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Automobile Engineer: 1962/08

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August 1962. Front cover.
August 1962. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. To Turbocharge or Not? 287
  • B.M.W. V-Eight Engines. Aluminium cylinder block and head castings are among the features of three German 2-6 and 3-2 //7re power units of high quality 288
  • The Cylinder Head Gasket. Some of the design aspects, with particular reference to the employment of thin tissue gaskets of a relatively soft basic material S. TEUCHER 298
  • Tyre Testing. A circulating power system developed for the testing of tyres under drive and overrun conditions simultaneously 304
  • Hillman Convertible. Details of comprehensive structural reinforcements on latest Super Minx model 307
  • Electric Impulse Tachometer. Transistors and a printed circuit are features of the latest Smiths instrument, production of which has recently started 308
  • Post-Graduate Training. Engine and torsional vibration test equipment and unconventional power unit analysis 310
  • Spenklin Milling Machine Vice. Compact, self-contained, hydraulically operated work holder, with two-stage action and independent jaws 313
  • Borg-Warner Transmission Production. Notes on the processes used in the manufacture of the model 35 automatic transmission unit 314
  • Multi-Purpose Cutting Oil. New grade of Shell Macron oil serves also as lubricant, coolant and hydraulic medium 321
  • Aluminium Pressure Diecastings. Layout of foundry at Delta Diecastings Ltd. affords flexibility, high production capacity and wide range of products 322
  • New Plant and Tools. Recent interesting developments in production equipment 324

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