HOW TO BUILD MOTORCYCLE-ENGINED RACING CARS SPEED PRO SERIES
Beven D Young
Automotive Books, Car Books
HOW TO BUILD MOTORCYCLE-ENGINED RACING CARS by Tony Pashley
If you are aspiring to build a racing car this could be the book that youve been waiting for!
Tony Pashley revisits the path that he took in the Pashley Project articles in Race Tech magazine during the design and construction of two successful hillclimb cars. This time in great detail with a view to enabling the reader to carryout a similar exercise for themselves. Although hillclimb and sprint cars are the focal topic, a lot of the book is applicable to race cars in general. The cars under discussion in the book are powered by motor cycle engines which, in the smaller racing car classes are meeting with great success. The total process of building a car is described beginning with the selection and procurement of the engine.
Chassis and suspension design is covered in a simplistic but adequate manner as the author's aim is to minimise the inclusion of involved calculations. Two recipes for chassis construction are illustrated in detail along with guidance on the processes of construction and a description of the required equipment. Following on from this the fabrication of the suspension is explained Further chapters are dedicated to the remaining aspects of the vehicle covering; transmission, brakes, fuel and coolant systems and electrics. The book is heavily illustrated with 200 photographs and extensive explanatory diagrams and tables.
This book is a vital addition to any would be kit car builders library.
A Veloce Speedpro Publication Published 2008 Soft cover 21 x 27 cm. 144 pages, heavily illustrated with 200 photographs and extensive explanatory diagrams and tables. ISBN-13: 9781845841232 ISBN: 1845841239 Book No: 37055
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