Mazda MX-5 Miata

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781616730581

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Mazda Miata MX-5 Performance Projects

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760316207

Category: Transportation

Page: 112

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The Mazda Miata MX-5 has been a popular car among automotive enthusiasts for more than a decade, and hardly a single one of the more than 500,000 sold has not been customized by its owner in some way. This book provides specific how-to instructions through approximately 35 projects that include both maintenance and modification procedures. Each project is treated separately, giving readers very specific information about the commitment in time, tools, money, and talent for each project.
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How to Build a High-Performance Mazda Miata MX-5

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610609700

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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The Mazda Miata is one of the most popular sports cars on the road today. In production for more than 20 years, the Miata’s popularity has grown, and the number of aftermarket components available to the Miata enthusiast has grown, too. This immense selection of parts has made it difficult for many would-be modifiers to choose the proper combination that will help them reach the goals they have set for their two-seaters. Author and Miata expert Keith Tanner has been modifying, repairing, building, and racing Miatas for years, and he will guide you through how to best modify your car to suit your needs, starting with an explanation on how everything works and how the various parts will interact. You'll not only learn what upgrades will help you reach your goals, but also how to adjust or modify what you have to make your car work at its best. From autocross to cross-country touring, the Miata can do it all. Keith Tanner tells you how to make it happen!
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Mazda MX-5 Miata

Find It. Fix It. Trick It.

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760327920

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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With its arrival in the United States in 1990, the Mazda Miata inspired the return of the open roadster. Though other makes and models followed, the Miata remains the convertible sports car of choice for budget-conscious enthusiasts, as popular in autocross and amateur racing circles as it is among pleasure drivers. This book shows readers how to make the most of any Miata: what to look for in a used model and how to perform common maintenance and repairs, as well as over 15 projects to improve performance and appearance. Focusing on the engine, wheels and tires, suspension, body kits, interior, and more, the projects include full details on required parts, cost, time, tools, and skill necessary for completion. With easy-to-follow directions and clear illustrations, this handy guide is a virtual road map for taking the Miata the full distance.
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How to Build a Cheap Sports Car

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760322871

Category: Transportation

Page: 191

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Share in the trials and tribulations of turning a bare frame and wrecked Miata into a racetrack demon, and learn how to build a sports car of your own along the way. This book provides specific answers to common questions and covers the entire building process, including the post-build fine-tuning of the car that is necessary to extract the car's full performance (and fun) potential.
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Mazda MX-5 Maintenance and Upgrades Manual

Author: Rob Hawkins

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 178500283X

Category: Transportation

Page: 300

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Based on real-life experience and written by expert authors, the books in the Maintenance and Upgrades Manual series from Crowood will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance. With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of Mk1 and Mk2 Mazda MX-5s. Illustrated with over 700 colour photographs the book covers: tools and safety; weekly routine checks and twice-yearly checks, plus preparing for the MOT test; engine maintenance and tuning; gearbox and differential; brake maintenance and upgrades; uprating the suspension bushes and changing the springs and dampers; bodywork and hood maintenance and finally, what else can you do with an MX-5? Will be of interest to all amateur and professional motor mechanics and is superbly illustrated with over 700 colour photographs.
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Mazda MX-5 Miata

Twenty-Five Years

Author: Thomas Bryant

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760346437

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 160

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A coffee-table book celebrates the quarter-century of the two-seater roadster that revolutionized the market and became the best-selling sports car of all time, with over a million sold since its debut in 1989.
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101 Performance Projects for Your BMW 3 Series 1982-2000

Author: Wayne R. Dempsey

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9781610607902

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

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Since its introduction in 1975, the BMW 3-series has earned a reputation as one of the world's greatest sports sedans. Unfortunately, it has also proven one of the more expensive to service and maintain. This book is dedicated to the legion of BMW 3-series owners who adore their cars and enjoy restoring, modifying, and maintaining them to perfection; its format allows more of these enthusiasts to get out into the garage and work on their BMWs-and in the process, to save a fortune. Created with the weekend mechanic in mind, this extensively illustrated manual offers 101 projects that will help you modify, maintain, and enhance your BMW 3-series sports sedan. Focusing on the 1984-1999 E30 and E36 models, 101 Performance Projects for Your BMW 3-Series presents all the necessary information, covers all the pitfalls, and assesses all the costs associated with performing an expansive array of weekend projects.
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Mazda MX-5 Miata

