Expert practical advice on building a V8 short block for high performance. Applies to all sizes and makes of V8 engine with overhead valves operated by pushrods.
Expert practical advice from an experienced race engine builder on how to build a V8 short engine block for high performance use using mainly stock parts - including crankshaft and rods. A short block built using Des' techniques will be able to deliver serious high performance with real reliability. Applies to all sizes and makes of V8 engine with overhead valves operated by pushrods.
About the author
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.