Included in the Engine Performance Haynes Techbook are these topics:
Choosing a speed shop
Computers and chips
Fuel and induction systems
Cylinder heads, camshafts. and valvetrain
Nitrous oxide, turbos and superchargers
Crate motors and engine swaps
With Haynes Online Manuals, you get all the trusted content of a Haynes printed manual but with added features to help you get the job done right. Haynes takes repair information into the digital age with Manuals Online and the new electronic format allows these benefits for you:
-- All-color photographs with approximately 750 in each book! There are so many photos that a user can carry out a large number of procedures by simply viewing the photos and reading the captions.
-- Ability to enlarge a photograph to see key details.
-- All-color wiring diagrams to more easily trace down problems!
-- Videos that give the highlights of common DIY jobs to show you the way.
-- Easy search functionality that features “instant display”.
-- Dictionary of auto-specific terms so you will never be left in doubt.
-- Hyperlinks provide instant connection to additional information in other manual chapters.
-- “Quick Links” are provided to take the user to the most popular DIY procedures.
-- On common procedures, “Part needed” links are provided to allow a user to quickly find and purchase the part(s) needed to complete the job.
-- Detailed troubleshooting section that allows the user to click through from system to symptom to cause of a particular problem.
-- Conversion Calculator is a useful provided tool that will do your math conversions for you (e.g. Torque Pounds-force inches into Pounds-force feet)
Engine Performance for GM, Ford and Chrysler
PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and does not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.
Chapter 1: Power Planning: Matching goals. budget and driving needs
Chapter 2: Choosing Speed: Sourcing Performance equipment and services
Chapter 3: The look of speed
Chapter 4: Computers and chips
Chapter 5: High-performance ignition systems
Chapter 6: Induction: The science of deep breathing
Chapter 7: Cylinder Heads and valves
Chapter 8: Camshafts and Valvetrain
Chapter 9: The Fuel System
Chapter 10: The Exhaust System
Chapter 11: Power Adders: Juice and Boost
Chapter 12: The Bottom End: Building it to last
Chapter 13: Engine Builds: How the Pros makes big power with reliability
Chapter 14: Crates and Swaps
Chapter 15: High-performance Cooling systems
Chapter 16: Monitoring Engine Performance