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9781787114531

Porsche 911 SC

Illustrated practical advice from one man's home restoration Author: Clusker, Andrew Code: 57073 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 30/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A fully illustrated record of the restoration of a classic Porsche 911, which was originally purchased by a world-famous celebrity. Illustrations provided by Porsche bring this journey to life, along with amazing photographs and personal experience from a life-long Porsche aficionado.
9781476681177

Gearhead at Large

A Backroad Tour of Automotive History and the Old Car Hobby Author: Rossi, Steven Code: 58242 Price: AU $48.45 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 24/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
A popular feature in Antique Automobile magazine, Steven Rossi's columns open up the world of old cars, transporting readers to earlier times from the age of horseless carriages through the evolution of cars and car culture. This compilation from a decade's writings draws on a lifetime of knowledge and experience.
9781613255018

Gale Banks's Diesel Performance

Performance How-To Author: Temple, Steven Code: 58832 Price: AU $59.77 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
Learn from the master of diesel performance in this all-new, comprehensive technical guide. For those who follow diesel performance, Gale Banks needs no introduction. He is a pioneer in the diesel and turbo performance arena, and Gale Banks Engineering is a leading manufacturer of high-end and cutting-edge performance parts. Banks has also had ......
9781785217319

Car Detailing (Concise)

On Freedom, Risk and Taking Back Control Author: Youell, Robert Code: 59020 Price: AU $26.96 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 25/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020

This is a Concise Manual, aimed at the DIY car detailer - a growing area of the car-enthusiast market. Car detailing is essentially high-end car valeting, which includes not only exterior paintwork, but almost every detail of the car - from tyres to mirror class, from engine components to exhaust. A general car wash will take up the form of a ......

9781785217067

Formula E Manual

An insight into the world's premier electric-car racing series Author: Smith, Sam Code: 59233 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 25/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
Formula-E is leading the way for the future of motorsport, promoting electric power for a sustainable future, while providing thrilling racing and an immersive experience for the fans. This officially licensed book provides unique behind-the-scenes insight into the cars and on-track action, with input from the drivers, engineers and organisers.
9781476677521

Electric Buses

A History Including Minibuses, Taxis and Trolleys Author: Desmond, Kevin Code: 58838 Price: AU $72.79 Format: Paperback / 180 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 24/07/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2020
The exponential success of battery electric buses calls for a re-appraisal of their history. This comprehensive history traces the roots of the electric bus from 1564 to its resounding success in 2019.
9781476676159

Electric Trucks

A History of Delivery Vehicles, Semis, Forklifts and Others Author: Desmond, Kevin Code: 57166 Price: AU $69.72 Format: Paperback / 165 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: Sold Out
During the past decade, with the availability of the lithium-ion battery, the electric truck has got back on the road for all payloads and all distances. The fourth in a series covering the history and future of electric transport, this book chronicles the work of the innovative engineers who perfected e-trucks large and small.
9781851779673

Cars

Accelerating the Modern World Author: Cormier, Brendan Code: 57571 Price: AU $44.99 (was AU $59.99) Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: V & A PUBLICATIONS Published date: 03/11/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the Ford Model T and the legacy of mass production, to the original Volkswagen expression of national identity, this book presents the car as the driving force that accelerated the twentieth century. It takes an in-depth look at the history of the automobile and its impact, to better understand where we might want to go in the future.
9788854415317

Concept Cars

New Technologies for the 21st Century Author: Edsall, ,Larry Code: 57612 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: WHITE STAR Published date: 23/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
"Are we there yet?" A question very familiar to parents traveling with children in the car. But it also is a question anxiously being asked by drivers and their passengers during what we keep hearing is this transitional time of personalized, automotive transportation...
9781858946764

Design Between the Lines

Author: Le Quement, Patrick Code: 55632 Price: AU $74.25 (was AU $99.00) Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MERRELL PUBLISHERS LTD Published date: 05/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The car industry and the way in which cars are created have changed beyond all recognition over the last half-century. Automotive styling was once the grudging afterthought when the engineers had finished their work. Now, following a short flirtation with exotic Italian design houses, it has evolved into sophisticated design carried out by ......

