Converting from a carbureted fuel system to electronic fuel injection (EFI) improves the performance, driveability, and fuel economy of any classic vehicle. Through a series of sensors, processors, and wires, it gathers engine and atmospheric information to precisely deliver the correct amount of fuel to your engine. With a carburetor, you must manually adjust and change parts to adapt it to differing conditions and applications. Installing a complete aftermarket EFI system may seem too complex, but it is within your reach by using the clear and easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions. You will be able to confidently install the correct EFI system in your vehicle and enjoy all the benefits. A variety of EFI Systems are currently available--throttle body injection (TBI), multi port fuel injection (MPFI), stack systems, application specific, and special application systems. Author Tony Candela reveals the attributes of each, so you can select the system that's ideal for your car. Author Tony Candela explains in exceptional detail how to install both of these systems. To achieve top performance from an EFI system, it’s not a simple bolt-on and plug-in procedure. This book takes the mystery out of EFI so it’s not a black art but rather a clear working set of parameters. You are shown how to professionally install the injectors into the intake system as well as how to integrate the wiring into the main harness. In addition, each step of upgrading the fuel system to support the EFI is explained. The book also delves into integrating ignition and computer control with these aftermarket systems so you can be out driving rather than struggling with tuning. Turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous applications are also covered. A well-installed and -tuned EFI system greatly improves the performance of a classic V-8 or any engine because the system delivers the correct fuel mixture for every operating condition. Get faster starts, better fuel economy, and crisp efficient performance. In EFI Conversions: How to Swap Your Carb for Electronic Fuel Injection, achieving all these benefits is easily within your reach.
Countless collector car owners are skilled at performing mechanical work, but for many of them, electrical work seems like a black art, too complicated and too confusing. However, electrical upgrades are absolutely essential for a high-performance classic car or a modified car to perform at its best. With a firm understanding of the fundamentals, you can take this comprehensive guide and complete a wide range of electrical projects that enhance the performance and functionality of a vehicle. In this revised edition (formerly titled Automotive Electrical Performance Projects) brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are: maximizing performance of electric fans; installing electronic gauges; upgrading charging systems; and installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness, which is no small task. Each facet is covered in amazing detail. Veteran author Tony Candela, who wrote CarTech's previous best-selling title Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems, moves beyond the theoretical and into real-world applications with this exciting and detailed follow-up. This Volume 2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.
This is a detailed guide on how to install GM's popular LS small-block engines into just about any other vehicle, the most popular conversion in the aftermarket today. Includes an overview of the Chevy LS series engine, technical details on swapping transmissions, drivetrain, fuel system, wiring and ECU, exhaust and installation.
Volume I: The Twin Cam is the updated first volume of Petersen's long-awaited Donny's Unauthorized Technical Guide to Harley-Davidson, 1936 to Present series. This twelve-volume series by the dean of motorcycle technology examines the theory, design, and practical aspects of all things Harley-Davidson.
This brand new title in the Today's Technician Series covers the advanced topics of drivability, emissions testing, and engine diagnostics in depth. This new book features a thorough study of On-Board-Diagnostic generation II (OBD II) Continuous Monitors and Non-Continuous Monitors strategies, a chapter on Emission Control and Evaporative Systems, OBD II generic Diagnostic Trouble Codes identification and diagnosis, and Malfunction Indicator Light Strategies. Advanced use of On-Board Diagnostic Scanners and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes is also discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Covers all Jeep models, from MB up, including Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Cherokee, all CJ models, Scrambler, Wagoneer, Pickups, Jeepster, and J-trucks. For Jeep fans, Jeep owners, and even those just contemplating the purchase of a Jeep, there is no substitute for this incredibly popular, versatile vehicle--over 3.5 million Jeeps have been sold since 1945. And for everything you need to get the most out of Jeep ownership, there is no substitute for Jeep Owner's Bible(TM) by Moses Ludel, recognized as the most comprehensive, authoritative guide to the Jeep ever published. In the words of Jeep Owner's Bible(TM) author Ludel, "For those who never intend to work on their Jeep themselves, the Jeep Owner's Bible(TM) provides basic orientation, explains mechanical features of Jeep 4WD trucks, offers valuable troubleshooting tips and makes it easier to discuss repair or modification work with a professional mechanic. For the do-it-yourselfer, Jeep Owner's Bible(TM) serves as a technical guide, model review, and data source....Equipped with this book and a genuine Jeep factory service manual for your model, you can accomplish quality repairs or a complete mechanical restoration."
Das Handbuch der Dieselmotoren beschreibt umfassend Arbeitsverfahren, Konstruktion und Betrieb aller Dieselmotoren-Typen. Es behandelt systematisch alle Aspekte der Dieselmotoren-Technik von den thermodynamischen Grundlagen bis zur Wartung. Schwerpunkt bei den Beispielen ausgeführter Motoren sind die mittel- und schnellaufenden sowie Hochleistungs-Triebwerke. Aber auch alle übrigen Bau- und Einsatzformen werden behandelt. Damit ist das Buch ein unverzichtbares, praxisbezogenes Nachschlagewerk für Motorenkonstrukteure, Anlageningenieure und alle Benutzer dieser gängigen mechanischen Kraftquelle. Fachleute aus der Industrie (von BMW, MAN B&W Diesel AG, DEUTZMOTOR, Mercedes-Benz AG, Volkswagen AG u.a. großen Firmen) gehören zu den Autoren, sie beschreiben in diesem Handbuch den Stand der Technik und eröffnen Perspektiven auf neue Entwicklungen. In der zweiten Auflage wurden neue Entwicklungen aufgenommen. Das Buch ist auch heute noch aktuell.