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How to build big inch Chevy small blocks.
Publication Information:
North Branch, MN : CarTech ; Stillwater, MN : Book trade distribution by Voyageur Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
132 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
"Torque motors, nitrous, bow tie parts"--Cover.

"With bonus pages from Car craft do-it-yourself street performance [and] Chevy high performance"--Cover.

"377 CID, 383 CID, 406 CID, 408 CID, 427 CID, 454 CID"--Cover.

"Part no. CT943"--P. [4] of cover.
Added Uniform Title:
Hot rod.

Car craft.

Chevy high performance.
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TL210 .H68 1999 V.9 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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How to Build Big Inch Chevy Small Blocks Subtitled: Best of Hot Rod, Volume 9. One hundred thirty pages of the best from the pages of Hot RodMagazine cover building oversized Chevy Mouse motors. Includes coverage of 377, 383, 4, 46, 48, and even 427 and 454 cubic-inch small blocks, as well as street torquers and high rpm screamers.

Table of Contents

How to Build a Stroker Small-Block That Will Take the Squeeze of Nitrousp. 4
The Small-Block Chevy Pumps Out Horsepower And Torque Like a Big-Blockp. 8
Inching Up on Performance with a 400-CID Small-Block for F-Bodiesp. 12
How to Build a Street-Wise 383 Small-Block V8 That Delivers 450LBS-FT of Torquep. 14
At Large - Building a 454-Cubic-Inch Small-Blockp. 18
The Immaculate Deception - Camaro Gets a Strongarm Powerplantp. 22
The Small-Block Takes on New Status by Growing As Large As 482 Cubic Inchesp. 28
Building an All-Aluminum, 520HP Small-Block for a Radical Street Rodp. 32
There are Still Ways to Harness a 400 Inches Bustp. 36
Building a Big-Cubic-Inch Bracket Race Engine Doesn't Have to Cost Big Bucksp. 40
Looking Inside a 200MPH Chevyp. 44
Building The Small-Block Chevy Into a Fire-Breathing Monster of 440, 454 or 482p. 49
In a Street Engine, Torque is What You Want and This Small-Block Chevy Deliversp. 52
Reality Mouse - Can a Small-Block Chevy Make 450 Horsepower on 92 Octane?p. 57
Maxi-Mouse - Strip-Flogging Paw's 383 Street Small-Blockp. 62
406-Inch Bracket Short-Block - Reliability At a Reasonable Pricep. 67
Scratch-Built 377 - Do You Know What It Takes to Build Your First Engine - Part 1p. 70
Scratch-Built 377 - The Machine Work on a High-Revving Small-Block - Part 2p. 76
Scratch-Built 377 - "Hot Street" Engine Gets Cylinder Heads - Part 3p. 80
Scratch-Built 377 - Fits Perfectly Into The New Hot Rod Drag Racing Series - Part 4p. 84
Scratch-Built 377 - Hot Street Power Test, We Just Miss 600HP - Part 5p. 88
The Great 408 - Build a 600HP Race Small-Blockp. 91
Small-Block Outer Limits - Machining The Block - Part 1p. 94
Small-Block Outer Limits - Exploring the Assembly on a 427-Cubic-Inch - Part 2p. 98
Small-Block Outer Limits - The Final Assembly of The Mega-Cube - Part 3p. 102
Unlocking the Power of the 427 - Testing the Original Combination - Round 1p. 107
Unlocking the Power of the 427 - Reaching the Outer Limits - Round 2p. 111
Super Mouse 402 Chevy Able to Leap Tall Big-Blocks in a Single Bound!p. 120
Brodix Street Heads and a Lunati 408 Mouse Motor Team Up to Build Over 475LBS-FTp. 125
Junker to Stroker - Chevy 383 Street Torquerp. 130