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ISKY, The History of Hot Rodding

December 11, 2016 @ 3:01 pm
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Isky: Ed Iskenderian and the History of Hot Rodding, tells the whole story, from Ed's pre-war Lake Muroc and car club activities, his service in the military, starting a small business fabricating parts and making cams in the back of a rented shop and selling them to hot rodders...
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Leo Villa’s Bluebird Album

September 2, 2016 @ 5:22 pm
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David de Lara's extraordinary photographic documentary of Donald Campbell’s Bluebirds brilliantly captures the complicated essence of Donald Campbell the man and the magnificent record smashing machines that...
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Ford Flathead Engines: How to Rebuild & Modify

September 2, 2016 @ 5:04 pm
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Although not the first V-8 engine ever produced, Henry Ford’s side-valve V-8, launched in 1932,…
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Practical Engine Airflow

July 4, 2016 @ 7:28 pm
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The all new Practical Engine Airflow book by John Baechtel seeks to demystify this complex subject and present the basics of engine airflow in easy to understand terms for the average hot rodder and engine builder. You will gain a fundamental understanding of how air is processed through an engine and how...
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Ford Drag Team

March 29, 2016 @ 8:47 pm
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Charlie Morris is quite the prolific drag racing author and his book on the Ford Drag Team brings to light all the amazing details of Ford's deep drag racing involvement in the sixties. In this thoroughly researched 200 page book, Morris details the racing exploits of Ford racing legends such as Gas Ronda, Les Ritchy, Dick Brannan, Mickey Thompson, Butch Leal, Phil Bonner, Tommy Grove, Al Joniec and many more. One of the most important aspects of this book is that it highlights the achievements of racers who actually worked with Ford products the way they were manufactured.
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Bonneville SCTA Program Books: The First Thirty Years

February 13, 2016 @ 9:45 pm
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With the overwhelming interest in Bonneville and land speed racing its great to see so many efforts coming together to help save the salt from disappearing without a fight. One ambitious program recently raised $50,000 to help the SCTA carry on its efforts. Fetherston Publishing is already widely acknowledged for its great book on the history of Bonneville and now it has published a followup with a pair of hardbound volumes comprised of all the original SCTA Bonneville Programs from 1949 through 1968. The books are beautifully bound and what makes them special is that they are original reproductions...
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Modern Engine Blueprinting Techniques

January 10, 2016 @ 6:38 pm
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Any engine’s performance can be improved through balancing and blueprinting procedures to reduce friction and parasitic losses. Blueprinting is performed to optimize the performance of every part in the engine while critical balancing matches critical weights to...
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Souping the Stock Engine

January 4, 2016 @ 3:17 am
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Written by veteran automotive authority Roger Huntington, Souping the Stock Engine still ranks among the classics of early performance books. Published in 1950 by Floyd Clymer books it predates most modern OHV V8s. Huntington expertly relates automotive theory and describes every function of engine performance in exhausting detail. Couched in the technology and lingo of its time, the book nonetheless describes all of the high performance techniques and theories we still pride ourselves on today.
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Bosch Automotive Handbook, 9th ed.

December 2, 2015 @ 7:35 am
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The Bosch Automotive Handbook has been serving engineers and enthusiasts alike for decades. The newly revised 9th edition contains all the latest updates. With every new edition the book has increased in size and reputation and is considered an indispensable engineering reference source on automotive technology...

David Kimble’s Cutaways

November 30, 2015 @ 11:20 pm
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David Kimble's incredibly detailed full color cutaway art is in a class all by itself. It has anchored countless magazine articles, posters, press materials, special showings and innumerable displays of automotive fine art where precision and detail are absolutely necessary to reveal the inner workings of engines...

Physics for Gearheads

June 14, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
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Physics for Gearheads by Randy Beikmann PhD. provides the detailed explanations you need to fully understand the intricate mechanical functions of high performance automobiles and race cars. Whether your interest is in increasing your engine's horsepower, getting more miles per gallon, or...
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Supercharged! Design, Testing and Installation of Supercharger Systems

May 28, 2015 @ 8:12 am
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Corky Bell is widely acknowledged for his expertise in turbocharging and supercharging. His new…

The Crew Chief’s Son

May 21, 2015 @ 2:10 pm
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From 1957 through 1965 car owner and racing mechanic Louie Clements traveled NASCAR's emerging Grand National stock car racing series and he brought his entire family, wife and five kids along for the ride. Now Michael Clements brings those days alive with...

