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High-performance handling for street or track

Author: Don Alexander
Publisher: Minneapolis : Motorbooks, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Alexander
ISBN: 9780760339947 0760339945
OCLC Number: 662404894
Description: 141 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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.
Responsibility: by Don Alexander.

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"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"--

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