The Motorcyclist's Workshop with a Special Section on Tuning for Speed and Efficiency, Applicable to Both Two-Strokes and Four-Strokes

By: Torrens

Price: $76.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


160 pages with textured paper covers; a few chips to the cover edges, some wear to edges of spine. Binding is solid and text is clean and free of marking of any kind except for former owner's name on title page. A great many mechanical drawings, a few b&w photos. Photos include those of a 250 cc Benelli, 500 cc twin Velocette engines, as well as engines for a Norton racer and the 1936 Swedish Husqvarna twin used by R. Sunnqvist, the 500 cc twin Guzzi ridden in the 1947 Senior by F.L. Frith, and the Norton Senior engine as used by HL. Daniell. Chapters include: The ideal workshop, Filing and the use of chisels, Art of using a scraper, Re-bushing an engine, Soft soldering, hacksaws, drills, taps and dies, Ball and roller bearings, Lapping, Valves and valve guides, how to reline brakes, Removal of broken studs, Plishing engine parts, safe and simple methods of removing sprockets, Enamelling, Timing an engine, Tyres, Compression ratios, ipe-bending, Checking alignment, Rivets and riveting, Building up the flywheels, Reducing friction, Final work in the engine, Maximum power at the back wheel, etc.

Title: The Motorcyclist's Workshop with a Special Section on Tuning for Speed and Efficiency, Applicable to Both Two-Strokes and Four-Strokes

Author: Torrens

Categories: Autos and Motorcycles,

Publisher: Floyd Clymer: 1951

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Autos and Motorcyles

Seller ID: 143275

Keywords: Notron, Sunbeasms, Velocette, Excelsior, Scotts, Ridges, Triumphs, bMW. Guzzi, Benilli, D.K.W. British , Motorcycles, Super Chargine, B.S.A. Ariel, Villiers, ,