9781633538894

A Unique Hustle

My Drive to be the Best Car Customizer in Hip Hop and Sports Author: Castro, Will Code: 55679 Price: AU $20.96 (was AU $29.95) Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: MANGO Published date: 15/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Will Castro is the star of Velocity Channels Unique Rides. As one of the most popular car customizers in America, his life is a dream journey realized through a business he is passionate about, combined with his working with marquee names in entertainment. His fans flock to his personal appearances, watch him on TV, and follow him on social ......

9783667115355

Formula E

The Story Author: Klasing, Delius Code: 55750 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Electric and electrifying: Formula E is reinventing motor sport. Things here arent calm and quiet - even if the race cars competing in the worlds first e-racing series serve up a unique low-decibel sound. They are more reminiscent of Star Wars or other futuristic sci-fi analogies. 

Fans of traditional motor sport are ......

9781422240885

Concept Cars

Past and Future Author: Geddis, Norm Code: 55659 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Hardback / 80 pages Published date: 08/12/2018 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

The auto industry is about to undergo its biggest change ever. Youll have a completely different relationship with automobiles than your parents did. Youll talk to your car and it will talk back. Itll be able to drive itself if you dont want to bother. Everything we know about cars is being retooled and fitted with new tech. To get to the stage ......

9781422240908

Hop Inside the Most Exotic Cars

Author: Geddis, Norm Code: 55660 Price: AU $37.99 Format: Hardback / 80 pages Published date: 08/12/2018 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability

At the turn of the 20th Century, the automobile (then called the horseless carriage) had been around for about a decade. But just being able to get from one place to another without a horse wasnt enough for many drivers. Humans had discovered speed and we loved what it felt like. Faster and faster cars were being produced and car races were ......

9781610398657

No One at the Wheel

Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future Author: Schwartz, Samuel I Code: 51813 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Published date: 13/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The countrys leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe. 
Our time at the wheel is done. Driving will become illegal, as human drivers will be demonstrably more dangerous than cars that pilot themselves. Is this an ......

9780949398208

Flathead Fever 2

How to Hot Rod the Famous Ford Flathead V8 Author: Davidson, Mike Code: 50915 Price: AU $46.73 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: GRAFFITI PUBLICATIONS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Author Mike Davidson shows how a flathead engine is tuned and by trying a range of combinations achieves realistic horsepower figures that will assist the reader in gaining positive results from their own engine. Mike dispels a few myths and rumours along the way. Full colour photos and extensive use of dyno charts explain and illustrate every ......
9780415725774

Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems

Author: Denton, Tom Code: 47959 Price: AU $77.99 Format: Paperback / 696 pages Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS Published date: 13/09/2017 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass all Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Systems courses and qualifications. As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new ......
9781613252956

How to Swap Ford Modular Engines into Mustangs, Torinos and More

Author: Stribling, Dave Code: 48427 Price: AU $42.35 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 20/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Ford Modular engine family is a popular engine swap for 1964-1/2-1973 Mustangs, Fox-Body Mustangs, trucks, hot rods, and other muscle cars because these high-tech engines provide exceptional performance and improved economy compared to their dated counterparts. Found in Mustangs and other Fords since the 1990s, installing a Modular motor in a ......
9788896796436

Encyclopedia of Italian Coachbuilders

Author: Sannia, A Code: 49369 Price: AU $299.99 Format: Hardback / 664 pages Published date: 01/02/2017 Availability: Sold Out

 

Italian coachbuilding is something unique in the world. Amazing cars, a lively creativity and a manufacturing skill that are impossible to find elsewhere and a incredibly high number of companies and professionals contributed to write a story that is being lasting for more than a century. This book, the result of an accurate ......

