This classic publication will help you understand how things were done around 1950. Some of the engines discussed – Cadillac OHV, Chevrolet 6, Chrysler, DeSoto, Dodge 6 & V-8, Ford Model A & B, Hudson Super-6 & 8, Lea-Francis, Offenhauser Midget, Plymouth 6, Studebaker Champion 6, Willys, Ford V-8, Ford V-8 60, Mercury V-8.
Explains engine performance, stock engine characteristics, the paths to power, the block and lower half, the cylinder head, gas flow, ignition, bearing and lubrication, supercharging, fuels, and souped performance. 190 pages. Black&White images and diagrams.