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Old 04-10-2015, 09:15 PM
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Default Book I just found at BAM.

Anyone have this book or read it? Opinions?
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Old 04-11-2015, 06:09 AM
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I got that book when it first came out. The book seems to be in the direction of basic performance up grades that have been around for a while (nothing ground breaking/new). IMHO, if a person is just getting started with G-bodies (or new to performance building), it would be a very good read and starting point.

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Old 04-11-2015, 06:28 AM
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i was disappointed with it,with the amount of time Ive been on line reading about g body's there really wasn't anything i haven't heard of before. Mark Savitske wrote a book called How to Make Your Muscle Car Handle,its some good info,if you do pick it up he covers the g body a little bit but he does focus a lot on the earlier a body and also says that he didn't go heavy on the g body because the a lot of the a body applies to the g body as well.i'm waiting for the look for the New Revised Edition May 15 of it.i read a book years ago called how to build and modify gm pro touring street machines.again its a good general read definitely learn a bunch.the Mark Savitske is a better read of all the ones I've picked up.i'm looking forward to his new book next month.
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Old 04-11-2015, 07:58 AM
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If you really want to blow your mind, get "How to Make Your Car Handle" by Fred Puhn. His book not only talks handling, it also has all of the "math" problems you can play with!... You can also read Mark Savitske's book then look in Fred Puhn's book for the "math"!

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Old 04-11-2015, 11:45 AM
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Cool! Great information guys! I'll have to check out those books and put in some study time. Yeah I kinda just thumbed through it there at the store and I kinda feel the same about it being good information for someone just starting out.
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Just a word of caution. The book by Fred Puhn "reads old" in its content but, its principle content is still relevant today!

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