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Chevrolet's inline 6-cylinder, affectionately known as the Stovebolt, was produced and applied to Chevrolet-powered automobiles from 1929 through 1962. Its effectiveness and simplicity greatly contributed to the lengthy duration of its life span, with the engine still being created in some capacity into 2009. Deve Krehbiel of devestechnet.com has taken his decades of knowledge on the inline-6 and created the ultimate resource on rebuilding the Stovebolt Chevrolet powerplant. Using color photography with step-by-step sequencing, Deve takes you through the disassembly, rebuild, and reassembly of these engines, including rebuilding the carburetor, distributor, and intake/exhaust systems. Tech Tips highlight areas that can be overlooked, such as proper cleaning and determining if a part is reusable, and an appendix provides information on decoding casting numbers. With millions of Chevrolets built with an inline-6 engine, there's no shortage of candidates for a rebuild. With Chevrolet Inline-6 Engine: How to Rebuild, you will now have the perfect complementary tool to walk you through the entire engine-rebuilding process. • The Chevrolet inline-6 engine powered millions of trucks and cars from 1929 through the early 2000s • The Chevrolet inline-6 engine is enjoying a resurgence in vintage Chevrolet restorations, especially in trucks • This will be the first book ever documenting rebuilding the Chevrolet inline-6 in a step-by-step process
Author: Deve Krehbiel
Author Bio: Deve is a vintage Chevy pickup enthusiast and spends his free time making how-to articles and designing add-on kits for this vintage Chevy engines. DTN, or Deve's Technical Network was created to help bring other enthusiasts together to brainstorm new ideas, new solutions, and help everyone obtain a better understanding of this wonderful pastime. For every kit he creates, he makes sure to document how you can make that same kit yourself without any money changing hands.
Illustrations: 407 color photos and charts
Dimensions: 8.5 X 11 (inches)