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The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors

ISBN13: 9780713675757
ISBN: 0713675756
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $23.95
Publisher: Adlard Coles
Published Date:
Edition 2
Pages: 96
Average Goodreads rating: 3.00/5 (1 ratings)

The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors, previously known as The RYA Book of Outboard Motors, is aimed at boatowners, rather than experienced mechanics.
Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, it explains how even the most
sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel
to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those
processes to take place: the fuel system
the ignition system
cooling and lubrication
the electrical system
transmission and controls.
The book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault finding,
and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to
save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! It
will be a boon to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine.

'Explains in clear, jargon-free English how an outboard works and how to look after it' Kelvin Hughes

'An excellent book, well thought out and well written' Motorboats Monthly