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The Sportscar & Kitcar Suspension & Brakes High-Performance Manual: For Road and Track (Speedpro Series) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Des Hammill
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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Book Description

16 Aug 2013 Speedpro Series
How to get the best from sportscars/kit cars with wishbone front suspension, coil springs and telescopic shocks. Includes 'chassis' integrity, geometry, ride height, camber, castor, kpi, springs, shockers, testing & adjustment.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd; 2nd Revised edition edition (16 Aug 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845842073
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845842079
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 20.6 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 82,480 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Des Hammill is a professional engineer with huge experience of building successful and reliable racing engines and solving the problems associated with all aspects of high performance applications. Des has written many of Veloce's SpeedPro series books.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good Info, poorly expessed 21 April 2010
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The author is obviously an outstanding engineer, but unfortunately not a flowing writer. The book is full of useful information on suspension design and theory, but the nuggets of good stuff have to be distilled from the confused repetition and undecipherable writing style. If someone would like to convert it into a set of bullet points it would be great.

Overall, a bit disappointing. A useful source of info, but you'll have to work hard to get the bits you need.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 21 Feb 2014
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A book for car enthusiasts, but essential reading for all of them. Good service and book in as described condition.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Motorsport Design & engineering 16 Oct 2012
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This book is a must for any and every Uni student on a motor sprots course, plus the other book which I have endorsed.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Great read but there are better books out there. 26 Feb 2012
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Having never set up my suspension on my kit car before I was looking for all the information I could get my hands on. I bought this and another book on how to make your car handle and felt this was the poorer of the 2 books. Des Hamill is a knowledgeable person but his writing style makes it difficult to get at the information he repeats himself and often wanders off topic into another area and after a while it becomes frustrating that you can't get to the answers you need quickly. Once you do get through to the subject at hand he has some very helpful explanations and his method for corner weighting a car should be relatively accurate and incredibly locost! As the title says it is a useful book but there are better suspension books available.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice start for Theory and Pratic 14 Mar 2011
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Nice on the shelf book for studying the best choice and solution for a particular project without going to much on the Theory and complicated calculations.
Nice and easy compreensive pictures ans schematics.
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