SECRETS OF SPEED. TODAY’S TECHNIQUES FOR 4-STROKE ENGINE BLUEPRINTING & TUNING

SECRETS OF SPEED. TODAY’S TECHNIQUES FOR 4-STROKE ENGINE BLUEPRINTING & TUNING

NICK SWAGER

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Código:
20893
Idioma:
INGLES
Editorial:
VELOCE PUBLISHING PLC
Nº edición:
1
Año de edición:
2010
Materia
Mecánica general en inglés
ISBN:
978-1-84584-297-0
Páginas:
128
Encuadernación:
PORTADA EN RUSTICA
Medidas:
250 mm x 206 mm
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Foreword by Ian Drake
Introduction
Acknowledgements
1 Choose objectives
2 Disassembly and Inspection
3 Timing Drives
4 Cylinder heads
5 Crankcase and Crankshaft
6 Pistons and con rods
7 Cooling and Lubrication
8 Ignition and Management Systems
9 Exhaust and Carburetion
10 Assembly and Testing
Conclusion
Safety
Inspection and Assembly Sheets
Useful Addresses
Index

Features

• Essential to the builder of any fast road or race engine, from period to modern
• Describes engine modifications from the secretive world of modern motorsport
• Approximately 200 explanatory drawings and photographs
• Concise and straightforward text, using British and American English terms
• Explains the building process from planning to final testing
• Detailed descriptions to encourage the DIY engine builder
• Not limited to specific makes or models
• Units in metric and imperial
• Also includes sections on ignition, exhaust and fuel systems
Description

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, written for the DIY engine builder in an
easy-to-understand style, and 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, the book explains build methods common to all 4-stroke engines, rather than specific makes or models. An essential purchase for all engine-building enthusiasts.
Synopsis

Since the inception of car and motorcycle racing, people have been fascinated by the engines that power high-performance vehicles. This book reveals and explains modifications from the secretive world of motorsport. It is written in an easy-to-read style, perfect for the DIY engine builder who wants increase the power and reliability of their engine. The book explains build methods common to all 4-stroke engines, rather than specific makes or models, making the information ideal for the builder of either a period or modern engine

Opening with planning suggestions about the types of tuning and modifications that can be undertaken, and their possible consequences to drivability, it then moves on to define tuning and blueprinting, and the inspection and build processes involved right through to testing a completed engine. It also has sections on ignition, exhaust and fuel systems, all made clearer by 200 original drawings and photographs. Containing five engine inspection and build sheets, and the contact details of approximately 45 specialist manufacturers and motorsport suppliers, this book is an essential purchase for all engine-building enthusiasts.

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