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Is there a BOOK?

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by landsmasher, Mar 19, 2002.

  1. landsmasher

    landsmasher 1/2 ton status

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    Is there a book that teaches all this stuff? I'm new at all this heavy duty drive train and suspension stuff and don't know where to start. Need to know all the terminology and would like to see a book with a "How To" type format and it should have lots of pics and diagrams. Does it exsist?
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I think the closest we ever got to a book was a buildup article in 4x4Power.....it was called "4x4 Blueprinting" and covered all the major drivetrain components, and what was desireable...and where the weak spots are. It's a really good "general information" article that will teach you the main points.....then you can scan the archives and tech sections here for more detail on any particular topic you want.

    I pulled a softcopy off someone's website here....so hopefully they'll respond here and post the link.

    If not, let me know you e-mail addy and I'll send it to ya! /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
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    Jim Allen wrote a book on the GM 4wd's that's pretty thorough. We've considered carrying it since it is a pretty good source of info. It would probably be about a $20.00 book but I'd say it's worth it for most enthusiasts.
    Let me know and maybe I can get a copy for you.
    4x4Power was really good too, if you can find that article somewhere it would be a good reference.
     
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    That would be great Stephen. Just let me know when you get it in. (or if)
     
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    Yup, that's it, order it up, it's hard to beat amazon's pricing and it is a good book.
     
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    Thanks! Will order it today...
     
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    That book rocks!!! It has everything even what tires can run on what axles!

    Shane-
     
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    i 2nd that!
     

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