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9781787113305

Works Rally Mechanic

BMC/BL Works Rally Department 1955-79 Author: Moylan, Brian Code: 52207 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 07/08/2018 Availability: Sold Out
Works Rally Mechanic is the inside story of the BMC/BL Competition Department from 1955 to 1979. Brian Moylan prepared cars for international rallies for 22 years, providing service support for `Big' Healeys, Minis & TR7s. This book tells of the adventures, hilarious events, hardship, winning, losing, and real danger.
9781785211379

McLaren Mp4/4: 1988 All Models

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 50989 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The McLaren MP4/4 is the iconic F1 car used by McLaren during the 1988 grand prix season, which won all but one race during the year, and took Ayrton Senna to his first World Championship after a season-long battle with teammate Alain Prost. McLaren achieved an astonishing ten 1-2 finishes with the car, and suffered only two car-related ......
9781785211751

Track Day Manual

The complete guide to taking your car on the race track Author: Breslin, Mike Code: 51097 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 09/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
New in paperback. Increasingly congested public roads provide few opportunities to enjoy driving to the full, and yet modern performance cars are the most exciting ever – hence the booming appeal of track days. This extensively illustrated colour book contains all the information needed to enjoy track days to the maximum, providing a sound ......
9780008196806

How to Build a Car

The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer Author: Newey, Adrian Code: 50143 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

** SHORTLISTED FOR MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018

Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man. Damon Hill The worlds foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britains greatest engineers 

9780531235027

Race Cars

Behind the Scenes Author: Crane, Cody Code: 49278 Price: AU $48.71 Format: Hardback / 48 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Race car technology has come a long way from the early days of auto racing. Todays cars rely on sleek, aerodynamic shapes and powerful engines to give drivers more speed and control than ever before. In this book, readers will find out how engineers and other creative, forward-thinking people work to push race car technology to the limit. They ......
9780837617343

Classic Racing Engines

Expert Technical Analysis of Fifty of the Greatest Motorsports PowerUnits 1913-1994 Author: Ludvigsen, Karl E Code: 50032 Price: AU $115.72 Format: Hardback / 226 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 28/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Classic Racing Engines details the design, development and specifications of the authors personal selection of 50 classic racing engines from 1913 to 1994. Karl Ludvigsen, award-winning automotive historian and author of The V12 Engine, uses his extensive network of contacts throughout the racing engine world to provide behind-the-scene ......

9781787111028

Competition Car Aerodynamics

Author: McBeath, Simon Code: 47671 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 17/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The field of aerodynamics has had an increasingly significant effect on performance enhancement over the past 50 years. Competition Car Aerodynamics 3rd Edition continues the practical, hands-on approach of its popular predecessors to cover all aspects of motorsport aerodynamics and features yet more CFD and wind tunnel project material and ......

9781785210792

Lotus 79 1978 Onwards, All models

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Cotton, Andrew Code: 47579 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 05/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Lotus 79, with its classic JPS black and gold sponsorship colours, was
the first F1 car to fully exploit the potential of ground-effect aerodynamics.
Designed by Colin Chapman and his engineering team, the Lotus 79
dominated the 1978 World Championship, taking US driver Mario Andretti
to his only F1 World ......

9781565239043

Pinewood Derby Fast and Furious Speed Secrets

Tips and Tricks for Building Winning Cars Author: Meade, David Code: 52286 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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9788879116565

Formula 1 2015/16

Technical Analysis Author: Giorgio Piola Code: 47002 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 15/12/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

As with previous years, 2015 was one in which Mercedes-Benz dominated both the drivers and constructors- championships. The German manufacturer confirmed the technical advantage it had derived from the introduction of the revolutionary power unit, which first appeared in 2014. In place of Red Bull, which fell into disgrace after a media ......

9781613252185

Top Fuel Dragsters : Drag Racing's Rear-Engine Revolution

Author: Steve Reyes Code: 38362 Price: AU $51.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 29/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In general terms, drag racing is the fastest form of motor racing; within drag racing, Top Fuel is the fastest of the classes. Top Fuel has always been the leading class in terms of technology, cost, excitement, and speed. Over the years, technology has changed greatly. What started out as a flathead engine, four wheels, frame rails, and a ......