9781845849498

How to Paint Classic Cars

Tips, Techniques & Step-by-Step Procedures for Preparation & Painting Author: Thaddeus, Martin Code: 40415 Price: AU $46.50 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Taking you step-by-step through each stage of the painting process, from planning, preparation, and safety, to final painting and finishing, this book will give you the skills and the confidence you need for a perfect finish. Minor repairs, filling and undercoating, pinstriping, equipment care and cleaning, everything you need to create a paint ......
9783663205197

Chassis Handbook

Fundamentals, Driving Dynamics, Components, Mechatronics, Perspectives Author: Hei Ing, Bernd Code: 40608 Price: AU $202.71 Format: Paperback / 616 pages Publisher: VIEWEG+TEUBNER VERLAG Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In spite of all the assistance offered by electronic control systems, the latest generation of passenger car chassis still relies on conventional chassis elements. With a view towards driving dynamics, this book examines these conventional elements and their interaction with mechatronic systems. First, it describes the fundamentals and design of ......
9780837617336

V12 Engine: 1909-2005

Technology, Evolution and Impact of V12-Engined Cars Author: Karl E. Ludvigsen Code: 38398 Price: AU $134.95 Format: Hardback / 590 pages Publisher: ROBERT BENTLEY INC Published date: 01/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

"Typically authoritative and comprehensive examination by Ludvigsen" - Octane
Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, The V12 Engine explores the great 12-cylinder racing and production cars that made automotive history. Karl Ludvigsen, award-winning automotive historian and author of the acclaimed Porsche: Origin of the ......

9780760349458

Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair

Author: Parks, Dennis Code: 38117 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 03/12/2015 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Everything you need to know about auto body repair--updated and revised to cover water-based paints, the latest panel adhesives, and other body repair technologies.The only thing more reliable than rising gas prices is the wear and tear your car endures over its lifetime. Knowing how to repair your car without taking it to the body shop is a ......
38058

DROGO Official Coachbuilder of the Scuderia Ferrari

Author: Jack Koobs de Hartog & Marc de Rijck Code: 38058 Price: AU $214.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Published date: 01/11/2015 Availability: Sold Out
Piero Drogo (Carrozzeria Sports Cars) from Modena was well known for the numerous "one-off" Ferrari bodies he built in the 1960s. Before this project was started the Authors assumed Drogo only created a handful one-off Ferraris and some Bizzerrinis. Very wrong... in reality he was involved in creations for Aguzzoli, AMS, ASA, Autozodiaco, ......
9781250048707

Car Wars

Author: Failka, John J. Code: 38440 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Published date: 02/10/2015 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Starting with the early days of the electric car, John Fialka documents the M.I.T./Caltech race between prototypes in the summer of 1968 and takes readers up to visionaries like Elon Musk and the upstart young Tesla Motors. ClimateWire founder and industry insider John Fialka recounts the creation and eventual acceptance of the electric car.
9780857330925

Supercharging Story

The Exciting Century-Long Saga of High-Pressure Engines in Road and Raci Author: Ludvigsen, Karl Code: 30503 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 424 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/10/2015 Availability: Sold Out
Supercharging is the most exotic and exciting feature ever created to go under the hood of a car. The cost and complexity that made blowers so rare in their early heyday of the 1920s and 1930s were the limiting factors that made supercharging so dramatic and indeed desirable. It seemed abandoned until the turbocharger's perfection brought back ......
9781514237137

Electric Car Road Racing Miami Eprix 2015 Fia Formula E

Author: Timothy J Byrne Code: 37566 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 90 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date: 27/05/2015 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Exciting full color photo book of electric car road racing. Brightly colored new single-seater championship electric race cars of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA.) The new auto race series speed through the palm lined streets of Miami, and along the shining Biscayne Bay. Miami ePrix 2015, the USA's first fully electric road ......
9781613251041

