Sport Compact Car Engine & Driveline Handbook

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Sport Compact Car Engine & Driveline Handbook

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Sport Compact Car Engine & Driveline Handbook

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Looking to rev up that Civic or Focus? Ready to modify your Nissan 300ZX so it's the king of the road and track? The first tool many enthusiasts use to transform their vehicle into a high-horsepower machine is Sport Compact Car magazine. The magazine is filled with high-tech how-tos, ideas for part upgrades, make-and-model-specific projects, as well as detailed explanations of drivetrain theory. This handbook is a collection of the magazine's best articles, including selections from the "Suck, Squish, Bang, Blow" series. Articles from Honda Tuning, a sister publication designed to cover the most popular sport compact model?the Honda Civic?are also included.
TABLE of CONTENTS: CHAPTER ONE: Selections from the "Suck, Squish, Bang, Blow" series by Mike Kojima
  • Secrets of the cylinder head
  • Tune it to win
  • Turbochargers, the great equalizers
  • Turbos vs. superchargers
  • Turbo math, picking the right size turbo
  • The components of a turbo system
  • The reciprocating stuff
  • Beefing up the bottom-end
  • Nitrous oxide injection
CHAPTER TWO: Ford Focus Projects
  • Ford Focus ZX3: not being slow
  • Ford Focus ZX3: doing Ford's job
  • Ford Focus rally car: making it last and making it fast
CHAPTER THREE: Honda Projects and Honda Tuning
  • Code breakers: navigating your Honda's ECU trouble codes
  • Crower cam test
  • Honda trade secrets
  • All motor madness
  • Killer B
  • All in the family
  • Honda EG Civic: engine swap
  • Honda EG Civic: tuning for power Hondata style
CHAPTER FOUR: Nissan Projects
  • Nissan 300ZX TT: assembling the beast
  • Nissan 300ZX TT: The monster motor ? obsessive detailing
  • Nissan Sentra SE-R: the big cams
  • Hybrid how-to: S13 Nissan Silvia
  • Nissan 300ZX TT: she lives and makes big power, too
  • Spec-V power: bolt-on power for Nissan's QR25


  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Author: From the editors of Sport Compact Car
  • Pages: 192 - Over 300 color photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8 x 10 inches
  • ISBN: 978-0-7603-1636-8