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The Resource How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s

How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s

Label
How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s
Title
How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Honest and detailed advice on modifying Pontiac V-8s for power and durability. Includes high-performance buildups and assessments of aftermarket accessories
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rotella, Rocky
Dewey number
629.25
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL215.P68 R635 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pontiac automobile
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TRANSPORTATION
Label
How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; CHAPTER 1: HISTORY OF THE PONTIAC V-8 1955-1981; V-8 Development; The V-8 Reaches Production; Growth Spurts; The Super Duty Era; The Corporate Edict; DeLorean Promoted; Major V-8 Design Changes; The Round-Port Era; Living with Low Compression; The Second Super Duty Era; Emissions and Economy; Emissions-Compliant Performance; The End of an Era; Pontiac Racing; CHAPTER 2: BLOCKS; Block Design; Selecting a Stock Block; Stock Block Modifications; Water Jacket Filler; Main Caps; Aftermarket Blocks; Camshaft Bearings; Rear Main Seal; Fasteners
  • Head GasketsBolt-On Components; CHAPTER 3: CRANKSHAFTS; Original Pontiac Cranks; Original Crank Modifications; Stroker Cranks; Aftermarket Cranks; Specialty Billet Cranks; Balancing; Harmonic Dampers; Engine Bearings; CHAPTER 4: CONNECTING RODS; Original Pontiac Rods; Aftermarket Steel Rods; Aluminum Rods; Connecting Rod Length; Fasteners; Selection, Preparation and Inspection; CHAPTER 5: PISTONS AND RINGS; Pistons; Piston Rings; Preparation and Inspection; Piston Coatings; CHAPTER 6: CYLINDER HEADS; Intake Airflow; Port Volume; Exhaust Airflow; High-Performance Valve Job; Combustion Chamber
  • Compression RatioPorting Advice; Cylinder Head Options; Cast-Iron Pontiac D-Port; CHAPTER 7: VALVETRAIN; Hydraulic Lifters; Factory Cams; Factory Rocker Arms; Aftermarket Hydraulic Cams; Aftermarket Solid Cams; Aftermarket Roller Cams; Aftermarket Rocker Arms; Aftermarket Rocker Studs; Aftermarket Pushrods; Valvesprings and Valves; CHAPTER 8: INTAKE MANIFOLDS; Factory Cast-Iron 4-Barrel; Factory High-Performance 4-Barrel; Factory Tri-Power; Factory Reproductions; Selecting a Factory 4-Barrel; Modifying Factory Manifolds; Aftermarket Manifolds; Carburetors; Fuel Injection; Forced Induction
  • CHAPTER 9: EXHAUSTHigh-Performance Exhaust Manifolds; Reproduction Factory Manifolds; Tubular Headers; Ceramic Coating; X- and H-Type Crossovers; Mufflers; Complete Exhaust Systems; CHAPTER 10IGNITION; Spark Lead; Points-Type System; Electronic Ignition System; Aftermarket Ignition System; Ignition Accessories; CHAPTER 11: OILING SYSTEM; Oil; Oil Pump; Oil Pressure Requirements; Oil Filter; Oil Pan; CHAPTER 12: TUNING; Carburetor Tuning; Distributor Tuning; Dyno Tuning; Volumetric Efficiency; Vacuum Pump; Nitrous Oxide; Flywheel and Flexplate; Water Pump; Starter
  • CHAPTER 13: PERFORMANCE COMBINATIONSButler Performance: 575+ hp, 474 ci, Pump Gas; Ken's Speed & Machine Shop: 700 hp, 535 ci, Pump Gas; SD Performance: 900 hp, 535 ci, Race Gas; Butler Performance: 1000+ hp, Turbocharged 505 ci, Pump Gas; Butler Performance: 1,100+ hp, 541 ci, Race Gas; Kauffman Racing Equipment: 1,200 hp, 535 ci, Race Gas; SOURCE GUIDE
Control code
815973641
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613250877
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ddac18f0-6e08-49db-a5e6-8356a1b79835
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815973641
Label
How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD; CHAPTER 1: HISTORY OF THE PONTIAC V-8 1955-1981; V-8 Development; The V-8 Reaches Production; Growth Spurts; The Super Duty Era; The Corporate Edict; DeLorean Promoted; Major V-8 Design Changes; The Round-Port Era; Living with Low Compression; The Second Super Duty Era; Emissions and Economy; Emissions-Compliant Performance; The End of an Era; Pontiac Racing; CHAPTER 2: BLOCKS; Block Design; Selecting a Stock Block; Stock Block Modifications; Water Jacket Filler; Main Caps; Aftermarket Blocks; Camshaft Bearings; Rear Main Seal; Fasteners
  • Head GasketsBolt-On Components; CHAPTER 3: CRANKSHAFTS; Original Pontiac Cranks; Original Crank Modifications; Stroker Cranks; Aftermarket Cranks; Specialty Billet Cranks; Balancing; Harmonic Dampers; Engine Bearings; CHAPTER 4: CONNECTING RODS; Original Pontiac Rods; Aftermarket Steel Rods; Aluminum Rods; Connecting Rod Length; Fasteners; Selection, Preparation and Inspection; CHAPTER 5: PISTONS AND RINGS; Pistons; Piston Rings; Preparation and Inspection; Piston Coatings; CHAPTER 6: CYLINDER HEADS; Intake Airflow; Port Volume; Exhaust Airflow; High-Performance Valve Job; Combustion Chamber
  • Compression RatioPorting Advice; Cylinder Head Options; Cast-Iron Pontiac D-Port; CHAPTER 7: VALVETRAIN; Hydraulic Lifters; Factory Cams; Factory Rocker Arms; Aftermarket Hydraulic Cams; Aftermarket Solid Cams; Aftermarket Roller Cams; Aftermarket Rocker Arms; Aftermarket Rocker Studs; Aftermarket Pushrods; Valvesprings and Valves; CHAPTER 8: INTAKE MANIFOLDS; Factory Cast-Iron 4-Barrel; Factory High-Performance 4-Barrel; Factory Tri-Power; Factory Reproductions; Selecting a Factory 4-Barrel; Modifying Factory Manifolds; Aftermarket Manifolds; Carburetors; Fuel Injection; Forced Induction
  • CHAPTER 9: EXHAUSTHigh-Performance Exhaust Manifolds; Reproduction Factory Manifolds; Tubular Headers; Ceramic Coating; X- and H-Type Crossovers; Mufflers; Complete Exhaust Systems; CHAPTER 10IGNITION; Spark Lead; Points-Type System; Electronic Ignition System; Aftermarket Ignition System; Ignition Accessories; CHAPTER 11: OILING SYSTEM; Oil; Oil Pump; Oil Pressure Requirements; Oil Filter; Oil Pan; CHAPTER 12: TUNING; Carburetor Tuning; Distributor Tuning; Dyno Tuning; Volumetric Efficiency; Vacuum Pump; Nitrous Oxide; Flywheel and Flexplate; Water Pump; Starter
  • CHAPTER 13: PERFORMANCE COMBINATIONSButler Performance: 575+ hp, 474 ci, Pump Gas; Ken's Speed & Machine Shop: 700 hp, 535 ci, Pump Gas; SD Performance: 900 hp, 535 ci, Race Gas; Butler Performance: 1000+ hp, Turbocharged 505 ci, Pump Gas; Butler Performance: 1,100+ hp, 541 ci, Race Gas; Kauffman Racing Equipment: 1,200 hp, 535 ci, Race Gas; SOURCE GUIDE
Control code
815973641
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (145 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613250877
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ddac18f0-6e08-49db-a5e6-8356a1b79835
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815973641

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