The Automobile in American History and Culture

Author: Michael L. Berger
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313245589
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Presents a collection of bibliographic essays that describe the history, culture, and impact of the automobile and automobile industry in the United States.


Author: Dick Thompson
Publisher: Edizioni Savine
ISBN: 8896365627
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THE STORY OF AMERICA'S FIRST MODERN TRUE SPORTS CAR ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): “ For nearly a quarter of a century the American highway was without a domestic automobile which could accurately be labeled a true sports car. The names Stutz, Mercer, Dusenberg, Kissell and a host of others—including some as recent as Cord and Auburn have almost vanished from the American automotive vocabulary. The names and the magic they invoked are almost meaningless to the present generation of Americans. No native name to replace them appeared until 1952 when the Chevrolet Division of the General Motors Corporation gave birth to the Corvette ...”

High Performance C5 Corvette Builder s Guide

Author: Walt Thurn
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494332
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With almost 250,000 units sold, C5s are now becoming more affordable with the introduction of the C6. This is great news for enthusiasts who wish to build and modify them. High-Performance C5 Corvette Builder’s Guide shows you how to upgrade your Corvette’s engine, from basic bolt-ons to serious engine modifications. There are also chapters on tweaking your suspension, drivetrain, brakes, and wheels and tires. Also included are tables, charts, color pictures, and step-by-step build-ups and how-to sequences to explain how to correctly modify your C5 for drag racing, road racing, autocross, or simply to heads turn on cruise nights.


Author: Andrew Montgomery
ISBN: 9781592235131
Format: PDF
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America’s love affair with the automobile really revved up in 1953 when General Motors debuted America’s first real performance car: the Corvette. Designed by legendary Harley Earl, the Corvette has been in continuous production ever since and has garnered loyal fans all over the world. Corvette pays tribute to this legendary automobile, from its shaky infancy and the - more chrome, more power—years of the early sixties, to the Sting Ray era all the way through to today’s sophisticated, ultra-powerful ‘sporting weapon.’ This is the ultimate Vette reference book, featuring a model-by-model history and technical specs and for each car. Lavishly illustrated with dramatic color photographs detailing the evolution of the Corvette—from the inside out—this book has been newly revised for 2005 with updated information and new photographs.

Corvette 1968 1982 Restoration Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Richard Prince
ISBN: 1610602056
Format: PDF, Docs
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A guide to restoring and maintaining third-generation Corvettes offers comprehensive and photography-enhanced coverage of the full range of the C3's unique components, from engines and drivetrains to chassis and interiors. Original.