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  • Hot Rods

    Roadsters, Coupes, Customs

    series Idea Book
    When it comes to building your hot rod, you’re faced with choices for everything from which go-fast goodies to slap on your mill to what paint and other eye candy might define your rod more than anything else. And when it comes to a hot rod, parts aren’t just parts; it’s all in how they come together--either it works or it doesn’t.This new Motorbooks Idea Book covers every system of a traditional ... Read more

    $23.99 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

    $2.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Porsche 911:The Practically Free Supercar

    Practically Free Porsche

    series Practically Free Porsche
    Have you ever dreamed of owning a Porsche? This book is for you! Learn how you can already affoed the car of your dreams and also how to get your money back come resale. Learn how to spot potential IMS RMS and bore scoroing on affected cars. All Porsche sportscars covered. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Citroën 2 CV

    L'emblématique Deudeuche

    La 2-Chevaux est l'une de ces incroyables inventions françaises qui, de 1948 à 1990, ont captivé l'imagination des acheteurs du monde entier.La voiture s'est vendue en Europe, en Afrique, en Amérique du Sud et au Moyen-Orient, tout en présentant quelque 35 films et 18 timbres-poste.Peu d'automobiles, sinon aucune, peuvent revendiquer une telle renommée.Pourtant, aucun n'a enduré autant de surnoms ... Read more

    $2.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How to Rebuild & Modify Ford C4 & C6 Automatic Transmissions

    by George Reid ...
    The Ford C4 and C6 automatic transmissions have been equipped in millions of production rear-wheel drive cars and trucks since they were introduced in the 1960s (C4 in 1964, C6 in 1966). They remained in production deep into the 1980s, when overdrive-equipped transmissions finally eclipsed them. However, the C4 and C6 remain incredibly popular with enthusiasts, racers, and restorers alike due to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • Speed Read F1

    The Technology, Rules, History and Concepts Key to the Sport

    series Speed Read
    Get instant access to the history, technology, drivers, rivalries, racing circuits, and business of Formula 1 in this beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide from Motorbooks’ Speed Read series.The world racing championship that now encompasses 20 (and counting) annual races across five continents started in the European racing scene between the first and second world wars. It’s been a ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Speed Duel

    The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

    by Samuel Hawley ...
    The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove."Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject so far."-- Craig BreedloveUntil the 1950s, the land speed record (LSR) was held by a series of European gentlemen racers such as British driver John Cobb, who hit 394 miles per hour in ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • How to Build Big-Inch Mopar Small-Blocks

    The photos in this edition are black and white.At one time, if you wanted big horsepower in your Mopar muscle car or truck, your choices were limited to a big-block swap or a coveted Hemi. At the very least, you needed different engine mounts, K-members, transmissions, headers, etc. -- and Hemis have never been cheap!But now there's another way to get more horsepower: boring and stroking your ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • The Supercar Book: The Complete Guide to the Machines that Make Our Jaws Drop

    by Martin Roach ...
    Fully illustrated throughout, The Supercar Book is a sumptuously designed guide full of everything you could ever want to know about the best supercars on the planet.From number-one bestselling author Martin Roach, The Supercar Book is a must-have for all boys and their dads (plus petrol-head girls and mums!) interested in fast cars.With an introduction from F1 racing legend David Coulthard, as ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Trams and Trolleybuses

    by Oliver Green ...
    series Shire Library
    From the horse-drawn trams of the nineteenth century to the larger electric models of the early twentieth, this reliable form of public transport revolutionised town travel by making it affordable enough for working people to use. From the 1930s, the rise of the trolleybus, which also picked up power from overhead cables but ran without expensive tracks, looked set to supersede the tram – but ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Porsche Boxster: The Practically Free Sportscar

    Practically Free Porsche, #2

    Book 2 - Practically Free Porsche
    Have you ever dreamed of owning a Porsche Boxster? Now you can turn your dreams into reality. You are about to discover that not only is your dream Porsche within easy reach, but with the right strategy it can even be practically free motoring.In this book bestselling Porsche author Robert McGowan will remove the guesswork in acquiring the perfect Porsche Boxster and gently guide you through ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Speed Read Porsche 911

    The History, Technology and Design Behind Germany's Legendary Sports Car

    series Speed Read
    This beautifully designed and illustrated essential guide to Porsche 911 from Motorbooks' Speed Read series explores the ins and outs of one of the world’s premier sports cars; see what makes it tick, what makes it work, and how it managed to win so many titles and championships.Author Wayne Dempsey examines the creation and design of Porsche’s rear-engined wonder, providing an inside look into ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Porsche 911: The Practically Free Trivia Book

