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How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines - (Motorbooks Workshop) by Joseph Potak (Paperback)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 176

Genre: Transportation

Sub-Genre: Automotive

Series Title: Motorbooks Workshop

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Motorbooks International

Book theme: Customizing

Author: Joseph Potak

Language: English

Street Date: October 1, 2009
TCIN: 78119142
UPC: 9780760335437
Item Number (DPCI): 247-77-4910

Description

For gearheads who want to build or modify popular LS engines, How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines provides the most detailed and extensive instructions ever offered for those modding LS engines through the Gen IV models.

The LS1 engine shook the performance world when introduced in the 1997 Corvette. Today the LS9 version far eclipses even the mightiest big-blocks from the muscle car era, and it does so while meeting modern emissions requirements and delivering respectable fuel economy. Premier LS engine technician Joseph Potak addresses every question that might come up:

  • Block selection and modifications
  • Crankshaft and piston assemblies
  • Cylinder heads, camshafts, and valvetrain
  • Intake manifolds and fuel system
  • Header selection
  • Setting up ring and bearing clearances for specific uses


Potak also guides readers through forced induction and nitrous oxide applications. In addition, the book is fully illustrated with color photography and detailed captions to further guide readers through the mods described, from initial steps to final assembly. Whatever the reader's performance goals, How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines will guide readers through the necessary modifications and how to make them. It's the ultimate resource for building the ultimate LS-series engine!

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