How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors

How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors Author Cliff Ruggles
ISBN-10 9781932494181
Year 2006
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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The Rochester Quadrajet carburetor was found perched atop the engine of many a classic GM performance vehicle. The Q-Jet is a very capable but often misunderstood carb. This book, How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors, seeks to lift the veil of mystery surrounding the Q-Jet and show owners how to tune and modify their carbs for maximum performance. The book will be a complete guide to selecting, rebuilding, and modifying the Q-Jet, aimed at both muscle car restorers and racers. The book includes a history of the Q-Jet, an explanation of how the carb works, a guide to selecting and finding the right carb, instructions on how to rebuild the carb, and extensive descriptions of high-performance modifications that will help anyone with a Q-Jet carb crush the competition.

Rochester Carburetors

Rochester Carburetors Author Doug Roe
ISBN-10 0895863014
Year 1986
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Explains how a carburetor works, looks at past and present designs, and offers practical advice on installing or working on a carburetor

GM Turbo 350 Transmissions

GM Turbo 350 Transmissions Author Cliff Ruggles
ISBN-10 9781613251898
Year 2015-07-15
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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Although not quite the stout heavy-duty performer as its big brother, the Turbo 400, the Turbo 350 transmission is a fine, durable, capable, and when modified, stout performer in its own right. Millions of GM cars and trucks have been built with Turbo 350 automatic transmissions. There always comes a time when the old transmission shows signs of wear. At some point, even the best transmissions need to be rebuilt. In GM Turbo 350 Transmissions: How to Rebuild & Modify, respected automotive technical author Cliff Ruggles guides you through the complex rebuild procedure of GM’s popular rear-wheel-drive automatic transmission. With his proven style, Ruggles goes through the step-by-step rebuild and performance upgrade procedures in a series of full-color photos. He includes instruction on removal and installation, tear-down procedures, parts inspection and replacement, as well as performance mods and shift kit installation. Time-saving tips are part of every buildup as well. Automatic transmissions are a mystery to most. Even if you end up deciding to have a professional take care of your transmission repair and performance needs, the information contained in this book is crucial to understanding how the power gets from the engine to the road. Add a copy of GM Turbo 350: How to Rebuild & Modify to your automotive library today.

How to Build Max Performance Buick Engines

How to Build Max Performance Buick Engines Author Jefferson Bryant
ISBN-10 9781934709870
Year 2008-06-01
Pages 148
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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The photos in this edition are black and white. Skylarks, GSXs, Grand Nationals, Rivieras, Gran Sports; the list of formidable performance Buicks is impressive. From the torque monsters of the 1960s to the high-flying Turbo models of the '80s, Buicks have a unique place in performance history. During the 1960s, when word of the mountains of torque supplied by the big-inch Buicks hit the street, nobody wanted to mess with them. Later, big-inch Buicks and the Hemi Chryslers went at it hammer and tongs in stock drag shootouts and in the pages of the popular musclecar magazines of the day. The wars between the Turbo Buicks and Mustang GTs in the 1980s were also legendary, as both cars responded so well to modifications. "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines" is the first performance engine book ever published on the Buick family of engines. This book covers everything from the Nailheads of the '50s and early '60s, to the later evolutions of the Buick V-8 through the '60s and '70s, through to the turbo V-6 models of the '70s and '80s. Veteran magazine writer and Buick owner Jefferson Bryant supplies the most up-to-date information on heads, blocks, cams, rotating assemblies, interchangeability, and oiling-system improvements and modifications, along with details on the best performance options available, avenues for aftermarket support, and so much more. Finally, the Buick camp gets the information they have been waiting for, and it's all right here in "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines."

