Martin Thaddeus was born in Crawley in 1959, one of nine children. upon leaving art college, Martin worked as a graphic artist to a local paper, but surgery to his tight wrist prompted a change of direction, and he retrained in panel-beating.After 10 years in crash repair and salvage, Martin chose to specialise in classic restoration, which appealed more to his creative nature.Customers have always been welcome in Martin's workshop, and many have gotten their hands dirty under his watchful eye. Married for 23 years and with 3 grown up children, Martin recently lost a kidney, while his wife Elaine gained one!
In this revised edition (formerly titled Automotive Electrical Performance Projects) brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are: maximizing performance of electric fans; installing electronic gauges; upgrading charging systems; and installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness, which is no small task. Each facet is covered in amazing detail.
Veteran author Tony Candela, who wrote CarTech's previous best-selling title Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems, moves beyond the theoretical and into real-world applications with this exciting and detailed follow-up. This Volume 2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.
Designed to make learning easier, this book contains:
Photographs, flow charts and quick reference tables
Detailed diagrams and clear descriptions that simplify the more complicated topics and aid revision
Useful features throughout, including definitions, key facts and ‘safety first’ considerations.
In full colour and with support materials from the author’s website (www.automotive-technology.org), this is the guide no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without.