How to Choose Camshafts and Time Them for Maximum Power

How to Choose Camshafts and Time Them for Maximum Power
Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781903706596
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How to Choose Camshafts and Time Them for Maximum Power explains in simple language how to choose the right camshaft/s for YOUR application the first time and how to find the camshaft timing which gives maximum performance. Also explained are all aspects of camshaft design and the importance of lobe phasing, duration & lift. Applies to all 4-stroke car-type engines with 4, 5, 6 or 8 cylinders.

Since the 1990s there has been a huge resurgence of interest in modifying cars and motorcycles for higher performance. Avoid wasting money on modifications that don't work. This book applies to road and track applications.

The author

Hailing originally from New Zealand, Des Hammill is a professional engineer with many years of practical experience of building race-winning engines and solving technical problems. The author of several books in the SpeedPro series, Des writes in an easy to understand manner and gives step-by-step guidance. Des also takes his own photographs and creates his own line drawings.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781903706596
Illustrations: 100 b-w photos
Size: 8.14 in x 9.84 in x 0.25 in / 206.76 mm x 249.94 mm x 6.35 mm

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