Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering Volume 1: Engine, Principles, Cylinders, Crankshafts, Carburetors, Clutches

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The definitive five-part book series about classic automobile engineering starts here with Volume 1.

The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series spans five volumes with more than 1500 images and diagrams for enthusiasts, collectors, and mechanics. Includes:
– Digitally restored images and diagrams
– Big 7” x 10” pages
– Easy to read writing style
– Author’s original page layouts
– Classic type font and hand-drawn lettering
– Bold retro-style cover

Everything that you ever wanted to know about the inner workings of antique cars, trucks, bikes, engines, tractors, and more is included in this expansive tome of knowledge. Originally printed in 1926 by the American Technical Society, this vast wealth of knowledge for classic car lovers was digitally restored and enhanced by writer-historian Mark Bussler and the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop for a new generation of automobile enthusiasts.

This detailed, illustrated book collection is a must-have reference guide for all owners of period automobiles, motorcycles, and anything powered by early 20th-century engines. Enlarged and printed on large 7” by 10” pages, The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series is designed for easy reading in the shop or library. Subjects covered in Volume 1 include elementary engine principles – spark plug position – throttle valves – the inner workings of cylinders – crankshaft balance – water cooling systems – cone, disc, hydraulic, borg and beck clutches – four-cylinder, six-cylinder, eight-cylinder, and twelve-cylinder engines – much more.

Table of contents:
– Chapter 1: Outline of Automobile Construction
– Chapter 2: Explosion Engines
– Chapter 3: Cylinders
– Chapter 4: Pistons
– Chapter 5: Valves and Their Mechanism
– Chapter 6: Camshafts
– Chapter 7: Connecting Rods
– Chapter 8: Crankshafts
– Chapter 9: Crankcases
– Chapter 10: Carburetors
– Chapter 11: Cooling Systems
– Chapter 12: Manifold Design and Construction
– Chapter 13: Clutches

About the Author:
Restoration process designer Mark Bussler is the founder of CGR Publishing and lead cover designer. He has written and illustrated more than 100 books, including Best of Gustave Dorè, 1939 New York World’s Fair: The World of Tomorrow in Photographs, 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair: The Pan-American Exposition in Photographs, Magnum Skywolf, Chicago’s White City Cookbook, Omega Ronin (2021) and more.

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.

From the Publisher

More than 1500 Photos, Illustrations and Diagrams!More than 1500 Photos, Illustrations and Diagrams!

The Comprehensive Series About Antique Automobile Engineering and Repair

Originally printed in 1926, this vast wealth of knowledge for classic car lovers was digitally restored and enhanced by writer-historian Mark Bussler and the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop for a new generation of automobile enthusiasts.

Five volume set contains more than 1500 Digitally-restored images, photos, and diagramsVolume 1: Engine, Principles, Cylinders, Crankshafts, Carburetors, ClutchesVolume 2: Transmissions, Axles, Brakes, Wheels, Tires, Ford CarVolume 3: Motorcycles, Tractors, Shop Kinks, Welding, Questions and AnswersVolume 4: Ignition, Starters, Generators, Batteries, Electrical RepairsVolume 5: Wiring Diagrams, Data Sheets, Questions and Answers

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Profusely Illustrated

Each volume in the Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series is profusely illustrated with a variety of contemporary images.

Intricate Technical Diagrams

Do you like technical diagrams? We LOVE technical diagrams. There are a LOT of technical diagrams.

Every Aspect Classic Cars

Every part of the motor vehicle is covered in depth. Wheels, engines, crankcases, wheels, tires, and more. There is also an entire volume dedicated to data sheets!

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Complete 5-Book Set

Profusely Illustrated with Antique Car ImagesProfusely Illustrated with Antique Car Images Profusely Illustrated

This five-part set covers everything that car enthusiasts could want to know about antique motor vehicles, cars, trucks, and even motorcycles. Volume 5 includes wiring diagrams and data sheets for numerous popular vehicles.

Wiring Diagrams Datasheets Questions & Answers

The Definitive 5-Volume Set of Classic Car Engineering

Thorough, detailed, and full of contemporary diagrams, illustrations, and photographs. The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series from CGR Publishing is the must-have book collection for antique car enthusiasts, collectors, engineers, and restoration experts. Based on a rare collection of mechanics’ books for shop use, this collection is filled with knowledge about these beautiful machines from yesteryear.

Diagrams Drawings Photographs Data Sheets

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Profusely Illustrated

Technical Diagrams

Publisher ‏ : ‎ CGR Publishing (January 15, 2021)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 446 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1592180914
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1592180912
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.7 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 1.01 x 10 inches

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Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering Volume 1: Engine, Principles, Cylinders, Crankshafts, Carburetors, Clutches

$29.95

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