Review of Jeep, Dana & Chrysler Differentials by Larry Shepard

This is the second book I’ve reviewed from CarTech, and I have to say I’m impressed with the consistent high quality of their books. These are the perfect how-to manuals for anyone who likes to work on cars, as they are very straight-forward and easy to follow as well as loaded with some really great info and helpful tips. Continue reading “Review of Jeep, Dana & Chrysler Differentials by Larry Shepard”

Review of Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance by George Reid

 

The perfect book for anyone who is looking to rebuild or modify a Ford 351 Cleveland engine, whether for the street or competition.

Designed to be a ‘mid-sized’ V-8 engine, the Cleveland was a short-lived powerhouse introduced in 1969 for the 1970 model year as a new performance-car engine. It was the engine of choice among Ford drag racers and NASCAR teams during the 70’s and was manufactured through the end of the 1974 model year.  There was also a 302 cu in (4.9 L) Cleveland engine- built only in Australia- from 1972 to 1982, which was intended to give consumers a smaller alternative to the – also locally manufactured – 351 cu in (5.8 L) Cleveland engine. Despite it’s grand aspirations, the 351 met it’s demise not long after its introduction as the smog-era and a couple of memorable energy crises hit America, which made high-strung performance small-blocks unpopular with new car buyers. Fast forward to today, and the Cleveland is gaining in popularity once again. Continue reading “Review of Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance by George Reid”

Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin

Are you a victim of followership abuse? Many people who try to follow the teachings of the Bible to “obey your leaders, and accept their authority” end up being taken advantage of and treated with disrespect. Why is that? Is it God’s will for us to fall under the tyranny of poor leadership? James C. Galvin addresses this very issue in his book, I’ve Got Your Back Continue reading “Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin”

Review of Infamy by Tom Milton

In a post-9/11 world, Fenly Aquino must act fast to stop another terrorist attack against New York City- and time is running out. Stationed in Madrid, he partners with Spanish Security team member Raquel Lopez to follow the trail of money in a laundering scheme they believe is being used to purchase weapons of mass destruction. But the perpetrators are elusive, using prostitution as a front for their operation. Will they catch the suspects in time to stop the attack? And can they handle the truth they uncover when everything is said and done? Continue reading “Review of Infamy by Tom Milton”

Review of The Point: The Redemption of Oban Ironbout by William E. Jefferson

From the publisher: Searching for peace and inspiration, Hollie and Goodwin Macbreeze travel to the Isle of Estillyen – a distant harbor known for bringing ancient words of worth to the present. Their lives become unexpectedly and inseparably intertwined with the reclusive Oban Ironbout – and a mystery from the past that will transform them all.

It is a tale of pain … and redemption.

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