This is mainly a photographic reference book to classic scooters and microcars with specification data presented in A to Z order of manufacturer. There are also nostalgic recollections by the author based on ownership and personal experience. In the middle 1950s as a teenager Mike Dan became interested in these then newly-arrived forms of transport. Eventually Mike owned a series of scooters and a microcar. He became involved in Scooter and Microcar Clubs and took part in many local and national sporting events gaining a collection of awards and trophies. In the mid 1980s he had time again to visit many indoor and outdoor classic vehicle shows. Eventually this led to a renewed personal involvement in the restoration of a series of over twenty classic scooters and three classic microcars. This highly entertaining book and reference source is therefore written with the authority of a lifetime enthusiast.The automatic gearbox clutch was redesigned with rectangular wedges rather than ball bearings, which overcame the jamming. A complete redesign ... The T10 was a much better machine, though, sadly, with its own quality control problems. The start/drive switch ... Years later, this concept was developed by the Japanese and produced in various forms, including the Honda Stream. Today, machines ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The A-Z of popular Scooters & Microcars|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2015-08-24|