50 Years Of Motor Trend

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Fifty Years Of Motor Trend

Author : Motor Trend
ISBN : 0760307814
Genre : Transportation
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Relive the high (and low) points of automotive history! Since its inception in 1949, Motor Trend has been an auto industry stalwart, tracking the trends, activities, and interests of the car world. In this grand celebration of Motor Trend's 50th anniversary, Motor Trend editors organize text and photographs chronologically to reflect 50 full years of Motor Trend history. Detailed captions and sidebars highlight significant automotive events over the past fifty years. Exceptionally well done! Hardbound, 10" x 10", 180 pages, 100 b&w illustrations, 100 color.
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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Motor Trend

Author : Walter A. Woron
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008466307
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles

The Automobile In American History And Culture

Author : Michael L. Berger
ISBN : 0313245584
Genre : Transportation
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Presents a collection of bibliographic essays that describe the history, culture, and impact of the automobile and automobile industry in the United States.
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Cars Parts

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ISBN : UOM:39015058293435
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles

Jeep Wrangler Jk 2007 Present

Author : Don Alexander
ISBN : 9781613253595
Genre : Transportation
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Since its release in 2007, the JK has become wildly popular and nearly 1 million units have been sold in North America. With a wider track and longer wheelbase, the Wrangler JK is roomier, more comfortable, and delivers better on-road performance than its predecessor. However, it needs serious chassis, suspension, and drivetrain upgrades to tackle demanding off-road terrain and rock crawling. A full complement of heavy-duty suspension, chassis, steering, drivetrain, and high-performance engine parts has been developed for this platform. Co-authors Don Alexander and Quinn Thomas offer comprehensive guidance for making key modifications and selecting the best parts to transform your JK into a superior off-road performer. Lift kits from 1.75 to 5 inches are available, so you can fit off-road wheels and tires for exceptional traction. Suspension springs, specially calibrated coil-over shocks, and sway bars must work in concert to provide the correct suspension articulation and ride quality to scale obstacles and negotiate terrain. To increase durability and essential reliability, pitman arms, drop links, driveline parts, steering boxes, and skid plates are examined. Because the drivetrain must be ready for off-road service, the authors cover the most rugged and reliable axle assemblies available. Exhaust, intake, and electronic engine mapping upgrades make the Jeep 3.6- and 3.8-liter V-6 engines much more potent. If you believe that paved roads are simply access-ways to the open range, you and your JK need this book. It contains the vital information to convert any mild-mannered street vehicle into an all-conquering off-road rig. Whether it’s lift kits, wheels, tires, drivetrain, or suspension and engine parts, this volume provides detailed information, insightful guidance, and installation instructions, so you build an off-road JK to handle the toughest terrain.
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The Mobilgas Economy Run

Author : Dave Hermanson
ISBN : 9781476613222
Genre : Transportation
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The Mobilgas Economy Runs were annual competitions in which new American production automobiles vied not for speed, but for fuel economy—even as the industry was turning out bigger, more powerful cars year by year. This first complete history of the runs (including the predecessor Gilmore Economy Runs) follows each year’s competitors day by day, covers some aspects not reported at the time and features a wealth of photographs. It includes coverage of the related Mobil Mileage Rally, held for imported cars from 1958 through 1961. Complete results for all of the competitions are provided in an appendix.
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Automotive News

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ISBN : UCSD:31822022978423
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles

Corvette Thunder

Author : Dave Friedman
ISBN : 9780974398600
Genre : Automobile racing
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Category: Automobile racing

