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Published by Society of Automotive Engineers in Warrendale, Pa .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

On back cover: International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition, Toronto, Canada, October 7-10, 1991.

SeriesSP-889
ContributionsInternational Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition (1991 : Toronto)
The Physical Object
Pagination140p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14473045M

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