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Automotive

Basic overview of automotive componentry

 

Automotive Electronics

Boats and Trailers

  • SeaRay - Basic servicing tips and maintenance

Brakes, steering, suspension, wheels and tyres

Car Alarm, Automotive Stereo and mobile electronics installation

  • the12volt.com - Vehicle Wiring, Relay Diagrams, and Technical Information for Mobile Electronics
  • Basic Car Audio Electronics - Information on car audio acoustics and car audio equipment, basic electronics and some electronic devices

Collision Repair

Plastics

Refinishing

Engineering

Engines

Heavy Automotive

  • Basic Hydraulics - General information covering basic hydraulics and the properties and characteristics of fluids. Types of pumps, motors, valves and control systems
  • NewbieDriver - Truck air brake knowledge
  • Wikipedia - Diesel Engines - How diesel engines work
  • Hydraulic Supermarket.com - Hydraulic technical library for maintenance tips, application formulas and guidelines and conversion charts
  • Roadranger - Information on products from Eaton, Dana
  • Dana Corporation - Information on drive-train components steering, drive axles, drive-shafts, and suspensions

Hot Rod Tips

Plumbing

Basic overview of plumbing componentry

General

Statutory Regulations

Library

As a Distance student of Wintec you are entitled to use the Wintec library resources, and databases you will find on the library homepage here.

Distance Services

From the Catalogue, click on basic search and enter a request. For e.g. engines, brakes, transmissions etc you may see a book you wish to borrow. You can contact the librarian below, or click here to make a request. Books are posted to your address along with a free courier bag for returning the items. For all inquiries about this free service, contact the Distance Services Librarian, at: (07) 834 8800 Or via email lbdes@wintec.ac.nz