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Lotus technical books

Title Author Date ISBN Notes
The power to win

John Blunsden 1983 9780900549779 A great book on the development of the Cosworth engine with plenty of pictures, some in colour and very informative text. Lots of F1 racing shots.
How to restore Fibreglass Bodywork

Miles Wilkins 1984 0 85045 556 1 Hardback, 190 x 220 mm, 128pp.
How to Restore Paintwork

Miles Wilkins 1984 0 85045 557 X Hardback, 190 x 220 mm, 128pp.
Lotus Twin-Cam Engine

Miles Wilkins 1988 0 85045 676 2 Hardback, 203 x 275 mm, 223pp
Lotus Twin-Cam Engine

Miles Wilkins 1996 1 85532 645 0 revised edition, 223 pages softbound
Practical Classics on Elan restoration

various 1992 1 873098 26 X  
Ford's Kent Crossflow Engine

Peter and Valerie Wallage 1995   Hardback, 215 x 280mm. 192 pp.
Roadster, How (and Especially Why) a Mechanical Novice Built a Sports Car from a Kit

Chris Goodrich 1998 0 06 019193 7 140 x 215 mm, 206pp
Lotus Coventry Climax and Cosworth engines

      Softback, 210 x 297mm.
How to Build a Cheap Sports Car

Keith Tanner 2005 0760322872 210 x 270 mm, 192pp
Coventry Climax Racing Engines: The Definitive Development History

Des Hammill 2005 1903706831 hardcover, 228 x 152 mm, 192pp

Seen through the eyes of an engineer and including the detailed recollections of those who were there, this is an account of the trials and tribulations of leading edge race engine design from 1952 to 1966.

Ford Cosworth DFV

Andrew Noakes 2007 9781844253371 Ford Cosworth Dfv The Inside Story Of F1'S Greatest Engine; The Ford Cosworth DFV engine first appeared at the Dutch Grand Prix in 1967, powering the Lotus 49s of Graham Hill and Jim Clark. Hill claimed pole position, and Clark won the race - a remarkable debut for an engine that went on to become the most successful ever in Formula One. The DFV won a remarkable 155 Grands Prix, the last of which was in 1983, 16 years after its debut.

Hardback, 250 x 250 mm, 192pp

Lotus Twin Cam Engine

Colin Howard 2016 ISBN-10: 1910241229
ISBN-13: 978-1910241226
This book looks at the Lotus Twin Cam Engine that was used in the Lotus Cortina and Lotus Elan.Famous cars such as Jim Clark's Lotus Cortina and Jim Clarks Lotus Elan are included as well as the Ian Walker Racing race car.Weber Carburettors, Dellorto Carburettors and Stromberg Carburettors are covered as well as camshafts and cam covers.

Paperback, 96 pages, size 255 x 120 x 196 mm