What is the drivetrain on a car - Bookshelf
(Courtesy Porsche) right final drive ratio for the use the car is being put to, taking into consideration anticipated changes to the overall wheel and tyre diameter. Before considering any drivetrain modifications, you need to find out what the ...
About this book
This book explains what ‘high performance’ really is, analyzing each part of the classic or retro car – the engine, transmission, brakes, etc – and showing how it can be modified and improved for greater performance, both with period correct parts (where available), and modern components such as electronic ignition. It provides specific guidance and planning advice, examining the pros and cons, and road or motorsport suitability of each modification. Whether you want a more practical, better performing classic for enjoyable everyday use, or a souped-up racer for a diverse range of classic motorsport, you’ll be able to make the correct choices using the tuning ‘menus’ and easy-to-understand troubleshooting tables. This book will teach you how to modify a classic car for any purpose – without wasting money.
As a kid, I used to read car magazines and wonder why the manufacturers didn't just make cars lighter instead of more powerful and ... Like the choice of what kind of car to build, the choice of drivetrain is sometimes almost preordained.