Powerglide Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl H. Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883551
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Chevrolet produced over 17 million aluminium Powerglides from 1962 through 1973. While never a popular performance transmission during its production run, the Powerglide has become the dominant automatic transmission in modern motorsports. Favored by circle track and drag racers alike, the Powerglide is the transmission of choice of today's racer. You will find Powerglides installed in a wide range of vehicles from street/strip to 'Top Sportsman.' This book is your reference guide to the Powerglide; from a stock rebuild to an all-out race unit, this book covers it all. Subject covered include: * *general transmission service, basic operation, in-car service and repairs *torque converter design and operation *identification *removal, disassembly and inspection *overhauling unit assemblies *final assembly of transmission *the drag racing Powerglide *the circle track racing Powerglide *specification and troubleshooting Whether you are racing or restoring, you'll find the Powerglide Transmission Handbook a master reference for rebuilding, modifying and racing your Powerglide transmission.

Torqueflite A 727 Transmission Handbook

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883995
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to modify Chrysler's 904 Torqueflite automatic transmission for drag racing, road racing, and circle racing. Topics include theory of operation, transbrakes/valve bodies, adapters, dissembly, modifications, assembly, adjustments, installation, high horsepower application, and torque converters.

The Mopar Six Pack Engine Handbook HP1528

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440637687
Format: PDF, ePub
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A step-by-step guide to rebuilding, restoring, and modifying the famous Mopar ?Six-Pack? engines that appeared in all of Chrysler?s muscle cars from 1969 through 1971, as well as the late- model small-blocks and crate performance motors currently offered by Chrysler.

Corvette from the Inside

Author: Dave McLellan
Publisher: Bentley Pub
ISBN: 9780837608594
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Celebrations begin this year to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvette. There's no one more qualified than Dave McLellan to reflect upon the remarkable endurance of this legendary American icon. Dave McLellan belongs to a select group by having been the second of only three Corvette Chief Engineers to date. He is also the very first Corvette Chief Engineer to sit down and write his view of the incredible story of America's foremost sports car.In Corvette from the Inside Dave McLellan talks about his years at the center of Corvette Engineering, his take on Corvette history and many of the details that have made the Corvette a perennial favorite with millions of Americans. As McLellan describes the incredible highs and lows in the life of the Corvette, he also paints the bigger picture of the American auto industry's ability to rebuild itself whenever its survival is threatened.McLellan uses every tool at his disposal to tell his story, including original sketches and charts drawn by him exclusively for this book, scores of archival photos from GM, photos from his personal collection, and of course his own first-hand memories of 32 years at General Motors. Whether you're interested in the Corvette from an engineering perspective or simply a fan of the celebrated sports car, you'll want to own a copy of Dave McLellan's Corvette from the Inside.

How to Build a Winning Drag Race Chassis and SuspensionHP1462

Author: Wayne Scraba
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097833
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide to setting up your car for maximum handling performance on the street or strip. This instructional handbook shows readers how to set up their street machine chassis for high performance street or amateur drag strip racing. Not only are chassis and suspension the most popular types of modification, but their technology is constantly evolving. It offers the latest techniques for maximizing car performance on streets and strips. This definitive guide includes in-depth sections on chassis fabrication, rear axle selection and setup, rear and front suspension, shocks and springs, brakes, steering, and wheels and tires.

Chassis Suspension Handbook HP1406

Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101142387
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Chassis and suspension modifications for Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks. Includes sections on lift kits, shocks, springs, chassis modifications for off-road use, tires and wheels.

Baja Bugs and Buggies

Author: Jeff Hibbard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780895861863
Format: PDF, Docs
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Shows how to convert Volkswagens into dune buggies, offers tips on off-road racing, and includes advice on safety and first aid

How to Rebuild Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions

Author: Cliff Ruggles
Publisher: S-A Design
ISBN: 9781934709207
Format: PDF
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Enthusiasts have embraced the GM Turbo 400 automatics for years, and the popularity of these transmissions is not slowing down. Ruggles walks through the step-by-step rebuild and performance upgrade procedures in a series of full-color photos.