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Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts [NOOK Book]

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Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American makes.
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Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts

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Overview


Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American makes.
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Editorial Reviews

Muscle Car Review - James Cox
http://blogs.musclemustangfastfords.com/6829152/miscellaneous/mm-ff-reviews-1001-muscle-car-facts/ short review and cover image online on blog with Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords mag
Hemmings Motor News - Tom DeMauro
cover image and short review online at Hemmings http://www.hemmings.com/hmn/stories/2013/12/01/hmn_feature21.html
BangShift.com - Brian Lohnes
"Set aside an hour or two for 'Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts,' because you're not going to get anything else done." -Old Cars Weekly, February 27, 2014
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613251256
  • Publisher: CarTech Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 913,967
  • File size: 12 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author


A long-time staffer at Hot Rod Magazine and more recently as an automotive expert on the popular collector auto auctions, Steve has gained recognition for his expertise. Known for his passion and lightheartedness, Steve connects with people, sharing their love for cars while delivering solid advice.

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Table of Contents

Table Of Contents:
About the Author viii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
Chapter 1 General Motors Vehicles 2
Chevrolet 3
Legend and Lore 3
Body and Interior 11
Engine and Driveline 17
Suspension and Brakes 25
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 32
Pontiac 40
Legend and Lore 40
Body and Interior 50
Engine and Driveline 58
Suspension and Brakes 64
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 71
Oldsmobile 78
Legend and Lore 78
Body and Interior 86
Engine and Driveline 95
Suspension and Brakes 104
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 112
Buick 118
Legend and Lore 118
Body and Interior 130
Engine and Driveline 136
Suspension and Brakes 143
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 149
Chapter 2 Ford and Mercury Vehicles 157
Ford 158
Legend and Lore 158
Body and Interior 167
Engine and Driveline 175
Suspension and Brakes 182
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 188
Mercury 197
Legend and Lore 197
Body and Interior 207
Engine and Driveline 214
Suspension and Brakes 222
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 229
Chapter 3 Chrysler Corporation Vehicles 238
Plymouth 239
Legend and Lore 239
Body and Interior 248
Engine and Driveline 256
Suspension and Brakes 265
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 273
Dodge 280
Legend and Lore 280
Body and Interior 291
Engine and Driveline 300
Suspension and Brakes 309
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 317
Chrysler 325
Legend and Lore 325
Body and Interior 330
Engine and Driveline 334
Suspension and Brakes 338
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 342
Chapter 4 American Motors and Studebaker Vehicles 346
AMC 347
Legend and Lore 347
Body and Interior 355
Engine and Driveline 364
Suspension and Brakes 372
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 379
Studebaker 387
Legend and Lore 387
Body and Interior 391
Engine and Driveline 395
Suspension and Brakes 398
Number Crunching/Press Commentary 401
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