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By Ron Fournier

Winner of the distinguished Moto Award for "Best Technical How-to e-book" in 1984, the steel FABRICATOR'S guide applies grasp steel craftsman Ron Fournier's exact steel fabricating skills--developed in the course of years of creating Indy vehicles, drag racers, stockers, customized exhibit vehicles, and activities GT race autos. Covers MIG, TIG, arc- and gas-welding, gasoline and oil tanks, exhaust headers, and masses extra.

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Like the Scout, two camshafts actuated the Chief’s valves, rather than the single camshaft used on the Powerplus. The Chief’s cylinders and cylinder heads, which would be nickel-plated through 1931, were cast as a single unit. A removable dome holding the spark plug provided access to the valves. This arrangement was similar to that used on the Scout, but the Chief’s 61-cubic-inch engine ran with milder cam timing than the high-strung Scout, limiting engine rpm to 4000. Even though somewhat restricted compared to the free-revving Scout, the Chief’s engine still produced 25 percent more horsepower than the Powerplus engine: 20 horsepower in the Chief versus 16 hp in the Powerplus, making the Chief engine sort of a Powerplus plus.

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