and two months in a warm room Tooploo rescued all my data. It took time but there was a lot of data to rescue.
A journey taken almost forty years ago in a Morris Mini Moke, (of all things) through many modern day areas that have become "trouble spots." India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkey are included as this intrepid "overlander" travels from Sydney, Australia to England,where he is treated with disdain by the corporate dinosaur of British Leyland.
A brave man the author faces many dangers but he is stoical with a refreshingly philosophical approach. Humour is our companion through dusty Mountain passes or nursing a very sick engine along the autobahns. As we travel we meet fellow "overlanders" as well as officials, border guards and of course the local populace. "If in doubt brew a billy… Read more
This book was written by JW Kershaw of The University of Sheffield. It was a book written in the early years of the Twentieth Century intended to be an account of how internal combustion engines and power gas producers work, and to introduce more advanced books on these subjects.
The Chapters covered are:
Large gas engines
Indicators (with diagrams)
Theory of gas producers
Oil engines for ships
Other combustion motors
The Appendix covers the Bosch magneto, and there is a comprehensive Index.
The… Read more