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MANUAL OF MOTOR MECHANICS AND HIGH EFFICIENCY TUNING 1915

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MANUAL OF MOTOR MECHANICS AND HIGH EFFICIENCY TUNING
WRITTEN BY L. MANTELL

PUBLISHED BY TEMPLE PRESS, SECOND EDITION 1915

WITH A SPECIAL SECTION ON TUNING CARBURETTERS

A book with a lot of technical information about cars, but also a lot of useful information for motorcycles, f.i. the chapter about carburetters (Zenith carburetter, Solex carburetter).

SOME OF THE CHAPTERS ARE :
The chemical and physical nature of explosion (petrol and benzole)
Cylinder design
Compression
Air versus water cooling
Calculating horse-power
Production of electric current
Adjustment of spark gap
Carbonization
Valve timing and carburation
Valve-setting formula
The theory of carburation
Classes of carburetters
Tuning for slow running
Tuning hints
Wick carburetter
A cause of carburetter trouble
Air and petrol chokes
Selecting a carburetter

The book is used, but it is in good condition, hard cover, 171 pages, English text.

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Vintage Motor Cyclebooks