CHAPTER 1. THE CHASSIS
Chassis Types. Chassis Frames. Maintenance. Repair.
CHAPTER 2. SUSPENSION SYSTEMS
Road Springs. Shock Absorbers. Independent Suspension. Tyres and Tubes.
CHAPTER 3. BRAKING SYSTEMS
Functioning of Brakes. Servo Action. Inspecting, Relining and Adjusting Brakes. Brake Systems in General Use.
CHAPTER 4. STEERING MECHANISM
Front Axle and Steering. Ackerman Angle. Castor Angle. Wheel Camber. Track. Steering Troubles and Checks. Alignment. Rectifying Steering Troubles. Dismantling, Repairing and Assembling Front Axles. Steering Box Assembly.
CHAPTER 5. THE POWER UNIT
The Internal Combustion Engine. Working Principles. Timing an Engine. Ignition and Carburation. Lubrication. Cooling System. Maintenance and Fault Tracing. Top-overhauling. Engine Wear. Reconditioning.
CHAPTER 6. COMPRESSION-IGNITION-ENGINE SERVICING
Operating Principles. Combustion-chamber Design. Fuel-injection Equipment. Servicing Notes. Decarbonising. Major Repairs.
CHAPTER 7. CARBURATION
Fuel Feed Systems. Carburettor Types. Static Carburation. Systems of Correction or Compensation. Constant Vacuum Carburation. Choke Tubes. Jets. Timing. Advanced Carburettor Designs. Automatic Starters. Fault Tracing.
CHAPTER 8. TRANSMISSION
Requirements and Arrangement of the Transmission. Clutch Types and Operation. Servicing the Clutch. Fluid Flywheel. Gearboxes. Propeller Shafts. Rear Axles and Differentials. Dismantling. Inspection and Re-assembly.
CHAPTER 9. ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
Electrical Terms and Components. Faults and Fault Tracing. Automatic Vacuum Timing Control. Magneto Ignition. Charging Circuit. Dynamo and its Components. Batteries. Starter Motor. Lighting and Auxiliary Equipment.
CHAPTER 10. GARAGE EQUIPMENT
General Garage. Service Station. Specialist Repairer. Expenditure. Breakdown Service. Display and Storage. Repair Shop Fittings. Compressed Air Supply. Lubrication Service. Battery Service. Lifting Tackle. Cleaning Equipment. Welding Plant, Rods and Fluxes. Power and Machine Tools. Extractors and Presses. Small Tools and Instruments. Air-Operated Gauges. Engine Reconditioning Equipment. Front End Service. Body Repair Work. Garage Organisation.
CHAPTER 11. SERVICING NOTES ON RECENT MODELS
The information given is supplementary to that in all the previous chapters and deals particularly with developments which have taken place since 1947.
CHAPTER 12. SERVICING NOTES ON AMERICAN CARS
Engine Lubrication. Oil Pumps. Valve Gear. Exhaust Systems. Carburettor Developments. Automatic Transmission. Power Steering. Interior Heating System.
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