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ZZ4 Camaro Performance Package Installation Manual

Part Number 1X350100

$29.95

This information packed manual outlines the parts and procedures required to install a ZZ4 350 crate motor into a 1982-87 Camaro or Firebird. Also a great resource for installing the ZZ4 in any 1977-88 B-body or 1978-88 A/G-body. Vehicle upgrades including engine computer, emission controls, exhaust, fuel system, transmission, cooling, and suspension are detailed to allow a factory looking engine swap in your vehicle.

 

Rochester Carburetors

Rochester Carburetors

Detailed instructions and 650 illustrations show you how to rebuild and tune your Rochester carb. Covers Quadrajet, Two-barrels, Monojet, 4GC and computer controlled carbs with complete rebuild instructions, mixture settings, basic adjustments, tuning for street or strip and tips on manifolds and fuel systems. Revised 1981 ed. Sftbd., 8x 10, 192 pgs., 650 ill.


How to Tune and Modify Chevrolet Fuel Injection

How to Tune and Modify Chevrolet Fuel Injection

Tuning, troubleshooting and modifying your Chevy fuel injection system has never been easier! From the 1957 Bel Air to today's Camaros and Corvettes, this manual provides hands-on instruction and clear explanations of the TBI, PFI and TPFI systems. This updated edition also provides information on the new On-Board Diagnostics II system. 2nd ed. Sftbd., 8 1/4'x 10 5/8', 192 pgs., 250 b&w diagrams & ill.


How to Tune and Modify Your Camaro, 1982-1998

How to Tune and Modify Your Camaro, 1982-1998

Improve the power, performance and good looks of your Camaro in every way! Detailed chapters cover rebuilding the engine; induction system and cylinder heads; supercharging, turbocharging and nitrous oxide injection; camshaft and valvetrain; exhaust system; electronics and ignition; transmission and driveline; handling and suspension. Covers all F-body Camaros up to 1998. Sftbd., 8 1/4' x 10 3/4', 160 pgs., 250 b&w ill.


Chevrolet TPI and TBI Engine Swapping

Chevrolet TPI and TBI Engine Swapping

Get all the details on installing Chevy tuned port and throttle body injected engines into older, non-injected cars and trucks. Electrical (includes using factory wiring harness), fuel systems, air cleaners, overdrive transmissions, cooling, emissions, how to buy engines, and much more. Make the TPI/TBI swap the right way, without all the unexpected hangups. This one shows you how! Sftbd., 8 1/4'x 10 3/4', 160 pgs., 120+ b&w ill.


SML-BLK CHEV TUN PORT F-I

SMALL BLOCK CHEVY TPI

This basic introduction to the Tuned Port Electronic Fuel Injection system guides you through the incorporation of this system into your Hot Rod, or any other vehicle powered by a small block Chevrolet engine. Munday offers expert advice to help you improve performance, driveability, and fuel mileage in your small block Chevy. Sftbd., 8'x 10 3/4', 80 pgs., 39 b&w ill., 18 diagrams.


LSx Small Block V8 Engine Information

LS1 Engine Kit Installation Guide

Part Number 1X346101

$34.95

This guide provides a wealth of information and background on how to install a Gen 3 or Gen 4 LSx series GM small block in past model vehicles.

 

 

Chevy LS1/LS6 Performance -HP Books

Chevy LS1/LS6 Performance -HP Books

A complete performance guide for Chevrolet's newest generation LS1 small-block Chevy engine. Includes sections on bolt-ons, cylinder heads, intake manifolds, camshafts and valvetrain, fuel injection, block prep, final assembly, exhaust, and forced induction.


CHEV SML BLK PART INTRCH

CHEVY SMALL BLOCK PART INTERCHANGE MANUAL

Beginning with the earliest small block and carrying through to the very latest 'Gen III' models, this detailed work provides complete factory parts interchange information, allowing hot rodders to custom build their own high performance version of the famous Chevy 'Mouse' motor from off-the-shelf parts. Includes factory part numbers, casting marks, production histories, suppliers, performance capabilities of various components, and more. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 144 pgs., 300 b&w ill.


