How to Build Cobra Kit Cars Buying Used

Author: D. Brian Smith
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781934709436
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Transportation

The Shelby Cobra is one of the most legendary sports cars in automotive history. Only about 1,000 of the original Cobras were ever built, and many enthusiasts wanted to own and drive one of these ultimate sports cars yet could not afford to.

Jeep Dana and Chrysler Differentials

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613250495
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Transportation

Over the last 40 years, millions of Chrysler, AMC, and Jeep vehicles have used these differentials, propelling these high-performance vehicles to victory on the street, in drag racing, and other applications. Chrysler used the Dana 60 and BorgWarner Sure-Grip high-performance differentials in the Challenger, Charger, Barracuda, Super Bee and many other renowned Chrysler muscle cars. These differentials have been tied to historic powerhouse engines, such as the Chrysler Magnum and Hemi V8s in stock car, drag racing, and other forms of racing, making history in the process. Jeep CJs and Cherokees have used the Dana 44 and AMC 20 and put these differentials under tremendous loads, which often requires frequent rebuilds. After years of use, these differentials require rebuilding, and of course aftermarket suppliers offer ring and pinion and other parts to upgrade these axles. In this Workbench series title, the focus is on the disassembly, inspection and step-by-step rebuild of the most popular high-performance differentials. Axles and differentials are not incredibly complex components, but there are some specific steps to follow for rebuilding, upgrading, and setting them up properly, and this book demystifies the process and explains it in detail. A book dedicated to the Dana, Sure-Grip, and AMC Jeep axles has never been published before, and Mopar, Jeep and AMC enthusiasts are hungry for this information. The Dana and AMC axles should remain in wide use into the foreseeable future, and therefore there will be a consistent demand for this information. This book will also feature extensive gear and application charts, so the reader is sure to select the correct gear ratio for a particular vehicle and application. Special coverage is therefore dedicated to ring and pinion gears. In addition selecting the best aftermarket and production axle shafts is covered as well as modifying and upgrading the differential housings.

How to Build Big Inch Ford Small Blocks

Author: George Reid
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781884089831
Release Date: 2004-01-10
Genre: Transportation

In this definitive guide, the author explains the concept of building a stroker, paying special attention to the effect that increasing the bore and stroke have on the engine as a whole.

Cobra Replicas 1980 2011

Author: Iain Ayre
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781845843953
Release Date: 2011-11-15
Genre: Transportation

Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of Jaguar experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a true professional. Get the right car at the right price!

Ford Coyote Engines

Author: Jim Smart
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613252895
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Transportation

Ford introduced its first "clean slate design" V-8 engines in the early 1990s in Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models. Known as the "Modular" engine family, the 4.6L engines employed new overhead cams, multi-valve performance, distributorless ignition, and more. This engine had new technology for its time, and it proved to be an extremely durable workhorse that logged hundreds of thousands of miles in police and taxi applications as well as light-duty trucks. And, of course, hotter versions, and even supercharged versions, found their way into performance applications such as Mustang GTs and Cobras. By 2011, Ford wanted something hotter and more current, especially for its flagship Mustang GT and GT350 models, which were suddenly competing with new 6.2L LS3 engines in Camaros and 6.4L Hemi engines in Challengers. Enter Ford's new 5.0L "Coyote" engine with Twin Independent Variable Cam Timing (Ti-VCT); it was an evolution of the earlier 4.6L and 5.4L Modular designs. Although the new Coyote engine had increased displacement, it still had far fewer cubes than the competition. Despite less displacement, the Coyote could hold its own against bigger Chevy and Chrysler mills thanks to advanced technology such as 4V heads with better port and valvetrain geometry. The Coyote is also Ford's first foray into technology such as Ti-VCT and cam-torque-actuated (CTA) function, which is a fancy way of saying variable cam timing for an incredible power curve over a broader RPM range. Even with all of this new technology, there is always room for improvement, and both Ford and the aftermarket have produced an array of parts to squeeze even more power out of your Coyote. In Ford Coyote Engines: How to Build Max Performance, veteran Ford writer and historian, Jim Smart, explains and highlights all of the latest and greatest options to achieve more horsepower and torque, and of course, faster quarter-mile times. Some of the upgrades covered are engine building techniques, cold-air induction kits, supercharger and pulley kits, better exhaust headers, fuel system and ECU tuning upgrades, and more. If you are looking for even more power from your new Coyote, look no further.