Muncie 4 Speed Transmissions

Muncie 4 Speed Transmissions Author Paul Cangialosi
ISBN-10 9781613251065
Year 2014-10-15
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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The Muncie 4-speeds, M20, M21, and M22 are some of the most popular manual transmissions ever made and continue to be incredibly popular. The Muncie was the top high-performance manual transmission GM offered in its muscle cars of the 60s and early 70s. It was installed in the Camaro, Chevelle, Buick GS, Pontiac GTO, Olds Cutlass, and many other classic cars. Many owners want to retain the original transmission in their classic cars to maintain its value. Transmission expert and veteran author Paul Cangialosi has created an indispensible reference to Muncie 4-speeds that guides you through each crucial stage of the rebuild process. Comprehensive ID information is provided, so you can positively identify the cases, shafts, and related parts. It discusses available models, parts options, and gearbox cases. Most important, it shows how to completely disassemble the gearbox, identify wear and damage, select the best parts, and complete the rebuild. It also explains how to choose the ideal gear ratio for a particular application. Various high-performance and racing setups are also shown, including essential modifications, gun drilling the shafts, cutting down the gears to remove weight, and achieving race-specific clearances. Muncie 4-speeds need rebuilding after many miles of service and extreme use. In addition, when a muscle car owner builds a high-performance engine that far exceeds stock horsepower, a stronger high-performance transmission must be built to accommodate this torque and horsepower increase. No other book goes into this much detail on the identification of the Muncie 4-speed, available parts, selection of gear ratios, and the rebuild process.

How to Rebuild Pontiac V 8s

How to Rebuild Pontiac V 8s Author Rocky Rotella
ISBN-10 9781613250358
Year 2011-04
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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Under the guidance of Semon "Bunkie" Knutson, John DeLorean, and a host of creative and innovative people, Pontiac established its own identity and distinct V-8 engine platform under the GM banner. In 1955, Pontiac's V-8 started out at a meager 287ci, but it was an auspicious beginning to an illustrious line of engines. The potent power plant grew and evolved over the coming decades; it included the 389 Tri-Power, 421, Ram Air IV 400, 428, and the Super Duty 455. These V-8s powered a number of legendary cars: the GTO, Firebird, Trans-Am, and many others. This Workbench series book will guide proud owners who want to rebuild these engines and give them a new lease on life. Long-time Pontiac expert and magazine writer Rocky Rotella guides the reader through the entire rebuild process. Drawing on his vast experience, Rotella uses detailed captions and explanatory photos to show each crucial step of the disassembly, inspection, machine work, parts selection, assembly, and break-in process. This book instructs the reader how to skillfully pull the engine and prevent damage to the car. It documents how to carefully inspect the components for problems and fix these issues that could spell doom for a newly rebuilt engine. Finding a reputable and professional machine shop that specializes in Pontiac engines is discussed, as well as aftermarket parts and OEM parts interchange for high performance so you can select the best parts for a particular engine. All essential machine shop procedures are covered in detail. Inspection and pre-assembly are thoroughly explained. Most important, as with all Workbench series titles, the methodical and practical approach provides the insight and vital information required for the task. This, the first-ever book dedicated to rebuilding the Pontiac V-8 engine, is a valuable addition to any Pontiac enthusiast's library.

Rochester Carburetor Manual

Rochester Carburetor Manual Author John Haynes
ISBN-10 1563920689
Year 1994-05-02
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
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This series of comprehensive manuals gives the home mechanic an in-depth look at specific areas of auto repair.

