The Chevy big-block set an illustrious record in stock car racing and powered some of the fastest and most exclusive Chevy muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s, such as the Chevelle, Corvette, and Camaro. As a result the Chevy big-block became as iconic as the cars it powered. But building a Chevy big block can be a very expensive endeavor and many different aspects require attention to attain maximum performance on a reasonable budget.
Master engine builder and veteran author David Vizard imparts his 50 years of engine building experience and unique insight, so the reader can invest wisely in a maximum performance Chevy big-block build-up. Like the top selling book How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Small-Blocks on a Budget, readers are shown how to get the optimal machining performed, select the ideal parts, and assemble the strongest engine package for a budget of $1,900 to $15,000. This book will provide a thorough, methodical, and revealing approach for disassembly, machining, preparation, modification, and assembly of a big-block Chevy.
This book provides a road map for maximum performance on a budget and includes eight affordable and powerful engine builds in every price range. Any enthusiast with a big-block Chevy can benefit greatly from the experience and knowledge that best-selling author Vizard provides, making this book a welcome addition to any Chevy enthusiast's library.
"Any library strong in auto repair and modification references must have this illustration-filled how-to." -Midwest Book Reviews, October 2011
David Vizard is a revered engine builder, technical writer, and author. In fact, he has authored more than 30 highly respected engine building and automotive books, penned about 4,000 magazine articles, and contributed scores of web pieces to popular sites. Often referred to as Vizard the Wizard, his work is often the subject of blogs and editorial pieces in popular automotive magazines. Currently, he owns and runs MotorTec Magazine in Charlotte, North Carolina.