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Cover image for Auto Math HandbookAuto Math Handbook $20.60 (Recommended price $23.95)

by John Lawlor. Some geometry, and lots of arithmetic and algebra. According to Lawlor, can be handled by a high school student using an inexpensive scientific calculator. Takes the mystery out of most of the more common calculations such as engine displacement, bore & stroke, compression ratio, brake horsepower and torque and even explains the mathematics of blood alcohol concentration. As a bonus, the last chapter goes through the steps to program your computer for most of the formulas included. Softbound, 8 1/2” x 10 3/4”, 144 pages, 250 illustrations. Ref:213-515

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Cover image for Auto Reference BookAuto Reference Book

AutoRef gives you information, including, but not limited to: charts; driving and accident helps; safety information; personal information about your car.... Everything you can think of that might be useful when you are in your vehicle. There is no other book like this one. Ref:210-320

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Cover image for Bosch Automotive HandbookBosch Automotive Handbook

Packed full of facts and figures in a compact format. Guaranteed to improve your automotive IQ with general coverage of all areas of engine and vehicle operation. Fifth Edition, 962 pages, softbound. Ref:212-155

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Cover image for British Car RestorationBritish Car Restoration

by Jay Lamm. In-depth reviews of British automotive systems, plus comprehensive explanations of rust repair, wiring, upholstery and engine rebuilds. An essential guide to the home mechanic. Softbound, 8 1/4" x 10 1/2", 224 pages with hundreds of photos. Ref:215-795

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Cover image for Classic British Car Electrical Systems by Rick AstleyClassic British Car Electrical Systems by Rick Astley $ (Recommended price $109.95)

This book covers British car electrical systems from 1950 to 1980. Particular emphasis is placed on the Lucas, Smith and SU components that were ubiquitous in British cars of the period. Each major system is given its own chapter, providing theory, component parts and full system operating explanations. Modifications are suggested for those wishing to bring performance and reliability up to more modern standards. Fault-finding charts, cross referenced to the appropriate pages in the book, are provided throughout. Ref:212-998

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Cover image for Cobra - The Shelby American 	Original Archives 62-65Cobra - The Shelby American Original Archives 62-65 $19.00 (Recommended price $26.95)

Limited Supply on sale Ref:213-206

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Cover image for Component Restoration ManualComponent Restoration Manual $32.64 (Recommended price $37.95)

Fuel Pump on the blink? Generator not generating? This book covers in-depth rebuilding of typical components. All the major electrical items, fuel components, heaters and instruments. Ref:215-875

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Cover image for Forty Cars That Owned MeForty Cars That Owned Me $20.00

This is a collection of photos and war stories about forty of the sixty-five cars the author has owned to date. If you enjoyed the "Last Open Road", you will love this book too. There are three Jaguars, an Aston Martin DB-5, a Triumph TR-3B, an Austin Healey Sprite, an Audi 5+5 Pro Rally car, three Lincolns, an old ’53 Nash with a built-in double bed, and most of the domestic brands. There are several road racing Ford Mustangs, the last of which Nowak drove to the 1999 Waterford Hills ITE Class Championship over a field of Chevrolet Corvettes.
Jay Leno is reading the book and personally called to suggest that the book be made available in a leading Los Angeles area bookstore, Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, and now they carry it.
Reader reviews of the book have been strong including one by Tom Rademacher of the Grand Rapids Press. It was recently named “Editor’s Choice” at an online site, TheMotorBookstore.com and they feature the 1965 Aston Martin DB-5 in an interview with “Agent 007.”
While the book is biographical in nature, the author provides some educational and entertainment value with his brand of "wisdom" on how and where to buy cars, how to sell thirty-one cars in a month working at a Ford dealer, what it takes to win auto races, how to beat a dependency on fermented beverages, and which cars in his experience were great cars to have owned, or been owned by.
In the Epilogue, Nowak lists four cars he would still like to acquire. The include the 1962 Triumph TR-3B, his all time favorite; a 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark V, and two cars currently manufactured: a 2007 Jaguar XJ8L, and a new Superformance Shelby Cobra with a built Ford 351.
For Detroit area enthusiasts, it should be mentioned that Don Ensley of English Motors in Utica and the Waterford Hills Road Racing Course figure prominently in several of the race car chapters. Women find the book interesting as there is a bit of romance here and there.
Finally, the author stresses the need for the "secret sauce" in automotive design, which he defines simply as "outstanding styling with substantial hardware underneath the sheet metal."
Get your Autographed Copy ONLY from Little British Car Company.
Ref:40CARS

