Women's Car DIY - If you need something done, do it yourself - The Multi-Tasker's Manual

The girl's guide to car DIY, including basic maintenance, service and preparing for the MoT test

Women's Car DIY - If you need something done, do it yourself - The Multi-Tasker's Manual
$27.95 $22.36
Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780857334077
Buy from an Online Retailer
US:
            
CA:
      
AU:
   

Description

Men work on cars and women cook. Men put up shelves and women make curtains. This used to be typical but not any more, with tasks in the home often shared equally. But women can go a step further and become as confident with a jack as with a power drill. This empowering manual, written by a female car mechanic, explains all areas of owning, maintaining and caring for your car. After absorbing the guidance in this manual you will know how to deal with a puncture, replace a brake light or even do an oil change – and when to challenge a garage mechanic's advice.

The author

As a teenager, Caroline Lake was more likely to be found reading What Car? than Smash Hits and she could quote 0–60mph times galore. For her 16th birthday she was given a Triumph Dolomite as a minor restoration project and with her father’s help and a Haynes manual she managed to get it on the road. She went into the garage trade, became a qualified MoT tester and in 2006 opened Caroline’s Cars in Norwich, offering servicing, repairs and MoTs, along with a training school where she teaches women (and men) car care and maintenance.

Reader reviews

Specs

Format: Hardback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9780857334077
Illustrations: 300 color photos
Size: 8.27 in x 10.64 in x 0.5 in / 210.06 mm x 270.26 mm x 12.7 mm
Published:

You might also be interested in

Triumph Motorcycles: How the West was Won
Nearly every motorcycle nut knows that Triumphs are the most famous bikes to ever come out of Great Britain. However, they also have an extensive history in North America and have been part of that continent’s motorcycling soul since long before World War II. From Triumph Motorcycles in America is an interesting tale of how the first Triumph ...
Read More >
Valentino Rossi Through the Years
In his home country of Italy Valentino Rossi is treated like a rock star. In the MotoGP record books, he goes down as one of the greatest motorcycle road racers of all-time. Amongst all of that is a colorful life filled with all sorts of racing machinery, rivalries, victories, as well as some lean times ...
Read More >
1912 Bugatti 5-Liter
In the early days of auto making, more powerful cars usually meant considerably more weight. From his base in Molsheim, France, Ettore Bugatti set out to make a trimmed-down performance car to stop the trend. To prove his point, the car was let loose on the race track where it fulfilled its destiny as a winner. ...
Read More >
See More Posts