High Performance Handling Handbook

Author: Don Alexander
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760309485
Size: 10.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ride quality and steering response set many cars apart from one another. As a result, an enormous aftermarket has sprung up to take factory steering and suspension to the next tier. Everything enthusiast or backyard mechanic needs to know about suspension theory, design, modification, tuning, and creating an integrated system for maximum performance is covered in this hands-on guide. The book covers wheels and tires, suspension and steering, shock absorbers, springs, anti-roll bars, suspension bushings, aerodynamics, and setups for high-performance street, autocross, road race, and drag racing applications.

High Performance Handling For Street Or Track

Author: Don Alexander
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760339947
Size: 10.50 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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DIVTurn your daily driver, weekend fun ride, or track car into a corner-carving performance machine. From planning a course of modifications to installing parts to tuning handling characteristics, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will have you cranking out high-g cornering forces on your favorite twisty course. Topics covered in High-Performance Handling for Street or Track include:• An overview of vehicle dynamics• How to tune handling for differing applications• Guidance for selecting aftermarket components, including anti-roll bars, springs, shocks, bushings, chassis braces, camber adjusters, wheels, and brakes• Tire and wheel selection advice• Case-study projects Whether you’re building a high-performance street car, an autocrosser, or a track-day machine, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will help you create an integrated suspension system and tune it for maximum performance./div

High Performance Dodge Neon Builder S Handbook

Author: Mike Ancas
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781932494020
Size: 16.37 MB
Format: PDF
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High Performance Neon Builder's Handbook is your one-stop shop for all the information you need to get the maximum performance out of your Dodge Neon. This comprehensive book details everything including available Neon models, suspension and braking improvements, drivetrain modifications, and working on a budget. Engine modifications are extensively covered, including specific details about intake systems, exhaust systems, ignition and fuel systems, short-block modification, and thorough coverage on heads, cams, and valvetrain. A helpful chapter on how and where to go racing is also included, as well as a handy source guide. If you want to make your Neon the hottest sport compact on the street, this is the book for you.

High Performance Ford Focus Builder S Handbook

Author: Richard Holdener
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781884089893
Size: 14.64 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The sport compact performance market is hot and getting hotter - and while the Honda Civic and Acura Integra have long been the dominant players in the market, a newcomer is emerging as a popular car for performance modifications - The Ford Focus. Well-built, inexpensive, good looking, and easy to modify, the Focus is quickly catching the Hondas in terms of market popularity. This book shows Focus owners exactly what it takes to improve their car's performance, from simple modifications like installing a new air intake to radical mods like installing a turbocharger. The author also shows what those modifications can do, with before-and-after dyno tests for each modification. There's also extensive info on suspension and brake modifications for better handling and braking. It's a one-stop shop for those who want a sharper, faster Focus. Dimensions: 8-3/8 x 10-7/8 inches # of color photographs: None inside- color cover only # of black and white photographs: 300

The Mustang Performance Handbook

Author: William R. Mathis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1557882029
Size: 14.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This guide covers how to strengthen and modify the chassis and suspension of the Mustang for better cornering and accelerating, in step-by-step, photographic detail. Sections include frame stiffening, building suspensions, bolt-on kits, roll cages, and more. Photos and drawings.