Paracord Crafts

Author: Leisure Arts
Publisher: Leisure Arts
ISBN: 9781464711213
Release Date: 2012-12-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

6144 Paracord Crafts When it comes to paracord bracelets, key fobs, and other accessories, everybody wants one! We make it EASY for you to grab some cool paracord in your favorite colors and get started making hot bracelets and other accessories to wear and share with friends. No special tools required! This book teaches you how to make the original Cobra Stitch bracelets as well as six more styles of knots: Chain Sinnet, Stitched Solomon Bar, Raising the Bar, Trilobite, Switchback, and River Bar. Fastenings include buckles or loops and ball knots. There also are tips for making key fobs, accenting headbands and flip flops, and adding bling to the bracelets.

AC Cobra

Author: Rinsey Mills
Publisher: Haynes Publications
ISBN: 1859608493
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Transportation

The legendary AC Cobra is one of the world's ultimate no-compromise sports cars. Originally derived from the AC Ace, the brutal Cobra was the result of Carroll Shelby's dream to combine British chassis expertise with the easily available power of a large-capacity American V8 engine. Forty years on from its debut, this much imitated car is revered the world over, and original examples have become highly sought-after. This beautifully produced commemorative book will appeal to all sports car fans as well as to Cobra enthusiasts.

My First Origami Kit

Author: Joel Stern
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462917389
Release Date: 2013-07-09
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award** Children and beginners can make fun and simple origami projects with this great origami kit. My First Origami Kit is the perfect, affordable introductory kit for kids and parents to learn and master the joys of origami together. If you've never done origami before, My First Origami Kit is a great origami kit for beginners. It is filled with origami of all kinds—birds, beasts, vehicles, even a teddy bear that talks when you open and close its arms. The folding fun begins with the specially designed origami papers. Both sides are decorated based on the subject—feathers for the duck, metal plates for the airplane, scales for the cobra, and other surprises. You'll end up with a great looking paper model no matter which side you start with. You can add fun stickers to your finished models—to make eyes, ears, paws, and other features. This easy origami kit contains: Full-colored instructional booklet Easy-to-follow instructions 22 origami-for-kids projects 150 detailed stickers 60 two-sided folding sheets Origami paper is pre-colored This kit is sure to keep kids engaged and happy for hours. They'll be so proud of their very first origami—and you'll be happy to display them! Origami projects include: Penny Penguin Sea Surfer Caramel Bear Magic Box Hugo Pig And many more…

Practical Paracord Projects

Author: Instructables.com
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781629148137
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Parachute cord, which is now universally known as paracord, is a lightweight nylon rope originally used by paratroopers during World War II. It is now employed as a general purpose utility cord by military personnel and civilians alike. Paracord is an ideal material for making whips, for example, due to its durability and flexibility. Hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts have made “survival bracelets” from paracord, which are meant to be unraveled when needed to secure cargo, lash together poles, and fix broken straps and laces. As more colors become available, crafters are discovering that paracord makes an excellent material for fun and stylish friendship bracelets, lanyards, belts, dog leases, key chains, and more. Originating from Instructables, a popular project-based community made up of all sorts of people with a desire to pass on their wisdom to others, Practical Paracord Projects contains ideas from a number of authors who show just how easy it is to make virtually anything from paracord. Practical Paracord Projects provides step-by-step instructions on a variety of useful and fun objects involving paracord. Guided by detailed photographs, the reader will create such practical and unusual projects as: A laptop harness A can koozie An eyeglass lanyard A hanging chair Sandals A leatherman pouch And much more!

How to Build Revell s 1 12 Scale Gt500

Author: Bruce Kimball
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 149291567X
Release Date: 2013-10-06
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Building Revell's most popular models, the 1/12 scale Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 car kit. This book covers building the kit several ways, from nearly stock, to doing an an engine swap, to even a themed project. You will know this car model inside and out, with tips, examples, and full color images. While the kit is a good one, offered by one of the Hobbies best known model companies, Revell, this book will take the assembly of this kit to an even better level. See what you can do with only a few modifications and painting ideas. Step by step instructions show you ways you can make your GT500 even better, but still enjoy the build with a minimum of fuss.

Sheet Metal Fab for Car Builders

Author: William H. Longyard
Publisher: Wolfgang Productions
ISBN: 1929133383
Release Date: 2014-09
Genre: Transportation

Thousands of Cobra and Lotus Super 7 replica owners dream of one day turning their fiberglass tribute cars into genuine metal machines, like the originals, but don't know where to begin. Many more car guys would love to customize their hot rod or restore their classic without paying the stiff fees charged by custom panel shops. Now, for the first time, they have a guide that goes into great detail on how to build complete metal bodies, not just patch panels, for any car project without the need for expensive tools, years of training, or paying for professional help. Some of the world's greatest panel crafters share their tips, techniques, and experience to get the home builder up to speed quickly. This book goes well beyond introductory metal shaping and through step-by-step instructions, along with hundreds of photographs, shows how to form complex, perfectly formed panels in the home shop. Dreams of customizing become an affordable reality with this book by noted builder, designer, and craftsman William H. Longyard.

Shelby and AC Cobra

Author: Brian Laban
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 9781785000041
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Transportation

In the new edition of this classic text, Brian Laban brings the story of the AC Cobra up to date. In the early 1960s, a flamboyant Texan, Carroll Shelby, dreamed of a special kind of sports car, a marriage of European style with lusty, affordable American V8 power. He took his dream forward and he persuaded British sports car specialist AC Cars to build his car, and US industry giant the Ford Motor Co to fund it. Its name also came to him in a dream - Cobra. The original production of the Cobra lasted just five years and encompassed barely a thousand cars built within the original framework. But it was only the beginning of a story that is still very much alive, encompassing 'continuations', spin-offs, and a massive worldwide replica industry. Shelby and AC Cobra details the man behind the cars, the story of their development and engineering, racing pedigree and owning and driving these powerful, iconic cars today. Fully illustrated with 250 archive colour photographs.

1969 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429

Author: Daniel Burrill
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613253168
Release Date: 2017-07-17
Genre: Transportation

Not to be outdone by Chrysler, Ford had to build and field its own race-duty big-block to compete with the 426 Hemi in drag and stock car racing. In competition trim, the Boss 429 powered Ford and Mercury stock cars to victory in NASCAR and the Mustang to many wins in drag racing. With this exclusive racing pedigree, the Boss 429 is among the most valuable and rare Mustangs ever built. The project was the brainchild of Bunkie Knudsen, noted stylist Larry Shinoda, and other talented Ford personnel. The semi-hemi Boss 429 was so large, it couldn't fit in the small Mustang, so Kar-Kraft, a specialty car builder, had to shoehorn the engine into the compact Mustang fastback. Author Dan Burrill gives you the straight story on the Boss 429, its special equipment, 429 engine, 4-speed Toploader transmission, interior appointments, paint codes, and options. Also featured is the exciting story of developing this monumental engine, engineering the components and parts to fit the engine and chassis, and assembling the cars. Each volume in the In Detail Series provides an introduction and historical overview, an explanation of the design and concepts involved in creating the car, a look at marketing and promotion, an in-depth study of all hardware and available options, and an examination of where the car is on the market today. Also included are paint and option codes, VIN and build tag decoders, as well as production numbers. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}