Gen I and Gen II Small Block Chevy V8 Engine Information

How to Rebuild Small-Block Chevy LT-1/LT-4 Engines -HPBooks

How to Rebuild Small-Block Chevy LT-1/LT-4 Engines -HPBooks

Subtitled: Step-by-Step Rebuild to Factory Specifications: Covers 1992-1997 GM Cars and Trucks. The Chevy small-block engine was introduced in 1955 and has become the world's most mass-produced engine. Millions of small-blocks have been installed in GM vehicles from Chevy Corvettes and Camaros to C/K pickups. How to Rebuild Small-Block Chevy LT-1/LT-4 Engines covers the second generation of small blocks built from 1992 through 1997. Step-by-step procedures are given to help you rebuild your Gen II small block to factory, smog-legal specifications .Paperback, 8-1/2' x 11', 192 pages, 400 b/w


Catalog of Chevy V-8 Engine Casting Numbers 1955-1993

Catalog of Chevy V-8 Engine Casting Numbers 1955-1993

Can you tell which water pump is for pre-1969 applications? Does the complete casting number always appear on all crankshafts? Answers to these questions and many more fill this complete guide to all 1955-93 Chevy V-8s. Coverage includes blocks, heads, crankshafts, intake and exhaust manifolds, carburetors, fuel pumps, water pumps, generator/alternators, and EGR valves. Sftbd., 8 1/2 x 11, 212 pgs., 141 b&w ill.


Chevrolet Small Block V-8 Interchange Manual

Chevrolet Small Block V-8 Interchange Manual

The most complete encyclopedia ever assembled, cataloging all 1968 to 1989 small-block V-8 engines. Within are more than 25,000 part numbers, specs, dates and technical details on Chevy engine blocks, heads, valves, crankshafts, camshafts, pistons, manifolds, ignition systems, emission systems, computer controls, motor mounts and more. More than 300 photos, diagrams, charts and reference tables list all Chevy equipment available and their interchange uses. Filled with advice on which parts work best for special applications and tips on component selection. Sftbd., 8 1/4'x 10 5/8', 144 pgs., 300+ b&w ill.


Small Block Chevy Performance, 1955-81

Small Block Chevy Performance, 1955-81

CHEVY PERFORMANCE - VOLUME 1 is widely acclaimed as the best power source book for the most popular engine of all time: the smallblock Chevy. The detailed text and photos explore every important aspect of this legendary performance engine. Extensive chapters highlight the proven technologies in preparing blocks, crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, cylinder heads, and much more! Numerous photos show popular ignition, carburetor, camshaft, and valvetrain tricks. Anyone who wants to find out more about the small Chevy workhorse will find this book worth its weight in gold! Softbound, 8 1/2' x 11', 128 pages


Small Block Chevy Performance Vol. 2

Small Block Chevy Performance Vol. 2

This in-depth look at small block performance begins in 1982 and includes all the latest pieces introduced throughout the 1980s and into the '90s. Chapters cover blocks, cranks, rods, pistons, intakes, electronic fuel injection, roller cams, the latest cylinder heads, and much more. Also included are engine buildups, tips from pro engine builders, and an extensive list of performance parts. Softbound, 8 1/2' x 11', 144 pages, 500+ b&w ill.


Small-Block Chevy Engine Build-Ups -HP Books

Small-Block Chevy Engine Build-Ups -HP Books

Subtitled: How to Build Horsepower for Maximum Street and Racing Performance: Covers All Makes and Models. Small-Block Chevy Engine Buildups is a comprehensive guide on how to extract power and performance from your small-block Chevy. From the early 265 to the current LS1 350, you'll find the latest parts combos and techniques to build your small-block for any application, from mild street to all-out racing. Subjects range from basic performance theory, such as how to build your first engine and cam basics, to more advanced theories on cylinder heads, exhaust, and ignition tech. Plus, two complete engine buildups from planning dyno testing, are included in detail. Paperback, 8-1/2' x 11', 192 pages, 400 b/w


How to Build the Small-Block Chevrolet

How to Build the Small-Block Chevrolet

HOW TO BUILD THE SMALL BLOCK CHEVROLET is a quality step-by-step Workbench Book that shows you how to build a street or racing small-block Chevy in your own garage. Includes hundreds of clear photos and easy-to-read text that explain every procedure a professional builder uses to assemble an engine from crankshaft to carburetor. Detailed sections show how to disassemble a used engine, inspect for signs of damage, select replacement parts, buy machine work, check critical component fit, and much more! Guaranteed to help you build reliable horsepower the first time! A must-have for every small-block Chevy fan. Softbound, 8 1/2' x 11', 144 pages, 694 b&w ill.


