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  • How to Prepare a Historic Racing Mini by CCK Historic with Daniel H. Lackey
    How to Prepare a Historic Racing Mini (English, Paperback) CCK Historic with Daniel H. Lackey

    Ever since its launch in 1959 the original Mini has been a stalwart of the motor racing scene.  Even today, there is a bewildering array of formulae that it can compete in.  This book explains how to prepare a historic mini to the original pre-1966 Appendix K standard, which provides the racer with the largest choice of national and international events to compete in.  Contents include...

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  • Buying and Maintaining a Modern Traditional Morgan by David Wellings
    Buying and Maintaining a Modern Traditional Morgan (English, Paperback) David Wellings

    From 1997, traditional four-wheeled Morgans were modernized with superformed aluminium wings, a stainless steel bulkhead, stainless exhausts, and alterations to the body tub that provided longer doors, an increase in interior width, and a roll hoop under the dashboard.  This new book provides practical advice on choosing, running and even modifying one of these exceptional cars, including full...

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  • MG, Made in Abingdon by Bob Frampton
    MG, Made in Abingdon (English, Paperback) Bob Frampton

    Here, from the memories of many men and women, is an intimate account of what it was like to work in MG's Abingdon factory. From tea trolley to production line and from apprentice to manager, this book includes memorable events, romance, tragedy, humour, motorsport, and the lead up to factory closure.

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  • 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster by Wayne Dempsy
    101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster (English, Paperback) Wayne Dempsy

    Straightforward illustrated instructions for modifying two of Porsche's most prized sports cars.

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  • An Austin Anthology by James 'Jim' Stringer
    An Austin Anthology (English, Hardback) James 'Jim' Stringer

    An engaging collection of short stories featuring some of the more unusual products that came out of Longbridge, such as the 40hp motorcar, probably the first motor home ever built, and the bi-plane small enough to keep in your garage.

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  • British Leyland by James Taylor
    British Leyland (English, Hardback) James Taylor

    In 1968, British Leyland brought together most of Britain's motor manufacturers, with the intention of creating a robust unified group that could equal the strength of the big European conglomerates. But this was not to be. There have been many books about the politics and the business activities of British Leyland, but British Leyland - The Cars, 1968 - 1986 looks deliberately at the cars that...

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  • SAAB Cars by Lance Cole
    SAAB Cars (English, Hardback) Lance Cole

    A tribute to the spirit and ethos of Saab design and engineering. It offers an insight into the company's story, from the prototype UrSaab in 1947 to the end of production in 2012.

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  • Mercedes-Benz SL and SLC 107-Series 1971-1989 by Andrew Noakes
    Mercedes-Benz SL and SLC 107-Series 1971-1989 (English, Hardback) Andrew Noakes

    As one of the mot remarkable models that Mercedes-Benz has ever created, the 107-series was a sales success for nearly two decades and has been an automotive icon for far longer. Elegant styling, effortless performance and superior build quality are central to the appeal of the Mercedes-Benz R107 SL and C107 SL models. ...

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  • Rootes Cars of the 50s, 60s & 70s - Hillman, Humber, Singer, Sunbeam & Talbot by David Rowe
    Rootes Cars of the 50s, 60s & 70s - Hillman, Humber, Singer, Sunbeam & Talbot (English, Paperback) David Rowe

    The Rootes Group, although only achieving a 10-12 per cent market share, were the sixth largest British car manufacturer: more importantly, during the 1950s, more than half the cars they produced were exported. With every model produced from 1950 onwards featured in full colour and with detailed information - including colour schemes, optional equipment, technical specifications, plus other...

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  • Porsche 912 by Jurgen Lewandowski
    Porsche 912 (English, Hardback) Jurgen Lewandowski

    - The Porsche 912 is one of the most famous sports cars of all time, outselling the Porsche 911 almost two to one in 1966 - This book is a complete history of the development and design of the Porsche 912 When the Porsche 912 was introduced in the spring of 1965, some members of the staff were not quite happy with the new model, for it still had the four-cylinder engine of the 356 that was no...

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  • Jaguar - All the Cars by Nigel Thorley
    Jaguar - All the Cars (English, Hardback) Nigel Thorley

    This significantly enhanced Fourth Edition of Jaguar - All the cars, brings the Jaguar model story right up-to-date. The only publication available covering the entire range in precise detail, with a revised engine chapter, updated chapters on existing models, and new chapters on the very latest Jaguar models.

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  • Subaru Impreza WRC Rally Car 1993-2008 by Andrew Van De Burgt
    Subaru Impreza WRC Rally Car 1993-2008 (English, Hardback) Andrew Van De Burgt

    The Subaru Impreza first appeared on the World Rally scene in 1993, taking a hat-trick of World Rally Manfacturers' Championships, in 1995, 1996 and 1997....

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  • The good, the mad and the ugly ... not to mention Jeremy Clarkson by Peter Dron
    The good, the mad and the ugly ... not to mention Jeremy Clarkson (English, Paperback) Peter Dron

    This book recalls the golden age (in the author's view) of motoring journalism, during the last two decades of the 20th century, with additional material from before and after. Although the book is about cars it should amuse, irritate or even inform people who are not interested in cars at all.

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  • Performance Mk 1 Ford Escorts 1968-74 by Stewart Anderson
    Performance Mk 1 Ford Escorts 1968-74 (English, Paperback) Stewart Anderson

    The story of the groundbreaking Mk 1 Ford Escorts that changed motorsport

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  • MGF and TF Restoration Manual by Roger Parker
    MGF and TF Restoration Manual (English, Hardback) Roger Parker

    With the MGF in production between 1995 and 2001, many of the cars have survived in a structurally and mechanically sound state, without the huge costs and complications of needing a complete body restoration that is so often the case with pre-1980 MGs. Suitable for the MGF owner, this is a guide to mechanical and body restoration of these cars.

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  • Jaguar D-Type Owners' Workshop Manual by Chas Parker
    Jaguar D-Type Owners' Workshop Manual (English, Hardback) Chas Parker

    The Jaguar D-Type is the iconic 1950s Jaguar sports racing car that won a hat-trick of Le Mans victories from 1955 to 1957

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  • Panhard & Levassor by David Beare
    Panhard & Levassor (English, Paperback) David Beare

    The story of the car company that set the standards for all others. Author David Beare follows the fortunes of the company and its two founders.

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  • Bristol Cars Model by Model by Michael Palmer
    Bristol Cars Model by Model (English, Hardback) Michael Palmer

    The Bristol badge sat proudly on a succession of fast, reliable and expensive 6-, 8- and 10- cylinder cars since 1946. This book provides a history of the development and production of each of the cars, including coachbuilt and racing models, and full specifications. It is illustrated with over 400 photographs.

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  • Pure Alfa Romeo by Stefano D'Amico
    Pure Alfa Romeo (English, Hardback) Stefano D'Amico

    The fascinating world of Alfa Romeo is recounted in this history of the legendary automaker, while showcasing its finest models.

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  • How Cars Work by Tom Newton
    How Cars Work (English, Paperback) Tom Newton

    "How Cars Work" is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. "How Cars Work" provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk...

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