Author: Liz Turner

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781844256983

Category: Transportation

Page: 184

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Twenty years on from its launch, the Mazda MX-5/Miata has established itself as the most popular sports car ever made, with legions of fans who adore its appealing looks, fine handling and honest virtues. Here is the full story, from genesis to today’s Mk3, complete with a special chapter about the numerous special editions. Supporting the historical background are extensive sections on the practical aspects of ownership – buying guidance, modifying and accessories, and maintenance essentials. Well-illustrated and attractively designed, this book will be standard reading for all MX-5/Miata enthusiasts.
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How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles

Author: Sid Young

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 0760347972

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 240

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Everything you need to know to restore or customize your classic Japanese motorcycle. Whether you want to correctly restore a classic Japanese motorcycle or create a modified, custom build, you need the right information about how to perform the mechanical and cosmetic tasks required to get an old, frequently neglected, and often long-unridden machine back in working order. How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles is your thorough, hands-on manual, covering all the mechanical subsystems that make up a motorcycle. From finding a bike to planning your project to dealing with each mechanical system, How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles includes everything you need to know to get your classic back on the road. Japanese motorcycles have been the best-selling bikes in the world since the mid-1960s, driven by the "big four": Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, and Kawasaki. Of course certain bikes have always had a following - Honda CB750, 305 Hawk, CB400-4, Benly; Suzuki GT750, Katana, GS1000S; Yamaha XS650, RD400 Daytona, TZ; Kawaski H1, H2, Z1R - and these have now become the blue-chip Japanese bikes leading collectors to seek out more common (and now more affordable) alternatives. This is the perfect book for anyone interested in classic Japanese motorcycles, as well as prepping a bike to build a cafe racer, street tracker, or other custom build.
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Mazda MX-5 Renovation Manual

1989-2005 Includes Miata & Eunos

Author: Paul Hardiman

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9780857330062

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 2019

Arguably the Mazda MX-5 was single-handedly responsible for the revival of the sports car market, sparking off a new era of convertible fun, and examples of this popular roadster are now plentiful and affordable on the second-hand market. This practical guide provides expert advice on how to breath new life into a used and perhaps tired example of this modern-day classic. From preventative maintenance, to the renewal of worn components and details of known problems and how to fix them, the clearly written, comprehensively illustrated text provides all the information required to enjoy an MX-5 on a budget.
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The Book of the Mazda MX-5 Miata

The ?Mk2? NB-series 1997 to 2004

Author: Brian Long

Publisher: Veloce Publishing

ISBN: 9781787111936

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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Researched and written in Japan with the full co-operation of the factory, The Book of the Mazda MX-5 Miata is the definitive story of the second generation of Mazda's MX-5 - the car that re-invented the affordable lightweight roadster, a species that was thought to be extinct as the 1990s drew near. Successful immediately, the MX-5 (also known as the Miata, or Roadster) spawned many imitators, but remains the world's biggest selling sports car. The series has now been in production for almost 30 years, with new generations following the concept of the original, much to the delight of fans all over the world.
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Porsche 911 Performance Handbook

Author: Bruce Anderson

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN: 9780760300336

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

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Buy, tune, maintain and modify your prized 911 with this ultimate guide. Learn about wheel and tire improvement, up-to-the-minute autocross or showroom stock suspension and brake mods, custom add-on bodywork and paint, and interiors -- where to buy it, how to install it and what to expect for a result. Covers engine, suspension, chassis, transmission, tune-ups, model history, body and more on all 911s up through 1996.
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How to Repair Your Car

Author: Paul Brand

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610590211

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Sheet Metal Fabrication

Techniques and Tips for Beginners and Pros

Author: Eddie Paul

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760327947

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Sheet metal fabrication--from fins and fenders to art--with all the necessary information on tools, preparations, materials, forms, mock-ups, and much more.
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