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AC Cobra 289 1963 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Eber Orelen and Uotson Darrell

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 12/06/2019
  • Checking oil level
  • Engine error codes
  • Rear brake replacement
  • Spare parts catalog
  • Techniques for common troubleshooting

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a AC Cobra 289 1963, 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 Cobra 289 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for AC Cobra 289 of 1963 model year.

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You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of AC Cobra 289 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
326 pages
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44.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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AC Cobra 289 specifications

The main characteristics of a AC Cobra 289 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelAC Cobra 289
Model year1963
Number of seats2
Number of doors2
Car length3850 mm (150.84 inches)
Car width1560 mm (61.09 inches)
Car height1250 mm (48.95 inches)
Wheelbase2290 mm (89.75 inches)
Ground clearance120 mm (4.68 inches)
Vehicle weight1050 kg (2303.33 pounds)
Car passenger space3540 litres (930.33 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDisks, 297 mm
Rear brakesDisks, 273 mm
Max speed217.0 km/h (134.13 mph)
Turning radius11 m (411.33 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity4727 ccm (287.00 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Valves per cylinder2
Maximum power274.80 PS (200.99 kW or 269.65 HP) at 5750 Rev. per min.
Torque423.00 Nm (42.88 kgf-m or 310.44 ft.lbs) at 4500 Rev. per min.
Compression ratio11.0:1
Power density0.2617 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity68.0 litres (17.88 gallons)

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Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of AC Cobra 289 model 1963 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about AC

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / AC's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of AC Cobra 289

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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