Automotive Engine Rebuilding (2nd Edition)

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Accurate on all aspects of engine repair, this book maintains a balance between theory and actual on-the-job problems, and presents specification charts. The causes of failed and worn parts are recorded here in order to show where and what to look for in the engine. Photos help to take the place of years of practical experience. Up-to-date chapter material includes modern engine designs, safety regulations, newer materials, and new equipment and tools. Arranged systematically and designed for use in training engine rebuilding/repair mechanics and engine rebuilding machinists.

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An accurate text on all aspects of engine repair. Arranged systematically and designed for use in training engine rebuilding/repair mechanics and engine rebuilding machinists. Maintains a balance between theory and actual on-the-job problems. The first textbook on the subject to provide specification charts. The causes of failed and worn parts is recorded here in order to show where and what to look for in the engine. Photos help to take the place of years of practical experience.

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Here is a new edition of the classic in the field of automotive engine repair, diagnosis, machining, and rebuilding. Automative Engine Rebuilding , Second Edition, has been updated to include the latest technologies and applications. Intended for technicians and machinists, it blends principles and step-by-step rebuilding procedures. The concepts are supported by specification charts, photo sequences, and numerous drawings.

Some of the key features include:
  • Comprehensive coverage of theories and practices applied to rebuilding older engines, high-performance engines, and current production engines.
  • Presentation of state-of-the-art engine machining techniques and procedures such as using deck plates, plateau honing, straightening aluminum cylinder heads, measuring surface finish, CBN machining, tightening torque-to-yield fasteners, connecting rod and crankshaft reconditioning and balancing.
  • Many photos of worn and failed parts are shown to aid the technician in problem diagnosis. In fact, some of the photographs have actually been used successfully in court to show examples of failed parts caused by owner abuse.
  • On-the-job applications and step-by-step procedures are both illustrated and discussed. Coverage of the new multi-valve, overhead cam, lightweight casting engines found on many of today's cars and light trucks.
  • Shop Tips provide informal advice on the "little things" that make a job faster, easier or safer. Readers can apply these to the work they are doing today.
  • Many new True Case History examples and review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce automotive engine rebuilding concepts and help prepare individuals for the ASE Engine Repair and Engine Machinist exams.

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