Fully revised this book takes the reader through the various modifications that can be made to a two-stroke engine and its components to give maximum useable power output and mechanical reliability. All areas of engine operation are explained and analysed, from air and fuel, through carburation, ignition, cylinders, porting, reed and rotary valves and exhaust systems to cooling and lubrication, dy tuning and gearing. It includes new material on the latest advances in porting, reed valves, exhaust valve digital controls, carburettor design, engine cooling techniques and synthetic lubricants.
A. Graham Bell is an acknowledged expert on engine tuning, with many years experience in this field. Other books to his credit are Modern Engine Tuning, Two-Stroke Performance Tuning and Forced Induction Performance Tuning. He lives in New South Wales, Australia.