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Car Hacks and Mods For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-08540-0
384 pages
May 2011
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Part I: Owning a Performance Car.

Chapter 1: Cool Car Basics.

Chapter 2: Planning It Smart.

Part II: Safety.

Chapter 3: Balanced Performance.

Chapter 4: Safety Gear.

Part III: Rims and Rubber.

Chapter 5: Tires.

Chapter 6: Wheels.

Part IV: Stylin’.

Chapter 7: Fashion Is a Fickle Thing.

Chapter 8: Vanity? Performance? A Little of Both?

Chapter 9: Detailing 101.

Part V: Slowing Down.

Chapter 10: Slowing Down.

Chapter 11: Basic Braking Bolt-Ons.

Part VI: Corner Carver.

Chapter 12: I Just Want to Hang (Onto the Road).

Chapter 13: Basic Handling Bolt-Ons.

Chapter 14: Get on the Diet!

Part VII: Let’s Go!

Chapter 15: Basic Power Bolt-Ons.

Chapter 16: Building a Strong Foundation.

Chapter 17: Thinking of Adding Boost.

Chapter 18: Have Boost, Need More.

Part VIII: Faster Thinking.

Chapter 19: Scanning the Codes.

Chapter 20: What’s inside Your Car’s Brain.

Chapter 21: Reflashes and EPROM Swaps.

Chapter 22: Black Boxes.

Chapter 23: Integrated Piggybacks.

Chapter 24: Full Standalone ECUs.

Part IX: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 25: Ten Online Resources.

Chapter 26: Ten Car Modding Problems.