MGB Electrical Systems: Your Colour-Illustrated Guide to Understanding, Repairng & Improving the MGB's Electrical Systems & Components; Covers All 4-Cylinder Models (Essential Manual Series)

Overview

This book is essential reading for every MGB enthusiast. The mechanical aspects and the restoration of the vehicle have been written about in numerous publications but the so often maligned electrical system has never before been comprehensively covered. For those new to vehicle electrical systems the book provides a simple primer using mechanical analogies. Each system in the car has its own chapter, with simple and uncluttered circuit diagrams in which each wire can be seen in its real colors. More than a ...

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Overview

This book is essential reading for every MGB enthusiast. The mechanical aspects and the restoration of the vehicle have been written about in numerous publications but the so often maligned electrical system has never before been comprehensively covered. For those new to vehicle electrical systems the book provides a simple primer using mechanical analogies. Each system in the car has its own chapter, with simple and uncluttered circuit diagrams in which each wire can be seen in its real colors. More than a how-to guide, the book also explains the ""why"" of each system and procedure, aiding diagnostics when things don’t go quite as they should. The many fault finding guides help pin those elusive problems down. For those wishing to improve the car for reliability and safety reasons, there are lots of tips and fun-to-do projects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845840570
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing PLC
  • Publication date: 12/15/2006
  • Series: The Essential Manual Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Astley is a dual British-Canadian citizen living in the USA. An electrical engineer, he was educated in Britain. He currently works as the Automotive Applications Manager for a Silicon Valley company. This work has entailed his being embedded with the electrical architecture group of one of the Big 3 car makers where he was able to observe first hand the process behind the design of a vehicle’s electrical system. He lives with his wife Anne, a 1970 MGB roadster and a 1970 MGB-GT V8 conversion, all reside in Farmington Hill, Michigan.  He has two grown sons.

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