Motorcycle Racing Manual Book Phil Irving Bsa Norton Ajs Triumph Vincent Bmw For Sale
1960 Tuning for Speed by Phil Irving.
Phil Irving is a First Class Engineer and Chief Designerwith the Vincent - H.R.D. Company, responsible for Series "A" - "B" Rapides and the "Black Lighting" and "Black Shadow" motorcycles. This Book is a Guide for the Enthusiast Motorcyclist - for the rider who wishes to take part in Motorcycle "Speed Tuning" of Classic Motorcycles. Every Stage is Covered with Numerous Illustrations and Diagrams in 20 Chapters:
Compression Ratios and Fuels
Checking Piston and Ring Wear
Connecting Rod and Big End
Truing and Balancing Flywheels
Work on the Crankcase
Reassembling Crankcase Components
Top Half Reassembly
Lightening the Valve Mechanism
Adj. to Valve Gear
Improve Cyl. Filling
Twin Cylinder Engines
Two Stroke Engines
Assembling the Engine in the Frame
Maintenance of Racing Carburetters
Hard and Soft Types of Spark Plugs
Testing the Finished Work.
Appendix - Useful Formulaes
Written by a well know technician responsible for the design, development and racing preparation of highly successful "Factory" models, this manual has a wealth of hard earned knowledge and understanding of private owners problems. Information pertains to engines built from approx. 1930s to 60s.
290 page manual has clean pages,good binding, overall is in Very Good + Condition.
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