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The Vedette Workshop Manual

The Simca Vedette (1955-1963) workshop manual is scanned from an original Simca workshop book which was in a superb state. This workshop manual does have a total of 161 pages. Each section contains practical disassembly, repair and assembly procedures. Some references and illustrations in this manual refer to previous models. A number of the Illustrations contained here in, are in French. However, the American Translation of these Illustrations will be located directly below in the text copy. The parts book is made for all the Vedette models, inclusive the very rare Vedette Marly and the Vedette Presidence.

The parts book is scanned in a 1200px/inch resolution. Every page is edited by hand to remove unwanted dots, greasy spots and other imperfections. The pdf software has recognised the scanned text and converted the image text to real text. The advantage of this is the you can use the search function in the PDF reader to find certain text, like parts numbers or a description of the parts.

To have a convenient navigation through the file, a handy menu structure is created at the left side of the file. Beside this menu, there is also the possibility to use the original "menu" on the right side of the index page to navigate through the file.

For the opening of the PDF parts book, Adobe Acrobat Reader is recommended. Adobe Reader can be downloaded freely from the Adobe website here. If the PDF spare parts file is opened in a web browser, the menu will not show up, and some of the pages may appear distorted.

In short:

Download here a sample file of the Vedette workshop manual 4.8Mb (Only the first 25 pages are viewable + index pages)


Or if you like to purchase the Simca Vedette (1955-1963) workshop manual, click on the "Add to cart" button.


You want it all? If you order the Vedette bundle, you will get the Veddette workshop manual, the Vedette spare parts catalogue and as bonus the Pieces Normalisees catalogues (value €9.99). The Pieces Normalisees catalogue is an excellent tool to find out where that bold or nut belongs you found in your garage. You know it is from your Simca, but can't recall from which part. Read more about the Pieces Normalisees catalogue here.

The Vedette bundle consists of:

  • A 399 page spare parts catalogue.
  • A 161 page workshop manual.
  • And a 56 page Pieces Normalisees catalogue as bonus.
  • That is a total of 616 pages of valuable information about your precious Vedette for only €39.99!

    Click on the "Add to cart" button to order the Vedette bundle. The total download of the 3 files is 97MB.

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