French Flathead V8 Block Prep Handbook

January 24, 2015 @ 4:50 pm
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Vern Tardel's French Flathead V8 Block Prep Manual is a valuable reservoir of tips and knowledge about the coveted Ford/Simca flathead cylinder block. Early Ford hot rodders will enjoy this technical look a prepping the French flathead V8 block for high performance use...
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The Unobtainable: A Story of Blue

October 17, 2014 @ 1:27 am
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By its very nature, the ultimate speed record on land or water is "Unobtainable" or men would no longer pursue it. Two of the most extraordinary speed record hunters comprised a father and son effort that relentlessly sought the ultimate limits of speed with a legendary stable of blue machines named Bluebird.

New Ford Y-Block Build Book

May 12, 2014 @ 7:59 pm
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There hasn't been a good Y-block book since well, since Ford Y-block V8s were in vogue more than 50 years ago. Charlie Morris' new all color rebuild and modify book offers a real shot in the arm for Y-block fans, particularly those who are...
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The Dawn of Pro Stock

April 1, 2014 @ 1:45 am
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As spawned in the early seventies, the Pro Stock class introduced a powerful new force in drag racing. Evolving from the popularity of Super Stock class racing, Pro Stock quickly became a fan favorite. Drag racing fans came to see the Funny Cars, but hardcore racing fans were clearly there to see the Pro Stock cars with hero drivers slamming gears behind...
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New Chevy Big Block Parts Interchange

March 28, 2014 @ 10:28 pm
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In the all new edition of Chevy Big-Block Engine Parts Interchange, hundreds of factory part numbers, RPOs, and detailed color photos covering all generations of the Chevy big-block engine are included. Every component is detailed, from crankshafts and rods to cylinder heads and intakes. You'll learn what works, what doesn't, and how to how to swap...

BONNEVILLE A Century of Speed

March 7, 2014 @ 2:07 am
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The 100th anniversary of land speed racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwest Utah is fittingly celebrated in “Bonneville: A Century of Speed” by David Fetherston with Ron Main. Debuting at the 2014 Grand National Roadster Show...
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How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s

December 18, 2013 @ 7:19 pm
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We review a lot of engine tech books and find this iteration of CarTech's max power Pontiac book an informative look at what's currently out there in the world of high performance Pontiac hardware. And it provides the reader with six great sample engine builds from four top Pontiac engines builders. These builds range from 500 HP to 1200 HP and include hardware that many...

The Cars of Trans Am Racing, 1966-1972

December 16, 2013 @ 1:31 am
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Some of the best hardcore sedan racing ever seen occurred in the sixties when thinly disguised factory racing teams battled tooth and nail for on track supremacy with newly minted factory muscle cars in the wild SCCA Trans Am series. Effectively the road racing equivalent of factory stock car racing the Trans Am was hotly contested with the nimble pony cars of the day; Camaros, Mustangs, Firebirds....
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Free Download: All New 2013 Doomsday Impala Book

November 1, 2013 @ 12:32 am
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Our mates at Never Again Drag Racing have launched a new web site for their Doomsday Impala and they''re offering a free download of their 3rd volume of the Doomsday Impala book. Fans can download the 180 page volume for free and it's packed full of great photos and details of the car, plus an overview of the team's 2013 drag racing season. and some babes...
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Sensory Overload

July 27, 2013 @ 7:49 pm
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Toby Brooks book about the history of the Street Machine Nationals reveals the intimate background of a simple car show that blossomed into a full blown cultural phenomenon; spawning the still popular Pro Street movement and multiple generations of dedicated gearhead followers. With endless research and considerable insight Brooks investigative skills probe the inner workings of America's favorite car show...
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Grumpy’s Toys

July 10, 2013 @ 12:47 am
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Grumpy's Toys offers a long overdue examination of drag racing legend Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins and the 17 Chevrolet race cars that bear one of the most famous names in drag racing. Author Doug Boyce delivers a fascinating and surprisingly personal look at “da Grump’s” extraordinary career and the legendary cars that represent one of drag racing’s most influential...
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The V12 Engine

February 20, 2013 @ 4:44 pm
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V12 engines from a broad range of manufacturers are examined in detail. Readers learn the purpose behind each engine’s design philosophy, design features, performance, applications, problems and a few failures. What ultimately emerges is essentially the “Last Word” on V12 engine, development and usage from an extraordinarily well qualified authority...

