James Hale con How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension & Brakes for High Performance (Speedpro Series)
Applies to all air-cooled-type Volkswagen Beetles, but does not cover MacPherson strut-type front suspension found on 1302 and 1303 models.- The first reference book devoted solely to Beetle chassis, suspension and braking systems.- Suitable for the home enthusiast as well as the more experienced mechanic.- Based on the successful How-To technical features developed by the author for Volksworld magazine.- Includes detailed coverage of the process for shortening the Beetle floorpan for kit-cars and dune buggies.- All the information is based on practical experience of specialist VW mechanics.
The book to buy if you re thinking of modifying your Beetle...this book will not only be extremely helpful, but also easy to understand. James Hale has clearly done his homework....so if you want to fit Porsche brakes, or CSP discs, it's all in here. --Volksworld Magazine
The writing style is very instructive, never assuming too much knowledge yet never seeming patronising. Indeed, everything from the basics, like the fitting of oil seals, to more complex operations such as cutting and welding the chassis, are covered in the same informative tone…an excellent new book. --Which Kit? Magazine
This is the first official reference book devoted solely to these important aspects of the Beetle, and has been specifically written to appeal to enthusiasts across the board, be they experienced mechanics or willing novices....we guarantee that you'll use it time and time again! --Total VW Magazine
James Hale has been a devotee of the VW marque from an early age, and has driven, maintained and restored many VWs. He has written technical and modification features for leading magazines including Volksworld, Total VW, VW Trends and Kit Car, and has also written two books for Veloce Publishing, the second of which is a companion to this Bus book, on the modification of the Beetle brakes, suspension & chassis for high performance. His knowledge is based on practical, first-hand workshop experience. His daily driver is a 1966 Beetle, with modified suspension. He is married and lives in Brighton, England.