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Books > Sport & Leisure > Transport: general interest > Road & motor vehicles: general interest > Vehicle maintenance

Camaro Restoration Guide, 1967-1969 (Paperback, Vintage Intl): Jason Scott Camaro Restoration Guide, 1967-1969 (Paperback, Vintage Intl)
Jason Scott
R783 R632 Discovery Miles 6 320 Save R151 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The ultimate book of knowledge to correctly restore your first-generation Camaro to its original factory specs! Hundreds of photographs aid in parts identification and correct assembly of your Camaro's engine, chassis, body sheet metal, interior and exterior colors and trim, electrical system, wheels and tires, decals and more. The technical reference for accurate restoration, assembly, refurbishing and show judging of your prized Camaro.

The Official Tour de France Bike Maintenance Book - How To Prep Your Bike Like The Pros (Hardcover): Luke Edwardes-Evans The Official Tour de France Bike Maintenance Book - How To Prep Your Bike Like The Pros (Hardcover)
Luke Edwardes-Evans
R622 R382 Discovery Miles 3 820 Save R240 (39%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Official Tour de France Bike Maintenance Book goes exclusively behind the scenes with the finest professional cycling mechanics during the most gruelling and high-pressure bike race in the world. Working at the cutting edge of bicycle technology, Tour mechanics expertly maintain high performance race bikes every day throughout the Tour. The highlight, for many fans, is watching the bikes being prepared before a stage and serviced after it. The reader is put in the fans' shoes, with exclusive insights and images from the life of a Tour mechanic, with in-race stories and technical advice. Practical sections in each chapter show the home mechanic how to perform essential maintenance tasks and personalise their own bicycles to Tour de France standards. Even if bikes are serviced by shop mechanics, vital checks and regular adjustments are covered in these pages and, to make a bike stand out, there are professional tricks of the trade as well as the small but telling detailing jobs to enhance the bike's looks. Another feature of The Official Tour de France Bike Maintenance Book focuses on the growing interest in classic racing machines, which are collected, ridden and displayed in 'Eroica' festivals, events celebrating the heroic age of cycling. These, of course, include Tour de France bikes from the past 75 years and there are features on these classic bikes, with maintenance tips using traditional tools and techniques.

Mustang '64 1/2-'73 Restoration Guide (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Tom Corcoran, Earl Davis Mustang '64 1/2-'73 Restoration Guide (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Tom Corcoran, Earl Davis
R984 R806 Discovery Miles 8 060 Save R178 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This ultimate book of knowledge on Ford's famous pony car has been updated to include all models through 1973. A technical reference source for an authentic restoration, judging parts and options originality, and deciphering serial numbers and data plate codes. Packed with 1,000+ photos, this book covers all first-generation Mustangs, from the earliest 1964 1/2 and 1965 models up through 1973.

How to Build and Modify Gm Ls-Series Engines (Paperback): Joseph Potak How to Build and Modify Gm Ls-Series Engines (Paperback)
Joseph Potak
R684 R560 Discovery Miles 5 600 Save R124 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

When first introduced in the 1997 Corvette, GM's LS1 engine shook the performance world.Its combination of massive power, light weight and impressive fuel economy set new precedents for performance engines--and continues to do so generation after generation.The latest version, the LS9, makes some 638 hp from just 6.2 liters, far eclipsing even the mightiest big-blocks from the muscle car era--while meeting modern standards for emissions and fuel economy.It's no wonder, then, that the LSX engines have become some of the most popular for high-performance applications.For those who want to build or modify their LS engine, this book provides the most detailed and extensive instructions ever offered.Whatever your performance goals might be, How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines" shows you what modifications are needed and how to make them.Premier LS engine technician Joseph Potak addresses every question that might come up, covering topics including crankshafts and piston assemblies, cylinder heads, camshafts, valvetrain, block modifications, intake manifolds, fuel system, header selection, and setting up ring and bearing clearances for particular uses.In short, this book is the ultimate resource for building the ultimate LSX engine.

How to Build a Traditional Ford Hot Rod (Paperback, Rev Ed): Mike Bishop How to Build a Traditional Ford Hot Rod (Paperback, Rev Ed)
Mike Bishop
R749 R598 Discovery Miles 5 980 Save R151 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Build your own flathead roadster just as it would have been built in the 1950s! Using a 1929 Ford Model A, this guide follows its construction from start to fantastic finish. Bishop begins with a wealth of expert advice on planning your project, finding traditional parts, and acquiring the tools, time, space, and services needed. From frame, front suspension and steering, to brakes, engine and transmission, Bishop's expert approach is fully illustrated with specially commissioned photos and line drawings.

101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 (Paperback, First Edition,): Wayne R. Dempsey 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 (Paperback, First Edition,)
Wayne R. Dempsey
R939 R853 Discovery Miles 8 530 Save R86 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Since its introduction in 1998, the water-cooled Porsche 911 has earned a reputation as one of the world's greatest sports cars--equal to, if not better than, the legendary air-cooled 911 it replaced. The 911 is a true driver's car, and it offers its greatest driving rewards when properly maintained, tuned, and modified. One of the principal drawbacks to owning a Porsche is the relatively high cost of maintaining it. But you can literally save thousands of dollars in mechanic's costs simply by performing some of the work yourself. With "101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008," written by renowned Porsche author Wayne Dempsey, you'll be able to get into the garage and work on your 911 with confidence. Created with the weekend mechanic in mind, this highly illustrated Motorbooks Workshop title offers 101 step-by-step projects designed to help you maintain, modify, and improve your late-model 911. Focusing on the water-cooled 996 and 997 models, this book presents all the necessary knowledge, associated costs, and pitfalls to avoid when performing an expansive array of projects. And besides the savings, when you personally complete a job on your Porsche, you get the added satisfaction of having done it yourself.

Chevy Small-Block V-8 Interchange Manual - 2nd Edition (Paperback, 2nd Ed.): David Lewis Chevy Small-Block V-8 Interchange Manual - 2nd Edition (Paperback, 2nd Ed.)
David Lewis
R669 R545 Discovery Miles 5 450 Save R124 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The small-block Chevrolet engine is the most popular engine in the world among performance enthusiasts and racers. But with its popularity come certain problems--its more-than-45 years of production have led to countless permutations, making modification or repair a confusing proposition. This book makes sense of that confusion for anyone working on a small-block Chevy engine. The most complete encyclopedia ever assembled, cataloging all 1968 to 2000 small-block Chevrolet V-8 engines, this manual includes more than 25,000 part numbers, specs, dates and technical details on engine blocks, heads, valves, crankshafts, camshafts, pistons, manifolds, ignition systems, emission systems, computer controls, motor mounts and more. More than 300 photos, diagrams, charts and tables reference all available Chevy equipment and its interchange uses. Filled with advice on which parts work best for special applications and tips on component selection, this book is the essential tool for anyone with a small-block Chevy engine.

How to Restore Ford Tractors - The Ultimate Guide to Rebuilding and Restoring N-Series and Later Tractors 1939-1962... How to Restore Ford Tractors - The Ultimate Guide to Rebuilding and Restoring N-Series and Later Tractors 1939-1962 (Paperback)
Tharran E. Gaines
R764 R613 Discovery Miles 6 130 Save R151 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

To the admirer of farm machinery in all its gritty splendor, the tractor is more than the mechanical workhorse of the modern field. It is a testament to American know-how, a work of mechanical art truly in the American grain. Among these hard-working machines, Ford tractors hold a special place after nearly a century of bringing innovation, dependability, and good old American muscle to farms and fields worldwide. This book provides a hands-on guide to restoring these venerable machines from the ground up, from the first models made to those produced as recently as 1965. With hundreds of full-color photographs, the guide is not just clear and easy-to-follow, but also a feast for the eyes for tractor aficionados. Beginning at the beginning--how to choose and buy your tractor--Tharran Gaines takes readers through step-by-step directions for the complete restoration of Fordson, Ford-Ferguson, and Ford tractors. In straightforward terms he covers everything from troubleshooting and disassembly to engine and gearbox rebuilds, electrical work, reassembly, painting, and post-restoration care and maintenance. Informative photographs and proven tips, techniques, and money-saving advice from experienced restorers make the book an invaluable resource for amateur mechanic and professional alike. Also included is an appendix listing sources for parts, decals, tires, etc., as well as addresses for tractor clubs and collector associations.

Turbocharging Performance Handbook (Paperback): Jeff Hartman Turbocharging Performance Handbook (Paperback)
Jeff Hartman
R846 R685 Discovery Miles 6 850 Save R161 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Turbocharging is the time-proven way to get more power out of an engine, especially smaller ones. With fuel prices increasing, its something more and more tuners need to know about. This is the book to turn to.The definitive resource on turbocharging--from ignition to intercooler, exhaust to EMS--this book tells you all you need to know, whether youre planning a scratch-built turbo engine, converting a non-turbo motor, or troubleshooting OEM turbo equipment. There's even a chapter for turbocharging diesel engines.Author Jeff Hartman offers thorough, clear, and useful information on every aspect of turbocharging. And, after discussing the components and processes in general terms, he presents a number of case studies that complete the picture, providing a real-world understanding of how these modifications actually work.

How to Build a Bobber on a Budget (Paperback, First): Jose De Miguel How to Build a Bobber on a Budget (Paperback, First)
Jose De Miguel
R580 R536 Discovery Miles 5 360 Save R44 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Bobbers are the hottest style in the custom bike market, and now you can afford one without paying a fortune! All you need to make a killer custom bike is a set of tools, a little know-how, and imagination and creative vision. Despite the rise of high-priced Gucci cycles, the true custom bike is still affordable, and can be built by you on a budget - and cheaper than buying a new one! Jose de Miguel is an experienced motorcycle custom builder, and in clear, simple, easy to follow terms, he shows readers how to turn odds and ends into one-off motorcycle parts and turn a cheap, run-of-the mill custom bike into a drop-dead show stopper! Clear and straightforward instructions are given, along with full illustrations of the projects, showing how any owner with rudimentary skills, a basic tool kit, a little resourcefulness, and - perhaps more importantly - a lot of imagination can build the Bobber of their dreams...and all on a budget!

Performance Welding Handbook (Paperback, New Ed): Richard Finch Performance Welding Handbook (Paperback, New Ed)
Richard Finch
R616 R566 Discovery Miles 5 660 Save R50 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Richard Finch. Metal fabricators of every ilk, whether they're working on race cars, experimental aircraft, or custom motorcycles, will benefit from this updated guide to top-quality welding. Performance Welding demonstrates the newest fabricating techniques and covers the latest in welding equipment. This complete guide written by NASA welding consultant Richard Finch helps a fabricator select the proper equipment, prepare jigs, and effectively weld 4130 steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and magnesium. It also covers plasma cutting, the technique used extensively on Monster Garage that has revolutionized metal working. 2nd ed.

Supercharging, Turbocharging and Nitrous Oxide Performance Handbook - Performance Handbook (Paperback): Earl Davis Supercharging, Turbocharging and Nitrous Oxide Performance Handbook - Performance Handbook (Paperback)
Earl Davis
R503 R421 Discovery Miles 4 210 Save R82 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This is a complete guide to selecting, installing, and tuning forced-induction fuel/air systems. Everything involved with these systems will be covered, including assessing power goals, component selection, engine preparation, tools, installation procedures, tuning, vehicle modifications, driveability, and sources.

How to Restore and Maintain Your Vespa Motorscooter (Paperback): Bob Darnell, Bob Golfen How to Restore and Maintain Your Vespa Motorscooter (Paperback)
Bob Darnell, Bob Golfen
R618 R568 Discovery Miles 5 680 Save R50 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Your number one Vespa restoration resource! With plants in 15 different countries and sales numbering well into the millions worldwide, Vespa is the make among scooter marques. Return your Vespa to its original glory with this complete guide to restoring your prized scooter to 100% original. This information-packed, authentic restoration guide covers both the mechanical and cosmetic restoration of all Vespa motorscooters from 1946-1996.

RV Electrical Systems - A Basic Guide to Troubleshooting, Repairing and Improvement (Hardcover): Moeller RV Electrical Systems - A Basic Guide to Troubleshooting, Repairing and Improvement (Hardcover)
Moeller
R857 R684 Discovery Miles 6 840 Save R173 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Rebuilding the Famous Ford Flathead (Hardcover): Bishop Rebuilding the Famous Ford Flathead (Hardcover)
Bishop
R604 R485 Discovery Miles 4 850 Save R119 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Triumph Bonneville T100, T120, Speedmaster, Bobber, Speed Twin, Thruxton, Street Twin, Cup, Scrambler (16 to 19) - 16 to 19... Triumph Bonneville T100, T120, Speedmaster, Bobber, Speed Twin, Thruxton, Street Twin, Cup, Scrambler (16 to 19) - 16 to 19 (Paperback)
Matthew Coombs
R659 R590 Discovery Miles 5 900 Save R69 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Models covered: Street Twin 900cc 16-19 Street Cup 900cc 17-19 Street Scrambler 900cc 17-19 Bonneville T100 900cc 17-19 Bonneville T120 1200cc 16-19 Bobber (inc. Black) 1200cc 17-19 Speedmaster 1200cc 18-19 Thruxton (inc. R) 1200cc 16-19 Speed Twin 1200cc 2019 Scrambler XC/XE 1200cc 2019

