Over the years, the small-block Ford has remained one of the most popular and widely used engines on the planet. From the earliest Fairlanes and Mustangs to the latest Mustangs and light trucks, the Ford small-block has powered them all. With the amount of aftermarket support and rebuildable cores out there, you don’t have to worry about spending an arm and a leg for quality rebuild – especially if you do the teardown and assembly yourself.
In How to Rebuild the Small-Block Ford, CarTech’s unique Workbench format walks you step by step through a rebuild, including Planning your Rebuild; Disassembly and Inspection; Choosing the Right Parts; Machine Work; Assembling your Engine; and First Firing and Break-In.
The Workbench format also gives you helpful hints and tips on performance upgrades, including cams, heads, ignition, induction, and more. It also points out problem areas to watch for, professional builder tips, jobs that need special care or special tools, and more. Whether you’re a first-time engine builder or a seasoned professional, this is the essential guide to rebuilding your small-block Ford.