IMI MAGAZINE - november 2012

Restoration-Allard Chrysler Dragster

Though it was successful, the fantastic first fire-up of the dragster since 1964 at the July Dragstalgia Meet held at Santa Pod did throw up a few technical problems – including a leaking supercharger blow-off valve.

Published on 02 Nov 2012


All tooled up for the job

It’s always worthwhile taking time to review the tools and equipment you are using in your workshop. Andrew Livesey provides a checklist to help start the task.

Published on 01 Nov 2012


Gaz Festival

Since former GM executive Bo Andersson took over as GAZ President three years ago the Russian truck, van, bus and car giant has enjoyed an incredible recovery. Dealers are delighted and production is soaring. In an exclusive interview for MIM, Andersson speaks to Vaughan Freeman about the company’s phenomenal success.

Published on 01 Nov 2012



Also in this issue

Motorcycles: Ricardo invests in motorcycling

Shoreham-based company Ricardo Engineering has announced it has commissioned a brand new motorcycle chassis dynamometer suite at the company's technical centre in southern Germany.

Keep tabs on DAB

The full switchover to digital audio broadcasting may still be a couple of years away but, as Gekko’s Rupert Cook describes, dealers ought to begin preparations for handling enquiries from customers looking to go digital.

Landmark Cars: Ford Cortina Mk I

It’s fitting that we follow the Morris 1100 from the September issue of MIM with the Ford Cortina, since the two cars were launched within months of each other in 1962.

Introduction to EV and hybrid vehicles

The basic principle of a full EV is that it is powered by an electric motor rather than a petrol or diesel engine.

Restoration-Allard Chrysler Dragster

Though it was successful, the fantastic first fire-up of the dragster since 1964 at the July Dragstalgia Meet held at Santa Pod did throw up a few technical problems – including a leaking supercharger blow-off valve.

Its a tough job but someone has to do it

With more than 4 million* commercial vehicles on our roads, it is understandable that we make sure the UK has enough skilled individuals to keep that fleet on the road and the supply chain intact.

All tooled up for the job

It’s always worthwhile taking time to review the tools and equipment you are using in your workshop. Andrew Livesey provides a checklist to help start the task.

Gaz Festival

Since former GM executive Bo Andersson took over as GAZ President three years ago the Russian truck, van, bus and car giant has enjoyed an incredible recovery. Dealers are delighted and production is soaring. In an exclusive interview for MIM, Andersson speaks to Vaughan Freeman about the company’s phenomenal success.

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