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9781613255841

Chevy Trucks 1955-1959

How to Build and Modify Author: Parks, Dennis Code: 60786 Price: AU $64.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/07/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2021

Rebuild and modify your 1955-1959 Chevrolet truck with todays best parts!

Regardless of your automotive taste, there is almost always a need for a shop truck to chase parts, use as a tow vehicle, or use for household chores that require a trip to the farm-and-home store. Pickup trucks have always been popular, but that is true now ......

9780750995665

Under the Bonnet

Confessions of a 1970s & '80s Car Mechanic Author: Cunningham, Brian Code: 60381 Price: AU $25.98 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 03/06/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2021
The adventures (and misadventures!) of a 1970s and '80s car mechanic
9781785217319

Car Detailing

All you need to know in one concise manual Author: Youell, Robert Code: 59020 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 25/05/2021 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2021

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 ......

9781787115835

Electric Cars

The Expert Q & A Guide Author: Henshaw, Peter Code: 59708 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/01/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

A simple, straightforward guide to buying your first electric car. Why go electric now when petrol/gasoline and diesel fuel is still freely available? What are the pros and cons? How do I charge it? The various public and private charge point options. Are electric cars really greener than petrol/diesel cars? How electric cars work - explained ......

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: Sold Out
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 ......
9781950043095

Detour: My Journey from High-Powered Attorney to Auto Mechanic

Trade School and the Hard Truths Learned Along the Way Author: Ellis, David W. Code: 59729 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Hardback / 180 pages Published date: 12/08/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Would You Quit Your Job to Pursue Your Dream?

David W. Ellis was a successful lawyer, but he was not happy. He wanted something else. In particular, he wanted to learn to work on cars. So in one big leap of faith, he quit his job and enrolled in technical school.

The other students, all of whom were decades ......

9781663200150

Rear Impact Danger

Warning - Auto Passengers & Driver Beware! Author: Hoffman Engd, Arthur Code: 59716 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 60 pages Publisher: IUNIVERSE Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Automotive rear impacts are the most common type of car accident, with 2.5 million occuring each year. Most often, the vehicle property damage is minor with no occupant injury. However, more serious rear-end collisions can result in life-changing events. There are two major injury types caused by rear impact accidents. Whiplash (non-lethal ......

9781851779673

Cars

Accelerating the Modern World Author: Cormier, Brendan Code: 57571 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 244 pages Publisher: V & A PUBLICATIONS Published date: 03/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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...
9780008352479

How to Build a Car

The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer Author: Newey, Adrian Code: 55622 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS NZ Published date: 21/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 and this is his fascinating, powerful ......

9781858946764

Design Between the Lines

Author: Le Quement, Patrick Code: 55632 Price: 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 $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 ......

9781476676715

The Electric Car in America, 1890-1922

A Social History Author: Segrave, Kerry Code: 54271 Price: AU $67.10 Format: Paperback / 130 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 26/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The electric vehicle seemed poised in 1900 to be a leader, even the dominant force, in the early American car market. They were clean, odorless, noiseless and they were mechanically simple, compared to their rivals. Yet just two decades later the electric car was dead. This book explores this early history of the electric car.
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 ......

9781785211928

Bomber Command Operations Manual Insights Into the Organisation,

Equipment, Men, Machines and Tactics of RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945 Author: Falconer, Jonathan Code: 51711 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 23/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Night after night for six years of war, RAF Bomber Commands squadrons pounded away at the cities of Nazi Germany in a determined effort to bring the Third Reich to its knees. Pitted against Bomber Harriss aircrews and aircraft were some of the most effective and deadly defenses the world had seen up until then. 

For Bomber ......

9781785211850

The Falklands War

Operations Manual Author: McNab, Chris Code: 51710 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The Haynes Falklands War Operations Manual looks at the planning and logistics that made the whole operation possible. It considers how the naval Task Force was raised and assembled in rapid time, the adaptation and conversion of the liners QE2, Canberra and Uganda for war service in the South Atlantic, the logistics of the long voyage ......

9780008302078

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car

- and How it Will Reshape Our World Author: Burns, Lawrence D. Code: 51731 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 26/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
From the ultimate insider - a former General Motors executive and current advisor to the Google Self-Driving Car project - comes the definitive story of the race between Google, Apple, Tesla and Uber to create the driverless car, and what this technological revolution means for our future.
9781785004292

Everyday Modifications for your MGF and TF

Author: Parker, Roger Code: 52188 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 11/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

The books in the Everyday Modifications series from Crowood are designed to guide classic car owners through the workshop skills needed to make their cars easier to use and enjoy. MG expert Roger Parker offers his advice on a range of modifications and changes can be applied to the MGF and MG TF, which will not impinge on the practical daily ......

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 ......
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 ......
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. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
9780133866278

Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance

Author: Halderman, James D. Code: 38530 Price: AU $220.95 Format: Paperback / 744 pages Published date: 13/02/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Prepare tomorrow's automotive professionals for success. Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance covers content and topics specified for both Electrical/Electronic System (A6) and Engine Performance (A8) by ASE/NATEF, as well as the practical skills that technicians must master to be successful in the industry. Tomorrow's automotive ......
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 ......
9781476539768

Building a Car (See how it's made)

Author: Hammelef, Danielle Code: 31769 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Undefined / 32 pages Publisher: BLAZERS Published date: 01/01/2014 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
For more than a hundred years, humans have depended on cars to get them where they need to go. How are these amazing machines built? Get ready to find out!
9780857332530

Official Formula 1 Season Review 2012

Author: Haynes Code: 25962 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Now firmly established in its ninth year of publication, "The Official Formula 1 Season Review 2012" is an essential gift for every fan of Formula 1. 2012 sees five former World Champions competing against current back-to-back World Champion Sebastian Vettel for the ultimate prize, and the introduction of revised regulations aimed at closing up ......
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, ......
9780132540087

Introduction to Automotive Service

Author: Halderman, James D. Code: 39111 Price: AU $189.95 Format: Paperback / 432 pages Published date: 01/03/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Introduction to Automotive Service covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that you must know when seeking entry-level employment. The text presents all systems together, making it easier for you to see how automotive systems are intertwined and connected. The text's 40 short chapters divide the ......
9781845843656

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

Author: Richard Michell Code: 24697 Price: AU $28.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/11/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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 ......
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 ......
9780070271913

Approach to Automotive

Author: Ed May Code: 21882 Price: AU $52.95 Format: Spiral bound Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Approach to Automotive has been adapted for schools from the classic McGraw-Hill Australia text Automotive Mechanics, by Ed May and Les Simpson. Incorporating up-to-date material from the completely revised eighth edition, it addresses the majority of the essential components of the VET schools program, as aligned with the ......
9780768005967

An Introduction To Modern Vehicle Design

Author: Julian Happian-Smith Code: 12969 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Paperback / 585 pages Publisher: SAE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2002 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An Introduction to Modern Vehicle Design starts from basic principles and builds up analysis procedures for all major aspects of vehicle and component design. Subjects of current interest to the motor industry - such as failure prevention, designing with modern material, ergonomics, and control systems - are covered in detail, with a final chapter ......
9780766809055

Painting for Collision Repair

Author: Michael Crandell Code: 17554 Price: AU $117.95 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: CENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/1998 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book is a compilation of the writer's twenty-plus years of experience in the autobody repair industry. It covers every aspect of vehicle refinishing, with the aim of creating a repair that is a match for the original factory finish. Crandell says the most important thing to do is protect your health and remember that paint vapours are ......
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