How to Hotrod Volkswagen Engines

Author: Bill Fisher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0912656034
Release Date: 1970
Genre: Transportation

FIRE AND ICE . . . that's what you get when you take the cool looks of the Volkswagon Beetle, Bus, Karmann Ghia, Thing, Squareback or Fastback and unleash the hot performance of the air-cooled VW engine. How to Hot Rod Volkswagen Engines gives the real skinny for breathing-on, blueprinting and bulletproofing your air-cooled Vee-dub. Street, custom, kit car, off road, or full-race, this book gives you all the air-cooled engine-building basics to find and put to the pavement hidden horsepower. Includes tips on carburetion, ignition and exhaust tuning, case beefing, cylinder-head flow work, camshaft selection, lubrication and cooling upgrades, 6-to-12-volt conversions and much more. Plus there's a natty 6-page history of the origins of the first air-cooled VW engines. All neat stuff, this. Go ahead. You deserve it! Double or triple the output of your air-cooled Volkswagon. Or add 10-15 horsepower with easy bolt-on mods. Mild or wild, do it the right way-with this book. More than 300 photos, drawings and charts to guide you through your VW's innards. And don't look back.

How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive

Author: John Muir
Publisher: Avalon Travel Pub
ISBN: 1566913101
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Transportation

The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. Original. 30,000 first printing.

How to Restore Volkswagen Beetle

Author: Jim Tyler
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781903706909
Release Date: 2004-08-27
Genre: Transportation

This invaluable book describes, in step-by-step detail, the entire VW Beetle restoration process. In addition to thorough coverage of bodywork repair, it will tell you how to restore and repair trim and mechanical components.

Aircooled VW Engine Interchange Manual

Author: Keith Seume
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760303142
Release Date: 1996-12-07
Genre: Transportation

Find out which parts will fit your engine and what theyll do for it with this valuable guide to all engine, ignition and carburetion parts for your classic VW engine. Tuning recommendations on equipping engines for economy performance, mild performance increases, fast road or full race performance. Includes stock part interchange specs and parts numbers, and describes the wide range of aftermarket parts available.

VW Beetle Performance Handbook

Author: Keith Seume
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0760304696
Release Date: 1997-12-13
Genre: Transportation

At last! The complete practical guide to modifying VW Bus suspension, brakes and chassis for maximum performance. Contains essential information on using aftermarket parts and interchangeable parts from other production vehicles to achieve maximum performance. Includes many new photographs and archive pictures. The first book devoted to modifying VW Bus suspension, brakes and chassis for high performance. Ideal for owners wanting to uprate handling. Suitable for practical enthusiasts and professional mechanics. All-new photography by the author, and technical diagrams by specialist component manufacturers. Based on successful How-To's, technical features developed by the author for a leading VW magazine's. All information based on the practical experience of specialist VW mechanics and tuning shops. Includes a guide to VW Bus chassis numbers, and gearbox references. Approximately 200 black and white photographs. Covers all T1 & T2 buses, vans, campers & pick-ups 1950-79, and much applies to T3 models 1979-82.

How to Rebuild Your Big block Ford

Author: Steve Christ
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0895860708
Release Date: 1983
Genre: Transportation

Tells how to decide if an engine needs rebuilding, and shows how to pull an engine, replace parts, recondition cylinder heads, and troubleshoot other engine problems

How to Rebuild Your Small Block Chevy

Author: David Vizard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1557880298
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Transportation

Hundreds of photos, charts, and diagrams guide readers through the rebuilding process of their small-block Chevy engine. Each step, from disassembly and inspection through final assembly and tuning, is presented in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format.

How to Rebuild Small Block Ford Engines

Author: Tom Monroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0912656891
Release Date: 1978
Genre: Transportation

Provides detailed instructions for the examination, disassembly, maintenance, repair, reassembly, and installation of small-block Ford eight cylinder engines

Jeep 4 0 Engines

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613251386
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Transportation

The venerable Jeep 4.0-liter inline-six engine has powered millions of Jeeps, including CJs, YJs, Wranglers, Cherokees, and Wagoneers. The 4.0 delivers adequate horsepower from the factory, but many off-road drivers want more horsepower and torque to conquer challenging terrain, which means these engines are often built and modified. The Jeep 4.0, or 242-ci, is affordable, abundant, exceptionally durable, and many consider it one of the best 4x4 off-road engines. In this Workbench title, veteran author and Chrysler/Jeep engine expert Larry Shepard covers the rebuild of an entire engine in exceptional detail. He also delves into popular high-performance modifications and build-ups. Step-by-step photos and captions cover each crucial step of the engine disassembly. He shows the inspection of all critical parts, including block, heads, rotating assembly, intake, and exhaust. Critical machining processes are covered, such as decking the block, line boring, and overboring the block. The book provides exceptional detail during the step-by-step assembly so your engine is strong and reliable. Installing a larger-displacement rotating assembly or stroker package is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase performance, and the author covers a stroker package installation in detail. With millions of Jeep 4.0 engines in the marketplace (which are subjected to extreme use), many of these engines require a rebuild. In addition, many owners want to extract more torque and horsepower from their 4.0 engines so these engine are also modified. Until now, there has not been a complete and authoritative guide that covers the engine rebuild and build-up process from beginning to end. Jeep 4.0 Engines is the essential guide for an at-home mechanic to perform a professional-caliber rebuild or a high-performance build-up.

How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors

Author: Cliff Ruggles
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781932494181
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Transportation

The Rochester Quadrajet carburetor was found perched atop the engine of many a classic GM performance vehicle. The Q-Jet is a very capable but often misunderstood carb. This book, How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors, seeks to lift the veil of mystery surrounding the Q-Jet and show owners how to tune and modify their carbs for maximum performance. The book will be a complete guide to selecting, rebuilding, and modifying the Q-Jet, aimed at both muscle car restorers and racers. The book includes a history of the Q-Jet, an explanation of how the carb works, a guide to selecting and finding the right carb, instructions on how to rebuild the carb, and extensive descriptions of high-performance modifications that will help anyone with a Q-Jet carb crush the competition.

How to Rebuild Your Nissan Datsun OHC Engine

Author: Tom Monroe
Publisher: California Bill's Automotive Handbooks
ISBN: 1931128030
Release Date: 2002-05-31
Genre: Transportation

Clear and concise text guides you through each engine-rebuilding step. Complete information is included on how to diagnose, remove, tear down, inspect, recondition, assemble, and install all Nissan and Datsun L-series engines. Bonus sections list parts identification and interchange, and explains in-vehicle cylinder head and timing chain repair.