flathead V-8
The ultimate Ford flathead resource for hot rodders and restorers.The last commercially produced Ford Flathead V-8 was cast over 60 years ago. Simple by today's high-tech standards, during its performance reign from the late '30s through the mid '50s, the flathead was unsurpassed for go-fast power on the cheap. It spawned the modern aftermarket speed-equipment industry and became a favorite of bootleggers, dry-lakes racers, dirt trackers, street racers, and a whole generation that just wanted fast cars.Whether you're restoring a classic Ford, building a traditional hot rod, or creating a period custom car, you'll want to get the most out of its vintage flathead V-8. In How to Rebuild & Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines, authors Mike Bishop and Vern Tardel, two of the most highly-regarded experts in hot rodding, give you the detailed and accurate information you need to build, restore, or just daydream about the engine that gave birth to hot rodding.Every aspect of buying, building, and owning a flathead V-8 engine is extensively covered. Go through the basics of selecting the right engine for the right project, building and rehabilitating engines, and final tuning. Diagrams and color photos bring these legendary engines to life for the hands-on hobbyist, collector, and aficionado....
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0760343993
- UPC: 752748343993
Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 engine 1970 to 1982: The Essential Source Book
Ford Cleveland 335-Series V8 engine 1970 to 1982:
This is the definitive history of 335-Series Cleveland Small Block Ford V8 Engines produced in the USA, Canada, and Australia between 1970-1982. Years of meticulous and dedicated research have allowed Des Hammill to collate extensive information, and produce this comprehensive technical appraisal of the Ford V8 Cleveland engines. In this guide you'll find previously undocumented knowledge from both the engineers and engine plants involved in the design, development, and subsequent manufacture of this highly prized engine. Coverage includes: -Ford engine plants -All Cleveland 335 variants -Cylinder heads -Preparation for racing -Camshafts -Technical data -Racing history in NASCAR and Pro-Stock -And plenty more! This is one of an informative series of books depicting the history of the individual series of Ford overhead valve V8 engines.
- Brand: VELOCE PUBLISHING
- ASIN: 1787110893
The Alfa Romeo V6 Engine High-Performance Manual (SpeedPro Series)
The Alfa Romeo V6 Engine High-Performance Manual (SpeedPro
Following in the tracks of the author’s well-known Alfa DOHC tuning manual, Jim Kartalamakis describes all kinds of useful information and techniques to increase power, performance and reliability of V6 Alfas and their engines. This book is the result of much research and firsthand experience gained through many projects concerning Alfa V6 rear-wheel drive models, from the GTV6 series to the last of the 75 3.0 models. A wealth of completely new information can be found here regarding cylinder head mods, big brake mods, LSD adjustment procedure, suspension modifications for road and track, electrical system improvements, flowbench diagrams, dyno plots, and much more!
- Brand: Brand: Veloce
- ASIN: 1845840216
- UPC: 636847040215
How to Improve Triumph TR5, 250 & 6 - Updated & Revised Edition! (SpeedPro Series)
How to Improve Triumph TR5, 250 & 6
Roger Williams calls on his wealth of hands-on experience, blends it with input from many amateur restorers, and aided by the top TR specialists, to show you the best way to increase the performance and improve the handling of the six-cylinder TR sports cars for fast road use, track days or more serious motorsport. How to Improve Triumph TR5, 250 & 6 - Updated & Revised Edition presents expert advice on: -Strengthening a chassis -Roll cages -Wheels & tires, -Gearboxes and clutches -Overdrive -Fuel injection (original and replacement systems), -Engines (including transplants), -Body and trim -Electrics -And much more!
- Brand: Veloce Publishing
- ASIN: 1787111407
How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems (Motorbooks Workshop)
How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management
From electronic ignition to electronic fuel injection, slipper clutches to traction control, today’s motorcycles are made up of much more than an engine, frame, and two wheels. And, just as the bikes themselves have changed, so have the tools with which we tune them. How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems addresses all of a modern motorcycle’s engine-control systems and tells you how to get the most out of today’s bikes. Topics covered include: How fuel injection works Aftermarket fuel injection systems Open-loop and closed-loop EFI systems Fuel injection products and services Tuning and troubleshooting Getting more power from your motorcycle engine Diagnostic tools Electronic throttle control (ETC) Knock control systems Modern fuels Interactive computer-controlled exhaust systems
- ASIN: 0760340730
- UPC: 752748340732
How to Improve Triumph TR7, TR7-V8 & TR8 (SpeedPro Series)
How to Improve Triumph TR7, TR7-V8 & TR8
Using his own wealth of hands-on experience, combined with input from many owners and aided by the top TR7 and TR7 V8 specialists on both sides of the Atlantic, Roger Williams explains how to increase the performance, and improve the aesthetics, handling and braking of the TR7. He also describes existing TR7-V8 conversions, plus the original TR7 V8. Balanced improvements for fast road, ultra fast road/rally, track-day or even more serious motorsport are all explored.
- Brand: Veloce
- ASIN: 1787110885