    Practically Free Porsche

    series Practically Free Porsche
    How much do you really know about the legendary Porsche 911?Are you ready to learn more?This Porsche 911 quizbook is for you!Inside you will find:★ Over 230 of the most thought provoking and fun trivia questions on the 911★ 8 Chapters including How it all started, Models, Key Players, Stats, Victories, Sales, Popular Culture and more!★ The questions are made up of multiple choice and True or ... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Rootes Group

    Humber, Hillman, Sunbeam, Singer, Commer, Karrier

    series Shire Library
    The Rootes Group once dominated the British motor industry, and its legacy lives on in thousands of carefully maintained cars – most notably Hillmans, Humbers, Singers and Sunbeams. In this book, using beautiful images from the Rootes Archive Centre, Richard Loveys details the Group's history and leading car models, from its creation as a car dealership by William and Reginald Rootes, through its ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Range Rover The Creators of an Icon

    Origins and history of the Range Rover marque, design and development of early models plus market research in Europe, Africa and the USA. A personal memoir by, author, Graham Bannock, of his time with the Rover Company in the late 1950s and the 1960s, which was the time the Range Rover was under development. Contents: Introduction; The Pearl in the Oyster: Origins of the Range Rover; Earlier ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • From Horse Power to Horsepower

    Toronto: 1890-1930

    by Mike Filey ...
    From the 1890s through the 1920s, as horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered. From Horse Power to Horsepower is a pictorial history of the vehicles of the era. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • High-Performance C5 Corvette Builder's Guide

    by Walt Thurn ...
    The photos in this edition are black and white.The magnificent-looking C5 Corvette was a huge improvement over the previous Corvette, and offers a great platform for performance modifications. This book combines the best parts of a Corvette buyer's guide and a Corvette builder's guide.Author Walt Thurn shows you how to upgrade your Corvette's engine, from basic bolt-ons to serious engine ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Let's Explore the Construction Site

    Construction Site Kids Book

    series Children's Heavy Machinery Books
    The construction site is a dangerous place to visit but it's rich in lessons too. With the use of a picture book, your child can be "in" a site but without any danger involved. A picture book is a wonderful tool that helps your child surpass all basic development stages with flying colors. It appeals to the senses, it fuels the mind and it cultivates a love for learning too! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Definitive Firebird & Trans Am Guide: 1970 1/2 - 1981

    by Rocky Rotella ...
    Take an in-depth look into the second-generation Firebird and Trans Am with the ultimate guidebook that includes production figures, option codes, running changes, model-year changes and variances, rarity, collectability, interviews with engineers, and more.Pontiac expert and historian Rocky Rotella examines each production year of the second generation of Firebirds. Complementing the data and ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar

    by William Burt ...
    The photos in this edition are black and white.Small-block Chrysler, Plymouth, and Dodge V-8 engines came in a variety of vehicles since 1964. These powerful, durable engines powered everything from high-performance 'Cudas and Chargers to torquey Dakotas and Ram trucks.How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar is the most comprehensive book on small-block Mopar engines ever released, covering 273, 318, ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Corvette - The Great American Sports Car

    The King of CoolIt seems impossible. At one time, the Corvette was the car that almost nobody wanted. When it first surfaced for the 1953 model year, the cars were rough-riding, underpowered, and lacking in the "fit" and "finish" that buyers of refined roadsters would normally expect.Through six generations and major makeovers, Chevy's European-inspired rocket has outperformed and outlasted the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Formula 1 Drive to Survive The Unofficial Companion

    The Stars, Strategy, Technology, and History of F1

    **Whether you are a new or longtime Formula 1 fan, here is your ultimate, unofficial armchair companion to the popular Netflix series Formula 1: Drive to Survive, providing deeper insight into the players, tech, and history that drive the show’s plot points.F1 expert Stuart Codling** is your guide to all things F1. The Formula 1 Drive to Survive The Unofficial Companion is a feature-rich guide ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • How to Rebuild & Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors

    by Cliff Ruggles ...
    The Rochester Quadrajet carburetor was found perched atop the engine of many a classic GM performance vehicle. The Q-Jet is a very capable but often misunderstood carb. This book, How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors, seeks to lift the veil of mystery surrounding the Q-Jet and show owners how to tune and modify their carbs for maximum performance.The book will be a complete ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • How to Rebuild & Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions

    This revised edition is new to our WorkBench Series, and expands on our already popular original edition of How to Build and Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions.How to Rebuild and Modify High-Performance Manual Transmissions breaks down the disassembly, inspection, modification/upgrade, and rebuilding process into detailed yet easy-to-follow steps consistent with our other Workbench ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD