Book Description: The Chevy big-block set an illustrious record in stock car racing and powered some of the fastest and most exclusive Chevy muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s, such as the Chevelle, Corvette, and Camaro. As a result the Chevy big block became as iconic as the cars it powered. But building a Chevy big-block can be a very expensive endeavor and many different aspects require attention to attain maximum performance on a reasonable budget. In How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks on a Budget, master engine builder and veteran author David Vizard imparts his 50 years of engine building experience and unique insight, so the reader can invest wisely and build a maximum-performance Chevy big-block. Like Vizard s top-selling book How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Small-Blocks on a Budget, readers are shown how to get the optimal machining performed, select the ideal parts, and assemble the strongest engine package for a budget of $1,900 to $15,000. This book offers a practical, methodical, and revealing approach for disassembly, machining, preparation, modification, and assembly of a big-block Chevy. Vizard thoroughly explains how to obtain maximum performance on a budget and includes eight affordable and powerful engine builds in every price range. Any enthusiast with a big-block Chevy can benefit greatly from the experience and knowledge that best-selling author Vizard provides, making this book a welcome addition to any Chevy enthusiast s library.