Details of modifications to improve handling based on years of Autocross racing experience, (includes topics such as wheel alignment, eliminating bump steer, tires, solid mounts, weight, and others). Also describes in detail engine upgrades, including a 3.4L V6 swap, turbocharging, a 5.7L V8 swap, and adding nitrous oxide injection. Topics include eliminating spark knock, calculating horsepower, selecting turbocharger, CE (Compressor Efficiency), MAP sensors, fuel injectors, upgrading fuel system, custom headers, improving airflow, VE (Volumetric Efficiency), and many, many others. Written by an engineer. Includes detailed wiring diagrams, graphs, tables, weights, formulas, dyno test results, and plenty of photographs. A How-To style book. An Excel spreadsheet (for calculating turbocharger performance) described in the book can be downloaded from the Preview section below. Right click on the Preview this book link and then save it to your computer using Save Target As.Engine. Swap. Nick, age 13, in his Fiero, freshly painted BRIGHT green, October 13, 2002. Rebuild a 2.8L V6 or Upgrade? ... Then we did a bunch of runs up the rev limiter (~6000 RPM) to measure the baseline torque and horsepower with multiple ... The cost of the 3.4L engine was not much higher than the cost of repairing the 2.8L engine: turning the crank, replacing rings, bearings, and gaskets.
|Title||:||High Performance Fieros, 3.4l V6, Turbocharging, Ls1 V8, Nitrous Oxide|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2006-03-01|