The hottest trend in hot rodding is Pro/Touring--upgrading classic muscle cars with modern performance, handling, safety and comfort. This subject gets extensive coverage in magazines such as Hot Rod, Car Craft, Chevy High Performance, and other enthusiast publications. This book shows readers how to upgrade their classic Chevy, Pontiac, Buick, and Oldsmobile muscle cars in all areas--late-model fuel-injected engines, better brakes and suspension, hot interiors, and bodywork. Includes several qminifeaturesq of well-known Pro/Touring cars for readers to use as examples.This section will cover the most popular manual and automatic transmission swapping info, where to get the parts, and who offers what. ... you want to have it manually controlled like the 700R4, or do you want to fork out the extra dough for the computer controller so you can use a 4L60E transmission? ... Maybe GM will come out with newer and stronger transmissions, like a 7-speed manual, or maybe a 6-speed automatic. ... They even offer stock shifter placement for early Corvettes.
|Title||:||How to Build and Modify GM Pro-Touring Street Machines|
|Author||:||Tony E. Huntimer|
|Publisher||:||CarTech Inc - 2004|