CHEVROLET POWER CATALOG Author:GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION INTRODUCTION — This book is intended to answer many of the questions frequently asked about heavy-duty Chevrolet parts. This — manual also describes many procedures and modifications that have proven their value in the preparation of Chevrolet engines for high-performance and competition uses. It is NOT intended to replace comprehensive service ... more »manuals and parts catalogs which cover Chevrolet engines and components. Rather, it is designed to provide supplemental information in areas of interest to performance enthusiasts, engine builders, and racers.
This book pertains primarily to engines and vehicles which are used OFF THE PUBLIC HIGHWAYS. Federal law restricts the removal or modification of any part of federally required emission control system on cars and trucks. Further, many states have enacted laws which prohibit tampering with or modifying any required emission or noise control system. Vehicles which are not operated on public highways are generally exempt from most regulations, but the reader is strongly urged to check all applicable local and state laws.
Many of the parts described or listed in this manual are merchandised for OFF-HIGHWAY APPLICATION ONLY, and are tagged with the "Special Parts Notice" reproduced here:
SPECIAL PARTS NOTICE
This part has been specifically designed for Off-Highway
application ONLY. Since the installation of this part may either impair your vehicle's emission control performance or be uncertified under current Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, it should not be installed in a vehicle used on any street or highway. Additionally, any such application could adversely effect the warranty coverage of such an on-street or highway vehicle.« less