RE: IML: History of Chrysler engines
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RE: IML: History of Chrysler engines



Does this book include the engines used in the front wheel drive vehicles, such at the 3.3/3.8V6 used in 90's imperials, as well as all of the FWD 4-cylinders?

> From: northburt@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: mailing-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: IML: History of Chrysler engines
> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 21:08:28 -0500
>
> Bill Weetman's book, "Chrysler Engines, 1922 to 1998" is being published by
> the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) and can be ordered online at:
>
> http://www.sae.org/technical/books/R-365
>
> Every production engine built by Chrysler is covered, with descriptions,
> pictures, specifications, and timelines provided for each.
> Each engine is defined in terms of its basic structure (including its
> cylinder bore spacing, number of main bearings, and valve operation). In
> addition to the specifications, the book also looks at the personalities
> behind the engines' development and the vehicles in which the engines were
> used
>
> Willem L. (Bill) Weertman spent 40 years with Chrysler Corporation. As Chief
> Engineer-Engine Engineering, he was responsible for all new engines for the
> corporation's new car lines of front-wheel drive vehicles and for adapting
> and testing the engines purchased from outside companies. He had previously
> held the titles of Chief Engineer of Engine Design and Development, and
> Assistant Chief Engineer-Engine Design, and he led the design efforts for
> the LA V-8 engine series, the 426 Hemi® competition and street engines, and
> an all new six-cylinder engine for manufacture in Australia.
>
> The book is expensive but knowing Bill it will be a first class publication.
> It's $70 to non-SAE members, $56 to SAE members.
>
> Thanks for prompting me on this subject - I'm going to order my copy today.
>
> Burt Bouwkamp
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Klebert L. Hall" <crocuta@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <mailing-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 5:18 PM
> Subject: Re: IML: History of Chrysler engines
>
>
> > From: "Burt Bouwkamp" <northburt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Re: IML: Lead additive
> > >
> > > Bill just finished writing a book on the history of Chrysler
> > > engines and it
> > > is going to be published this month - or in November. As soon
> > > as I find out
> > > how to buy one I will pass that along as well.
> >
> > Please do!
> >
> > Maybe we could work it out that this is one of the books you can
> > 'click to buy' on the website?
> >
> > -Kle.
> > '69 Crown 4DHT (mothballs)
> >
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