How to Rebuild Ford V-8 Engines

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Penguin, Jan 19, 1993 - Transportation - 160 pages
If you have one of the 351C, 351M, 400, 429 or 460 Ford V8s, this comprehensive book is a must. It walks you through a complete engine rebuild, step-by-step, with minimum use of special tools.

Save money by finding out if your engine really needs rebuilding, or just simple and inexpensive maintenance. Results from diagnosis outlines in this book should be your guide, not the odometer.

All rebuilding steps are illustrated from beginning to end. How to inspect parts of damage and wear, and to recondition each part yourself to get the job done right!

The most complete source of information identifying major engine parts. Casting numbers, parts description, when a part was used and how it can be interchanged is fully covered in the text, in 20 tables and in 560 photos or drawings. This book will make you an expert!
 

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Contents

DO YOU NEED TO REBUILD?
3
ENGINE REMOVAL
12
PARTS IDENTIFICATION AND INTERCHANGE
22
TEARDOWN
39
INSPECTING AND RECONDITIONING THE SHORTBLOCK
51
HEAD RECONDITIONING AND ASSEMBLY
74
ENGINE ASSEMBLY
91
CARBURETOR AND DISTRIBUTOR REBUILD
124
ENGINE INSTALLATION
137
TUNEUP
157
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Tom Monroe was the editorial director of HPBooks until 1987, and the Publisher of Fisher Books from 1990 through 1995.

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