How to Power Tune MGB 4-cylinder Engines (SpeedPro Series Revised edition)

How to Power Tune MGB 4-cylinder Engines (SpeedPro Series Revised edition)

By: Peter Burgess (author)Paperback

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All you could want to know, and all the expert tips, about getting the maximum performance from the MGB's four-cylinder B-series engine for road or track. A book packed with understandable and down to earth advice based on the author's years of hands-on experience.

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About Author

Peter Burgess runs a well-known tuning business in Derbyshire, England. He's been working with MGBs since 1978 and his engine building expertise has produced many race wins for MGBs.

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & ABOUT THE AUTHOR 4 ESSENTIAL INFORMATION & USING THIS BOOK 5 INTRODUCTION 6 1 ENGINE 8 2 WHAT IS HORSEPOWER? 10 3 THE ENGINE TUNING 'TOP TEN' 13 CYLINDER HEAD 13 AIR FILTERS 13 CAMSHAFT 13 EXHAUST 14 IGNITION 14 CARBURATION 14 ROLLING ROAD TUNING 14 4 POWER RECIPES 15 5 CYLINDER HEADS 17 AIRFLOW REQUIREMENTS 18 SAFETY FIRST! 19 GRINDING EQUIPMENT 19 INSPECTION & CLEANING 20 VALVES 21 VALVE GUIDES 23 VALVE SEATS & LEAD-FREE FUEL CONVERSIONS 24 BLUEPRINTING & BURETTING 26 MODIFICATION WORK 28 RACE & RALLY HEADS 32 COMPRESSION RATIOS 34 VALVE SPRINGS 34 VALVE OIL SEALS 35 THE ROCKER ARMS & ROCKER SHAFT 35 HIGH RATIO ROCKERS 35 GASKETS 38 THE HRG DERRINGTON CROSSFLOW HEAD 38 6 THE BOTTOM END 39 STRIPPING & CLEANING 39 CYLINDER BLOCK 39 Block preparation & machining 40 Finishing & cleaning the block 42 PISTONS & OVERBORES 43 CRANKSHAFT 43 CONNECTING RODS 45 Checking the con-rods 46 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781845846152
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781845846152
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 184584615X
  • edition: Revised edition

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