How to Rebuild Big Block Mopar B & RB 440, 426W, 413, 400 & 383 Engines
Author: Arvid Svendsen
Millions of Mopar big-blocks are in owners hands and many Mopar owners choose to follow stock-type rebuilds rather than modified engine builds.
Detailed step-by-step captions and photos cover the entire engine rebuild process.
Provides balancing and blueprinting for optimizing the performance and efficiency of an engine.
The Mopar big-block RB and B engines have powered millions of Dodge, Plymouth, and Chrysler cars from 1959 to 1978, including some of the most iconic muscle carsthe Charger, Superbird, Barracuda, GTX, Road Runner, Super Bee, and many others. Over the course of 50-plus years, these engines have required and will continue to require rebuilding, and this book is an indispensable guide for the process.
Veteran magazine writer Arvid Svendsen documents a professional-caliber rebuild in this latest Workbench® Series title. Full-color photographs accompanied by exceptionally detailed captions with clear, concise instructions guide you through each crucial stage of the rebuild process. You will be able to confidently complete the rebuild of an entire engine, which includes pulling the engine from the car and disassembling the long block. In addition, you are shown how to inspect all components, guide machine work, select optimal parts for a specific performance level, assembe the complete engine, and perform a final shake-down of the engine.
All crucial steps of assembly are shown and discussed in exquisite detail, so you can install main bearings, crankshaft, pistons, rods, lifters, push rods, and the entire valvetrain, heads, intake, carb, and all other parts with confidence. Once the engine is installed and the ignition key is turned, you will have the satisfaction of having soundly rebuilt an engine that provides years of strong faithful service. This book is a must-have for any Mopar enthusiast. About the Author Arvid Svendsen is a veteran muscle car author and photographer. He contributes to Car Craft, Muscle Car Review, Super Chevy, and several other Source Interlink automotive magazines. He lives in New Lennox, Illinois.
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 144 Illus:
320 color photos
Item #: SA197