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Cover image for Haynes, SU and Zenith StrombergHaynes, SU and Zenith Stromberg $28.43 (Recommended price $29.99)

Haynes workshop manuals are an excellent guide to the tune up and maintenance of your car. Ref:211-430

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Cover image for In the Shadow of my FatherIn the Shadow of my Father $27.00

John Macartney brings what many have said is an entirely new dimension to collector car writing. Rather than write about the cars themselves, John reviews the people who were involved in some way in their manufacture. 'In the Shadow of my Father' is an immensely readable book about the lives of two people - and one company. The people are Charles Macartney (John's Dad) and John himself. The company is Standard-Triumph and the period covered is from 1921 until 1973 during which time and at different periods, both men were Standard Motor Company employees. John has appointed the LBCar Co as a US re-seller. It's a 'must have' for any avowed Triumph enthusiast Ref:212-808

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Cover image for Lucas Fault Diagnosis ManualLucas Fault Diagnosis Manual $7.74 (Recommended price $8.99)

A comprehensive guide for locating faults, in the shortest possible amount of time using the minimum amount of equipment. This service guide presents a logical sequence of tests that may be carried out on starters, generators, regulators, ignition and lighting systems to achieve this objective. Written for the professional technician, this book can easily be understood by the shade tree mechanic armed with a voltmeter, ammeter and ohmmeter. Softbound, 8 1/2” x 11”, 46 pages. Ref:990-035

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Cover image for MGB Electrical Systems. Improved and updated 2nd EditionMGB Electrical Systems. Improved and updated 2nd Edition $55.00 (Recommended price $72.99)

By Rick Astley. This book is essential reading for every MGB enthusiast. The mechanical aspects and the restoration of the vehicle have been written about in numerous publications but the so often maligned electrical systems has never before been comprehensively covered. For those new to vehicle electrical systems the book provides a simple primer using mechanical analogies. Each system in the car has its own chapter, with simple and uncluttered circuit diagrams in which each wire can be seen in its real colours. More than a how-to-do guide, the book also explains the “why” of each system and procedure, aiding diagnostics when things don’t go quite as they should. The many fault finding guides help pin those elusive problems down. A must have for those wishing to improve the car for reliability and safety. Ref:212-999

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Cover image for Making a Legend - Stirling Moss, Ken Gregory and the British Racing PartnershipMaking a Legend - Stirling Moss, Ken Gregory and the British Racing Partnership

By Robert Edwards. The story of the British racing driver, Ken Gregory, his pivotal role in the development of Brands Hatch and the British Racing and Sports Car Club. He managed the affairs of Stirling Moss and Peter Collins and was the founder of what became The British Racing Partnership. Foreword by Martin Brundle Ref:MMMOSS

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Cover image for SHIRE BOOK - British Motorcycles of the 1940s and '50sSHIRE BOOK - British Motorcycles of the 1940s and '50s

After VE Day in 1945 the British population returned enthusiastically to the road. But the cost and availability of both vehicles and fuel led to the post-war scene being dominated by motorcycles, most of them ex-military machines, eagerly snapped up for everyday use in an age when a family car remained just a dream for many. British industry, meanwhile, was exhorted to 'export or die', and until well into the 1950s the majority of new British bikes were sold abroad. During this period, the industry - the largest and most important in the world - continued to develop new and exciting machines. Mick Walker tells the story of the British post-war motorcycle during this golden age of the industry. With the help of archive photographs and advertising material this book conjures up a lost age of the British bike, of journeys to work by popping two-strokes, and trips to the seaside in the family motorcycle combination. Ref:SPLMOTORCYCLES

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Cover image for SHIRE BOOK - Stephenson's Rocket and the Rainhill TrialsSHIRE BOOK - Stephenson's Rocket and the Rainhill Trials $12.00

