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: N.A

ISBN: 9781616730581

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

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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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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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How to Build a Cheap Sports Car

Author: Keith Tanner

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760322871

Category: Transportation

Page: 191

View: 3422

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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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How To Weld

Author: Todd Bridigum

Publisher: MotorBooks International

ISBN: 9781616730697

Category: Welding

Page: 207

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Thoroughly describes the tools and metals commonly used, proper welding techniques, and types of joints.
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How to Repair Your Motorcycle

Author: Charles Everitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610590228

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

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It is speed and spirit--a sense of freedom--that motorcycles give us. But how free can we be if we have to depend on a mechanic for every little repair and adjustment to our machines? This book puts the basics of motorcycle repair and upkeep within every owners grasp. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions and 50 do-it-yourself projects, How to Repair Your Motorcycle introduces readers to the rudiments of motorcycle maintenance. Illustrated sections on each system (from electrical and fuel to suspension and exhaust) cover straightforward procedures that could add years to your motorcycles life--and save you thousands of dollars in the process. The book also includes troubleshooting charts and helpful sidebars. From preventive maintenance to caring for a bikes appearance, this handy guide makes every owner with even a passing knowledge of motorcycle repair the master of his or her machine.
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Sheet Metal Fabrication

Techniques and Tips for Beginners and Pros

Author: Eddie Paul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610591768

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

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In our mechanized day of mass production, the craft of hand-forming sheet metal into compound curves and dashing fins and fenders is fast becoming a lost art. Eddie Paul is a master at sheet metal fabrication (among other accomplishments), and in this book he gives readers the means to mold their own sheet metal creations. Paul’s engagingly written book talks about the necessary tools and how to use them; how to choose, prepare and work with the right material; how to make forms and mock-ups, and much more. Whether you want to mold a fender for a custom car or just learn about this intriguing process, Sheet Metal Fabrication is a thoroughly readable reference book and guide, and a uniquely valuable resource.
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