A complete practical guide on how to blueprint (optimize all aspects of specification) any 4-cylinder, four-stroke engine's short block to obtain maximum performance and reliability without wasting money on over-specced parts. Includes choosing components, crankshaft & conrod bearings, cylinder block, connecting rods, pistons, piston to valve clearances, camshaft, engine balancing, timing gear, lubrication system, professional check-build procedures and much more. Index.
Des Hammill has a background in precision engineering and places great emphasis on accuracy. Des has vast experience of building all types of engine for many categories of motor racing. Having lived in many countries around the world, Des and his wife, Alison, currently live in Devon, England.