Author Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to full-on, door-jambs-and-everything jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know.
Starting with a list of necessary tools, Mattson guides you through various tasks including seat restoration; door panel removal, patterning, assembly, and installation; headliner removal and installation; carpet cutting; and convertible top restoration.
Provides both new and experienced hot rodders (and car builders) with the information they need. Whether it's help installing a front frame clip in an old Ford, or solving a problem with an aftermarket fuel injection system installed in a early Mustang, the answers are all here. The best of Brent VanDervort's columns (Fatman Fabrication and columnist for Goodguy's Gazette) in one book!
In this revised edition of the previous title, Advanced Automotive Welding, Jerry Uttrachi, past president of the American Welding Society, shows you how to perform basic welding procedures with steel and cast iron.
This will be your primary resource when it's time to tackle a full restoration or complete a simple repair on your prized Pentastar. You won't find a cheaper "part" that helps you more than Mopar B-Body Restoration 1966-1970.
In this restoration guide, all crucial aspects of restoration, including engine, driveline, body, interior, trim, electrical system, brakes, steering, and suspension, are covered. Step-by-step photos accompanied by in-depth and detailed captions explain how to perform each stage of the restoration procedure.
Covered are basic metal considerations such as type and size of metal; intended purpose of cleaning the metal; approaches to cleaning metal through chemical, mechanical abrasive, and media abrasive systems; mastering the processes for consistent results; small- and large-scale projects; and post-cleaning prep procedures.
You will discover the history of Detroit Speed and how they design performance parts. Learn-to-install sections cover front subframe and rear suspension assemblies as well as upgrades to wheel tubs, brakes, fuel system, driveline, cooling system, and more; also included is an LS swap.
Ford AOD Transmissions: Rebuilding and Modifying the AOD, AODE and 4R70W walks you through the rebuild process step-by-step, from removing the transmission from the vehicle, to complete disassembly and cleaning, to careful reassembly, to proper re-installation and road testing.
This restoration guide provides in-depth, step-by-step information of common restoration procedures and features brilliant color photos so the reader can complete a bumper-to-bumper restoration in their own garage.
Teaches you how to select the proper tools, preparing and cleaning sheet metal, section fabrications and patches, welding options, forming fitting and smoothing, cutting metal, final metal finishing and more.
Daniel Hall, of the vintage restoration company Camper Reparadise, addresses all items of streamline trailer restoration thoroughly in this one-stop-shopping book. Key restoration components including chassis, floor, exterior/interior skin, electrical elements, insulation, doorjamb refabrication, LP, plumbing, and polishing are covered comprehensively in a visual, step-by-step format.