This is THE complete practical guide to modifying the 1275cc A-Series engine for reliable high-performance, and without wasting money on parts or modifications that don’t work. The famous 4-cylinder A-Series engine was used in most Austin/Morris/Rover models including Mini, Metro, 1300, Allegro, MG Midget, Austin-Healey Sprite, Maestro and Marina for over 40 years. This book explains how many original components – sometimes modified – can be used in high-performance applications, and includes expert building tips and techniques. Author Des Hammill has written several of Veloce’s highly regarded SpeedPro manuals, and is an engineer and a professional race engine builder.
Hailing originally from New Zealand, Des Hammill is a professional engineer with many years of practical experience of building race-winning engines and solving technical problems. The author of several books in the SpeedPro series, Des writes in an easy to understand manner and gives step-by-step guidance. Des also takes his own photographs and creates his own line drawings.