How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems. Domestic and Import 4, 6, 8-Cylinder Cars

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How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems
How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems
How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems
How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems
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The High-Performance Ignition Systems: Design, Build & Install book was recently revised and updated in January 2014. It was written by Todd Ryden and published by CarTech Books. The CarTech SA79 Ignition Systems High Performance book will surely be a hit for high performance enthusiasts.

This is the guide to understanding automotive igntion systems, from points and condensers of yesteryear, to the computer-controlled distributorless systems of today. Stock and aftermarket.

Todd Ryden has worked for MSD Ignitions for over a decade, and he leads you through ignition system components, systems and sub-systems, with clear explanations on how each part works in relation to the next, to achieve the ultimate goal of efficient combustion.

This do-it-yourself book covers:

  • Coils
  • Wires
  • Spark Plugs
  • Distributors
  • Magnetos
  • Inductive Systems
  • CD Ignitions
  • Multiple-Spark Systems
  • Computer Ignitions Controls
  • Rev Limiters
  • ... and more

How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems gives you a clear understanding on how to upgrade all types of ignition systems, from points and vacuum advance units to coil-on-plug distributorless systems.


Subject: How to build high-performance automotive ignition systems. ISBN-10: 1613250800 | ISBN-13: 9781613250808 | CarTech SA79

Specifications
  • Publisher: CarTech Books
  • Author: Todd Ryden
  • Pages: 144 - 288 color photos and charts
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-61325-080-8
Table of Contents
How To Build High-Performance Ignition Systems
TABLE of CONTENTS:
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Intro and Overview: A Quick Look at the Entire System
    Breaking the Ignition Down | The Coil | Distributor | Trigger Device | Timing | Spark Plug Wires | Spark Plugs | Ignition Controls | Battery and Charging System | The Sum of the Parts
  • Ignition Controls: An Intro to Performance Ignitions
    Inductive and Capacitive Discharge Ignitions | Capacitive Discharge | Inductive Add-Ons | GM's HEI Distributor | And Now for Something Completely Different | Aftermarket Capacitive Discharge Ignitions
  • CD Ignition Controls: High-Performance Racing Ignitions
    Rev Limiters | Boost Retard | The Next Step--the 7-Series | Over-the-Top Ignition Power
  • Coils, Wires, and Plugs: Take a Look at the Secondary Side
    Coils | What's Available? | Spark Plug Wires | Spark Plugs
  • Distributor Basics: Triggers, Timing Advance, and Delivery
    Distributing | Triggering the Ignition | Electronic Triggers | Magnetic and Hall-Effect Pickups | Mechanical Advance | Vacuum Advance | Caps and Rotors
  • Distributors and Timing: Dialing in Centrifugal Advance
    Centrifugal Advance | Checking the Ignition Timing
  • Electronic Controls: Advanced Timing and Crank Triggers
    Locked-Out | Time for a Crank Trigger? | Crank Trigger Distributors
  • RPM and Timing Controls
    Step Retards | Timing Curve Controls | Individual Cylinder Timing | Using RPM to Your Advantage | Controllers that Do it All
  • Advanced Programming: Programming Through Your Computer
    MSD Digital-7 Programmable | MSD Digital-7 Programmable Plus | Mechanical Programming
  • Going DIS: Where's the Distributor?
    Coil Pack Ignition Upgrades | Programmable DIS Ignition Controls | Electromotive | CPC Ignition System
  • Charging and Wiring: Batteries, Alternators, and Wiring
    Batteries | Charging System | Wiring Tips | Trouble Shooting a CD Ignition Control
  • Definitions and Diagrams: Useful Info and Wiring Schematics
  • Appendix | Source Guide
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