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TUNING FOR SPEED – FOURTH EDITION 1960

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TUNING FOR SPEED – FOURTH EDITION 1960
WRITTEN BY P.E. IRVING

How to Increase the Performance of a Standard Motorcycle Engine for Racing and Competition work.

CONTENTS :
1. A preliminary survey
2. Carburation and induction factors
3. Attention to O.H.V. cylinder heads
4. Compression ratios and fuels
5. Checking piston and ring wear
6. The connecting-rod and big-end
7. Truing and balancing flywheels
8. Work on the crankcase
9. Reassembling crankcase components
10. “Top-half” reassembly
11. Lighting and valve mechanism
12. Adjustments to valve gear
13. Improved cylinder filling
14. Ignition topics
15. Twin-cylinder engines
16. Two-stroke engines
17. Assembling the engine in the frame
18. Maintenance of racing carburetters
19. “Hard” and “Soft” types of sparking plugs
20. Testing the finished work
Appendix : useful formulae and tables

The book is used, hard cover, 293 pages, English text.

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