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Atomization of fuel for the piston engine
Overview of the Controlled Combustion Engine
Common rail diesel explained
Crower six stroke piston engine
Crosshead bearing explained
Workings of a Cold air intake
Short ram air intake overview
Warm air intake overview
Method of the Ram air intake
Capacitor discharge ignition systems
Historic Brooklands Banked Race Circuit
Shakespeare County Raceway
Lydden Race Circuit Kent
Goodwood Festival of Speed Petrol head event
Mallory Park Race Circuit
Pembrey Race Circuit South Wales
Scotlands Knockhill Racing Circuit
Rockingham Motor Speedway Circuit
Santa Pod Raceway Hot Rod track
Classic Goodwood Circuit
White metal coating
Babbitt metal used in bearings
Saabs Automatic Performance Control
Daimlers Active Cylinder Control
Variable engine displacement
Brushless Stepper motor
Turbo Anti-lag
The workings of the Atkinson cycle
Duraspark ignition
Bosch Jetronic fuel injection system
   


 



   
Ford Zetec engine
Ford Escort Mk 1 through to Mk5
Ford Duratec, an overview
Ford Type 9 5 speed gearbox overview
Ford Fiesta history 1970s to present day
Ford Pinto Engine
VW Beetle history
Ford Sierra information and history
Model run through and history of the Mazda MX-5
Ford Cortina history
Fuel Octane Rating - Research Octane Number (RON)
BMW M20 Engine overview
BMW E46 3 Series
Toyota A Series engine range inc 4AGE
Comprehensive list of Volkswagon engines
BMW E30 3 Series
BMW E36 3 Series
Common rail diesel explained
Gearbox synchromesh, a detailed look
BMW E36 E30 M40 Engine data
Capacitor discharge ignition systems
BMW 3 Series E21 to E90
Ford CVH Engine Overview
Fibreglass usage and properties
Variable Valve Timing explained
Turbo charger
BMW M62 V8 Engine data
Range of Mazda B Series engines (MX5)
A look at rear wheel drive and the pros and cons
MAP Sensor - Manifold Absolute Pressure
   


 
CATEGORIES (articles) > Steering, Suspension, brakes & drivetrain > Components
 
Weissach axle for the Porsche 928 - Weissach axle and what it overcomes
Torque tube automotive driveshaft - How it works
Universal joint (UJ) explained - The UJ or Universal Joint
Suspension Tie Rod - Describing the usage of the tie rod
Double wishbone suspension - Suspension set up
Electric Power Steering - Electric Power steering explained
Rack and pinion steering - Rack and Pinion explained
Hypoid - helical spiral gear - Found in the final drive
Transaxle Overview - Transaxle uses and installations
Ball bearings and their uses - Our kit cars have many bearings, balls being one of them!
Plain bearing - A look at the function of a plain bearing
Rolling-element bearing - Roller bearing function and use
Leaf spring or Cart spring - Commonly used in conjunction with a live axle
Live axle or beam axle explained - Found on many kit cars using 70s and 80s donors
The role of the Panhard rod - Used to greatly improve the handling charateristics of Live axle cars
Trailing Arms in rear suspension - Used on some live axled vehicles such as the Ford Cortina
Watts linkage for rear suspension - Used to get the best out of live axle rear end setups
Differential explained - A look at how the differential provides power to the driven wheels
Driveshaft or Carden shaft principles for transferring power - The purpose of an automotive driveshaft
Types of LSD - Limited Slip Differential - Types and mechanics of a limited slip differential
The MacPherson Strut - Drawings and description of the MacPherson Strut
How a shock absorber does what it does - How it does it and why
Swing axle explained - What the hecks a swing axle - your answers here
Leaf spring or Cart spring - Used since medieval times (when most American cars were invented)
Pros and Cons of a Live Axle - A brief look at a live axle and it drawbacks
How a De Dion tube works - A look at the De Dion rear axle set up
A look at the constant velocity (CV) joint - A description of the CV Joint and how it works
 
 
 

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