Engine Blueprinting, The Step-By-Step Guide: Practical Methods for Racing and Rebuilding

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Engine Blueprinting, The Step-By-Step Guide: Practical Methods for Racing and Rebuilding
Engine Blueprinting, The Step-By-Step Guide: Practical Methods for Racing and Rebuilding
Engine Blueprinting, The Step-By-Step Guide: Practical Methods for Racing and Rebuilding
Engine Blueprinting, The Step-By-Step Guide: Practical Methods for Racing and Rebuilding
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- Out of Print -

In this revised and updated edition of Engine Blueprinting, author Rick Voegelin shows you:

  • How to use precision measuring tools
  • How to select an engine block
  • How to calculate compression ratios
  • How to lap valves
  • How to read a micrometer
  • How to polish and shotpeen connecting rods
  • How to degree a camshaft
  • How to assemble an engine
... and much more.

This is the best book on the market covering engine preparation, for street or race applications.


Subject: Engine blueprinting. Step-by-step guide by Rick Voegelin. ISBN-10: 1884089267 | ISBN-13: 9781884089268 | CarTech SA21

Specifications
  • Publisher: CarTech Books
  • Author: Rick Voegelin
  • Pages: 160 - Over 400 b&w photos
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-884089-26-8
Table of Contents
TABLE of CONTENTS:
INTRODUCTION: Meeting Emissions Standards TOOLS FOR BLUEPRINTING: Precision Tools | Basic Measuring Tools | How To Read a Micrometer | Dial Indicator | Dial Calipers | Exotic Tools | Engine Assembly Tools | A Word on Planning. CYLINDER BLOCK: Selecting a Block | New vs. "Seasoned" Blocks | Preliminary Inspection and Disassembly | Two-Piece or One-Piece Rear Main Seal Blocks | Main Caps | Cleaning | Final Inspection | Sonic Testing | Deburring | Align Honing and Boring | Decking | Block Filing | Boring | Honing | Honing with Torque Plates | Hand-Honing | Automatic Honing | O-Ringing Blocks and Heads | Block Painting | Restricting Oil Passages | Debris Screens | Rod and Crank Clearance | Oil Hole Alignment | Block Cleaning | High-Tech Coatings. CRANKSHAFT: Selection and Inspection | Stroker Motors | Deburring | Shotpeening and Stress Relieving | Crankshaft Grinding | Cross-Drilling | Chamfering Oil Holes | Counterweight Modifications | Hard Chroming and Tufftriding | Pilot Bearings | Stroke Changes | Micropolishing | Crankshaft Straightening | Stroke Checking | Bearing Clearances | Thrust Clearance. CONNECTING RODS: Selection and Inspection | Rod Ratios | Polishing and Shotpeening | Rod Bolts | Rod Resizing | Pin Fit | Rod-to-Cam Clearance | Piston-to-Rod Clearance | Rod Bearing Clearance | Rod Side Clearance. PISTONS: Piston-to-Wall Clearance | Piston Materials and Applications | Ring Grooves | Valve Pockets | Dome Fitting and Radiusing | Chamber Size and Piston Domes | Checking Piston Thickness | Piston Lightening | Piston Skirt Preparation | Skirt-to-Crankshaft Clearance | Piston Rings | Ring End Gaps for Nitrous and Blower Motors | Pins. CYLINDER HEADS: Cylinder Head Selection | Selection and Inspection | Non-Adjustable Valvetrains | Head Gaskets | Valves and Seats | Hardened Valve Springs | Valve Lapping | Valve Guides | CAD and CNC | Porting for Street Performance | Milling | Measuring Port Volume | Spring Seats | Spring Pressure | Retainer-to-Guide Clearance | Rockerarms | Changing Rockerarm Ratios | Guideplates | Push Rods. CAMSHAFT: Altering Cam Timing | Finding Top Dead Center | Checking Intake Centerline | Changing Cam Phasing | Degreeing Asymmetrical Cams | Cam Graphing | Camshaft Glossary. COMPRESSTION RATIO: Combustion Chamber Volume | Valve Relief Volume | Dome Volume | Deck Height and Gasket Volume. BALANCING: Rotating and Reciprocating Weight | Internal and External Balancing | Balancing Techniques. ENGINE ASSEMBLY TIPS: Thread Lubricants. APPENDICES: Cubic Inch Conversion Chart | Decimal and Millimeter Equivalents | Engine Blueprinting Record Sheet | Drill Sizes | Sources and Acknowledgements.
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