How To Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines


How To Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines

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The How To Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines book is a high performance DIY book, written by Tom Dufur and published by CarTech Books. If you have the need or desire to know how-to build up your big-block chevy engine, than this is the book for you. It has been a great seller at The Motor Bookstore for years. It is now a print on demand book but we keep these books in our inventory.

The focus of this book is HIGH PERFORMANCE! It covers 396-572 ci engines for both street and competition applications.

You will love the depth that Tom conveys with respect to blocks, heads, induction, crankshafts, camshafts, ignition, exhaust, pistons, rods and much, much more.

This high performance how-to book first starts out with an interesting look at the history of the big-block chevy engines. Shoot. It's always good to know the intricate details of the history of the engines before the topics quickly delve into high performance big block designs, dyno-proven combinations and the how-to techniques to build a "killer big-block".

Tom Dufur is a very knowledgeable guy when it comes to building engines for maximum power and speed. He's been building engines and drag racing for over 30 years. He also worked at Edelbrock for many years. You will appreciate his expertise, tips, recommendations and how-to steps for sure. The How to Build Killer Big-Block Chevy Engines how-to book is a must have tool to have in your big-block chevy garage, without a doubt.

Engines covered in this book include:

  • 396 RPO Engines
  • 402 RPO Engines
  • 427 RPO Engines
  • 454 RPO Engines
  • GM Performance Parts Crate Engines
(RPO = Regular Production Option).

So, if you want to build a "killer" big-block Chevy engine for your street or race car, truck, van... even your boat, this is the book to read!

Subject: Automotive: Engine Building: High Performance: How to build big-block Chevy engines, for street or racing instructional book. ISBN-10: 161325170X | ISBN-13: 9781613251706 | CarTech Books SA190P
  • Family Tree
  • Cylinder Blocks
  • Crankshafts, Connecting Rods and Pistons
  • Camshafts, Lifters and Valvetrain Components
  • Oil and Lubrication Systems
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Induction Systems
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Ignition Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Gaskets and Fasteners
  • Engine Build-Up
  • Source Guide


  • Publisher: Cartech Books
  • Author: Tom Dufur
  • Pages: 144 - Over 300 photos
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-61325-170-6