Countless collector car owners are skilled at performing mechanical work, but for many of them, electrical work seems like a mystery, too complicated and too confusing. However, electrical upgrades are absolutely essential for a high-performance classic car or a modified car to perform at its best. With a firm understanding of the fundamentals, you can take this comprehensive guide and complete a wide range of electrical projects that enhance the performance and functionality of a vehicle.
In this revised edition (formerly titled Automotive Electrical Performance Projects) brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are: maximizing performance of electric fans; installing electronic gauges; upgrading charging systems; and installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness, which is no small task. Each facet is covered in amazing detail.
Veteran author Tony Candela, who wrote CarTech’s previous best-selling title Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems, moves beyond the theoretical and into real-world applications with this exciting and detailed follow-up. This Volume 2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.
This book is a 2015 International Automotive Media Competition (IAMC) Silver Award Winner.
Tony Candela has been in the automotive aftermarket electronics industry for 20 years and has held positions in installation, sales, management, manufacturer’s sales representation, and regional sales management. During his tenure, he has worked for two aftermarket electronics manufacturers, Clifford Electronics and Rockford Fosgate. Candela has created and given hundreds of seminars on the topics of installation, application, wiring, and basic automotive electronics, and is the author of CarTech’s best-selling Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems.