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Wilkins And R&r Book Source?

PostPost by: marcfuller » Sat Jun 19, 2004 4:41 pm

Does anyone know of a source for the Robinshaw and Ross book and the Miles Wilkins book on fiberglass?
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PostPost by: stubbs » Sat Jun 19, 2004 6:36 pm

:rolleyes: Hi, I am also looking for these books if anyone can help, many thanks Martin
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Sat Jun 19, 2004 7:54 pm

Both are longish out of print and becoming difficult

Much of the relevant info from Miles' book is available on <a href='http://homepage.ntlworld.com/fillpoke/glass1.htm' target='_blank'>http://homepage.ntlworld.com/fillpoke/glass1.htm</a> (The site acknowleges his source)

Hope that helps


By the way, we need a good authoratative and up to date book on the Elan Any budding authors out there :D
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PostPost by: fasterbyelan » Mon Jun 21, 2004 8:04 am

Both books do come up on ebay. I have recently purchased 6 differing volumes from the Osprey Classic Car Restoration Series (Wilkins book on glass fibre is no. 3). The Robinshaw/Ross book will take a little longer and they normally cost a lot.

Another possible source is a specalist car book seller. I know the one at Silverstone has various volumes from the Osprey series. (http://www.collectorscarbooks.co.uk/shop/index.html ).

As a footnote I have had both books for several years and they cannot be recommended enough !

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PostPost by: types26/36 » Mon Jun 21, 2004 10:10 pm

Try this site:
<a href='http://www.lotus-books.com/html/elan.html' target='_blank'>http://www.lotus-books.com/html/elan.html</a>

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PostPost by: Unibrain » Tue Jun 22, 2004 2:45 pm

The twink book is being reprinted by motorbooks.com
<a href='http://www.motorbooks.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/mbi.woa/wa/sendToPage?community=Cars' target='_blank'>http://www.motorbooks.com/cgi-bin/WebObjec...?community=Cars</a>

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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Tue Jun 22, 2004 6:03 pm

Wow the Lotus books site looks good Brian

I wonder where they get them and why can't the likes of Amazon? They even list R&R!
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PostPost by: brandon » Fri Jun 25, 2004 5:43 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-nebogipfel+Jun 22 2004, 06:03 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (nebogipfel @ Jun 22 2004, 06:03 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Wow the Lotus books site looks good Brian

I wonder where they get them and why can't the likes of Amazon? They even list R&R! [/quote]
The books are photocopies.
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PostPost by: nebogipfel » Fri Jun 25, 2004 6:19 pm

Ah that explains it....................
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