S-A Design® - David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower

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David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower by S-A Design®. Proven methods for increasing horsepower in any engine. Explains the latest and most effective engine building techniques and strategies. Vizard's unique and entertaining style of writing clearly explains the key principles and provides extreme detail. This service manual by S-A Design provides the most comprehensive repair information in paper format available on the market. This manual is produced using the highest quality printer available.

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Format type: Softcover, Paperback
Pages: 144 pieces
Illustration: 351 pieces
Illustration type: color photos
Width: 8.5"
Height: 11"
Thick: .38"
Weight: 1,1 lbs
Carton type: 34
Date of publication: 17.06.2010
Author: Vizard, David
Publisher: CarTech
ISBN: 9781934709177

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  • Crafted with the finest workmanship
  • Offered at a reasonable price
  • Designed to help you take care of your vehicle

Proven methods for increasing horsepower in any engine. High-performance street and race engine builders are always looking for the latest techniques and combination of parts to build a better, stronger, more powerful engines. Building an engine is a complex, demanding process that requires careful planning, bulls-eye parts selection, and exceptional attention to detail. If someone is building an engine for the first time, they need the information contained in this book.

Extracting maximum torque and horsepower from engines is an art as well as a science. David Vizard is an engineer and more aptly an engine building artist who guides the reader through all the aspects of power production and high-performance engine building. His proven high-performance engine building methods and techniques are revealed in this all-new edition of How to Build Horsepower. Vizard goes into extreme depth and detail for drawing maximum performance from any automotive engine. The production of power is covered from the most logical point from the air entering the engine all the way to spent gasses leaving through the exhaust. Explained is how to optimize all the components in between, such as selecting heads for maximum flow or port heads for superior power output, ideal valvetrain components, realizing the ideal rocker arm ratios for a particular application, secrets for selecting the best cam, and giving unique insight into all facets of cam performance. In addition, he covers how to select and setup superchargers, nitrous oxide, ignition and other vital aspects of high-performance engine building.

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.

David Vizard
David Vizard is a revered engine builder and acknowledged Chevy big-block engine expert. That's why GM contracted him to develop several engine packages for the Chevy big-block crate program. He has authored more than 30 highly respected engine-building and automotive titles, penned about 4,000 magazine articles, and contributed scores of web articles to popular sites. Often referred to as Vizard the Wizard, his work is often the subject of blogs and editorial pieces in popular automotive magazines. He currently owns and runs an engine research and development business in Charlotte, North Carolina. Vizard is a gold medallion winner of a 2013 International Automotive Media Award for How to Super Tune and Modify Holley Carburetors.

S-A Design® is the brand name for a line of books owned by CarTech, Inc. that has been one of the leading publishers of how-to automotive titles for the hardcore enthusiast since 1993. S-A Design provides over 100 titles available for the enthusiast in a wide variety of formats – from print to digital to video. S-A Design publishing efforts include its traditional performance "S-A Design" titles along with race histories, biographies of industry icons, as well as a number of series that further assist readers with their projects. Many of these books have gained wide recognition as "the bible" of high performance engine design and assembly.

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