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Master Motor Builders

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Noted automotive historian Robert J. Neal brings a wealth of knowledge to this meticulously researched examination of Packard’s engine building proficiency. For present day engine buffs it provides essential historical perspective to match the technical revelation of Packard’s extraordinary engine design philosophy. The book is packed with large detail-rich original photographs that reveal the...

The Great FE Intake Comparo

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The Great FE Intake Comparo is the perfect title for Jay Brown’s exhaustingly detailed evaluation of Ford FE engine intake and exhaust manifolds. Once you read it, the “Comparo” is clearly as “great” as the title implies. Few first time authors ever approach the level of detail Brown provides in his refreshingly thorough, , no stone left unturned evaluation of FE V8 induction systems.

The Ford-Cosworth DFV, The Inside Story of F1’s Greatest Engine

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Students and fans of race engine technology will find Andrew Noakes account of the Ford-Cosworth DFV engine’s design, development and performance record a captivating observation of one of the greatest racing engines in motorsport history. Ford DFV Cover ImageThe Ford-Cosworth DFV won more than 150 Formula 1 races during its 17-year heyday which spanned the 1970’s and...

Offy, America’s Greatest Racing Engine

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Any self respecting engine guy knows a thing or two about Offys; most likely they have heard of them and they know that Offys used to be bad ass racing engines back in the day. What they don’t know is that “back in the day” started in 1930 and spanned five roaring decades through 1980 and beyond with some of the most competitive racing ever seen. America’s greatest racing engine challenged and dominated...

Packards at Speed

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Another superb read from the talented pen of Robert J. Neal, automotive historian and suffice to say Packard enthusiast. Packards at Speed delivers an in-depth examination of the Packard Motor Car Company from the viewpoint of the firm's high performance and racing participation. Neal states that this book represents the first volume of his comprehensive effort to study...

Championship Engine Assembly

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Find out what really makes horsepower in a racing engine with Reher-Morrison's comprehensive racing engine assembly book. This book contains the best information and latest technology from Reher-Morrison Racing Engines' expert staff of head porters, machinists and engine assemblers. Over 392 information-packed pages are filled with more than 600 detailed...

Classic Racing Engines

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Esteemed automotive author Karl Karl Ludvigsen’s Classic Racing Engines provides a detailed look at fifty classic racing engines spanning an eighty-year period since 1914 when racing engines emerged as a separate and distinct type of automotive power source. This authoritative book details famous engines and many lesser known engines, providing exceptional depth of detail about

How to Build Killer Big Block Chevy Engines

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Despite an abundance of “How to Build Big Block Chevy” books populating the internet and local book stores, there are still valuable opportunities to learn something new about extracting power from big block Chevy engines. And who better to learn it from than Tom Dufur, a champion drag racer who has won the K&N Super Eliminator Championship twice with...