George and Robert Stephenson's Rocket is arguably the most enduring silhouette in railway history. But why was Rocket that special? And why does the surviving locomotive look so unlike the striking yellow image that we are familiar with from books, postage stamps and the five pound note? Rocket was built to take part in The Rainhill Trials, the competition to find a locomotive design to pull trains on the world's first passenger line, the Liverpool and Manchester. The trials caught the public's imagination and its victor, Rocket, became a sensation. It quickly became of symbol of technological progress. The Stephensons' engine set the pattern for future world steam locomotive development for the next 130 years. But would the steam locomotive have developed differently if Rocket had not won the trials? All these questions while exploring in words and pictures the machine that became the metaphor for what is seen as Britain's greatest gift to the industrial world: the steam locomotive. Ref:SPLSTEPHENSON

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Cover image for SHIRE BOOK - THE COUNTY GARAGESHIRE BOOK - THE COUNTY GARAGE $12.00

The advent of the internal combustion engine brought many changes to society, the most neglected of which is arguably the garages built throughout Britain to serve motor vehicles, which revolutionised rural life. Yet, for all the fame attached to the now well-known heroes of early motoring, their exploits depended upon the energy and elbow grease of the early garage mechanic, and the petrol served on the forecourt by his wife from a hand-cranked pump. This book is a reminder of those days and of those men and women who held the keys to the motor industry's success. Ref:SPLGARAGE

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Cover image for SU Carb Tuning ManualSU Carb Tuning Manual $24.94 (Recommended price $28.99)

Author: G R Wade. Factory workshop manual for SU carburetors and fuel pumps. Ref:211-345

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Cover image for SU Carb Workshop ManualSU Carb Workshop Manual $18.92 (Recommended price $21.99)

Factory workshop manual for SU carburetors and fuel pumps. Ref:211-305

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Cover image for Standard Catalog of Imported Cars, 2nd EditionStandard Catalog of Imported Cars, 2nd Edition $27.50 (Recommended price $32.95)

Updated by Mike Cavello. This wonderful book provides precise data on appearance, equipment, VINs, specification charts, engines, chassis, and other technical data for the years 1946 to 2002. Lists port of entry prices in up to six grades. 8 1/2" x 11", 912 pages, 1,500 b/w photos. This is a valuable addition to any library! Ref:212-304

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Cover image for Standard Guide to British Sports Cars by John GrunnellStandard Guide to British Sports Cars by John Grunnell $21.46 (Recommended price $24.95)

Get in the driver's seat of some of the most stylish, innovative, and dominating sports cars. A companion to the Standard Guide to American Muscle Cars, this guide will appeal to owners, collectors, racers, rallyists, and restorers offering coverage of popular makes and models of British sports cars such as Triumph, Austin Healey, Jaguar, Morgan, MG-nearly 300 models total! Each entry includes technical and historical information about the specific model and be accompanied by a number of color photographs of original-condition or correctly restored cars. Providing readers with detailed model descriptions; information about performance and handling, standard and optional equipment, and technical specifications; available production data; and engine specifications. Plus, this guide includes collector values for selected models in 6 conditions! Also Includes British restoration and repair shop listings-eliminates the difficulty and frustration of finding parts and provides British car club listings-an opportunity to meet other enthusiasts and automobiles Ref:213-815

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Cover image for The Definitive History of Cyril Kieft and his Racing  Cars 1949-1955The Definitive History of Cyril Kieft and his Racing Cars 1949-1955 $40.00

(The Authorised Biography) Des Hammill & Brian V. M. Jenkins. Detailing the story of Cyril Kieft's working life in the steel industry and how he came to build these racing cars: From the author of the best selling Coventry Climax Racing Engines comes another story of the world of historic motor racing, the story of Kieft Cars. Des Hammill had many discussions with Cyril Kieft over a period of three years. As a result of his extensive research in conjunction with Brian V. M. Jenkins he has produced this works of Mr Kieft's working life. Foreword by Cyril Kieft. The book traces his working life and the history of these British Racing Cars. He started making MKI Kiefts (Formula III cars) and then the 'swing axle' Kieft Formula III cars at Bridgend in South Wales, followed by the 'central seater' sports cars, the AJB-Kieft, the two Formula One cars, the 1100 fibreglass sports cars and the Erwin Goldschmidt V8 sports car in Wolverhampton, England. Ref:MMKIEFT

