How to Build Tiger Avon Or GTA Sports Cars for Road Or Track

Updated and Revised New Edition

Author: Jim Dudley

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845844335

Category: Transportation

Page: 168

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Step-by-step guide to building a dream sports car on a budget. Based on available Ford mechanical components: use a straight 4 or V8 engine, including Pinto, Zetec or Rover K-Series or motorcycle engine. All parts available from Tiger Sportscars.
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Racecar

Searching for the Limit in Formula SAE

Author: Matt Brown

Publisher: Matt Brown

ISBN: 0984719318

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 206

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In 2006, a small unavailing university auto racing team began building a racecar that would challenge the best engineering schools in the world. With fewer people and resources than any of the top competitors, the only way they were going to win was to push the limit, go for broke, and hope for more than a little luck. By the time they got to the racetrack, they knew: In the fog of fierce competition, whether you win or lose, you learn the hardest lessons about engineering, teamwork, friendship, and yourself.
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How to Build, Modify & Power Tune Cylinder Heads

Author: Peter Burgess,David Gollan

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1903706769

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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The complete practical guide to successfully modifying cylinder heads for maximum power, economy and reliability. Avoids wasting money on modifications that don't work. Applies to almost every car/motorcycle (does not apply to 2-stroke engines).
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Build Your Own Sports Car for as Little as £250 - and Race It!

Author: Ron Champion

Publisher: Haynes Publishing

ISBN: 9781859606360

Category: Transportation

Page: 191

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Build a roadworthy two-seater open sports car for a fraction of the cost of a kit car! Using standard tools, basic skills and low-cost materials, this volume shows you how to make the chassis, suspension and bodywork, and advises you on how to modify and use inexpensive but serviceable mechanical components. Contains sections on improving handling, information on how to get through the Single Vehicle Approval test, and builders' own stories.
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The Competition Car Data Logging Manual

Author: Graham Templeman

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 184584162X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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At last. A practical handbook on how to choose and operate datalogging equipment and get the full benefit from what it tells you. Aimed at the amateur competitor, it covers hardware and software and takes over where the manufacturers instructions run out. It shows how to understand what the data is telling you and how to use it to go faster. It covers standard information screens and shows you how to create your own charts and tables that will illuminate the performance of both the car, the driver and the team. On the way, it deals with systems management issues, how to get the quick and easy payoffs, and how to benefit in the long term. It explains how sensors work, how to fit them so they survive and to calibrate them. The final chapter is a Field Guide designed to help you run the system, trouble-shoot hardware and software problems and quickly interpret the output of the graphs under pressure during an event.
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Practical Fabrication and Assembly Techniques

Automotive, Motorcycle, Racing

Author: Wayne Scraba

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760338001

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Practical Fabrication and Assembly Techniques guides enthusiasts through the most essential processes for assembling a high-performance engine, car, or motorcycle. Tasks like fabricating mounts for fuel pumps or ignition boxes, selecting fasteners and hardware for securing components, and plumbing brake and fuel systems are among the many topics covered.
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Secrets of Speed

Today's Techniques for 4-Stroke Engine Blueprinting & Tuning

Author: Nick Swager,Nicholas Swager

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845842979

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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This book covers the process of building 4-stroke engines to a professional standard, from selecting materials and planning work, right through to methods of final assembly and testing. It is written for the DIY engine builder in an easy-to-understand style, supported by approximately 200 photographs and original drawings. Containing five engine inspection and build sheets, and the contact details of approximately 45 specialist manufacturers and motorsport suppliers, it explains build methods common to all 4-stroke engines, rather than specific makes or models. An essential purchase for all engine-building enthusiasts.
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The Race Car Chassis

Design, Structures and Materials for Road, Drag and Circle Track Open- And Closed-Wheel Chassis

Author: Forbes Aird

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557885401

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 122

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Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was fifteen years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal with his arrest and imprisonment. Now, seventeen years later, Matthew returns with a new identity, a long-term girlfriend and a young daughter, who know nothing of what happened before. Yet when he runs into Jessica, neither of them can ignore the emotional ties that bind them together. With so many secrets to keep hidden, how long can Jessica and Matthew avoid the dark mistakes of their past imploding in the present?
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How to Power Tune Jaguar XK 3.4, 3.8 & 4.2 Litre Engines