Chevy Small-Block V-8: 50 Years of High Performance

Chevy Small-Block V-8: 50 Years of High Performance

Mike Mueller. Since its introduction in 1955, the Chevrolet small-block V-8 has been one of America's most popular, powerful, and desirable engines. Small-blocks have powered everything from Corvettes and hot rods to family sedans, stock cars, drag racers, Trans-Am cars, and racing boats. It remains the leading performance engine of choice and today generates as much as 450 horsepower in Corvettes. Chevy Small-Block V-8 50 Years of High Performance traces the long, rich history of this milestone powerplant. The detailed chronological record is complemented by sidebars that spotlight the engineers who created the engine and cover its place in pop culture, racing, and important cars. All of Chevrolet's premier, small-block-powered vehicles are featured, including Tri-Chevys ('55, '56, '57), Corvette, Camaro, Chevelle, Impala, pickups, and more.Hardcover - 10'x 12' - 256 pp - 250 color, 50 b/w


How to Rebuild the Small-Block Chevy -Revised

How to Rebuild the Small-Block Chevy -Revised

How to Rebuild the Small-Block Chevy -Revised


How to Build a Small Block Chevy

How to Build a Small Block Chevy

Learn how to rebuild a small-block Chevy in your own garage with this full-color guide, written in layperson's terms.Chapters show you how to assess and choose an engine for rebuilding; how to tear it down and inspect it; and how to decide what needs to be done, whether you plan a basic restoration or a performance build. If you need specialized machine work, learn how to find a good machine shop, and what questions to ask the machinist. It also shows what the machine shop does, as it applies to what you must know to make the right decisions when dealing with a machine shop. It even includes information on how to get the best street performance on a reasonable budget, including what engine to start with, what parts to buy, and what combinations work best. Great tips show you where to spend your money to get the best deal.Softcover, 8 1/4' x 10 3/4', 192 pages, 350 color ill.


HT RBLD SML-BLK CHEV -REV

How-To Rebuild a Small-Block Chevy -Revised

A step-by-step guide to rebuilding small-block Chevy engines, all makes and models, including all sizes from 283 to 350 cubic-inches. Focuses on rebuilding small-block Chevy engines back to stock, factory specs using stock, factory parts, without mods. Revised. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 168 pgs., 400 b&w ill.


How to Hotrod Small-Block Chevys

How to Hotrod Small-Block Chevys

The most complete high performance guide to all small Chevy engines; 1955-1972, 265-400 cid. Covers heads, boring and stroking, carbs, cams, cranks, blueprinting, exhaust and ignition. Includes heavy-duty-parts list. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 193 pgs., ill.


BLD CHEV SML BLK ON BUDG

How-To Build Chevy Small-Blocks on a Budget

Highly regarded engine builder and technical writer David Vizard turns his attention to the ins and outs of building serious horsepower small block Chevy engines on a budget. Included are details of factory part numbers, easy-to-do cylinder head modifications, and inexpensive aftermarket parts. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 128 pgs., 300 b&w ill.


Chevy 265 and 283 Hi-Po

Chevy 265 and 283 Hi-Po

Hot Rod' reports on Chevrolet's revolutionary small-block V-8s Covering: bolt-on horsepower, engine rebuilding, specs., street mods, hotting up a 283, restoration '301' speed secrets.


JOHN L MDF SML BLK CHEV

John Lingenfelter-Modifiying Small-Block Chevy Engines

Subtitled: High Performance Engine Building and Tuning for Street and Racing. Filled with Lingenfelter's views on small-block Chevy displacement, cylinder blocks, machining, oil systems, cylinder head mods, camshafts & valvetrain, induction, blueprinting and more. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 10 3/4', 165 pgs., 243 b&w ill.


Big Block Chevy V8 Engine Information

How to Hotrod Big-Block Chevys

How to Hotrod Big-Block Chevys

Covers 396, 402, 427, 454 engines, 1965-71. How to pack it with punch. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 161 pgs., 275 ill.


