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THE MOTOR MECHANICS' HANDBOOK
Written by George W. Watson; F. Heron Rogers.
Stock no. 2133946
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1919. Almost very good condition.

New Edition. Brown cloth with black titles. A Manual for Motor Vehicle Owners, Garage Proprietors and Mechanics. With about 100 illustrations. Cup ring stain to front cover. Wear to cover edges. Inscriptions in ink to prelims. Foxing to outer page edges.

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DYKE'S AUTOMOBILE AND GASOLINE ENGINE ENCYCLOPEDIA
Written by A.L. Dyke.
Stock no. 2133871
Published by The Goodheart-Willcox Company Inc.. 13th 1924. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Thirteenth Edition. The elementary principles, construction, operation and repair of automobiles, gasoline engines and automobile electric systems; including trucks, tractors and motorcycles. Simple, Thorough and Practical. Blue cloth with white titles. B/w diagrams. Chipping, with some fraying and wear at edges. Page edges are browned. Some foxing. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film and cut down to edges; some chipping and loss.

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HAYNES RESTORATION MANUAL: TRIUMPH SPITFIRE GT6, VITESSE & HERALD
Written by Lindsay Porter; Peter Williams.
Stock no. 1820315
Published by Haynes. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Covers all Triumph Spitfire, GT6, Vitesse & Herald models. With the aid of more than 900 illustrations and text aimed at the do-it-yourselfer. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781859608678. Reprint. A few minor foxspots to text block and light browning.

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WEBER CARBURETTORS MANUAL
Written by Charles White.
Stock no. 1820314
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Repair & Service Manual. 1979 to 1991. Large format. Dark pink glazed pictorial boards. B/w diagrams & photos. ISBN: 185010784X. Spine slightly faded. Minor foxing to text block.

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WEBER CARBURETORS
Written by Pat Braden.
Stock no. 1820307
Published by HPBooks. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Select, install & tune Weber sidedraft & downdraft carburetors for performance of economy. Theory of operation & design. Troubleshooting & repair. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0895863774. Some damp crinkling across top margins (no staining). Light browning to text block.

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD A FAST ROAD CAR (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Daniel Stapleton.
Stock no. 1820306
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 187410560X. Spine faded. Text block lightly browned.

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HOW TO BUILD & MODIFY SPORTSCAR & KIT CAR SUSPENSION & BRAKES FOR ROAD & TRACK (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820305
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Applies to all sportscars & kit cars with wishbone front suspension, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and wishbone or trailing arm rear suspension. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1901295087. Spine faded. Small stain to vertical edge of text block.

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HOW TO BUILD, MODIFY & POWER TUNE CYLINDER HEADS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Peter Burgess; David Gollan.
Stock no. 1820304
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Expert advice on building and modifying cylinder heads for high performance with reliability. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1874105820. Text block browned. Some damp crinkling to margins leading to pages sticking but easily parted.

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HOW TO BUILD & POWER TUNE DISTRIBUTOR-TYPE IGNITION SYSTEMS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820303
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Covers all traditional ignition systems which include a distributor. Applies to all engine types. Tells you how to set-up and modify the whole ignition system to get optimum power from YOUR engine. Tells you how to time a modified engine. Does not cover ECU-controlled distributorless systems. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874105766. Slight fading to spine, slight browning to text block.

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PRACTICAL CLASSICS & CAR RESTORER ON MIDGET/SPRITE RESTORATION
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819928
Published by Brooklands Books. Nearly fine condition.

Reprint from Practical Classics Magazine. The complete do-it-yourself 'Spridget' restoration guide. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0948207485. Light creasing to covers. contents clean.

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THE BOOK OF THE RUDGE
Written by Laurence H. Cade; F. Anstey; W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819808
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Pitman's Motor-Cyclists Library Series. A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of Rudge-Whitworth motor-cycles. Cloth spine, paper boards. B/w illustrations. Boards edge-worn and heavily browned. Name, date and short scribble in biro to front board. Corners worn. Previous owner's address label to inside rear cover. Contents grubby.

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MOTORCYCLE EFFICIENCY AND HOW TO OBTAIN IT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819806
Published by Temple Press Limited. 1st 1922. Good condition.

Simple Tuning Hints for Motorcyclists. Green pictorial cardwraps. Adverts to front. B/w diagrams and illustrations. 207 pages. Front cover detahced. Backstrip worn with loss. Hinges pulled. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Contents feel loose but binding is tight.

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