A Man and His Dream

February 17, 2013 @ 5:31 pm
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Athol Graham was the second American ever to record a 300 mph run; clocking a down run of 305.84 mph and a return run of308.608 to average 307.254 mph in his home built Allison powered streamliner City of Salt Lake in November of 1959. This amazing accomplishment made him one of the fastest men in history at that time with only four drivers running faster, George Eyston, John Cobb and...
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Doomsday Impala: How do You Like Your

February 7, 2013 @ 4:46 pm
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Those who enjoyed out story on the Doomsday Impala may also be interested in two books that the owners have generated about the car and their experiences building it. Andy Bennett used the online publishing services at blurb.com to create his own books that can be purchased electronically, or as printed versions. These books show the car's construction and subsequent....
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Raceman, Jim Travers and the TRACO Dynasty

January 13, 2013 @ 6:26 pm
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Anyone familiar with postwar racing activity in America will recognize Jim Travers as the “TRA” half of TRACO−the largest, most prolific and respected race engine supplier to elite competitors of the USRRC, Trans Am, Can Am, Formula 5000 series, Pikes Peak and other ...
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Smokey’s Best Damn Garage in Town

October 30, 2012 @ 3:09 pm
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Few iconic figures in motorsports are more recognizable than Henry “Smokey” Yunick. Among the colorful individuals of NASCAR’s golden age Smokey was a genuine giant who cast a long and influential shadow. Few have expressed their life and times and indeed revealed their relevancy as well as straight talkin’ Smokey. Smokey thrived on the razor’s edge of creative rule book interpretation with...

Coventry Climax Racing Engines

October 24, 2012 @ 5:55 pm
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Coventry Climax racing engines were the first British racing engines to power world championship winning Formula 1 cars. They won four Formula 1 world championships under the direction and engineering influence of Chief Engineer and Technical Director Walter Hassen. Hassen had been Chief Development Engineer at Jaguar and he possessed a...

Bluebird CN7

October 24, 2012 @ 5:10 pm
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The CN7 story represents the emergence of modern industrial technology in record breaking activities; a multi-million dollar effort supported by top British manufacturing companies. Campbell’s CN7 was designed by the highly respected Norris Brothers Ltd. engineering firm specialists in LSR car construction and assembled to aircraft standards by Motor Panels Ltd. in Coventry...
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The Marvelous Mechanical Designs of Harry A. Miller

September 25, 2012 @ 12:39 pm
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A veritable gold mine of prewar racing and engineering design genius, the archives represent a historical treasure of immeasurable value. To help preserve the record of these important racing artifacts and present Miller’s work to engine enthusiasts everywhere White has assembled this 126 page pictorial collection illustrating some of Miller’s best known work...

Smokey Yunick’s Power Secrets New Edition

September 22, 2012 @ 11:35 am
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The latest version of Smokey Yunick’s Power Secrets reviewed here is unchanged in any way except for a few photos substituted for those that no longer reproduced well. What has changed is the format. The new version features larger type for easier reading and it has extra space for readers to make notes. And for the first time it is now coil bound so the pages lay flat when you want to lay it out...

Fast Chevys

September 8, 2012 @ 2:08 pm
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Some books are destined to preserve the historical record, particularly those with first-hand accounts from original sources such as the specific Chevy engineers and racers who designed and raced legendary Chevy engines back in the day. Through extensive interviews with designers like Dick Keinath, father of the modern big block and the test engineers and designers like Zora Duntov...

Ab & Marvin Jenkins: the Studebaker Connection and the Mormon Meteors

September 8, 2012 @ 11:06 am
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Ab Jenkins was hands down the best automotive endurance racer who ever lived. His son Marvin was a close second. For decades Ab single handedly promoted the Bonneville Salt Flats as the greatest natural race course in the world. He set more high speed endurance records than anyone many of which still stand more than eighty years later. Jenkins was and remains on of the most...

