This updated book is perfect for any shop, family project, or DIY person. ---Engine Professional, reviewed by Mike Caruso, Oct-Dec. 2008
From the Back Cover
For more than 50 years, the small-block Chevy has ruled the streets–millions of them are out there, powering race cars, muscle cars, street rods, pickups, drag boats, and everything in between. It’s simply the most popular engine ever built. But whether you’re restoring, racing, or cruising, almost every small-block Chevy eventually needs a rebuild. This new VideoBook™ gives you all the information you need–in both book and video form–to rebuild your small-block!
In this updated and revised edition of the book that’s become the industry standard, the authors show you how to successfully rebuild your small-block Chevy.
Using step-by-step photo sequences (more than 600 photos!) this book covers every step in rebuilding your small-block Chevy: assessing its condition; engine removal; disassembly and inspection; machine work; trial fitting parts; parts cleaning; final assembly; first firing; and break-in.
Along the way, the unique Workbench™ format gives you helpful hints and tips on performance upgrades, including cams, heads, ignition, induction, and more. It also points out problem areas to watch for, professional builder tips, jobs that need special care or special tools, and more. Whether you’re a first-time engine builder or a seasoned professional, this is the ESSENTIAL guide to rebuilding your small-block Chevy.
Our VideoBook™ DVD includes step-by-step coverage of a small-block Chevy rebuild, from engine teardown to final assembly. The DVD includes more than two hours of footage, with detailed sections showing how to disassemble a used engine, inspect for signs of damage, select replacement parts, buy machine work, check critical component fit, and much more! All of this is filmed in a bright, professional studio for maximum clarity and detail. The DVD also shows all the work done to the block, crank, rods, and heads at the machine shop, giving you a complete understanding of the process. Computer graphics and animation sequences show operation and assembly of key components. Together, this book and DVD give you the complete picture on how to rebuild your small-block Chevy.
This rare instructional combination package is a must-have for every small-block Chevy fan.
--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.