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How to Modify BMW E30 3 Series for High-Performance & Competition

Author: Ralph Hosier   Series: Speedpro (Veloce)

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PUBLISHED: 24th October 2013
ISBN: 9781845844387
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Explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications from fast road use to race and rally.
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  • Paperback
    $66.59
PUBLISHED: 24th October 2013
ISBN: 9781845844387
ANNOTATION:
Explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications from fast road use to race and rally.

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Explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications from fast road use to race and rally.

Publisher Description

Buying a classic and iconic E30 BMW 3 Series can be just the start of a wonderful adventure. This book explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from simple upgrades to make everyday driving easier, through to servicing and renovation tips, and large-scale conversions for racing and rallying. All the procedures are explained in straightforward text by a qualified engineer and racer with many years of practical experience, accompanied by detailed photographs showing the reader how it's done. Many of the modifications shown are done on the author's own vehicles, so you get an honest report - bruised knuckles and all. As well as the 'how to' sections, there are a large amount of data and comparison charts to help you choose which modifications are right for you.

Author Biography

Ralph Hosier's childhood enthusiasm for cars blossomed into a two decade career in vehicle engineering, working with Ford, Bentley, Jaguar and Land Rover. Ralph has a degree in engineering and is chartered, as well as being a member of the IMI and IET. He started getting muddy with Land Rovers in the early 90s, and after many green lanes and play days he decided to step things up and go Comp Safari racing in a home built Bowler Tomcat.

Review

This book is a good basis for E30 ownership, modification and competition Speedscene IF you're into modifying, the BMW E30 3 Series is a great place to start. And if you take the plunge, this book gives a comprehensive overview of the eighties icon, with buying advice and common modding methods. It even details the best products for the job. This could be your BMW bible. Auto Express BOOK OF THE WEEK - the overall knowledge and clarity of the text make it an idea companion. Classic Car Weekly

Long Description

Buying a classic and iconic E30 BMW 3 Series can be just the start of a wonderful adventure. This book explains how these fantastic cars can be modified to suit a vast range of applications, from simple upgrades to make everyday driving easier, through to servicing and renovation tips, and large-scale conversions for racing and rallying. Some of the most popular forms of motorsport are examined, along with explanations of how to take part and what equipment you need.All the procedures are explained in straightforward text by a qualified engineer and racer with many years of practical experience, accompanied by detailed photographs showing the reader how it's done. Many of the modifications shown are done on the author's own vehicles, so you get an honest report - bruised knuckles and all. As well as the 'how to' sections, there are a large amount of data and comparison charts to help you choose which modifications are right for you.

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