Bonneville Salt Flats, Speed Limit 1,000 MPH

August 17, 2012 @ 8:42 pm
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A powerful aerial view of the course and pits provides a unique perspective of the enormous challenge the racers face. This is a five mile drag race and the finish line is lost somewhere beyond an indistinct horizon. You’re hard on the gas long after you disappear from sight, but breaking a record is hard to do and the evidence of failure is evident among the broken shattered parts...
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Bonneville: The Fastest Place on Earth

August 11, 2012 @ 6:43 pm
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"Landspeed' Louise unveils the story of Bonneville in perfect chronological order with a keen understanding of the men and women who devote their lives to the singular pursuit of impossibly high speeds. It chronicles monumental effort as Malcolm Campbell broke the 300 mph barrier and epic battles between John Cobb and George Eyston which ultimately pushed the land speed record ever closer...

Turbo

August 4, 2012 @ 10:01 pm
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Most engine builders know their engines inside and out, but many tread on shaky ground when it comes to selecting and applying chargers effectively. Fortunately for all of us there are still experts like author Jay K. Miller willing to share their intimate knowledge of turbocharger science. Miller’s performance credentials are solid and he shares a wealth of turbocharger knowledge with...

Stock Car Racing Engine Technology

August 1, 2012 @ 8:39 pm
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This excellent engine theory book was done in 2007, but it still contains some of best information…

The Complete Chrysler Hemi

August 1, 2012 @ 7:36 pm
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The Chrysler Hemi engine achieved legendary stature early thanks to the intensity of hot rodders and drag racers that quickly recognized its performance potential and adopted it for both street and strip in record numbers. Anyone seeking to understand the remarkable history and technical intricacies of the Chrysler Hemi will discover a wealth of information in Tex Smith’s The Complete...

The Boys of Bonneville DVD

July 28, 2012 @ 7:45 pm
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For the uninitiated it’s almost impossible to comprehend the enduring significance of Ab Jenkins to the greatest of all race tracks, the Bonneville Salt Flats. Almost single-handedly, Ab Jenkins established the remote salt flats as the most desirable surface on earth for land speed record and endurance record racing. Narrated by veteran actor and sports car racer Patrick Dempsey,

Chevy Small Block V8 Interchange Manual

July 26, 2012 @ 11:05 pm
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Interchange manuals are notoriously difficult to research and write, particularly when they cover a very popular engine that has been manufactured in more than a dozen different sizes and even more configurations. Still basic interchangeable components should be cataloged with little difficulty because so much previously published material is already available. In this regard the book falls short...

Nitrous Oxide Performance Handbook

July 26, 2012 @ 10:47 pm
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This book delivers the most thorough and well presented explanation of the chemistry and combustion process that occurs with the use of nitrous oxide and paves the way for novice users to advance quickly and easily to top end systems that deliver incredible performance compared to normally aspirated applications that can't compete with the kick that nitrous adds...

Engine Blueprinting

July 26, 2012 @ 10:26 pm
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This book has been the blueprinting bible for nearly thirty years. It is the engine builder’s most comprehensive guide to building more horsepower and reliability into every engine you build. Its longevity speaks volumes about its quality and readers will no doubt agree once they absorb all the engine building details packed into every page...

Chevy Small Block Circle Track Racing Engines

July 26, 2012 @ 9:02 pm
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Some of the best engine mods around are found in circle track racing engines that are required to build strong mid-range and top end power teamed with exceptional durability and in many cases a conscientious budget. Circle Track Magazine technical editor Jeff Huneycutt has got all the particulars and he presents them here in three complete engine builds plus a detailed analysis of..

The Fastest Men on Earth, 100 Years of the Land Speed Record

July 26, 2012 @ 7:07 pm
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Author and acknowledged land speed historian Peter Holthusen presents an absorbing and meticulously researched record of land speed racing in the twentieth century. From the very first 39 mph-plus speed record of Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat’s electric car in 1898 to Thrust SSC’s convincing sonic boom in 1997 Holthusen delivers a thoroughly riveting narrative...
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GM LS-Series Engines: The Complete Swap Manual

July 9, 2012 @ 7:25 pm
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This is a follow-on book to author Joseph Potak’s How to Build and Modify GM LS Series Engines in which he detailed the performance community’s broad embracement of GM’s LS-series engine proving it a worthy successor to the venerable Chevy small block V8. Chevy small block V8. Swapping GM LS EnginesLS engines are configured differently and thus they are not a bolt-in swap for...

