Volume 5 concludes the in-depth five-part series with detailed antique car wiring diagrams, data sheets, and a thorough look at classic electrical systems.
The Classic Cars and Automobile Engineering series spans five volumes with more than 1500 images and diagrams for enthusiasts, collectors, and mechanics. Volume 5 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 5 focuses on electrical systems, wiring diagrams and data sheets.
Included subjects: How to read wiring diagrams – symbols – charts – generators – lamp voltages – dimming devices – electric horns – ignition timing – spark plugs – distributors – currents – methods of regulation – proper conduction – hydrometer tests – low battery – electric gear shifts – and more.
Includes wiring diagrams and datasheets for Apperson, Buick, Cadillac, Case, Chalmers, Chandler, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Cleveland, Cole, Cunningham, Davis, Dodge, Dort, Duesenberg, Durant, Essex, Ford, Flint, Franklin, Gardner, Gray, Haynes, Hudson, Hupmobile, Jackson, Jewett, Jordan, Kissel, LaFayette, Lexington, Lincoln, Marmon, Maxwell, Mercer, Moon, Nash, National, Oakland, Oldsmobile, Overland, Package, Paige, Peerless, Pierce-Arrow, Rco, Rickenbacker, Rollin, Rolls-Royce, R&V Knight, Star, Stephens, Studebaker, Stutz, Wills Sainte Claire, Willys-Knight, and Winton.
Table of contents:
– Chapter 1: Reading Wiring Diagrams and Auxiliary Electrical Equipment
– Chapter 2: Wiring Diagrams and Data Sheets
– Chapter 3: Summary of Electrical Principles
– Chapter 4: Ignition Instructions
– Chapter 5: Generators
– Chapter 6: Wiring Systems
– Chapter 7: Battery
– Chapter 8: Glossary of Automobile Terms
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.