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Automobile Engineer: 1964/04

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April 1964. Front cover.
April 1964. Index to contents.

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


  • Editorial. Tyres for the Modern Car 123
  • Triumph 2000 Part II: The drive shafts, independent rear suspension, front suspension, steering, braking system and electrical equipment 124
  • Stainless Steel Strip. Background to the evolution of the bright annealing process for production of material suitable for automobile applications 133
  • The Cross Aluminium Cylinder. History of the development and a review of the problems, including those associated with rings, clearances, engine design and lubrication R. C. CROSS 135
  • Saginaw Tilt-Wheel Steering. The story of a new project from conception to finished product P. ZEIGLER 140
  • Clutch Temperatures. Calculations of the values attained during a clutch engagement T. P. NEWCOMB 145
  • Prestolite Transigniter 201. A transistor-assisted ignition system that has been developed primarily for marine engines 148
  • The Latest B.M.C. Engines. Two additional power units for the Mini-Cooper S type vehicle 149
  • Prestincerts A new method of inserting components such as drain plug bosses, electrical terminal posts and other devices into metal components 150
  • Rover 2000 Body Manufacture Part II: Paint, Trim and Assembly Stages 152
  • New Plant and Tools Recent interesting developments in production equipment 158
  • Current Patents Selected abstracts of recently issued specifications 163

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