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ASE Test Prep Series -- Automobile (A8): Automotive Engine Performance
by Delmar, Delmar/Thomson Learning, Boyce H. Dwiggins
Listed under ASE Test Preparation Manuals

Carroll Smith's Nuts, Bolts and Fasteners and Plumbing Handbook
Carroll Smith
Paperback - 223 pages (July 1990)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0879384069

Chassis Engineering/Chassis Design, Building & Tuning for High Performance Handling
by Herb Adams
Listed under Suspension & Brakes

Driving in Competition
by Alan Johnson
Listed under Performance Driving

Ford Windsor Small-Block Performance : Parts and Modifications for High Performance Street and Racing
by Isaac Martin
Listed under Ford Auto Books

Engineer to Win : The Essential Guide to Racing Car Materials Technology or How to Build Winners Which Don't Break (3747Ap)
Carroll Smith
Paperback - 278 pages (April 1985)
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0879381868

Formula 1 Technology
by Peter G. Wright
Formula 1 Technology offers an in-depth look at the engineering, design and production of Formula1 cars. It focuses on the most technically challenging years, showing how the technology and engineering have evolved from mechanical systems, most of which one could hold in the hand, look at closely, and see how they should work, to systems dominated by silicon wafers so small one can hardly see them. 
Hardcover - 600 pages (July 1, )
Society of Automotive Engineers; ISBN: 0768002346

High Performance Hardware : Fastener Technology for Auto Racers and Enthusiasts
by Forbes Aird
Paperback - 192 pages 1 Ed edition (April )
Berkley Pub Group; ISBN: 1557883041

High Performance Honda Builder's Handbook
by Joe Pettitt
Listed under Honda Performance

How to Build Horsepower Vol 1
David Vizard
Paperback / Published 1990

How to Hotrod Small-Block Chevys : Covers All Small-Block Engines 1955 Through 1972, 265 Through 400 Cubic Inches
Bill Fisher
Listed under Chevrolet Repair Manuals

How to Build and Modify Intake and Exhaust
Ben Watson
Paperback - 160 pages (November )
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 0879389478

How to Build, Modify & Power Tune Cylinder Heads (Speedpro Series)
by Peter Burgess
Paperback - 128 pages
Veloce; ISBN: 1901295451

How to Blueprint & Build a 4-Cylinder Short Block : For High-Performance
by Des Hammill
Listed under Engine Rebuilding Books

How to Make Your Car Handle
by Fred Puhn
Listed under Suspension & Brakes

Maximum Boost : Designing, Testing, and Installing Turbocharger Systems
by Corky Bell
Listed under Turbocharging

Mustang Performance Handbook : Engine and Drivetrain Modifications for Street, Drag Strip or Road Racing Use.
Listed under Mustang

The Leading Edge : Aerodynamic Design of Ultra-Streamlined Land Vehicles
by Goro Tamai
The Leading Edge is the first book to summarize the aerodynamic design and construction issues of solar cars and ultralight land vehicles. Author Goro Tamai draws on his own experience in designing solar cars at MIT to produce a book for the ground-up streamlined land-vehicle designer or constructor, as well as for the solar/electric/ultralight vehicle enthusiast.
Paperback - 304 pages 1 edition
Bentley Publishers; ISBN: 0837608600

Performance Wheels & Tires : Tire Construction, Tire Sizes, Alignment, High Performance Street & Racing Tires, Tire Testing & Tuning.
by Mike Mavrigian
Listed under Suspension & Brakes

Race Car Aerodynamics : Designing for Speed
by Joseph Katz 

"Race Car Aerodynamics" is the first book to summarize the secrets of the rapidly developing field of high-speed vehicle design. Author Joseph Katz provides clear explanations for both the engineer who wants to improve his or her design skills and enthusiasts who simply want to understand how their favorite race cars go fast. 

  • How aerodynamics win races. Why downforce is more important than streamlining and drag reduction.
  • Wind tunnel designs, methods and results-what you can and can't believe ... and more.
>Paperback - 270 pages
Bentley Publishers; ISBN: 0837601428
Race Car Chassis : Design and Construction
by Forbes Aird
Listed under Suspension & Brakes
Race Car Vehicle Dynamics (R146)
by William F. Milliken, Douglas L. Milliken
Hardcover from Society of Automotive Engineers

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Secrets of Solo Racing : Expert Techniques for Autocrossing and Time Trials
by Henry A. Watts
Listed under Rally Driving

Speed Secrets : Professional Race Driving Techniques
by Ross Bentley
Professional race driver Ross Bentley thoroughly explains the basics of race driving and beyond, including small adjustments that allow a driver to get the most from the car. Whether you're an experienced Indy driver or getting started in Autocross, SPEED SECRETS covers everything you need to know to drive the fast track. The Publisher
Listed under Performance Driving

Smokey Yunicks Power Secrets
by Smokey Yunick
Paperback (May 1984)
Motorbooks Intl (Short Disc); ISBN: 0931472067

Sport Compact Bolt-On Performance Guide : Import Cars
by Joe Pettitt
Sport compact cars such as the Honda, Acura, Toyota, and Nissan have become the muscle cars of the late '90s and the 21st century, with drag races taking place all across the country. The popularity of these cars for street and strip has spawned its own aftermarket of performance accessories designed to help enthusiasts build fast and dependable sport compact cars.
Paperback - 160 pages Vol 1
CarTech, Inc.; ISBN: 1884089526

Technology of the F1 Car
by Nigel McKnight
Paperback - 128 pages
Hazelton; ISBN: 187455787X
Competition Car Downforce : A Practical Guide
by Simon McBeath
Hardcover - 192 pages
Haynes Pubns; ISBN: 0854299777
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How to Build & Modify Cylinder Heads, Camshafts and Valvetrains (Powerpro Series)
Ben Watson
Paperback / Published 1993
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How to Build & Modify Pistons, Rods, & Crankshafts (Powerpro)
Ben Watson
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Aerodynamics for Racing and Performance Cars
by Forbes Aird
Paperback - 176 pages
H.P. Books; ISBN: 1557882673
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Race Car Engineering and Mechanics
by Paul Van Valkenburgh
For 25 years it has been the master guide to racing science and the key to building and setting up race cars to win. It ties together all areas of racing, aerodynamics, chassis, driving and track testing and development.
Paperback (March 1993)
ISBN: 1557880646
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