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  • Bedpans And Bobby Socks

    Five British Nurses on the American Road Trip of a Lifetime

    by Barbara Fox ...
    'In my dreams, I was always in some vast landscape on a long, straight road. Driving. Always driving.'Gwenda had always loved the open road, but her home town of Newcastle didn't really offer the sort of adventure she longed for. So, in 1957, with friend and fellow nurse Pat in tow, she left the dismal British winter behind, and embarked on an amazing American adventure.After a year nursing in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Automotive Upholstery Handbook

    by Don Taylor ...
    How to make and install great interiors for any car, truck, RV, van or boat. Complete and detailed step-by-step instructions help you apply the right techniques to your own projects. Sew like an expert--on vinyl, leather, or any fabric. Restore, recover, and build bench and bucket seats. Upholster armrests and door panels. Make and install headliners and carpeting. Install convertible tops, vinyl ... Read more

    $20.34 AUD

  • Triumph Stag

    An Enthusiast's Guide

    by Matthew Vale ...
    The Triumph Stag was a two-door, four-seat, luxury touring car, designed to be Triumph's flagship model for the 1970s. Styled by prolific designer Giovanni Michelotti, and engineered by Harry Webster and Spen King, the Stag had no direct competitors throughout its production life and was the blueprint for the many four-seat convertibles on the market today. It was in production from 1970 through ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD

  • Land Rover Discovery

    25 Years of the Family 4 x 4

    by James Taylor ...
    A quarter of a century ago, the Land Rover Discovery defined at a stroke how traditional 4 x 4 all-terrain ability could co-exist with family-estate practicality at an affordable price. Since 1989, the Discovery has gone through several iterations, but its essential qualities have remained unchanged. Practical, capable, and above all completely distinctive - the stepped roof seemed odd at first ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Land Rover Defender, 90 and 110 Range

    30 Years of the Coil-Sprung 4x4 Models

    by James Taylor ...
    Land Rover Defender, 90 and 110 Range - 30 Years of the Coil-Spring 4x4 Models charts the evolution of the coil-sprung Defender vehicles. When Land Rover switched from leaf springs to coil springs for their utility models in 1983, it was a major step forward. The first coil-sprung model, the One Ten, replaced the Series III 109s. The short-wheelbase Ninety replaced the Series III 88s in 1984. From ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • The Hemi in the Barn: More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

    More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

    series In the Barn
    Reviews: "Tom Cotter's sequel to last year's best-selling The Cobra in the Barn relays one great tale after another, with players unearthing rare cars to die for. The treasures include an armored Mercedes-Benz Aktion P command car discovered in pieces in Russia, a desirable Dodge Daytona Hemi virtually abandoned behind bushes in a guy's yard, a bushel of Bugattis in a barn, the 'Divorcee Cobra,' ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Fast N' Loud

    Blood, Sweat and Beers

    The breakout star of Discovery’s hit automotive restoration show Fast N’ Loud takes readers on an entertaining ride through his wild life and behind the scenes of his hit show in this memoir and automotive handbook, revving with outrageous details and jaw-dropping stories, and injected with the quick-witted, foul-mouthed charm viewers love.“If we’re gonna have fun, it better have a motor!”In Fast ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Chevrolet Inline Six-Cylinder Power Manual 2nd Edition

    by Leo Santucci ...
    This new revised edition brings the state of the art to every chapter. 203 great photos have been added. 30 additional blueprints provide even more details. Includes a brand new aftermarket heads and blocks section. Build sheets have been developed and organized to provide a clear record of your engine build. Eight racer profiles list exact part combinations used in engines and cars for ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 Adenauer, 300S, with chassis number/data card explanation

    From the 300 Adenauer to the 300Sc Cabriolet

    series The 1950s Mercedes #4
    A 210-page guide to the history of the Mercedes 300 Adenauer and 300S, Sc that you don’t want to miss, if you have an interest in these exquisite examples of 1950s German engineering. These are some of the topics covered:Development of the 300 models, all upgrades includedHow were the cars equippedFrom the 1951 300 to the 1957 300d Sedan and CabrioletDevelopment of the 300S, Sc modelsThe ... Read more

    $16.08 AUD

  • Triumph Spitfire and GT6

    The Complete Story

    For a whole generation of car enthusiasts, Triumph was the manufacturer to turn to when buying a sports car. Whether it was a Spitfire or GT6 - or the more costly TR models - this Coventry manufacturer was the sports car king during the twentieth century. Now that these machines are fully fledged classics, nothing has changed. While the Spitfire has the MGB as a formidable adversary, the GT6 is ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Alfa Romeo 916 GTV and Spider

    The Complete Story

    Alfa Romeo 916 GTV and Spider traces the complete story of the Alfa Romeo GTV and Spider models produced between 1994 - 2005, commonly known to enthusiasts by the manufacturer's project code as the 916 series. The 916 models would always be controversial - they replaced the iconic Spider, the best-selling Alfa Romeo sports model of all time, and the brand-establishing Alfetta GTV. Sharing ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • How to Rebuild Your Nissan & Datsun OHC Engine

    by Tom Monroe ...
    For all Nissan and Datsun 4- and 6-cylinder L-series engines. L13, L14, L16, L18, L20A, L20B, L24, L26, L28. Parts identification and interchange. Concise text leads you through each engine rebuilding step. Gives comprehensive information on how to diagnose, remove, tear down, inspect, recondition, assemble and install. Includes all steps necessary to do a professional, quality rebuild. Bonus ... Read more

