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AC Greyhound 1959 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Bek Edvar

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 11/16/2019
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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a AC Greyhound 1959, 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 Greyhound can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for AC Greyhound of 1959 model year.

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

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Number of pages
318 pages
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43.8 kB (ZIP archive)
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AC Greyhound specifications

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

Car modelAC Greyhound
Model year1959
Country of originUK
Number of doors2
Body typeCoupe
Car length4580 mm (179.40 inches)
Car width1660 mm (65.07 inches)
Car height1340 mm (52.54 inches)
Wheelbase2550 mm (99.90 inches)
Ground clearance180 mm (7.06 inches)
Vehicle weight1015 kg (2226.51 pounds)
Car passenger space4220 litres (1109.43 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Max speed167.0 km/h (103.28 mph)
Turning radius11 m (442.68 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity1969 ccm (119.55 cubic inches)
Engine's typein-line, 6-cyl
Valves per cylinder2
Maximum power125.00 PS (91.54 kW or 122.39 HP) at 5750 Rev. per min.
Torque179.00 Nm (18.21 kgf-m or 131.34 ft.lbs) at 4500 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size660.0 x 96.0 mm (25.87 x 3.8 inches)
Compression ratio9.0:1
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.1232 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity54.0 litres (14.20 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of AC Greyhound model 1959 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about AC

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / AC's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of AC Greyhound

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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