Performance Exhaust Systems: Design, Fabricate, and Install

Author: Mike Mavrigian Code: 32931 Price: AU $48.50 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This comprehensive book is your guide to achieving ultimate exhaust system performance. It shows you how to fabricate a system for custom applications and to fit the correct prefabricated system to your car.
9781619607637

Auto Heating and Air Conditioning, A7

Author: Chris Johanson Code: 32803 Price: AU $279.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: EDITION TECNOGRAF Published date: 01/08/2014 Availability: Please contact us for availability
Auto Heating and Air Conditioning is a comprehensive text that focuses on operation, diagnosis, and service topics. It contains detailed information on refrigeration, heating, and engine cooling system components; climate control electronics; refrigerant handling; and both manual and automatic temperature control systems. Proper refrigerant ......
25989

Rippon Bros - A Coachbuilder of Renown

Author: Jonathan Wood Code: 25989 Price: AU $195.00 Format: Hardback Published date: 01/12/2012 Availability: Sold Out
In this carefully researched, readable book, award-winning motoring historian Jonathan Wood recounts the history of Rippon Bros, a family coachbuilding business established in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire in 1870. Renowned for the quality of its coachwork and closely allied with Rolls-Royce for most of its corporate life, Rippon survived until ......
9781845843885

Caring for Your Car's Bodywork and Interior

Author: Gurcham Sahota Code: 25560 Price: AU $18.50 Format: Paperback / 80 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
With this book, you can begin caring for your car like a professional, achieving dramatic and financially beneficial effects almost immediately. Written by the 'undisputed king of car detailers,' it teaches you the importance of using specific chemicals for specific tasks, how to properly clean wheels, paint decontamination, polishing paintwork, ......
9781846246609

Carburettors to Catseyes : A Brief History of Motoring Inventions

Author: Dr Geoffrey Sneed Code: 25201 Price: AU $36.95 Format: Hardback / 124 pages Publisher: DLS AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/03/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Did you know that the origins of the ball bearing date back to classical Greek and Roman times? Or that mediaeval machinery used vegetable oil and animal fats as lubricants, the Dark Ages equivalent of our modern-day engine oil? Or how about the fact that 17th-century pistons were made of hard oak? Or that an early ......
9781845843656

Which Oil? Choosing the Right Oils & Greases for Your Car

Author: Richard Michell Code: 24697 Price: AU $22.40 (was AU $28.00) Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/11/2011 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's notes: If you own an antique, vintage, veteran, classic or collector car, you face the major problem of choosing the appropriate modern lubricants for its engine, gearbox, final drive and chassis. Even if you have the car's original owner's handbook, the lubricants listed are probably no longer available. This book gives owners ......
25012

A Sweet Sickness - The Flathead Movie DVD

Author: Atomic Hotrods Code: 25012 Price: AU $33.95 Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: ATOMIC HOT ROD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: A tale of Ford's most influential engine Join Hot Rod Builder and Award Winning Filmmaker Brian Darwas (The Road to Bonneville and The Devil at Your Feet) as he sits down and talks to the world's top engine builders and fabricators about the engine that pioneered a movement, The Ford Flathead. Learn speed secrets from Vern ......
9781845843908

How Your Car Works - Your Guide to the Components & Systems

Author: Arvid Linde Code: 24695 Price: AU $24.50 Format: Paperback / 104 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Do you know how your car works? Written in a simple, jargon-free language and packed with illustrations and cutaways, this book dissects and explains one of the finest inventions ever made: • A comprehensive guide to the workings of modern cars for general readership • Operating principles of the main components ......
9780760336953

How to Design Cars Like a Pro

Author: Tony Lewin Code: 23896 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/12/2010 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
Publisher's Notes: This comprehensive new edition of How to Design Cars Like a Pro provides an in-depth look at modern automotive design. Interviews with leading automobile designers from Ford, BMW, GM Jaguar, Nissan and others, analyses of past and present trends, studies of individual models and concepts, and much more combine to reveal the ......
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