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Simca 8 1949 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Glyokner Silvan and Okesson Aleksander

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 11/18/2019
  • Alternator replacement
  • Auxiliary belt replacement
  • Car suspension repair
  • Checking tyre pressures

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Simca 8 1949, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Simca. 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 Simca 8 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Simca 8 of 1949 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Simca 8 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
298 pages
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File size
41.8 kB (ZIP archive)
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Simca 8 specifications

The main characteristics of a Simca 8 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelSimca 8
Model year1949
Country of originFrance
Car length4030 mm (157.91 inches)
Car width1490 mm (58.41 inches)
Car height1540 mm (60.30 inches)
Wheelbase2430 mm (95.22 inches)
Vehicle weight920 kg (2018.16 pounds)
Car passenger space3580 litres (941.27 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 4-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDrums
Rear brakesDrums
Engine capacity1090 ccm (66.18 cubic inches)
Engine's typein-line, 4-cyl
Valves per cylinder2
Maximum power32.84.00 PS (23.88 kW or 32.84 HP) at 4200 Rev. per min.
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.0359 PS/kg

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Simca 8 model 1949 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Simca

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / Simca's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of Simca 8

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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