Fast Company by Speedy Bill Smith with Dave Argabright

July 5, 2012 @ 9:55 pm
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Those in the know recognize Speedy Bill Smith as a tough racer, a dedicated hot rodder, proficient businessman and the founder of America’s oldest and most prestigious speed shop, Speedway Motors. You’d be hard pressed to find a rodder or a racer anywhere who hasn’t bought a piece of speed equipment from Speedway Motors over the last six decades.

Supercharging Performance Handbook

July 5, 2012 @ 8:16 pm
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Supercharging is hot. Many of today’s top performance cars are supercharged right from the factory and they deliver performance like nobody’s business. OEM manufacturers and aftermarket specialty suppliers have invested heavily in supercharging and times have never been better for showroom shoppers and the do-it-yourself hot rodder...

Ford Y-Block

July 5, 2012 @ 7:47 pm
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The Ford Y-block V8 never achieved the popularity of the Ford flathead or the small block Chevy, but it did set a few performance standards back in the day and is still revered by many Ford enthusiasts. Named for its unique Y-shaped cylinder block with the crankshaft centerline located well above the bottom of the block, the Y-block remains a nostalgic favorite for many Ford enthusiasts...

Ralph De Palma, Gentleman Champion

July 5, 2012 @ 6:50 pm
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Hot rodders and hardcore engine guys have a propensity to fixate on what they love and it’s often surprising how narrowly focused they become. Some might acknowledge a fleeting interest in pre-war motor racing activities, but few accept any notion that some form of hot rodding transpired prior to the close of World War II. Can anyone really deny that these early pioneers were anything less than...

Motorsports Standard Atmosphere and Weather Conditions Methods

July 3, 2012 @ 10:42 pm
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The Motorsports Standard Atmosphere was conceived by author Patrick Hale who gained considerable notoriety in the world of motorsports for the engine simulation software (Racing Systems Analysis) he developed in the mid-1980s to support his own racing efforts in the NHRA’s Competition Eliminator ranks.

How to Build Classic Hot Rod V8 Engines

July 3, 2012 @ 10:03 pm
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Engine guys love to read about engines particularly classic hot rod engines of the V8 flavor. And some engine guys enjoy writing about their passion and sharing their knowledge with other engine guys. That would be author George McNicholl, a self-confessed hot rodder, drag racing fan and genuine performance engine nut. In this book he deals with some of the perennial early favorites...

How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

June 29, 2012 @ 5:57 pm
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There’s much to digest in this well assembled look at building and modifying LS engines. Novice builders get the straight scoop on the best methods for building LS engines and experienced builders gain a thorough understanding of the all new design and the modifications required to make these babies sing. Potak supports his work with large clear photos and a well written narrative...

Engine Airflow

June 29, 2012 @ 1:27 am
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Harold Bettes is a widely respected engineer who spent the better part of his career making SuperFlow Corporation one of the premier engine and chassis dyno testing companies in the United States. Among the many performance books available for engine students and builders, his Engine Airflow remains a cut above in terms of value to the reader...

V8 Horsepower Performance Handbook

June 27, 2012 @ 10:51 pm
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The best thing about this book is the down-to-earth presentation geared to novice and first time engine builders. The author is clearly qualified to provide commentary on the subject. After spending seven years as technical editor of Popular Hot Rodding magazine, he co-founded the Engine Masters Challenge was the founding editor of Engine Masters Quarterly and Street Thunder...
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Master Motor Builders

June 27, 2012 @ 1:00 am
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Noted automotive historian Robert J. Neal brings a wealth of knowledge to this meticulously researched examination of Packard’s engine building proficiency. For present day engine buffs it provides essential historical perspective to match the technical revelation of Packard’s extraordinary engine design philosophy. The book is packed with large detail-rich original photographs that reveal the...

The Great FE Intake Comparo

June 23, 2012 @ 12:43 am
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The Great FE Intake Comparo is the perfect title for Jay Brown’s exhaustingly detailed evaluation of Ford FE engine intake and exhaust manifolds. Once you read it, the “Comparo” is clearly as “great” as the title implies. Few first time authors ever approach the level of detail Brown provides in his refreshingly thorough, , no stone left unturned evaluation of FE V8 induction systems.
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The Ford-Cosworth DFV, The Inside Story of F1’s Greatest Engine

June 22, 2012 @ 8:51 pm
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Students and fans of race engine technology will find Andrew Noakes account of the Ford-Cosworth DFV engine’s design, development and performance record a captivating observation of one of the greatest racing engines in motorsport history. Ford DFV Cover ImageThe Ford-Cosworth DFV won more than 150 Formula 1 races during its 17-year heyday which spanned the 1970’s and...

