Technical Publications

25 Years of Fifth Avenue Antique Auto Parts

25 Year Book: $15.00 post paid.

 

A book by Randy Rundle, founder and owner of Fifth Avenue Antique Auto Parts.

 

In 2012 Fifth Avenue celebrated 25 years in business. In honor of that milestone Randy has written a book telling the story of Fifth Avenue Antique Auto Parts and how a simple idea grew into a business known world wide for making all types of antique more reliable and fun to drive.  Signed copies of Randy's book are $15.00 each post paid.

 

70 pages, 75 color photos. If you PRINT your name CLEARLY on the order form... Randy will autograph his book to you at no charge.

 

Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

 

The Official 12-volt Conversion Guide

$10.00 each

 

After many requests it is finally here, the complete, step by step guide, to upgrading a 12-volt electrical system. Alternators, mounting brackets, pulleys, overdrives, ignition coils, generators, 6/12 bulb crossover numbers, its all included. Save time and money by learning why you do not need to change the headlight switch, starter solenoid, heater and ignition switches, or the ignition points and condenser when you upgrade to 12- volts. This complete 25 page guide explains everything you need to know in simple “common sense” plain english. A complete parts source list is also included.

 

Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

The Official Guide to Shop Kinks and Tech Tips, 1940-1960 Edition.

$10.00 each

Learn over 140 tech tips and mechanical short cuts from those who made their living working on these cars and trucks everyday. A must have for every shop and automotive library.

 

Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

Borg-Warner Guide Book

$15.00 each

 

This (8.5 x 11) 40 page illustrated guide explains everything you need to know about operating and troubleshooting the Borg-Warner "R" series overdrive transmission. If your car is equipped with a Borg-Warner overdrive transmission this is a must have book. Includes factory service information, interchange guide and illustrated wiring diagrams.

 

Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

The Official Guide To Cooling Systems

$15.00 each

 

Learn the secrets of how a cooling system works so you can solve your own cooling system problems. Like most anything else, if you know and understand the rules of the game it makes the job much easier. If you own a Flathead Ford this book is a must have. 8.5 x 11 - 36 pages.

 

Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

The Official Guide To Modern Gasoline & Oil for Antique Vehicles

$15.00 post paid

 

Randy has been preparing antique vehicles for what is now the Hemmings Great Race since 1989. In this 60 - page book Randy explains how the changes to modern gasoline and engine oil have affected antique vehicles, and what you need to do to protect your antique vehicle from these changes. A must have book for all antique vehicle owners.

 

Color throughout. Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

HELP! My Car Won't Start When It's Hot!

$15.00 post paid

 

Each of us has owned, or knows of someone who has owned an antique vehicle, muscle car, or hot rod that refuses to start when the engine is warm. To make this more aggravating, the vehicle seems to start fine when the engine is cold. In this book Randy will help you to identify and fix your hot start problem once and for all.  68 pages with color illustrations throughout. $15.00 each.

 

Color throughout. Call 785-632-3450 to order your copy today.

Fifth Avenue Facts

Randy designed and built the first 6-volt alternator in 1987. Up to that point there was no such thing as a 6-volt alternator, only modern 12-volt alternators were available.