From Bill Trovato, one of the most successful Olds engine experts, comes How to Build Max-Performance Oldsmobile V-8 Engines, in which he shows you how your can get the maximum power from your engine.
The book covers Small-Block and Big-Block Olds V8 motors, including:
- 1964 Olds 330 c.i.
- 1965 Olds 330 c.i.
- 1965 Olds 400 c.i.
- 1965 Olds 425 c.i.
- 1966 Olds 330 c.i.
- 1966 Olds 400 c.i.
- 1966 Olds 425 c.i.
- 1966 Olds 425 c.i. Toronado
- 1967 Olds 330 c.i.
- 1967 Olds 400 c.i.
- 1967 Olds 425 ci
- 1967 Olds 425 c.i. Toronado
- 1968-on (all models)
OEM high-performance components are also reviewed, as are the aftermarket components available for these engines.
Book Excerpt: How to Build Max-Performance Oldsmobile V8 Engines
AFTERMARKET STEEL CONNECTING RODS
"Truly high-quality connecting rods have never been more available or affordable than they are now. The relatively wide selection means there are plenty of choices at all budget levels. Let's investigate the aftermarket and see what's best for you."
"There are a few choices in steel connecting rods. The most popular in stock big-block rod journal diameter connecting-rod applications are the H-beam models available through Cat Power dealers, Eagle, M&J Proformance, and Dick Miller Racing."
Subject: Transportation: General Motors (GM): Oldsmobile: Rebuilding Olds V8 Small-Blocks and Big-Blocks. ISBN-10: 1613250738 | ISBN-13: 9781613250730 | CarTech SA172P