Offy, America’s Greatest Racing Engine

June 22, 2012 @ 8:10 pm
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Any self respecting engine guy knows a thing or two about Offys; most likely they have heard of them and they know that Offys used to be bad ass racing engines back in the day. What they don’t know is that “back in the day” started in 1930 and spanned five roaring decades through 1980 and beyond with some of the most competitive racing ever seen. America’s greatest racing engine challenged and dominated...

Frank Lockhart, American Speed King

June 20, 2012 @ 9:36 pm
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Racing icons sometimes achieve immortality under the cruelest of circumstances, particularly in the early days of motor racing when perishing tragically in a hurtling mass of twisted angry metal was often the norm. Such was the case of Frank Lockhart (1903-1928). Frank Lockhart bookEjected from his tumbling land speed record car during a violent crash on an unforgiving Florida beach...

Packards at Speed

June 12, 2012 @ 11:02 pm
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Another superb read from the talented pen of Robert J. Neal, automotive historian and suffice to say Packard enthusiast. Packards at Speed delivers an in-depth examination of the Packard Motor Car Company from the viewpoint of the firm's high performance and racing participation. Neal states that this book represents the first volume of his comprehensive effort to study...

Small-Block Chevy Performance: 1955-1996

June 7, 2012 @ 10:41 pm
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The small-block Chevy is widely known as the most popular engine of all time. Produced in staggering numbers and boasting huge aftermarket support, small blocks are the engine of choice for a large segment of the performance community. Originally published as two separate volumes, Small Block Chevy Performance 1955-1996 now covers the latest information on all...

Performance Automotive Engine Math

June 7, 2012 @ 9:53 pm
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All the parts within any engine are designed and engineered using the appropriate mathematics to function efficiently and be durable. When discussing high-performance automotive engines, a specific set of math formulas are used to develop and design powerplants to make more power at higher rpm levels and still survive. The various forms of motorsport and street use all have different requirements...

A Technical and Operational History of the Liberty Engine

May 30, 2012 @ 6:04 pm
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In the early days of the twentieth century aircraft engines were regularly employed in racing cars and speed record attempts, both on land and sea. One such engine is the focus of Robert J. Neal’s extraordinary 615 page treatise on the widely regarded Liberty aircraft engine, an aviation workhorse that also excels as a multiple land speed record holder and a marine racing powerhouse of considerable note.
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Championship Engine Assembly

May 26, 2012 @ 6:30 pm
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Find out what really makes horsepower in a racing engine with Reher-Morrison's comprehensive racing engine assembly book. This book contains the best information and latest technology from Reher-Morrison Racing Engines' expert staff of head porters, machinists and engine assemblers. Over 392 information-packed pages are filled with more than 600 detailed...
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Classic Racing Engines

May 26, 2012 @ 5:41 pm
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Esteemed automotive author Karl Karl Ludvigsen’s Classic Racing Engines provides a detailed look at fifty classic racing engines spanning an eighty-year period since 1914 when racing engines emerged as a separate and distinct type of automotive power source. This authoritative book details famous engines and many lesser known engines, providing exceptional depth of detail about

How to Build Big–Inch Chevy Small Blocks

May 13, 2012 @ 12:03 am
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Small block V8s are the ideal engine combination for most high performance applications and nothing fits the requirement like the tried and true small block Chevy. It’s light and more compact than most engines and it has the greatest depth of performance parts selection to support any desired application. And best of all, can be built with specific parts combinations to derive...
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How to Build Killer Big Block Chevy Engines

April 8, 2012 @ 6:12 am
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Despite an abundance of “How to Build Big Block Chevy” books populating the internet and local book stores, there are still valuable opportunities to learn something new about extracting power from big block Chevy engines. And who better to learn it from than Tom Dufur, a champion drag racer who has won the K&N Super Eliminator Championship twice with...
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New Competition Engine Building Book

April 2, 2012 @ 11:20 pm
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CarTech Books has announced the release of their new Pro Series book Competition Engine Building by John Baechtel. The book is a comprehensive look at race engine building and the science of planning and building engines