You can keep your USS Enterprises and your Battlestars Galactica. Give me the fastest hunk ‘o junk in the galaxy any day. I just picked up the Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual the other day from Amazon.uk (it’s not available in the U.S. until next year). If there’s anything you ever wanted to know about everyone’s favorite tramp freighter, from how the hyperdrive works to how to fly through an asteroid field, it’s in the book.
I’m a big geek for this kind of thing: making up explanations for every little thing and presenting the imaginary as real. Pair this book up with the 3D Owner’s Guide and you’ll be modifying that YT-1300 you’ve got parked out back in no time.
As a bonus, here’s a cutaway I did for a Star Wars story I wrote years ago: