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Tires & other things

some heroes of automotive evolution

by W. E. Butterworth

  • 255 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. E. Butterworth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL139 .B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5420654M
    ISBN 100385034997, 0385084390
    LC Control Number73013953

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Tires & other things by W. E. Butterworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

There's no question here of a Naderesque critique of the automotive industry; to Butterworth the early inventors really were heroes, and indeed to some extent he conveys their almost charismatic stature.

The most exciting of the lot is Charles Goodyear, who dressed from head to toe in rubber and carried rubber calling cards to advertise himself; he should have become the world's richest man.

The book also, as do so many alternative home construction manuals, covers building only in the American Southwest. Nothing wrong with that, except most people don't live there. I wondered if my local soil (a heavy loam) is suitable for compacting tires and what an alternative to the book's adobe covering of the tires would be/5(6).

One possible solution to the congestion problem that is described in the book is to A) pay people not to drive. B) limit the number of cars that can use the road. C) force car manufacturers to make fewer cars. D) force people to pay for using the road, just as they pay for gasoline and tires.

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I also recommend "Mechanics of Pneumatic Tires".Cited by: What I'm hearing from people who are reading the book is it provides them clear explanations that allow them to return to their other book and get more out of them.

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Despite advances in tire technology, tread life is finite and will vary by car type, tire type (such as all-season or high-performance), driving aggressiveness, and even road and weather conditions.

We rely on tires to safely transport us and our loved one from one destination to another. Unfortunately, due to factors out of our control, tires are bombarded by potholes, glass and other things that can damage a can be a huge inconvenience, especially if a.

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