Volume 3 in this illustrated five-part series highlights antique motorcycles, tractors, airplane engines, period welding techniques, and Q&A.
The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series spans five volumes with more than 1500 images and diagrams for enthusiasts, collectors, and mechanics. Volume 3 includes:
– Digitally restored images and diagrams
– Big 7” x 10” pages
– Easy to read writing style
– Author’s original page layouts
– Classic type font and hand-drawn lettering
– Bold retro-style cover
Everything that you ever wanted to know about the inner workings of antique cars, motorcycles, engines, tractors and more are included in this expansive tome of knowledge. Originally printed in 1926, this vast wealth of knowledge for classic car and bike lovers was digitally restored and enhanced by writer-historian Mark Bussler and the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop for a new generation of automobile and classic motorcycle enthusiasts.
This detailed, illustrated book collection is a must-have reference guide for all owners of period automobiles, motorcycles, airplanes, and anything powered by early 20th-century engines. Enlarged and printed on large 7” by 10” pages, The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series is designed for easy reading in the shop or library. Subjects covered in Volume 3 include antique motorcycles with illustrations of classic Harley-Davidson models such as the Twin-Cylinder Three-Speed Motorcycle, Thor lightweight bikes, The Merkel Motorcycle, Dayton Motor Bicycle, a detailed Excelsior Motorcycle diagram, and more.
Aviation engines are covered in detail from manufacturers such as King-Bugatti, Curtiss, Liberty, Packard, and Sunbeam. Tractors, air-cleaners, oils, ignitions, workbenches, blowtorches, micrometers, tool grinding, drill presses, gases, arc welding, types of welds, after-treatment, and much more are covered with numerous detailed illustrations.
Table of contents:
– Chapter 1: Motorcycles
– Chapter 2: Aviation Engines
– Chapter 3: Gasoline Tractors
– Chapter 4: Shop Information
– Chapter 5: Oxy-Acetylene Welding Practice
– Chapter 6: Questions and Answers
About the Author:
Restoration process designer Mark Bussler is the founder of CGR Publishing and lead cover designer. He has written and illustrated more than 100 books, including Best of Gustave Dorè, 1939 New York World’s Fair: The World of Tomorrow in Photographs, 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair: The Pan-American Exposition in Photographs, Magnum Skywolf, Chicago’s White City Cookbook, Omega Ronin (2021) and more.
About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.