9780857338204

Brabham BT52 Owners' Workshop Manual 1983

Author: Andrew van de Burgt Code: 37373 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 10/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Brabham BT52 was designed by F1 design genius Gordon Murray for the 1983 F1 season, and took driver Nelson Piquet to his second World Championship title after a classic season-long battle with Alain Prost (Renault) and Rene Arnoux (Ferrari).
9781613251379

How to Build a Pro Touring Car

Author: Lee byrd, Tommy Code: 36040 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 27/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Trends in automotive modification come and go; some are outlandish, some are practical. Currently, the trend is Pro Touring. While its expensive, it definitely leans toward the practical. It was originally a name used for GM cars, but "Pro Touring" has come to mean a style for all cars from many years. It is essentially the art of adding modern ......
9780857334121

Lotus 49 Manual

Author: Ian Wagstaff Code: 35710 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 06/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Lotus 49 Owners Workshop Manual 1967 onwards (all marks) Ian Wagstaff The Lotus 49 F1 car was designed by Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe for the 1967 F1 season. It was the first car to use the legendary Cosworth DFV engine. The car was designed around the DFV engine, and was highly significant in being the first successful Formula One car to ......
9780768064599

Analysis Techniques for Racecar Data Acquisition

Author: Segers, Jorge Code: 38636 Price: AU $179.00 Format: Hardback / 534 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 30/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Racecar data acquisition used to be limited to well-funded teams in high-profile championships. Today the cost of electronics has decreased dramatically making them available to everyone. But the cost of any data acquisition system is a waste of money if the recorded data is not interpreted correctly.

This book updated from the best-selling ......
9780857332653

Top Fuel Dragster Owners' Workshop Manual H/C

The quickest and fastest racing cars on the planet! Author: Welberry, Da Code: 37377 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 05/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Top Fuel Dragsters are the fastest racing cars on the planet. Powered by huge 8,000bhp engines, the quickest cars can accelerate from 0-100mph in less that a second, reaching over 330mph by the end of a quarter-mile timed run. The noise and spectacle of a Top Fuel Dragster in action is truly astonishing. This fascinating manual provides a unique ......
9780857331144

Ford GT40 1964 Onwards (all marks)

Owners Workshop Manual Author: Haynes Manuals Code: 25540 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Ford GT40 is one of the most famous of all sports racing cars. Built by Ford to challenge the supremacy of Ferrari at Le Mans, the GT40 first raced in 1964, and went on to win Le Mans four times in a row, from 1966 to 1969. Here, in this new "Haynes Manual", is a unique perspective on what it takes to own, restore and maintain a GT40, as well ......
9781408518083

Smith's Fundamentals of Motorsport Engineering

Author: Smith, Josh Code: 47501 Price: AU $57.00 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 22/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new textbook provides Motorsports students and practitioners with the fundamental theory necessary to work and advance in the industry. Also suitable for the enthusiastic amateur, this full-colour, comprehensive manual is the ideal one-stop guide to the basics of Motorsports engineering and what to expect at the race track.
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Making the Turtledeck DVD Building a Roadster Pt 2 (NTSC)

Author: Ron Covell Code: 25932 Price: AU $55.00 Format: DVD / 109 mins Publisher: GRAFFITI PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: In part one, Ron made a wooden buck to help build a 1927 Ford roadster body. In this program, he fabricates the back half of the body — the 'turtledeck'. This is a challenging project, and Ron shows how to do the work with a wide variety of tools, including an English wheel, shrinker, stretcher, beading machine, and a Dake ......
9788879115261

Formula 1 Technical Analysis 2010/2011

Author: Giorgio Piola Code: 24577 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/10/2011 Availability: Sold Out
2010 saw the most closely fought Formula 1 World Championship for many years. Red Bull’s confirmation as one of the front rank teams, the roller coaster performance of the McLarens despite Hamilton consistent pace and the thrilling charge staged by Ferrari, which after a subdued start challenged for the title through to the bitter end with ......
9780857330994

Red Bull Racing F1 Car Manual H/C

An Insight into the Technology, Engineering, Maintenance and Operationof the World Championship-winning Red Bull Racing RB6 Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 24414 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 180 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
After the closest-fought season in F1 history, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest-ever World Champion. His car, the Red Bull RB6, the work of a team led by legendary F1 designer Adrian Newey, was the envy of the paddock, proving to be consistently faster than its rivals over the season. In this fascinating book, the Red Bull RB6 receives ......
9780750689090

Basic Motorsport Engineering

Units for Study at Level 2 Author: Livesey, Andrew Code: 39314 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 276 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 11/02/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Motorsport is not just about the spectacle of some of the world's most popular and famous sporting events - it also plays a crucial role in developing fresh techniques and technologies. This book covers introductory topics in motorsport from vehicle science and maths through the basics of vehicle maintenance to pre and post race inspections.
9788879115087

Formula 1 Technical Analysis 2009/2010

Author: Giorgio Piola Code: 23539 Price: AU $66.95 Format: Paperback / 116 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: The revolutionary modifications to the regulations decided on by the Federation before the 2009 F1 World Championship, have had severe repercussions on the progress of the season. The teams that were undisputed protagonists the previous year – especially Ferrari and McLaren – had to face new forces on the track. First among ......
9780470278758

Trading Paint: 101 Great NASCAR Debates

Author: Jerry Bonkowski Code: 23337 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 15/06/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Top NASCAR writer and Sirius NASCAR radio personality Jerry Bonkowski answers the questions that get fans most fired up. Who was the greatest driver of all time? Are crashes good for NASCAR? How will Danica fare? How has money changed the sport? What are the best and worst rules? In Trading Paint, veteran NASCAR writer Jerry ......
9780760335031

