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Automobile Engineer: 1969/09

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September 1969. Front cover.
September 1969. Index to contents.


  • 353. Editorial. Vibration testing needs a new look
  • 354. News — design and industrial
  • 357. Skoda-Liaz M 634 diesel engine. A 11,946 cm3 direct injection unit with a high camshaft, a separate head for each pair of its six cylinders and a heat exchanger in the lubrication system - J. Honcu
  • 366 Simca 1100. A design analysis of a French front-wheel-drive car with transversely mounted engine and transmission units, independent suspension with torsion bar springs, and a range of saloon and estate car bodies. Part 1: The four-cylinder, 1 118 cm3 engine
  • 374. New Ford trucks. DT 1500 and DT 1700 six-wheel models for operation at up to 22 ton gross vehicle weight, and Transit tipper and pick-up trucks
  • 376. Scania-Vabis LB80: Four versions to be marketed in the United Kingdom, all with power assisted steering as standard equipment
  • 378. Typical calculations for a European car. An example of the selection of an air conditioning system for a European private car by the Sofica division of Societe Anonyme Franqaise du Ferodo
  • 382. Combined heater and cooling system. The Delaney Gallay combined unit for the Jaguar XJ6 is installed in the same space as the normal heater
  • 383. American equipment for European cars. In the U.S.A, Coolaire kits are installed in imported European cars: in Britain, the Coolaire Manufacturing Co. (Europe) Ltd. can offer similar units as original equipment
  • 384. Equipment for buses and coaches. Owing to the large areas of glass, coaches need large refrigeration units; Smiths Industries Ltd. have developed several suitable systems
  • 387. The balanced traction differential. A final drive that gives more power to the wheel with greater adhesion to the road
  • 388. Legal matters — Earth scrapers and road traffic regulations
  • 389. Components and products. Important new and improved features
  • 390. Publications and films
  • 391. Materials and treatment. Opportunities for better product design
  • 392. Instruments for workshop and laboratory

Editor: T. K. Garrett
Assistant Editor: J. R. Hartley
Editorial Director: Maurice A. Smith
Editorial Staff: D. M. Peters, R. Langdon Managing Director: H. N. Priaulx

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