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Described as "retro yet contemporary", the PT Cruiser is making its mark in the auto world. In this illustrated collector's volume, two leading automotive journalists dissect every facet of PT (Personal Transportation) Cruiser development, performance, and marketing. 150 color photos.
Drivers buy more wheels and tires for their cars and trucks than any other aftermarket accessory. This book is a comprehensive source for wheel and tire information. Whether you want to know how your wheels and tires actually work and how they affect vehicle performance, or whether you just need advice as to what best suits your vehicle, this book provides the information you are looking for. This book covers daily use and competition cars and trucks, including off-road, circle track, drag, autocross, rally, and show vehicles. Beginning with a chapter on vehicle dynamics, with explanations of center of gravity, slip angle, yaw, roll, and pitch. Author Richard Newton then moves on to general information about tires and wheels--from materials and construction to use and maintenance. He also explores how this general information applies to specific types of vehicles, using pertinent examples throughout.
Complete guide to modifying Bus suspension. brakes and chassis for max performance. Essential information on using aftermarket and interchangeable parts to achieve maximum performance. Covers all T1 & T2 buses, vans, campers & pick-ups 1950-79, and much applies to T3 models 1979-82.
For the first time in one volume, Phil Edmonston, Canada’s automotive “Dr. Phil,” covers all used vehicles, packing this guide with insider tips to help the consumer make the safest and cheapest choice possible from cars and trucks of the past 25 years.
Advertising expenditure data across ten media: consumer magazines, Sunday magazines, newspapers, outdoor, network television, spot television, syndicated television, cable television, network radio, and national spot radio. Lists brands alphabetically and shows total ten media expenditures, media used, parent company and PIB classification for each brand. Also included in this report are industry class totals and rankings of the top 100 companies of the ten media.
Now you can get the wisdom of one full year of "Consumer Reports" in one place. We've assembled all twelve 2006 issues of "Consumer Reports "magazine and put them in a single bound collection. "Consumer Reports "magazine is the source you can trust for ratings and recommendations of consumer products and services. Whether you're buying a car, a TV, or a new cell phone plan, our unbiased reports will help you get the best value for your money.