How to remove and strip down an engine before taking a good look inside to work out what's good and what's not. How to measure and examine components, and find that often they are not only serviceable but better than modern reproduction parts. How to prepare and reassemble the engine, reusing original parts wherever possible. With the 'short' engine built, attention turns to ancillaries such as fuel, air and exhaust systems. Guidance on modifications to make the new engine perform better and last longer. Packed throughout with plenty of tips and tricks to make tasks easier.