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AC Ace 1953 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Hedlund Roland and Morini Vittore

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 11/18/2019
  • Front brake pads replacement
  • Installation of additional equipment
  • Steering repair
  • Thermostat replacement

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a AC Ace 1953, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your AC. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your AC Ace can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for AC Ace of 1953 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of AC Ace in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
306 pages
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File size
42.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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AC Ace specifications

The main characteristics of a AC Ace car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelAC Ace
Model year1953
Country of originUK
CategoryCabrioSport Cars
Number of seats2
Number of doors2
Body typeCabrio
Car length3850 mm (150.84 inches)
Car width1520 mm (59.50 inches)
Car height1250 mm (48.95 inches)
Wheelbase2290 mm (89.75 inches)
Ground clearance160 mm (6.27 inches)
Vehicle weight762 kg (1671.50 pounds)
Car passenger space5050 litres (1327.33 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDrums
Rear brakesDrums
Max speed167.0 km/h (103.28 mph)
Turning radius10 m (383.87 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity1991 ccm (120.88 cubic inches)
Engine's typein-line, 6-cyl
Maximum power86.20 PS (62.69 kW or 84.58 HP) at 4500 Rev. per min.
Torque149.00 Nm (15.12 kgf-m or 109.35 ft.lbs) at 2500 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size650.0 x 100.0 mm (25.47 x 3.9 inches)
Compression ratio7.5:1
Power density0.1131 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity59.0 litres (15.51 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of AC Ace model 1953 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about AC

Expendable supplies / Torque specifications / Notes, cautions and warnings / Safety first / Service hints / Parts replacement / Mechanics tips / Off Road rules / Serial numbers / Safety / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Service tips / Basic hand tools

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine noises / Engine starting / Engine performance / Operating requirements / Excessive vibration / Emergency troubleshooting / Brake problems / Front suspension and steering

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Pre-checks / Specifications / Periodic maintenance / Engine oil and filter change / Ignition timing / Valve adjustment / Spark plug / Air filter / Service intervals / Periodic lubrication / Tune-up / Idle speed adjustment / Final drive oil change / Compression test

Chapter four / AC's engine

Break-in / Oil pump / Cylinder / Specifications / Recoil starter / Starter gears / Valves and valve components / Crankcase and crankshaft / Engine cooling / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Removal installation / Alternator / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Ignition pulse generator / Cylinder head / Cylinder head cover and camshaft

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Exhaust system / Fuel tank / Fuel shutoff valve / Throttle cable / Operation cleaning inspection / Specifications / Cold starting / Fuel level gauge / Air filter air box

Chapter six / Electrical system

Ignition pulse generator / Alternator / Lighting system / Fuses / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Electric starting system / Charging system / Voltage regulator / Specifications / Switches

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Handlebar / Steering shaft / Specifications / Front brake and axle / Front wheel / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Tie rod

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear wheel / Rear axle / Rear axle housing / Shock absorber

Chapter nine / Body of AC Ace

Rear fender seat / Rear fend / Front fender / Front fender / Rear fender / Specifications

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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