Le Mans

The Jaguar Years 1949-1957

Author: R.M. Clarke

Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 184

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Contemporary reports drawn from British and American journals contain detailed results of the triumphant years for Jaguar. Filled with 42 stories that lead you through these exciting, post-war races. Contains detailed results and annual summaries by Anders Ditlev Clausager.

Lotus Elan - A Restoration Guide

Author: Gordon Lund

Publisher: Brooklands Books

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Category: Transportation

Page: 198

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The story of restoring an Elan +2 and Elan Sprint to concours edition. Advice on how to purchase a suitable car for restoration plus detailed practical information on preparing bodywork, trim, chassis, suspension, wheels, hydraulics, engine, electrics & wiring etc. 24 Chapters, plus appendices, give information on chassis changing, body restoration, including Elan +2 sills, rebuilding the Lotus/Ford Twin Cam engine, electrics including fitting a new loom, insight to tuning and running in, Elan developments, a remarkable Elan +2 Estate, rebirth of an accident damaged Sprint.

BMW E30 - 3 Series Restoration Guide

Author: Andrew Everett

Publisher: Brooklands Books

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Category: Transportation

Page: 198

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A practical restoration manual written by journalist and E30 enthusiast Andrew Everett. Covers E30 models: 316, 316i, 318i, 320i, 323i, 325i, 325e, 324d and 324td, 318iS, M3 & Alpina in saloon, convertible & touring forms. Professional advice also is given on buying a good used model E30 for restoration.

Road & Track

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Category: Automobile racing

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Shelby Cobra Gold Portfolio 1962~1969

Author: R.M. Clarke

Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 172

View: 561

Gold Portfolio signifies a premium edition in the Brooklands series. Packed with even more articles, photos, technical information, road tests, buying information and other great features on your favorite car. Detailed information includes: • Road and Track Tests • Specifications • New Model Reports • Performance Data • Racing History • Autokraft AC Mk. IV • 260 • Daytona • Mk.II 289 • Mk.III 427

Ford Bronco 4X4 Performance Portfolio 1966-1977

Author: R.M. Clarke

Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 140

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The Bronco of 1966 was a major milestone in the history of sport-utility vehicles in America. Ford was the first of the major manufacturers to venture into this new market niche. This book replaces our earlier edition and contains contemporary road and comparison tests, new model introductions, technical and specification data and owner's impressions. Models covered: Sportsman, Camper, 6 & V8, Stroppe Baja and Sport.

Datsun 240Z and 260Z Gold Portfolio, 1970-1978

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Publisher: Brooklands Book Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 172

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This book gives readers information on road and comparison tests, specifications, history, performance and technical data, racing and driving, and long term reports.

Formula One: Made In Britain

Author: Clive Couldwell

Publisher: Random House

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Formula One: Made in Britain is one of Formula One's last untold stories. As a centre of technical excellence for over thirty years. Britain is at the sharp end of the worldwide motor sport industry, and playing ever harder to win. Most of the sport's Grand Prix teams are based in the UK and many of them have British managers and designers who act as a showcase for the UK's skill base - past, present and future. The success of Britain's Formula One industry has gone largley unrecognised outside the close-knit world of the racing aficionado. Now, with Formula One: Made in Britain, Clive Couldwell reveals what makes this industry tick and why many of the world's players choose to come here. He explores Motorsport Valley, an area which covers the south and Midlands of the UK, where 75 per cent of the world's single-seater racing cars are designed and built, and talks to many of F1's leading lights. Winning in F1 depends on innovation and performance-critical engineering, and in this fascinating and insightful book, Clive Couldwell show how UK research and development are leading the world.

Daimler V8 S.P. 250

New Edition

Author: Brian Long

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

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Category: Transportation

Page: 192

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Today very much part of the classic car scene around the world, the Daimler SP250 sports car has a fascinating and eventful history. The idea of staid and traditional Daimler building an open sports car is surprising enough in itself: that the car should be fiberglass-bodied, V8 engined and have a daring futuristic appearance stretches credibility to the limit...but that’s exactly what the company did produce between 1959 and 1964. A bold new design, the “Dart” as it was originally to be called, should have been struggling Daimler’s savior and a springboard to a range of new models, including saloons and coupes. Things didn’t quite work out that way and Daimler was acquired by Jaguar, which led to the SP250’s Edward Turner-designed V8 engine being used in a Daimler-badged version of the Jaguar Mkll saloon. Here is the full story of the SP250 including concept, development and production history. Also covered are related models, specials, buying and restoration, chassis numbers, production numbers, color schemes, clubs and specialists. Altogether a source book of essential information for SP250 and Daimler enthusiasts.