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The Driver: Australia and New Zealand on the back of a truck

By: Alice Mabin

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Alice Mabin: 2016

Seller ID: A1069


The Driver by Alice Mabin documents the reality of the daily grind for 110 different trucking companies and drivers with stunning images featuring every state and territory in Australia and New Zealand. This is the never before-seen real life tale of the captivating lives of truck drivers. “It was important to me that the stalwart cooperation of the truckies, their families, and the trucking companies were respected and represented fully. This is why it was so vital... View more info

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Riot Control Vehicles: 1945-Present #219 Osprey New Vanguard

By: Chris McNab

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000433


Fully illustrated with a mixture of dramatic archive photos and manufacturers' images, this volume covers the little-known history of riot control vehicles. It explores the world of these vehicles from 1945 through to the present day - from adapted military armoured cars such as the Humber Pig (UK) and BRDM (Soviet Union) to the fully computerized systems of the Russian Lavina-Uragan and Canadian INKAS Armored Riot Control Vehicle - showing how their development and depl... View more info

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Golden Miles: Sex, Speed & The Australian Muscle Car

By: Clinton Walker

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2009

Seller ID: 003775


Thirty years on the muscle car era still resonates. Why do these beautiful beasts hold to much fascination? Read Golden miles to get the truth about a time when modern Australia's real sense of itself was taking shape. GOLDEN MILES is an auto biography by Clinton Walker, a book about cars, people and place. Australia in the late 60s/early 70s was a young country bursting at the seams: charging through a brief window of opportunity between the end of colonialism and the ... View more info

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Wizard of Oz: Speed, Modernism and the Last Ride of Norman 'Wizard' Smith

By: Clinton Walker

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2013

Seller ID: 003777


In the bitter autumn of 1932, as the world crashed into the Great Depression, Australian motor ace Norman 'Wizard' Smith sat on the remote Ninety Mile Beach in far north New Zealand, waiting for the wind to change; waiting for a chance to drive his streamlined super car the Enterprise to a new world speed record. He would be the fastest man on earth - a golden god! He waited and waited ... Norman Smith was an enigma. A contemporary of Bradman, Kingsford Smith and Phar L... View more info

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4WD Treks Close to Sydney 6th Edition The 25 Best Tours Around The Sydney Region

By: Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Boiling Billy Publications: 2013

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: A1333


This completely revised and expanded 6th edition, now in the A4 format so popular among owners of 4WD vehicles, features 18 of the best four-wheel drive day and weekend treks within a few short hours' drive of Sydney. Expert route directions read in forward and reverse as well as featuring both GPS Lat/Long and UTM Grid References. Treks include: Yengo National Park, Abercrombie Trek, Tianjara Fire Trail, The Bridle Track, Dixons Long Point, Caves to Caves, Watagan Mount... View more info

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4WD Treks Close to Brisbane 1st Edition The 25 Best Tours Around the Brisbane Region

By: Danielle Lancaster

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Boiling Billy Publications: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A1335


This great new title from Boiling Billy features 25 day and weekend 4WD tours on both the beaches and in the forests surrounding Queensland's capital city. 4WD Treks Close to Brisbane will take readers to the best destinations the region has on offer including Brisbane's Islands, delightful rainforest jaunts as well as picturesque bush and beach runs, and all within a few hours drive from Brisbane. Destinations include tours through D'Aguilar National Park near Woodford,... View more info

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The FJ Holden: A Favourite Australian Car - New Revised Edition

By: Don Loffler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003776


Leading early Holden historian Don Loffler has unearthed an amazing collection of stories and facts about FJ variants, from the popular Special to the rarest of them all - an experimental station wagon - as well as non-factory versions in many guises. The FJ Holden is lavishly illustrated with more than 500 photographs, most of which have never been published before. The information section includes comprehensive identification details for FJs that you will not find ass... View more info

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Still Holden Together: Stories of the First Holden Model - New Revised Edition

By: Don Loffler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003778


'Still Holden together?' Well, some of the original model Holdens are still holding together very well indeed. Still Holden Together is a fabulous collection of new stories, photographs and information on the first Holden model, the 48-215 sedan and 50-2106 utility, commonly known as the 'FX' model. The stories describe events and people in the life of the FX from 1944 to the present day. There are entertaining anecdotes and stories of amazing coincidences, dramatic re... View more info

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She's a Beauty! The Story of the First Holdens - New Enlarged Edition

By: Don Loffler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 003779


'She's a beauty!' declared Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia, after he unveiled the first all-Australian car in 1948. Includes six new chapters and 100 new photos never published before. This book is a loving history of the first model Holden, the 48-215, known popularly as the FX, and its famous successor, the FJ. She's a Beauty! includes stories never told before, photographs never published, and a wealth of technical information. 'What a beauty this book is!... View more info

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Holden Days: From the Original 48-215 'FX' to the 1966 HR

By: Don Loffler

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2013

Seller ID: 003780


This fifth Holden book by Don Loffler is a new initiative. It extends beyond the first two Holden series, the 48-215 'FX' and the FJ, and comprises a chapter on each of the first 10 Holden series, finishing with the 1966 HR. It is amazing that, although Don has already published over 1500 different photographs of FX and FJ Holdens in his first four books, he has tracked down another 100 new images for this book and, in addition, 300 photographs covering the FE to HR cha... View more info

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Holden Snapshots: Images from the Golden Years

By: Don Loffler

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2015

Seller ID: A1243


‘Having written the official history of Holden and then completed a PhD and related book on the origins of the Holden from deep within General Motors culture, I don’t always rush to read more material on Holdens … unless it is yet another of Don Loffler’s wonderful books. Like his previous five beautifully written and illustrated productions, Holden Snapshots is full of yarns about early model Holdens and their place in the lives of individuals and the broader cu... View more info

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Ford Australia: The Cars and the People Who Built Them

By: Doug Wallace and Michelle Cook

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2016

Seller ID: A1070


This book chronicles the 88 years in which Ford built cars in Australia for Australian conditions and interviews many of the people who worked for the company along with many rare images and essential production statistics. The first Australian-built Ford was a Model T that came off an improvised production line in a disused Geelong woolstore in June 1925, while work started on a factory in the nearby suburb of Norlane. It constitutes the complete history of Ford product... View more info

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Classic British Cars: The Golden Age of the British Car, Featuring Over 80 Machines Shown in 170 Photographs

By: Graham Robson and Michael Ware

Price: $23.95

Publisher: UK, Anness Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1351


This book covers the first century of the British car industry. Divided into four chronological sections - Veteran Era; Vintage and Thoroughbred; The Classic Years; and Modern-Day Classic - it profiles over 80 of the best-loved cars of Great Britain. From the Arnold-Benz and Arrol-Johnston Dogcart to the McLaren F1 and MG MGF, the book shows just how dramatically automobile technology has developed. Each entry tells the complete story of the model, from its design and de... View more info

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A7V Mephisto: The Last German First World War Tank : A Queensland Museum Pocket Guide

By: Gregory Czechura and Jeff Hopkins-Weise

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 003433


The only A7V left in the world surviving from World War 1. Called 'Mephisto' by the German Army. Donated to the Queensland Museum by the French. Sturmpanzerwagen A7V Mephisto is one of the Queensland Museum's most iconic objects. Captured in the dying days of the war, the tank is a focus of international militaria research. This pocket companion contains everything you need to know about the only surviving A7V Mephisto tank. From technical specifications to service h... View more info

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Polish Armor of the Blitzkrieg #224 New Vanguard

By: Jamie Prenatt

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002011


The Polish army during the Blitzkrieg conjures up tragic images of infantry and dashing, but ineffective and ultimately doomed cavalry charges. In actuality the Poles, in the midst of a large-scale re-armament programme, had up to 600 armoured vehicles available at the time of the German attack, as well as a number of newer and better designs in various stages of development. Facing the inventors of the 'Lightning War', who attacked in great numbers, on multiple fronts a... View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tractors and Trucks: The Ultimate World Reference With Over 1,500 Photographs

By: John Carroll and Peter Davies

Price: $35.95

Publisher: UK, Hermes House: 2010

Seller ID: 003555


From farming to road transportation, cultivation to furniture removal, tractors and trucks perform a huge variety of tasks. Tractors are an essential farming tool, having taken over the role formerly performed by oxen, horses, camels and elephants - that of pulling farm implements. Trucks are road vehicles used for carrying heavy loads, from supermarket food, logs, cement or fuel to everyday refuse. This magnificent encyclopedia is divided into two parts, one following... View more info

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Hogs on 66: Best Feed and Hangouts for Road Trips on Route 66

By: Michael Wallis and Marian Clark

Price: $32.95

Publisher: USA, Council Oak Books: 2004

Seller ID: 003592


Hogs on 66 mixes food, fun, and the freedom of the road in colorful photographs, stories, and information about Hog-friendly Hangouts, where to buy your Harley stuff, road tips, profiles from the road, biker wedding spots, and several hundred favorite recipes from towns along the Route. You'll learn all about butt darts in Vega, Texas and other behind-the-scenes tales from Harley tours down 66. You'll meet Harley celebrities who've traveled the road, such as Franklin Gra... View more info

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Tanks: 100 Years of Evolution

By: Richard M. Ogorkiewicz

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000412


Tank presents a comprehensive account of the world-wide evolution of armoured vehicles from their inception a century ago to the present day, starting with a detailed reappraisal of the development of tanks and how they evolved during World War I. By the end of that conflict tanks had gained considerable importance. However, this was not sustained in its immediate aftermath and a revival only began when the British Army started in to experiment in the 1920s with a more m... View more info

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Robert Pepper's 4WD Handbook 2nd Edition The Complete Guide to How 4WDs Work and How to Drive Them

By: Robert Pepper

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, Boiling Billy Publications: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1332


In this second edition of the bestselling 4WD Handbook, four-wheel drive expert and author Robert Pepper provides an in-depth explanation of how 4WDs work. He shares practical techniques for hill-driving, sand-driving, water crossings, as well as driving in mud, snow and sand. In this revised second edition, Pepper includes techniques, photographs and technology from the very latest vehicles. This second edition also includes new chapters regarding off-road towing, ch... View more info

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4WD Glovebox Guide 2nd Edition Essential driving skills and recovery techniques

By: Robert Pepper

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boiling Billy Publications: 2016

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1336


The 4WD Glovebox Guide 2/e is the easy to follow essential reference book packed with driving and recovery techniques that all four-wheel drivers need to know. The guide has comprehensive information on 4WD systems, suspension, wheels and tyres as well as specific driving techniques for different terrain. Each chapter even has a checklist to help you pack properly and ensure your trip is a safe one. About the Author: Robert Pepper is a freelance motoring journa... View more info