Modifying your car for increased performance? You need this book! It shows you how to easily measure on the road the gains and losses of changing air intakes, exhausts, cams and turbos. Also learn how to test suspension, brakes and car aerodynamics – accurately and at low cost.
Motorcycle chassis set-up is a highly individual thing, honed to suit the bike, rider and circuit. So where do you start and what lies behind the discisions that are made? In this third volume of The Racing Motorcycle, engineer John Bradley, a former national winner and lap record holder, covers key areas that apply to all bikes and seeks to raise awareness of the many things involved. The first two volumes of The Racing Motorcycle (a technical guide for constructors) have been sold in more than thirty countries and have received wide acclaim from amateurs and factory teams alike.
A comprehensive guide to automotive air conditioning systems details basic diagnostic, service, and repair techniques for domestic cars, light trucks, and popular import models made between 1982 and 1985, with wiring and vacuum schemetics.
This book analyses the technology of spark ignition two-stroke engines. The presentation is simple and comprehensive. The description of the operating cycle, the fluid dynamics, the lubrication and the cooling systems is followed by painstaking analysis of the mechanical organs, with the materials and the manufacturing processes employed to produce them. The book is completed by an overview of the history and evolution of these engines and by an examination of the principal types and the diverse fields in which they are employed. The second edition of this work, currently the only one of its kind, has been expanded with an in-depth analysis of the ignition and combustion phases and the formation of the air-fuel mixture, with particular attention paid to the most recent injection systems.