Oldsmobile V 8 Engines

Oldsmobile V 8 Engines Author Bill Trovato
ISBN-10 9781613251744
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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The traditional Oldsmobile V-8 powered some of the most memorable cars of the muscle car era, from the 442s of the 1960s and early 1970s to the Trans Ams of the late 1970s. These powerful V-8s were also popular in ski boats. They have found a new lease on life with the recent development of improved aftermarket cylinder heads, aggressive roller camshafts, and electronic fuel injection. Author Bill Trovato is recognized as being one of the most successful Oldsmobile engine experts, and he openly shares all of his proven tricks, tips, and techniques for this venerable power plant. In this revised edition of Oldsmobile V-8 Engines: How to Build Max Performance, he provides additional information for extracting the best performance. In particular, he goes into greater detail on ignition systems and other areas of performance. His many years of winning with the Olds V-8 in heads-up, street-legal cars proves he knows how to extract maximum power from the design without sacrificing durability. A complete review of factory blocks, cranks, heads, and more is teamed with a thorough review of available aftermarket equipment. Whether mild or wild, the important information on cam selection and Olds-specific engine building techniques are all here. Fans of the traditional Olds V-8 will appreciate the level of detail and completeness Trovato brings to the table, and his frank, to-the-point writing style is as efficient and effective as the engines he designs, builds, and races. Anyone considering an Oldsmobile V-8 to power their ride will save time, money, and headaches by following the clear and honest advice offered in Oldsmobile V-8 Engines: How to Build Max Performance. Plenty of full-color photos and step-by-step engine builds showcase exactly how these engines should be built to deliver the most power per dollar.

Holley Rebuilding and Modifying

Holley Rebuilding and Modifying Author Jeff Williams
ISBN-10 093147227X
Year 1992-01-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Cartech Incorporated
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-A new book in the bestselling SpeedPro series. Covers 2 barrel 2300 and 4 barrel 4150 & 4160 carburetors, of which millions have been made. Can also be applied to 4180 & 4190 emission control carbs.

How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V 8s

How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V 8s Author Rocky Rotella
ISBN-10 9781934709948
Year 2012
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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If you're considering building a traditional Pontiac V-8 engine for increased power and performance or even competitive racing, How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V-8s is a critical component to achieving your goals.

How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V8s

How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V8s Author Jim Hand
ISBN-10 9781884089671
Year 2004
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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Author Jim Hand begins with a year-by-year timeline, tracing Pontiac performance packages from 1955 through 1979, and then moves on to chapters on bottom end parts, and cooling, oiling, and ignition systems. He has also included special sections on the available carburetors including Tri-Powers, Q-Jets, Thermoquads, and AFBs, as well detailed info on head porting and exhaust systems, featuring quantitative flowbench and drag-strip results. If you want to increase the performance of your Pontiac, How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s will show you how.

The Quadrajet Mpg Secret

The Quadrajet Mpg Secret Author Kevin Hill
ISBN-10 1514848945
Year 2015-07-05
Pages 50
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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There is a secret to the Quadrajet. Learn the secret to finding and rebuilding the perfect Quadrajet for your engine--for maximum mpg.

How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO 1964 1974

How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO  1964 1974 Author Don Keefe
ISBN-10 9781934709696
Year 2012-07-13
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher CarTech Inc
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How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO covers all aspects of restoration-engines and drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, and steering. The book provides guidance to completely restore your GTO, step-by-step.

How to Rebuild Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions

How to Rebuild   Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions Author Cliff Ruggles
ISBN-10 1934709204
Year 2011
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher S-A Design
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Enthusiasts have embraced the GM Turbo 400 automatics for years, and the popularity of these transmissions is not slowing down. Ruggles walks through the step-by-step rebuild and performance upgrade procedures in a series of full-color photos.

How to Work with and Modify the Turbo Hydra matic 400 Transmission

How to Work with and Modify the Turbo Hydra matic 400 Transmission Author Ron Sessions
ISBN-10 0879382678
Year 1987-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Motorbooks
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Ford transmissions. Automatic AOD, BW 35/40, LE85/91/93/95/97, C4, C5, C6, C9, C10, FMX and M51. Manual 3 speed, 4 speed and 5 speed single rail, Top Loader, T5 and M57. Step by step instructions for a pull down and rebuild. Includes specifications, torque settings, problem diagnosis, shift speeds plus more information. Max Ellery Publications; Publisher of automotive repair manuals, restoration guides, technical publications and general interest books for the automobile enthusiast. For people with a wide range of interests, including 4x4 owners, restorers, hot rodders, engine builders, DIY people, mechanics and enthusiasts.