Pontiac Firebird

Author : David Newhardt
ISBN : 9780760350423
Genre : Transportation
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Celebrate 50 years of Pontiac's iconic muscle car. The early 1960s saw American auto manufacturers desperately trying to sell cars to the emerging baby-boom market. Pontiac attained success with its original muscle car, the GTO, but as successful as the GTO was, it was handily outsold by Ford's grand-slam home-run pony car, the Mustang. In response, Pontiac entered the pony car market in 1967, its new Firebird, a model that became one of the most iconic cars of the classic muscle-car era. Eventually the top Firebird model, the Trans Am, became the standard bearer for automotive performance in the U.S. market, kept the muscle car flame alive throughout the dark years of the 1970s and led the charge when performance reemerged in the 1980s. Pontiac Firebird: 50 Years chronicles the Firebird's rich history, from the early attempts to reach the youth market in the early 1960s, through the potent and turbulent years of the classic muscle car era, the resurgence of muscle in the 1980s, to the car's continued popularity today.
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Chevy Small Block V 8

Author : Mike Mueller
ISBN : 0760321035
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Mike Mueller. Since its introduction in 1955, the Chevrolet small-block V-8 has been one of America's most popular, powerful, and desirable engines. Small-blocks have powered everything from Corvettes and hot rods to family sedans, stock cars, drag racers, Trans-Am cars, and racing boats. It remains the leading performance engine of choice and today generates as much as 450 horsepower in Corvettes. Chevy Small-Block V-8 50 Years of High Performance traces the long, rich history of this milestone powerplant. The detailed chronological record is complemented by sidebars that spotlight the engineers who created the engine and cover its place in pop culture, racing, and important cars. All of Chevrolet's premier, small-block-powered vehicles are featured, including Tri-Chevys ('55, '56, '57), Corvette, Camaro, Chevelle, Impala, pickups, and more.
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Heart Of The Beast

Author : Anthony Young
ISBN : 9780971146846
Genre : Transportation
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The story of the ZR-1 Corvette and the high-performance LT5 engine is a fascinating tale of interest to every Corvette enthusiast. The author gives you an inside look at how the ZR-1 was born, what went into the design and manufacture of the LT5 engine, and why production was discontinued. THE HEART OF THE BEAST also discusses the exciting American and European debuts of the ZR-1, the numerous world records set by this potent Corvette, and the various aftermarket variations of the ZR-1.
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American Cars 1946 1959

Author : J. “Kelly” Flory, Jr.
ISBN : 9780786452309
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From the resumption of automobile production at the close of World War II through the 1950s, the American auto industry would see the births and deaths of several manufacturers, great technological advances, and an era of dramatic styling as a prospering nation asserted its growing mobility. Cars of this period are among the most iconic vehicles ever built in the United States: the 1949 Ford, the remarkable Studebaker designs of 1950 and 1953, the 1955–1957 Chevrolets, the “Forward Look” Chrysler products, the ill-fated Edsel and many others. This comprehensive reference book details every model from each of the major manufacturers (including independents such as Kaiser-Frazer and Crosley but excluding very low-volume marques such as Tucker) from model years 1946 through 1959. Year by year, it provides an overview of the industry and market, followed by an individual report on each company: its main news for the year (introductions or cancellations of models, new engines and transmissions, advertising themes, sales trends etc.); its production figures and market status; and its powertrain offerings, paint colors and major options. The company’s models are then detailed individually with such information as body styles, prices, dimensions and weights, standard equipment and production figures. Nearly 1,000 photographs are included.
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Thunderbird Milestones

Author : Mike Mueller
ISBN : 1610592204
Genre : Thunderbird automobile
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Category: Thunderbird automobile

Serials On Microfilm

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ISBN : UOM:39015036917220
Genre : Periodicals on microfilm
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Category: Periodicals on microfilm

Muscle Car Source Book

Author : Mike Mueller
ISBN : 9780760348574
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 75.12 MB
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"Muscle Car Source Book is a muscle car buff's encyclopedia that chronicles the how's why's, and when's of American muscle car manufacturers like Dodge, Plymouth, Ford, and more"--
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Art Of The Mustang

Author : Donald Farr
ISBN : 9780760347867
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Stunning images of Mustang's greatest hits are given context by informative text hitting the high points of each featured car, along with tech-spec boxes and period ads and brochures.
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