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Automobile Engineer: 1958/11/26

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26th November 1958. Front cover.
26th November 1958. Index to contents.

Note: This is a sub-section of the Automobile Engineer

CONTENTS

  • 455. Editorial - Lessons from the Show

1958 Motor Show

  • 468. Carburation and Induction - Impregnated paper element air filters becoming popular and thermostatically controlled hot-spot valves falling out of favour
  • 479. Transmissions - Further development of automatic and semi-automatic systems
  • 485. Propeller Shafts and Final Drive Units - Progress confined mainly to improvements in respect of the manufacturing processes - Hardy Spicer
  • 487. Rear Suspension - Live axle layouts continue to be the most popular form of rear suspension for use on quantity-produced saloons, and even for many sports and racing cars
  • 489. Front Suspension - Several new systems introduced; a marked trend towards a reduction of the number of lubrication points - Dunlop Rubber Co
  • 493. Steering - Power assistance introduced as standard equipment for two production models; further progress towards the elimination of the grease nipple
  • 495. Brakes - Wider adoption of disc brakes for high-performance cars, and progress with booster equipment
  • 498. Electrical Equipment and Heaters - Further advances in rationalization and standardization on both national and international scales

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