Airbrush Painting - Advanced Techniques

Author: Joanne Bortles Code: 22379 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Having only one airbrushing technique is like driving on only one road; it limits the places you can go. This book by famed custom painter JoAnn Bortles gives you the airbrushing tools to take your art just about anywhere. Taking up where she left off in her best-selling How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques, Bortles ......
9780760335321

Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide

Author: Dennis W. Parks Code: 22376 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 215 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: You're building a hot rod. The first step is the chassis. If it's not right, the car won't handle well. If it's really not right, the car might destroy itself. There are choices to be made, from frame rails to suspension components, and some combinations will work better than others. Next is the body. This is what everyone ......
9781929133550

Barris Kustom Techniques of the '50s

Flames, Scallops, Paneling and Striping Author: Barris, George Code: 4775 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 15/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
People are as interested in painting and customizing now as they were in the 1950's. Everyone wants to know how to do a flame job, or how to run a pair of pinstripes down the side of their car. This book explains how the author and his brother Sam did their custom painting and early flame jobs in the 1950's.
9781844255658

Competition Car Data Logging (2nd Ed) A Practical Handbook

Author: Simon McBeath Code: 21242 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
For professional teams in all forms of motorsport, data logging has become an essential tool in the search to maximise performance from engine, chassis and driver. This guide covers various aspects of data logging, explaining how to design and install a system, and how to interpret the data obtained and use it to analyse performance.
9781845841621

Competition Car Data Logging Manual

Author: Graham Templeman Code: 20769 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: BOOKMARK REMAINDERS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
This practical guide to data logging of competition cars reveals the secrets of getting the most out of a data loggong system in terms of improved car and driver performance. Includes a buyer's guide to ensure that you get a system that matches your requirements and covers installing and calibrating the system. Find out how the professionals do ......
9781929133512

How to Build a Bonneville Salt Flats Motorcycle

Author: Keith Ball Code: 20452 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
The inside story of how the world's fastest Panhead Harley-Davidson was built and run at Bonneville. It missed the 200 mph taerget speed, but was a success in every other way, including setting a new class record speed. Using his efforts as the basis for the story, Keith Ball tells how to put together the bike, the team and the procedures for ......
9780936834504

Midget Chassis Technology

Author: Steve Smith Code: 19040 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 135 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX INC Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
This book is a comprehensive guide to setting up the chassis of a speedway midget. It includes basic set-up, chassis alignment, tuning with shock absorbers, at the track adjustment and covers both dirt and blacktop racing. it is a must buy for anyone getting into midget racing.
9781557884626

How to Build a Winning Drag Race Chassis & Suspension

Author: Wayne Scraba Code: 18465 Price: AU $49.50 Format: Paperback / 154 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This book provides step by step instructions on building a successful drag racing chassis. It covers how to set ride height, tubing construction, standard axle housings and their modification, choosing gear ratios, transmission choices, bolt-on traction bars, 4-link set-ups, ladder bars, anti-roll bars, steering, suspension, brakes and more. You ......
9780837601427

New Directions In Race Car Aerodynamics - Designing For Speed (2nd Ed)

Author: Joseph Katz Code: 1338 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Here is the first book to summarise the secrets of aerodynamics in vehicle design, now revised for 2006. It tells how aerodynamics wins races, why downforce is more important than streamlining and drag reduction and what works and doesn't work in wing and venturi design. It covers wind tunnel design, definitions of terminology and fundamentals of ......
9780949398352

Custom Auto Electrickery - How to Work With and Understand Electrics

Author: Frank "Choco" Munday Code: 18008 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: RENNIKS PITSTOP Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The modern car is full of electrics and electronics. This book provides practical information and guidance to help you convert, install and maintain most modern automotive systems from electronic fuel injection, electronic ignition, and engine management to high torque starter motors.
9781844253029

Competition Car Electrics - A Practical Handbook

Author: Jonathan Lawes Code: 17620 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS PITSTOP Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The requirements for a competition car electrical system are significantly different from those of a standard road car. Such luxuries as electric windows and central locking are superfluous. Conversely, equipment such as emergency electrical cut-outs and fire extinguisher systems may be required. Electrical system reliability is an ......
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Race Car Vehicle Dynamics - Problems, Answers and Experiments

Author: Douglas, Milliken, W Milliken Code: 15983 Price: AU $195.00 Format: Spiral bound Publisher: SAE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2003 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Includes Race Car Vehicle Dynamics Program Suite on CD-ROM, a valuable learning tool and brand new addition to the Race Car Vehicle Dynamics series! Written for the engineer as well as the race car enthusiast, Race Car Vehicle Dynamics (the original classic) gives a comprehensive treatment of vehicle dynamics and its application in a racing ......
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