DVD - Power Building Videos, Rotating Assemblies, 2 Disc Set
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This Power Building Video Series DVD set shows how to choose the right parts for your engine before it gets built. You’ll be taken through many types of cranks, rods, pistons, rings, bearings, harmonic balancers, flywheels, balancing, and everything else you can imagine that involves the internal rotating assembly.
Building an engine is one thing, knowing which internal components to use for a given application, and why you would choose those particular parts is another, and that’s just what you’ll learn.
This DVD set answers the following questions (and more!): Should you run a cast, forged or billet crank? What are the differences and how can you tell? Which alloy is the best? Should you increase the stroke or decrease the stroke? Which rods should you go with? I-beam, H-beam, steel or aluminum? What length should you use? What about rod angles and piston side loading? Which pistons should you use? Cast, hypereutectic or forged? Domed, dished or flat tops? Floating or pressed pins? Will you need oil rail supports? Which bearings should you use? Will they hold-up to heavy loads? Do you need cast, moly, plasma moly or gapless rings? What is balancing all about? What’s the difference between internal and external balancing? What does “balanced and blueprinted” mean? Should you use an aluminum or steel flywheel?
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Designed for the guy that isn't yet a pro engine builder, this Power Building Videos DVD set will take you step-by-step through the basics of the entire valve train, including many different types of cams (flat tappet, hydraulic roller, solid roller,), lifters, springs, push rods, various cast iron and aluminum heads and much, much more. You'll be shown how to read a cam card, and how to degree a cam. You'll also see what "lift", "duration", "overlap" and "lobe centers" mean, and how they affect your engine.
This Power Building Video Series DVD set covers numerous brands and types of carbs, including Holley, Edelbrock, Demon, Quick Fuel Technology and Weber (to name a few). Some of the many topics covered include choosing the right carb for your vehicle, single 4 set-ups, 6 pack set-ups, dual 4's, 2 barrels vs. 4 barrels, and much, much more.
You'll see how each carb works, including how to modify one for the ultimate performance, and to suit your particular vehicle and driving needs. You'll see how to set, adjust & re-jet. Learn the difference between vacuum secondary's & double pumper's. You'll finally be able to put all of the old wives tales to rest! No more crappy throttle response and problems bogging off the line. You'll learn all of the secrets to selecting and tuning the right carb for your engine!
This set also includes several pages of very useful carb data and size charts.
Reading how to do things is fine, but seeing is believing. These Power Building Video Series DVDs are done by a professional engine builder who has built hundreds of engines and is considered by many to be one of the best. Video covers numerous types of blowers (both Roots type and centrifugal types), and several types of engines, with lots of great tips.
This video set answers the following questions (and more!): What are superchargers? How do they work? Which type and size should you have for your engine? What do you need to do to an engine to be compatible with a supercharger? What kind of carburetors can you run? What about fuel injection? What kind of cam profile should you run? What do you need to do to the inside of your engine to be compatable with forced induction?
If you want to learn from the best, get this DVD set before you start building your supercharged engine. You'll save money knowing how to do it right the first time.