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Cover image for The Haynes Baby Manual: Conception to two yearsThe Haynes Baby Manual: Conception to two years $35.00

At last, a practical step-by-step manual on baby care written for men covering all models, shapes and sizes. Dr. Ian Banks, author of the best-selling Haynes Man Manual, this time combines his medical expertise with his experience as a father of four. His no-nonsense, down-to-earth advice covers all stages of infant development from conception to birth and on to 2 years old. Hints, tips and advice from real-life fathers and medical professionals, fault finding charts and illustrations in traditional Haynes style, with a touch of humour from cartoonist Jim Campbell, combine to make this a unique publication. Related feature: please select 'Special Features Index' from the main menu to visit a feature related to this product Ref:H4059

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Cover image for The Man Manual: The practical step-by-step guide to men’s healthThe Man Manual: The practical step-by-step guide to men’s health $35.00

With a little care Man Mk 1 should last a long lifetime with minimal need for maintenance or spare parts. However, like any piece of high technology, a basic understanding of what goes on beneath the bonnet will greatly aid longevity. In general, men are likely to look after their cars better than their own bodies and, while car MOTs are required by law, there is no such equivalent for the driver. Published in conjunction with the Men’s Health Forum and Lilly ICOS, this manual should go a long way to improving men’s health. For each copy sold, 50p will be donated to cancer research. ‘an inspired move’ Daily Telegraph ‘brilliant’ Woman's Own ‘a no-nonsense guide’ BMA News Related feature: please select 'Special Features Index' from the main menu to visit a feature related to this product Ref:H3931

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Cover image for The Pitkin Guide to English PubsThe Pitkin Guide to English Pubs

A short book on inns and pubs in England Ref:PUBGUIDE

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Cover image for The Sex ManualThe Sex Manual

Dr. Ian Banks, author of the best-selling Haynes Man and Baby Manuals, now turns his attention to sex. Once again the style is robust and realistic, dealing with all possible health and recreational aspects of the popular pastime. Hints and tips, real-life letters from viewers of The Good Sex Guide Late, fault finding charts and illustrations in traditional Haynes style, with more cartoons from Jim Campbell, combine to make this third title in the series the best yet. Ref:H4086

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Cover image for The Teenager Manual:  Practical advice for all parentsThe Teenager Manual: Practical advice for all parents $35.00

By: Pat Spungin. As children approach their teens, family relationships go through big changes. Inevitably, worried parents will sometimes find themselves wishing they could swap their teenager through the pages of Exchange & Mart, but adolescent adjustments do not have to be changes for the worse. Building on the success of previous titles in our 'family series', this manual provides just what you would expect from Haynes - down-to-earth, step-by-step instructions, written by professionals from practical experience. It covers all areas of teenage life from physical and emotional development to education and social problems, accompanied by colour photos throughout. Ref:H4409

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Cover image for The Woman Manual: The practical step-by-step guide to women’s health for menThe Woman Manual: The practical step-by-step guide to women’s health for men $35.00

The latest title in the acclaimed series of Haynes Family Manuals is intended to help men understand all aspects of women's health. Author Ian Banks brings his talent for demystifying medical jargon (and his compassionate sense of humour) to bear on topics from anaemia to weight loss, breast cancer to thrush, and all points in between. Making sure that the woman's point of view is properly represented, well-known broadcaster and agony aunt Suzie Hayman has read the manuscript, made a few corrections and provided numerous hints and tips; these have been illustrated in inimitable style by cartoonist Jim Campbell. Ref:H4182

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Cover image for Weber CarburetorsWeber Carburetors $ 24.91 (Recommended price $ 26.95)

by Pat Braden. Learn how to select and tune Weber sidedraft and downdraft carburetors for performance and economy. Also covered in detail is the theory of operation and design as well as troubleshooting and repair. Softbound, 8" x 10", 300 pages, hundreds of illustrations. Ref:213-430

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