David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower

by David Vizard


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David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower, David Vizard explains the art and science on extracting the maximum horsepower from engines, as well as all the aspects of engine power output and building high-performance powerplants. Learn how to optimize engine components, such as aftermarket cylinder heads for superior power flow, determine the best valvetrain components, learn how to select the best camshaft and get insights into all aspects of cam performance.

But Vizard does not stop there. He also covers superchargers, nitrous oxide systems, ignition, how to install a high-flow carburetor and manifold, and many other aspects of building a reliable high-performance engine.

● The Basics of Every Known Speed Secret
● Primary Point Induction
● Fuel Delivery Systems
● Intake Manifolds
● Supercharging
● Cylinder Heads
● Porting and Flow Testing
● Ignition Systems
● Real Canshaft Science
● Cam Event Criteria
● Valvetrain: The Physical Build
● The Short-Block Engine
● Exhaust Manifolds
● Mufflers to Tail Pipes

This all-new edition of Vizard's top selling How to Build Horsepower explains the latest and most effective engine building techniques and strategies. The reader is treated to the secrets and methods for building virtually any automotive engine. Vizard's unique and entertaining style of writing clearly explains the key principles and provides extreme detail and uncommon insight, so at-home engine builder can realize their performance goals.

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  • Publisher: Cartech, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1934709174 (1-934-70917-4)
  • ISBN-13: 9781934709177 (978-1-934-70917-7)
  • Format: Softcover, 144 pages
  • Date Published: 10-2012


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