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Author Alexander, Don, 1948-

Title High-performance handling for street or track / by Don Alexander.

Imprint Minneapolis : Motorbooks, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 KTC Book Collection  629.231 Al26h 2013    ---  Available
Description 141 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Summary "Turn your daily driver, weekend fun ride, or track car into a corner-carving performance machine. From planning a course of modifications to installing parts to tuning handling characteristics, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will have you cranking out high-g cornering forces on your favorite twisty course. Topics covered in High-Performance Handling for Street or Track include: An overview of vehicle dynamics How to tune handling for differing applications Guidance for selecting aftermarket components, including anti-roll bars, springs, shocks, bushings, chassis braces, camber adjusters, wheels, and brakes Tire and wheel selection advice Case-study projects Whether you're building a high-performance street car, an autocrosser, or a track-day machine, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will help you create an integrated suspension system and tune it for maximum performance"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents What is handling? -- Factors affecting vehicle handling performance -- What is vehicle dynamics? -- Tires -- Suspension modifications -- Suspension components -- Vehicle preparation and setup -- Suspension tuning for the track -- Track driving techniques -- Track driving overview.
Subject Automobiles -- Handling characteristics.
Automobiles -- Performance.
Hot rods -- Design and construction.
ISBN 9780760339947 (pbk.)
0760339945 (pbk.)

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