Designing and Tuning High Performance Fuel Injection Systems

Author: Greg Banish
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781932494907
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Transportation

Looks at the combustion basics of fuel injection engines and offers information on such topics as VE equation, airflow estimation, setups and calibration, creating timing maps, and auxiliary output controls.

Building Tuning High performance Electronic Fuel Injection

Author: Ben Strader
Publisher: S-A Design
ISBN: 1884089798
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Transportation

If you want to add one of the slick Holley, ACCEL, or Edelbrock fuel-injection systems to your small-block V-8, or if you want get rid of the black cloud behind your Eclipse after your injector and 20G swap -- you need this book. With information in this book, you'll never have to wonder if your tune is just right -- you'll know it. If it isn't -- you can change it.After a description of what programmable EFI offers its users, author Ben Strader (founder and senior instructor of EFI University) gives a detailed account of what you want to accomplish with your EFI system, then shows you how to get there. You'll learn to: define air and fuel requirements based on horsepower and RPM; set up your base fuel and ignition maps to get things up and running fast; tweak your fuel and timing maps for light- and heavy-load situations; and adjust timing for cold-starting or high-boost conditionsIn the second section of Building and Tuning High-Performance Electronic Fuel Injection, Strader gives a detailed description of the systems from 11 respected EFI manufacturers. He helps you weigh the info on cost, features, tunability, and ease of installation between the available systems, so you can find the high-performance aftermarket EFI system that's right for you.

How to Swap Ford Modular Engines into Mustangs Torinos and More

Author: Dave Stribling
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613252956
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Transportation

The Ford modular engine is a popular swap for 1964-1/2-1973 Mustangs, Fox-Body Mustangs, trucks, hot rods, and other muscle cars because these high-tech engines provide exceptional performance and improved economy compared to their dated counterparts. Found in Mustangs and other Fords since the 1990s, installing a modular motor in a classic Ford infuses new technology and all the benefits that come with it into a classic car. Modular engines feature an overhead cam design that has massive horsepower potential, and are offered in 4.6-, 5.0-, 5.2- 5.4-, and 5.8-liter iterations. These high-tech 2-, 3-, and 4-valve engines are readily available as a crate engine, from salvage yards, and in running cars. This engine design has a large physical footprint, and swapping the engine requires a thorough plan, using the proper tools and facilities. Author Dave Stribling specializes in modular engine swaps, and expertly guides you through each crucial step of the engine transplant process. Because of the large physical size, many components, such as brake boosters, steering rods and boxes, and other underhood components, may need repositioning or modification to co-exist in the engine bay. Stribling covers motor-mount selection and fabrication, suspension and chassis modifications, aftermarket suspension options, firewall and transmission tunnel modifications, engine management and wiring procedures, fuel systems, exhaust systems, electrical mods and upgrades, and much more. Many older Ford muscle and performance cars are prime candidates for a modular swap; however, shock towers protrude into the engine bay of these cars, so modifications are necessary to fit the engine into the car, which is also covered here. Swapping the engine and transmission into a muscle car or truck requires specialized processes, and this insightful, explanatory, and detailed instruction is found only in this book. If you are considering swapping one of these high-tech engines into a non-original chassis, this book is a vital component to the process. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}

Motorcycle Fuel Injection Handbook

Author: Adam Wade
Publisher:
ISBN: 1610590945
Release Date:
Genre: Transportation

The popular how-to series with full color photography, fresh designs, step-by-step instructions, more practical and easy-to-use content, and written by the top experts in the industry. In the mid-1990s, fuel injection was available on only a handful of exotic, high-dollar European motorcycles. Today it is the predominant motorcycle technology. Despite its prevalence, very few motorcyclists understand fuel injection. "Motorcycle Fuel Injection Handbook dissects its mysteries, thoroughly explaining the technology from its origins through its subsequent development and examines ways to modify the technology for optimum performance. Systems from all the major manufacturers are included as are aftermarket products. "Motorcycle Fuel Injection Handbook discusses remapping tips, racing bike systems, and future development. It is the ultimate resource for those who want to master the most important motorcycle technology of our time.

How to Build Max Performance Buick Engines

Author: Jefferson Bryant
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781934709870
Release Date: 2008-06-01
Genre: Transportation

The photos in this edition are black and white. Skylarks, GSXs, Grand Nationals, Rivieras, Gran Sports; the list of formidable performance Buicks is impressive. From the torque monsters of the 1960s to the high-flying Turbo models of the '80s, Buicks have a unique place in performance history. During the 1960s, when word of the mountains of torque supplied by the big-inch Buicks hit the street, nobody wanted to mess with them. Later, big-inch Buicks and the Hemi Chryslers went at it hammer and tongs in stock drag shootouts and in the pages of the popular musclecar magazines of the day. The wars between the Turbo Buicks and Mustang GTs in the 1980s were also legendary, as both cars responded so well to modifications. "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines" is the first performance engine book ever published on the Buick family of engines. This book covers everything from the Nailheads of the '50s and early '60s, to the later evolutions of the Buick V-8 through the '60s and '70s, through to the turbo V-6 models of the '70s and '80s. Veteran magazine writer and Buick owner Jefferson Bryant supplies the most up-to-date information on heads, blocks, cams, rotating assemblies, interchangeability, and oiling-system improvements and modifications, along with details on the best performance options available, avenues for aftermarket support, and so much more. Finally, the Buick camp gets the information they have been waiting for, and it's all right here in "How to Build Max-Performance Buick Engines."

Internationaler Motorenkongress 2014

Author: Johannes Liebl
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783658050160
Release Date: 2014-07-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

​Bis nachhaltige technische und wirtschaftliche Lösungen für den Elektroantrieb gefunden sind, behält der Verbrennungsmotor seine dominierende Stellung als Antriebsquelle für Pkw und Nutzfahrzeuge. In den nächsten Jahrzehnten kommt dem klassischen Motor damit weiterhin die Rolle des Schrittmachers für CO2-arme Mobilität zu. Um die ambitionierten Umweltziele zu erreichen, müssen alle Komponenten, Systeme und Funktionen des Motors weiter optimiert und an die immer komplexeren Anforderungen im Gesamtsystem angepasst werden. Vor dem Hintergrund dieser Entwicklungsaufgaben veranstaltet ATZlive und das VDI Wissensforum erstmals gemeinsam den Internationalenen Motorenkongress.

Performance Fuel Injection Systems HP1557

Author: Matt Cramer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101189088
Release Date: 2010-08-03
Genre: Transportation

A practical guide to modifying and tuning modern electronic fuel injection (EFI) systems, including engine control units (ECUs). The book starts out with plenty of foundational topics on wiring, fuel systems, sensors, different types of ignition systems, and other topics to help ensure the reader understands how EFI Systems work. Next the book builds on that foundation, helping the reader to understand the different options available: Re-tuning factory ECUs, add on piggyback computers, or all out standalone engine management systems. Next Matt and Jerry help the reader to understand how to configure a Standalone EMS, get the engine started, prep for tuning, and tune the engine for maximum power and drivability. Also covered is advice on tuning other functions-- acceleration enrichments, closed loop fuel correction, and more. Finally, the book ends with a number of case studies highlighting different vehicles and the EMS solutions that were chosen for each, helping to bring it all together with a heavy emphasis on how you can practically approach your projects and make them successful!

Street TurbochargingHP1488

Author: Mark Warner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101142363
Release Date: 2006-06-06
Genre: Transportation

Transform an average car or truck into a turbocharged high performance street machine. A handbook on theory and application of turbocharging for street and high-performance use, this book covers high performance cars and trucks. This comprehensive guide features sections on theory, indepth coverage of turbocharging components, fabricating systems, engine building and testing, aftermarket options and project vehicles.

Ottomotor mit Direkteinspritzung

Author: Richard van Basshuysen
Publisher: Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
ISBN: 3834804452
Release Date: 2008-09-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Der Ottomotor mit Direkteinspritzung erlangt zunehmende Bedeutung. Dessen Potenzial ist bei weitem noch nicht ausgeschöpft. Leistungs- und Drehmomenterhöhung gepaart mit weiter reduziertem Kraftstoffverbrauch bei gleichzeitiger Schadstoffreduzierung geben klar die Richtung künftiger Entwicklungen vor. Als Schlüssel für diese Entwicklung können aus heutiger Sicht neue Einspritz- und Verbrennungsverfahren gelten, die den Technologieschub bewirken. Dieses Fachbuch stellt die neuesten Entwicklungen zusammen, beleuchtet und bewertet Motorkonzepte, wie z.B. Downsizing und beschreibt die Anforderungen an Werkstoffe und Betriebsstoffe. In dieser zweiten Auflage wurde ein neuer Abschnitt aufgenommen, der die neuen Wege zur Schadstoffreduzierung beschreibt. Der Ausblick am Ende des Buches beleuchtet die Frage, ob Ottomotoren in Zukunft das Niveau von Dieselmotoren erreichen werden.

Zen und die Kunst ein Motorrad zu warten

Author: Robert M. Pirsig
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104028484
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Fiction

»Dieses Buch bietet eine andere, ernsthaftere Alternative zum materiellen Erfolg an. Das heißt, es ist eigentlich weniger eine Alternative als viel-mehr eine Ausweitung der Bedeutung von ›Erfolg‹ auf etwas Größeres als das bloße Bemühen, eine gute Stellung zu finden und sich nichts zuschulden kommen zu lassen. Und auch etwas Größeres als bloße Freiheit. Es setzt ein positives Ziel, auf das man hinarbeiten kann, das einen aber nicht einengt. Das, so scheint mir, ist der Hauptgrund für den Erfolg des Buches. Es traf sich, daß die ganze Kultur genau nach dem auf der Suche war, was dieses Buch anzubieten hat.« Robert M. Pirsig

Jeep Dana and Chrysler Differentials

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613250495
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Transportation

Over the last 40 years, millions of Chrysler, AMC, and Jeep vehicles have used these differentials, propelling these high-performance vehicles to victory on the street, in drag racing, and other applications. Chrysler used the Dana 60 and BorgWarner Sure-Grip high-performance differentials in the Challenger, Charger, Barracuda, Super Bee and many other renowned Chrysler muscle cars. These differentials have been tied to historic powerhouse engines, such as the Chrysler Magnum and Hemi V8s in stock car, drag racing, and other forms of racing, making history in the process. Jeep CJs and Cherokees have used the Dana 44 and AMC 20 and put these differentials under tremendous loads, which often requires frequent rebuilds. After years of use, these differentials require rebuilding, and of course aftermarket suppliers offer ring and pinion and other parts to upgrade these axles. In this Workbench series title, the focus is on the disassembly, inspection and step-by-step rebuild of the most popular high-performance differentials. Axles and differentials are not incredibly complex components, but there are some specific steps to follow for rebuilding, upgrading, and setting them up properly, and this book demystifies the process and explains it in detail. A book dedicated to the Dana, Sure-Grip, and AMC Jeep axles has never been published before, and Mopar, Jeep and AMC enthusiasts are hungry for this information. The Dana and AMC axles should remain in wide use into the foreseeable future, and therefore there will be a consistent demand for this information. This book will also feature extensive gear and application charts, so the reader is sure to select the correct gear ratio for a particular vehicle and application. Special coverage is therefore dedicated to ring and pinion gears. In addition selecting the best aftermarket and production axle shafts is covered as well as modifying and upgrading the differential housings.

Turbo

Author: Jay K. Miller
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781932494297
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Transportation

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Tuning Accel DFI 6 0 Programmable Fuel Injection

Author: Ray Bohacz
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1557884137
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Transportation

A guide to understanding, modifying, programming, and tuning Accel's programmable digital fuel injection system, this book includes sections on Basic Management Theory and Components, Fuel Flow Dynamics, the ECU and Emissions Compliance, Matching Intake Manifold to Engine, Choosing the Proper Accel/DFI ECU, and more.