From racing to heavy-duty hauling, the big-block Ford engine has been used successfully in Ford Motor Co. vehicles ranging from full-size trucks and passenger cars to the LeMans-winning GT40. How to Rebuild Big-Block Ford Engines details how you can rebuild your FE or FT engine to perfect running condition using factory stock components. All rebuilding steps are covered with easy-to-understand text, illustrated with over 500 photos, charts, drawings and diagrams. You'll find tips on engine removal, disassembly, parts reconditioning, assembly and installation. You'll be able to do either a complete overhaul or a simple parts swap. As an added bonus, a complete section on parts identification and swapping is also included, along with the most complete and correct listing of specifications and casting numbers available on big-block Ford engines. Don't put off your project any longer. Rebuild your big-block Ford engine today
Learn how to rebuild a Volkswagen air-cooled engineThis guide will teach the reader how to troubleshoot, remove, tear down, inspect, assemble, and install Bug, Bus, Karmann Ghia, Thing, Type-3, Type-4, and Porsche 914 engines. All models from 1961 on up are included.
To the admirer of farm machinery in all its gritty splendor, the tractor is more than the mechanical workhorse of the modern field. It is a testament to American know-how, a work of mechanical art truly in the American grain. Among these hard-working machines, Ford tractors hold a special place after nearly a century of bringing innovation, dependability, and good old American muscle to farms and fields worldwide. This book provides a hands-on guide to restoring these venerable machines from the ground up, from the first models made to those produced as recently as 1965. With hundreds of full-color photographs, the guide is not just clear and easy-to-follow, but also a feast for the eyes for tractor aficionados.
Beginning at the beginning--how to choose and buy your tractor--Tharran Gaines takes readers through step-by-step directions for the complete restoration of Fordson, Ford-Ferguson, and Ford tractors. In straightforward terms he covers everything from troubleshooting and disassembly to engine and gearbox rebuilds, electrical work, reassembly, painting, and post-restoration care and maintenance. Informative photographs and proven tips, techniques, and money-saving advice from experienced restorers make the book an invaluable resource for amateur mechanic and professional alike. Also included is an appendix listing sources for parts, decals, tires, etc., as well as addresses for tractor clubs and collector associations.
Featuring projects for muscle cars, this book contains photographs and information about materials, parts sources, and restoration techniques. It offers detailed step-by-step coverage of restoration processes. By presenting the restoration of 12 of the coveted muscle cars, it covers the aspects of restoration, from disassembly to first drive.
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.
For more than 100 years, the editors of Popular Mechanics have been providing car enthusiasts with the skills and confidence they need to keep their vehicles running right and looking great. This manual is crucial for anyone who wants to know the automobile's basic components, from the engine to the electronic systems, and to understand how they work, what can go wrong, and how to make repairs. Find out how to maintain and replace windshield washers, fix steering wander and faulty cruise control, and purge bad smells from the interior. Get smart advice on how to pass emission inspection and find service data online. And because car owners want their ride to look as good as it works, there are even instructions for removing bumper stickers, tinting windows, and adding pinstripes.
With more than 90 projects, The Complete Car Care Manual--one of Popular Mechanics most successful books--will guide owners step-by-step through what it takes to hush those squeaks, replace the u-joints, change their own oil and filter, and so much more.
Haynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer.
Practical Fabrication and Assembly Techniques guides enthusiasts through the most essential processes for assembling a high-performance engine, car, or motorcycle. Tasks like fabricating mounts for fuel pumps or ignition boxes, selecting fasteners and hardware for securing components, and plumbing brake and fuel systems are among the many topics covered.
This is a complete guide to building racing engines, focusing on tips and techniques that will help an engine builder build a motor for any application: drag racing, circle track, road racing, or boats.