Tag Archives: industrial arts

a workable plan: building a car from concept to production

 “How A Car Is Made from Invention to Launch” by Don Sherman, Car and Driver magazine, November 18, 2015. The time required is the most interesting and secretive part of a car’s gestation; a crash program to replace a dead-on-its-wheels product may take only half the time invested in a normal, full-redesign effort. In our… Read More »

british motorcycle advertising

The British Empire developed the largest real estate and economic network in the history of civilization. The factories of England shipped their products, including motorcycles, to every continent. Motorcycle brands such as Triumph, BSA, and Norton set the standard for excellence for generations of motorcyclists. Some of the best photographs of any vehicles can be found… Read More »

100 anni di alfa romeo

Note: At 27:30 minutes the mechanic specifies the torque setting for the cylinder head as a three step process–After 1000 miles, reset head bolts to proper torque setting. Piston installation, water pump, oil pump, timing cover installation, oil pan installation 1991 Alfa Romeo 2.0L I-4 aluminum alloy block and head. Bosch Motronic fuel injection and… Read More »

aston martin superleggera

  Patented by Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera (super light) in 1936, the superleggera system consists of a structural framework of small-diameter steel tubes that conform to an automobile body’s shape and are covered by thin alloy body panels that strengthen the framework.