Author: Des Hammill

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845840054

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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Full details on camshafts, camshaft timing, valve springs and cylinder head options and modifications. Carburation chapters cover: 13/4 and 2 inch twin SU setups; triple 2 inch SUs; and triple Weber and Dellorto setups. A special section is included on modifying SUs for improved engine performance, along with the relevant needle specifications. Full details on ignition systems and timing, exhaust manifolds and systems and general tune-up information.
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Build Your Own Kit Car

Author: Steve Hole

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847976409

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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In Build Your Own Kit Car, renowned kit car expert Steve Hole presents a comprehensive guide to planning, managing and executing a kit car build. The first part of the book covers the history of kit cars; detailing the innovations the kit car industry has made in car building technology, and how companies like Westfield and Caterham have become household names. The second half of the book takes you through a full build project, from chassis, brakes, suspension and engine through to trimming and interiors. Other topics include: Types of kit cars, including the differences between kits, replicas and one-off builds; Choosing the right car for you; Budgeting for your build; Setting up your workspace, tools needed and workshop safety; Building techniques; List of useful contacts to help find the best resources for your kit car build. Whether you are planning on building a blisteringly quick trackday car, classic roadster or eccentric road car, Build Your Own Kit Car has all the resources and information you need to build and enjoy your own unique automotive creation. A comprehensive and instructional guide to planning, managing and executing a kit car build, superbly illustrated with 300 colour photographs. Steve Hole is one of the UK's leading authorities on the world of kit cars and is editor of tkc magazine.
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How to Build & Power Tune Distributor-type Ignition Systems

Author: Des Hammill

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787113752

Category:

Page: 80

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Des Hammill provides expert practical advice on how to build an ignition system that delivers maximum power reliably. This book tells you how to build an excellent system, in a cost effective way, and how to optimise the ignition timing of any high-performance engine. A useful hands-on guide for the home mechanic.
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The Sportscar & Kitcar Suspension & Brakes High-Performance Manual

Author: Des Hammill

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845842073

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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How to get the best from sportscars/kit cars with wishbone front suspension, coil springs and telescopic shocks. Includes ‘chassis' integrity, geometry, ride height, camber, castor, kpi, springs, shockers, testing & adjustment.
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The Alfa Romeo V6 Engine High-Performance Manual

Author: Jim Kartalamakis

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845840216

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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Following in the tracks of the author’s well-known Alfa DOHC tuning manual, Jim Kartalamakis describes all kinds of useful information and techniques to increase power, performance and reliability of V6 Alfas and their engines. This book is the result of much research and firsthand experience gained through many projects concerning Alfa V6 rear-wheel drive models, from the GTV6 series to the last of the 75 3.0 models. A wealth of completely new information can be found here regarding cylinder head mods, big brake mods, LSD adjustment procedure, suspension modifications for road and track, electrical system improvements, flowbench diagrams, dyno plots, and much more!
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Speed Secrets

Professional Race Driving Techniques

Author: Ross Bentley

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610600010

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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DIVShave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex! With tips and commentary from current race drivers, Bentley covers the vital techniques of speed, from visualizing lines to interpreting tire temps to put you in front of the pack. Includes discussion of practice techniques, chassis set-up, and working with your pit chief./div
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Alfa Romeo DOHC Engine High-Performance Manual

Author: Jim Kartalamakis

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845845471

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Ten years have passed since the original edition of this book was published, but Alfa Romeo enthusiasts everywhere are more active today than ever in preserving, modifying and racing these excellent cars. Throughout this time, the author in true Alfista fashion, never stopped looking for and trying new techniques to increase the power, overall performance and reliability of Alfas and their engines. This book is the result of much research, and also first-hand experience gained through many Alfa rear wheel drive model projects, from the 105 series to the last of the 75 models. There is a lot of completely new information regarding TwinSpark Cylinder head mods, big-brake mods, LSD adjustment procedure, electrical system improvements, plus many flow-bench diagrams, dyno plots, and much more.
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How to Improve Triumph TR2-4A

Author: Roger Williams

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1903706807

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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Aided by the top racing & high performance TR specialists, backed by ample photographic support, his own experiences & those of other amateur restorers, the author explains in some detail how to increase the performance and handling of the four-cylinder TR Sports cars for fast road, track-days or more serious motorsport.
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Chassis Engineering

Author: Herb Adams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557880550

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 133

View: 7562

Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs
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