Auto Log Book (Hardcover): Inc Peter Pauper Press Auto Log Book (Hardcover)
Inc Peter Pauper Press
R196 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R33 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Volvo S40 & V50 Petrol & Diesel (Mar 04 -03) 04 to 13 (Paperback): Mark Storey Volvo S40 & V50 Petrol & Diesel (Mar 04 -03) 04 to 13 (Paperback)
Mark Storey
R612 R551 Discovery Miles 5 510 Save R61 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

S40 Saloon & V50 Estate Petrol: 1.8 litre (1798cc), 2.0 litre (1999cc) & 2.4 litre (2435cc) 4- & 5-cylinder Turbo-diesel: 1.6 litre (1560cc), 2.0 litre (1984cc & 1998cc) & 2.4 litre (2400cc) 4- & 5-cylinder Does NOT cover 1.6 litre or 2.5 litre 'T5' petrol engines or 2.4 litre 'T9' diesel engine. Does NOT cover 'Classic', AWD (four-wheel-drive) models or 'Powershift' transmission.

Bike Scooter & Chopper Projects for the Evil Genius (Hardcover): Graham Bike Scooter & Chopper Projects for the Evil Genius (Hardcover)
Graham
R1,087 R867 Discovery Miles 8 670 Save R220 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
How to Rebuild and Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines (Paperback, First): Mike Bishop, Vern Tardel How to Rebuild and Modify Ford Flathead V-8 Engines (Paperback, First)
Mike Bishop, Vern Tardel
R673 R512 Discovery Miles 5 120 Save R161 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Auto Repair For Dummies (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Deanna Sclar Auto Repair For Dummies (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Deanna Sclar
R496 R380 Discovery Miles 3 800 Save R116 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Auto Repair For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119543619) was previously published as Auto Repair For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780764599026). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. The top-selling auto repair guide--400,000 copies sold--now extensively reorganized and updated Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-to guide has long been a must and now it's even better. A complete reorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance information directly after each automotive system overview, making it much easier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclar has updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminating discussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules for tune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, and added new advice on troubleshooting problems and determining when to call in a professional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on car repairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start. Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert and consumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and other television programs.

Self Build Campervan Conversions - A guide to converting everyday vehicles into campervans & motorhomes (Paperback): Kenny... Self Build Campervan Conversions - A guide to converting everyday vehicles into campervans & motorhomes (Paperback)
Kenny Biggin
R653 Discovery Miles 6 530 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Throw your belongings in the back, get on the road, drive to a beach, a mountain or a sunset, go for a night or a year.... More people than ever before are finding freedom in their own campervan or motorhome. This colourful book takes you step-by-step through the process of converting everyday vehicles into campervans and motorhomes. This essential guidebook is for all DIY campervan and motorhome converters. Inside you will find in-depth guidance notes on vehicle choices, joinery techniques, insulation options, heater installation, water plumbing, vehicle electrics, and everything else that you need to know to convert your own campervan. With detailed diagrams, engaging descriptions, and loads of colour photos, this book is not only an indispensable source of information but a guide that will help inspire you to create your own perfect campervan.

VW Transporter (82 - 90) (Paperback): VW Transporter (82 - 90) (Paperback)
R611 R550 Discovery Miles 5 500 Save R61 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Renault Clio petrol & diesel ('13-'18) 62 to18 (Paperback): Peter Gill Renault Clio petrol & diesel ('13-'18) 62 to18 (Paperback)
Peter Gill
R604 R566 Discovery Miles 5 660 Save R38 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Hatchback. Petrol: 0.9 litre (898cc) turbo & 1.2 litre (1149cc) non-turbo. Turbo-diesel: 1.5 litre (1461cc). Does NOT cover features specific to Convertible. Does NOT cover 1.2 litre turbo petrol models, Renaultsport models or EDC automated dual clutch

Porsche 911, 1965-89 Coupe, Targa and Cabriolet  - Automotive Repair Manual (Paperback, Revised edition): J. H. Haynes, P.B.... Porsche 911, 1965-89 Coupe, Targa and Cabriolet - Automotive Repair Manual (Paperback, Revised edition)
J. H. Haynes, P.B. Ward; Revised by Peter G. Strasman
R603 R565 Discovery Miles 5 650 Save R38 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Haynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer.

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