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Classic Motorcycle Electrics Manual

By James Smith

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ISBN: 9781847979957
PUBLISHED: 24/11/2015
PAGES: 272
SIZE: 296x210 mm
INSIDE: 420 colour photographsand 167 CAD diagrams

Even the most hands-on of classic bike enthusiasts will often shy away from working on their bike's electrical system, believing they have neither the skill nor the knowledge for such work. Dr James Smith explains in Classic Motorcycle Electrics Manual that this need not be the case. Starting with basic electrical theory, the book demonstrates a wealth of electrical tips and techniques, providing a progressive and detailed guide to tasks ranging from simple repairs and upgrades, to completely rewiring a classic motorcycle.

The book covers:

  • Basic electrical theory
  • Correct usage of a multimeter
  • Comprehensive fault-finding techniques
  • Making good electrical connections
  • Fuses and circuit protection
  • Dynamo and alternator charging systems
  • Correct battery selection and maintenance
  • Improving lighting and installing LEDs
  • Selecting the right spark plug

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" The book is comprehensive and well written. I particularly like coverage of improvements such as LEDs and 12V conversions, and the use of modern components. I recommend the book, and it would make a good Christmas present! "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Jampot Magazine

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