How To Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension & Brakes

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781903706992
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/10/2004
  • Series: SpeedPro Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 888,984
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

James Hale is the world's leading authority on dune buggies, and has built, modified, manufactured, photographed and written about them for over 40 years. He has written five widely respected books covering the worldwide buggy scene, and he has regularly appeared in magazines and on TV and radio to talk about his passion for these cute and irreverent fun vehicles. His freelance feature and photographic work has appeared in leading automotive magazines including Ultra VW, VW Trends, VW Motoring and Volksworld. James is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians and an associate of the Guild of Motoring Writers.

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