Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
  

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Contents

Most dangerous job in Vietnam
81
Mines, Military
Flight that tied the world together
84
Charles Lindbergh; 1902-1974, Aviation (Transatlantic flights)
Field day for engineers
88
Expo 67 (Montreal, Quebec) (Architecture), Structural engineering
Chevrolet Impala
94
Automobiles
You can't call them toys anymore
98
Tractors
ABCs of brakes
138
Brakes, Automobile
Solving electrical and ignition problems
144
Automobile engines (Ignition), Automobiles (Electric equipment)
Exciting new products
150
Products, New
World's wettest drydock
152
Salvage (Ships), Warships (Sweden)
Now's the time to build a kit greenhouse
156
Greenhouses

Olds Cutlass: performance yes, economy no!
102
Automobiles
Facts about car stereo
106
Automobiles (Audio systems)
I became an aquanaut, third class
110
Aquanauts, Submarines
Make your own fishing spoons
112
Fishing lures, flies, etc
Can we beat the British at the brickyard?
116
Automobile racing, Automobiles, Racing
Four-wheel safari test in the rugged Rockies
119
Automobiles (Testing)
Campers: twelve ways to add comfort and convenience
124
Campers, Truck (Equipment)
They made a camper out of a Greyhound
128
Campers, Truck
Add this boat rack to your tent trailer
132
Automobile trailers (Equipment)
New hardware for campers
134
Camping (Equipment)

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