Chevrolet Big Block V-8 Interchange Manual

Chevrolet Big Block V-8 Interchange Manual

Thinking about building up a Chevy 454? This book describes in detail all parts that are interchangeable among Chevy big-block V-8 engines, including blocks, heads, manifolds, ignition systems, valve trains, and oil, water, and fuel pumps. Contains discussions on big-block history, locating used parts, emissions, and parts suppliers. Packed with specs and photographs to aid in parts swapping. Softbound, 8 1/4' x 10 5/8', 192 pages, 270 b&w illustrations


CHEV BIG BLK PT INTER MNL

Chevy Big-Block Parts Interchange Manual

Subtitled: Selecting and Swapping High Performance Big Block Parts. Custom build your own high performance version of Chevy's famous 'rat' motor from off-the-shelf factory parts! Complete part interchange information, plus factory part numbers, casting marks, production histories, suppliers, performance capabilities of various components, and more. Covers all 366, 396, 402, 427, 454 and 502 engines. Softbound, 8 3/8' x 10 7/8', 112 pages, 300 b&w ill.


BIG-BLK CHEV PERF -HP

Big-Block Chevy Performance-HP

Build more power! Whether you have a 396 cid or a 454 'rat' motor, Big-Block Chevy Performance is your guide to the fast lane. The big-block has always been the engine of choice for wild pro street machines, stock-class drag racers and off-road trucks, with its mind-numbing torque and horsepower. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 185 pgs., 408 b&w ill., 17 diagrams


Rebuilding GenV/Gen VI Big Block Chevy Engines

Rebuilding GenV/Gen VI Big Block Chevy Engines

This book concentrates on the latest two versions of the big-block Chevy engine and gives you all the information you need to rebuild one of these engines to original factory specifications. It's perfect for anyone rebuilding a blown engine, refreshing a tired one, installing a crate motor, or needing additional information for a high-performance engine buildup. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 10 3/4', 202 pgs., 678 b&w ill.


Chevy 454 Through 512 Hi-Po

Chevy 454 Through 512 Hi-Po

Hot Rod' reports on Chevrolet's powerful big- block V-8 combinations. Covering: 600 hp 454 street rat, build low compression and high torque, the Yenko 502, 1000 hp from 498, affordable 612 hp 496, Street heads.


How to Rebuild Your Big-Block Chevy

How to Rebuild Your Big-Block Chevy

Learn how to remove engine, tear down and inspect for wear, recondition, assemble and install. How to identify parts. Casting number and specifications are included. Covers all years and models of passenger cars and trucks. '...parts identification and interchange sections are invaluable.' Restoration. Pub. 1983. Sftbd., 8 1/2'x 11', 160 pgs., 416 ill.


HT BLD MAX PERF CHEV RAT

How-To Build Chevy Max Performance Rat Motors

One of the all-time favorite engines of the hot rodder, drag racer, and car enthusiast, the big-block Chevrolet engine has been in existence for over 30 years. During this period, literally millions of these engines have been modified, resulting in an extensive body of knowledge, both good and bad, regarding the best ways of building a high performance version of the power plant. Author Staffel is a full-time race engine builder specializing in preparation of high performance Chevy big-block engines. He provides the reader with the very latest theories, techniques, and supplier information, ensuring the preparation of an up-to-date high-performance engine. Softbound, 8-3/8' x 10-7/8',144 pages,300 b/w photos


Automatic Transmission Information

General Motors Automatic Transmission Overhaul Manual : Models Covered, THM200-4R, THM350, THM400 and THM700-R4 - Rear W

General Motors Automatic Transmission Overhaul Manual : Models Covered, THM200-4R, THM350, THM400 and THM700-R4 - Rear W

Covers rear-wheel drive transmissions THM200-4R, THM350, THM400 and THM700-R4; and front-wheel drive transaxles THM125/125C, THM3T40, THM440-T4 and THM4T60.


How to Work with and Modify the Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 Transmission

How to Work with and Modify the Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 Transmission

More than 450 photos, detailed drawings, tool lists and charts combine with an information-packed text to provide the most authoritative handbook of its kind! Chapters include: Basic maintenance, from fluid checks to linkage adjustment; Automatic transmission theory, the nuts and bolts of planetary gears and hydraulic circuits; Removal, rebuilding, installing, final checks, parts interchange section and break-in pointers, all in a step-by-step, how-to format. Sftbd., 8 1/4x 10 5-8, 224 pgs., 450+ b&w ill.


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