How to Modify Your Retro or Classic Car for High Performance

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by Daniel Stapleton


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This book explains what high performance really is analysing each part of the classic or retro car the engine, transmission brakes etc and showing how it can be modified and improved for greater performance both with period correct parts where available and modern components such as electronic ignition.

It provides specific guidance and planning advice examining the pros and cons and road or motorsport suitability of each modification.

Whether you want a more practical better performing classic for enjoyable everyday use or a souped up racer for a diverse range of classic motorsport you'll be able to make the correct choices using the tuning menus and easy to understand troubleshooting tables.

With a focus on both traditional tuning such as overdrive units for gearboxes and modern 5 speed gearbox replacements as well as content on SU and Weber carburettors this book will teach you how to modify a classic car for any purpose without wasting money.

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  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing
  • ISBN: 1845842898 (1-845-84289-8)
  • ISBN-13: 9781845842895 (978-1-845-84289-5)
  • Format: Softcover, 144 pages
  • Date Published: 2012


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