Volume 4 in this illustrated five-part series highlights ignitions, starters, generators, batteries, and electrical repairs.
The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series spans five volumes with more than 1500 images and diagrams for enthusiasts, collectors, and mechanics. Volume 4 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, trucks, bikes, engines, tractors, and more are included in this expansive tome of knowledge. Originally printed in 1926, this vast wealth of knowledge for classic car lovers was digitally restored and enhanced by writer-historian Mark Bussler and the CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop for a new generation of automobile 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. Volume 4 focuses on electrical equipment and features elementary classic car electric system workings, ignition fundamentals, batteries, electrical repair, starting motors, and more.
Specific detailed subjects include magnetism, poles, laws, magnetic substances, dynamos, armature windings, field magnets, induction, self-induction, source of current, magnetos, spark plugs, induction coils, spark timing, magneto speeds, types of wiring systems, battery charging, cleaning a battery, replacing a jar, Edison Cell care, testing equipment, lamp troubles, and much more.
Table of contents:
– Chapter 1: Electrical Principles
– Chapter 2: Ignition Fundamentals
– Chapter 3: Ignition Systems
– Chapter 4: Ignition Operations
– Chapter 5: Motors
– Chapter 6: Generators
– Chapter 7: Storage Batteries
– Chapter 8: Electrical Repairs
– Chapter 9: Ford Car Electrical System
– Chapter 10: Ohm’s Law
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.