Vintage vehicle manuals to download 

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How old is that car?

note a copy of the original

This book was issued to Car dealers in Australia around 1946 give specifications & how to identify cars sold within Australia from 1923 up untilabout 1939... a very useful manual for veteran and vintage car collectors. nearly 200 pages of British,USA, European & Australian cars

How old is that car?
Please note all manuals on this website,can be purchased as paper books or as PDF files on a cd.or as a download


NOTE NONE OF THESE MANUALS ARE ORIGINAL,THEY ARE ALL REPRINTS. NOT COLLECTORS ITEMS purely as a reference to working of the machine

Because of the overseas expensive postage costs, books purchased to go to countries other then Australia, are available only as a download.

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Know your veteran magnetos.

Know your veteran magnetos.

Old technology... this manual of 22 pages tells how to remagnetize magnetos,

to maintain,

how to repair and test magnetos.

An interesting read about hit & miss types, plus low tension & high tension types.

and a good reference for anyone associated with veteran automobiles.

Covers mainly USA stuff up to 1927.

Know your veteran magnetos.



Know your High & low voltage Ignition systems

Know your High & low Ignition systems

Old technology... a must for anyone wanting to know how automobile ignition systems worked

90 or more years ago.

31 pages covering ignition coils used from about 1910 until 1926.

All types are explained with plenty of drawings.

A great reference for anyone associated with veteran engines.Note this is a reprint .


Know your High & low voltage Ignition systems


Early electronic ignition systems for the 1970-80 period

Covers electronic ignition systems from late 1970`s to early 1980`s

Chrysler, Ford, Mazda Datsun, Renault,Holden, Volvo,Camira,...

servicing and instructions in use.

This is a reprint of an original that is hard to find normally

as they were only available to dealers.

Early electronic ignition systems for the 1970-80 period

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Early electronic engine management.

Covers electronic engine managment

For Fords as XF Falcon, ZL Farlane, FE LTD & the Commodore VL series

servicing and instructions in use.

45 pages

This is a reprint of an original that is hard to find normally

as they were only available to dealers. .

Early electronic engine management.



Early Tractor service data pre 1956

a small manual just covers service data for these tractors has 9 pages Bristol-David Brown-Ferguson-Fordson-Nuffield-International-oliver-Latil- Marshall-Massey Harris-Turner all before 1956.

Early Tractor service data pre 1956


Car service data prior to 1956

Servicing data for the following cars... Has 143 pages AC-Allard-Avis-Armstrong sidderly-Aston martin-Austin -Bentley-Bristol-British Salmson-BSA-Bugetti-Buick-Caddilac-Chev- Crysler-Citreon-Daimler-Desoto-Dodge-Fiat-Ford-FraserNash-HRG-Healy Hillman-Holden-Hudson-Humber-Imperial-Jaguar-Jenson Jowett-Lagonda-Lanchester-Lancia Le Francis-MG-Marauder-Morgan-Morris-Nash Oldsmobile-opel-Packard-Plymouth- Pontiac-Railton-Renault-Rily-RR-Rover-Singer-Standard-Studebaker-Sunbeam- Sunbeam talbot-Triunph-Vauxall-Wolsely a handy reference.

Car service data prior to 1956

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