How to Tune and Modify Automotive Engine Management Systems - All New Edition

Upgrade Your Engine to Increase Horsepowe

Author: Jeff Hartman

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760343456

Category: Transportation

Page: 336

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Understanding fuel injection and engine management systems is the key to extracting higher performance from today’s automobiles in a safe, reliable, and driveable fashion. Turbochargers, superchargers, nitrous oxide, high compression ratios, radical camshafts: all are known to make horsepower, but without proper understanding and control of fuel injection and other electronic engine management systems, these popular power-adders will never live up to their potential and, at worst, can cause expensive engine damage. Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine-control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of fuel injection to the building of complex project cars. Hartman covers the latest developments in fuel-injection and engine management technology applied by both foreign and domestic manufacturers, including popular aftermarket systems. No other book in the market covers the subject of engine management systems from as many angles and as comprehensively as this book. Through his continuous magazine writing, author Jeff Hartman is always up-to-date with the newest fuel-injection and engine management products and systems.

How to Tune and Modify Engine Management Systems

Author: Jeff Hartman

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760315825

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

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Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of engine management to the building of complicated project cars. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his 1993 MBI book Fuel Injection (0-879387-43-2) to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject of so much hot rodding today. Hartman's text is extremely detailed and logically arranged to help readers better understand this complex topic.

How to Tune and Modify Engine Management Systems

Author: Jeff Hartman

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760315825

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

View: 574

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Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of engine management to the building of complicated project cars. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his 1993 MBI book Fuel Injection (0-879387-43-2) to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject of so much hot rodding today. Hartman's text is extremely detailed and logically arranged to help readers better understand this complex topic.

How to Build a High-Performance Mazda Miata MX-5

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610609700

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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The Mazda Miata is one of the most popular sports cars on the road today. In production for more than 20 years, the Miata’s popularity has grown, and the number of aftermarket components available to the Miata enthusiast has grown, too. This immense selection of parts has made it difficult for many would-be modifiers to choose the proper combination that will help them reach the goals they have set for their two-seaters. Author and Miata expert Keith Tanner has been modifying, repairing, building, and racing Miatas for years, and he will guide you through how to best modify your car to suit your needs, starting with an explanation on how everything works and how the various parts will interact. You'll not only learn what upgrades will help you reach your goals, but also how to adjust or modify what you have to make your car work at its best. From autocross to cross-country touring, the Miata can do it all. Keith Tanner tells you how to make it happen!

Street Rotary HP1549

How to Build Maximum Horsepower & Reliability into Mazda's 12a, 13b & Renesis Engines

Author: Mark Warner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101052562

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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The ultimate performance guide to the rotary engines built by Mazda from 1978 to the present. Includes: Engine history and identification ? Rotary engine fundamentals ? Component selection and modifications ? Housings and porting ? Rotors, seals, and internals ? Intake and fuel systems ? Exhaust Systems ? Engine management and ignition ? Oil and lubrication systems ? Forced induction ? Nitrous, water and alcohol injection

Engine Management

Optimising Carburettors, Fuel Injection and Ignition Systems

Author: Dave Walker

Publisher: Haynes Publications

ISBN: 9781859608357

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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Basic carburetion and fuel injection theories in layperson's terms. Software allows reader to simulate the effects of changing system parameters.

Modern Engine Tuning

Author: Graham Bell,A. Graham Bell

Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781859608661

Category: Education

Page: 272

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First published in 1989 as Tuning New Generation Engines, this best-selling book has been fully updated to include the latest developments in four-stroke engine technology in the era of pollution controls, unleaded and low-lead petrol, and electronic management systems. It explains in non-technical language how modern engines can be modified for road and club competition use, with the emphasis on power and economy, and how electronic management systems and emission controls work.

Engine Management

Advanced Tuning

Author: Greg Banish

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494421

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

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Takes engine-tuning techniques to the next level. It is a must-have for tuners and calibrators and a valuable resource for anyone who wants to make horsepower with a fuel-injected, electronically controlled engine.

How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems

Author: Tracy Martin

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN: 0760340730

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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From electronic ignition to electronic fuel injection, slipper clutches to traction control, today’s motorcycles are made up of much more than an engine, frame, and two wheels. And, just as the bikes themselves have changed, so have the tools with which we tune them. How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems addresses all of a modern motorcycle’s engine-control systems and tells you how to get the most out of today’s bikes. Topics covered include: How fuel injection works Aftermarket fuel injection systems Open-loop and closed-loop EFI systems Fuel injection products and services Tuning and troubleshooting Getting more power from your motorcycle engine Diagnostic tools Electronic throttle control (ETC) Knock control systems Modern fuels Interactive computer-controlled exhaust systems

Four-Stroke Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook

Author: Eric Gorr,Kevin Cameron

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610602048

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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DIVThis thorough how-to manual helps the off-road motorcycle enthusiast get the most out of their machine. This one-stop reference covers everything from basic maintenance to performance modifications, including: • Engine rebuilding• Transmission rebuilding• Clutch repair and rebuilding• Big-bore kits• Cam kits and valve timing and tuning• Tuning stock suspension• Suspension revalving and kits• Jetting and tuning carburetors• Tuning electronic fuel injection• Wheels, tires, and brakes• Chains and sprockets• Cooling systems • Electrical systems/div

How to Use and Upgrade to GM Gen III LS-Series Powertrain Control Systems

Author: Mike Noonan

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 161325055X

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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The General Motors G-Body is one of the manufacturer's most popular chassis, and includes cars such as Chevrolet Malibu, Monte Carlo, and El Camino; the Buick Regal, Grand National, and GNX; the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme; the Pontiac Grand Prix, and more. This traditional and affordable front engine/rear-wheel-drive design lends itself to common upgrades and modifications for a wide range of high-performance applications, from drag racing to road racing. Many of the vehicles GM produced using this chassis were powered by V-8 engines, and others had popular turbocharged V-6 configurations. Some of the special-edition vehicles were outfitted with exclusive performance upgrades, which can be easily adapted to other G-Body vehicles. Knowing which vehicles were equipped with which options, and how to best incorporate all the best-possible equipment is thoroughly covered in this book. A solid collection of upgrades including brakes, suspension, and the installation of GMs most popular modern engine-the LS-Series V-8-are all covered in great detail. The aftermarket support for this chassis is huge, and the interchangeability and affordability are a big reason for its popularity. It's the last mass-produced V-8/rear-drive chassis that enthusiasts can afford and readily modify. There is also great information for use when shopping for a G-Body, including what areas to be aware of or check for possible corrosion, what options to look for and what should be avoided. No other book on the performance aspects of a GM G-Body has been published until now, and this book will serve as the bible to G-Body enthusiasts for years to come.

How to Supercharge and Turbocharge GM LS-Series Engines

Author: Barry Kluczyk

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709123

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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GM LS Series engines are some of the most powerful, versatile, and popular V-8 engines ever produced. GM LS series engines deliver exceptional torque and abundant horsepower, they are in ample supply, and a massive range of aftermarket parts are available. Some of the LS engines produce about one horsepower per cubic engine in stock form-that's serious performance. One of most common ways to produce even more horsepower is through forced air induction-supercharging or turbocharging. Right-sized superchargers and turbochargers and relatively easy tuning have grown to make supercharging or turbocharging an LS-powered vehicle a comparatively simple yet highly effective method of generating a dramatic increase in power. In How to Supercharge and Turbocharge GM LS Series Engines, supercharger and turbocharger design and operation are covered in detail, so the reader has a solid understanding of each system and can select the best system for their particular budget, engine, and application. The attributes of Roots-type and centrifugal-type superchargers as well as turbochargers are extensively discussed to establish a solid base of knowledge. Benefits and drawbacks of each system as well as the impact of systems on the vehicle are explained. Also covered in detail are the installation challenges, necessary tools, and the time required to do the job. Once the system has been installed, the book covers tuning, maintenance, and how to avoid detonation so the engine stays healthy. Cathedral, square and D-shaped port design heads are covered in terms of performance, as well as strength and reliability of the rotating assembly, block and other components. Finally, Kluczyk explains how to adjust electronic management system to accommodate a supercharger or turbocharger. How to Supercharge and Turbocharge GM LS Series Engines is the only book on the market specifically dedicated to forced air induction for LS series engines. It provides exceptional guidance on the wide range of systems and kits available for arguably the most popular modern V-8 on the market today.

Supercharging, Turbocharging and Nitrous Oxide Performance

Author: Earl Davis

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760308370

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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This is a complete guide to selecting, installing, and tuning forced-induction fuel/air systems. Everything involved with these systems will be covered, including assessing power goals, component selection, engine preparation, tools, installation procedures, tuning, vehicle modifications, driveability, and sources.

101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008

Author: Wayne R. Dempsey

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 0760344035

Category: Transportation

Page: 312

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DIV101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 offers 101 step-by-step projects designed to help you save thousands by maintaining, modifying, and improving your late-model Porsche 911 in your own garage./div