Throughout this softbound guide, author John Baechtel looks at hundreds of factory part numbers, RPOs, and detailed color photos covering all generations of the Chevy big-block engine. Within these 144-pages, every component is detailed, from crankshafts and rods, to cylinder heads and intakes. You'll learn what works, what doesn't and how to swap components among different engine displacements and generations. This handy and informative reference manual helps you to create unique engine equipment packages with strokes, bores, and power outputs never seen in factory configurations. Over 280 color photos and charts help to illustrate similarities and differences in each piece of your big-block project.