    $20.34 AUD

  • Mercedes-Benz 220 W187 with chassis number/data card explanation

    From the 220 Sedan to the 220 Coupe

    series The 1950s Mercedes #3
    You want to increase your knowledge on the Mercedes 220 W187? This 170-page book is a perfect way to help you! Updated in March 2016, it walks you through the car's development and history, shows its racing activity and explains in detail chassis number and data card. On top, it comes with superb recent non-Daimler AG color photos; this includes pictures of the suspension. These are some of the ... Read more

    $16.08 AUD

  • Citroën 2 CV

    The iconic deudeuche

    The Citroën 2CV is a true classic and deserves its place in the history of the automobile.Originally designed as a cheap and easy-to-use car in the French countryside.She has become an art of living !This book looks at the history of this unusual vehicle from its pre-war design to the last car … ... Read more

    $3.23 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Restoring the 1964-1966 Mustang with Integrity

    by Ralph Bumpus ...
    Whether you plan to buy a 1964-66 Ford Mustang or restore one yourself, the smallest of details can make a tremendous difference. Install the wrong radio or grill, side mirror or gas cap and the integrity of your restoration project is broken.With the 50th anniversary of the Mustang’s introduction coming in 2014, there has been a tremendous amount of renewed attention given to the early model ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • Land Rover

    65 Years of the 4 x 4 Workhorse

    by James Taylor ...
    The Land Rover has become an icon across the world, famed for its classic design, its practicality and its longevity. In this revised edition of his acclaimed book, first issued as Land Rover - 60 Years of the 4 x 4 Workhouse, James Taylor charts sixty-five years of Land Rover development in comprehensive detail, bringing the story right up to date with the latest Defender variants. Contents ... Read more

    $39.81 AUD

  • Frogeye Sprite

    The Complete Story

    by John Baggott ...
    Frogeye Sprite - The Complete Story is the only book to have been written exclusively about the iconic Mark 1 Austin Healey Sprite. The headlights in the bonnet and unusual radiator grill shape gave the car a cheeky grin, so it soon gained the name 'Frogeye'. The book covers the full story of the design, development and manufacture of the Sprite, including the considerable success of the car in ... Read more

    $39.81 AUD

  • Top Gear: My Dad Had One of Those

    Good old Dad and his good old Dad's car. As solid and dependable as the man himself, if a little less balding, Dad's car was almost a member of the family, whisking you to exciting days out, or just to visit boring relatives in distant parts of the country to the chant of 'are we nearly there yet?' Like the man behind the wheel, Dad's car made you feel safe and secure, because it was as reassuring ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chrysler's Turbine Car

    The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation

    Offering a behind-the-scenes look into the world of automotive research and development in the 1960s, this engaging narrative traces the birth of Chrysler’s alternative “jet” car and reveals the story behind its sudden and mysterious demise. Relying on extensive research and firsthand accounts from surviving members of the turbine car program—including the metallurgist who created the exotic ... Read more

    $19.90 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mercedes-Benz 300SL W198 with chassis number/data card explanation

    From the 300SL Gullwing to the Roadster

    series The iconic SL #1
    The Mercedes 300SL W198 was, is and always will be the one Mercedes icon, all other SL models will be judged against. This 250-page guide deals with the car’s history, talks about a unique roadster and explains in detail chassis number and data card. It also comes with superb recent non-Daimler AG color photos; this includes pictures of the suspension. These are some of the topics covered ... Read more

    $16.08 AUD

  • Citroen

    The Complete Story

    by Lance Cole ...
    In this new view of the Citroen story, automotive/aviation writer and design specialist Lance Cole investigates not just the details of the cars of Citroen, but the aeronautical and cultural origins that lay behind Citroen's form and function. The book digs deep into the ethos of Automobiles Citroen to create a narrative on one of the greatest car manufacturers in history. Using interviews, ... Read more

    $44.43 AUD

  • Practical Auto & Truck Restoration HP1547

    How to Plan and Organize Your Project to Save Time and Money

    by John Gunnell ...
    Today's restorer has a wealth of resources available that didn't exist just a few years ago. It is no longer necessary or feasible to perform every step of a ground-up restoration yourself (unless you truly want to). Knowing how to properly plan, organize and execute a restoration can save both time and money, and help ensure that you'll end up with exactly the car or truck you envisioned. ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Camper Van Bible

    Live, Eat, Sleep (Repeat)

    The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan', delves headfirst into the nitty gritty of camping and camper vans.The book covers all aspects of the camper van life, including:- Owning and living day to day with a camper van (LIVE ... Read more

    $29.25 AUD

  • Aston Martin

    series Shire Library
    Aston Martin is now more than a century old – and what a century it has been. Since its birth in London on the eve of the First World War, the company has experienced the highs of racing triumph – most famously in the 1959 Le Mans 24-hour race – and the lows of bankruptcy, yet throughout it all has been in the first rank of British marques. Published in association with the Aston Martin Heritage ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD