A comprehensive guide to designing and building street rods, customs, and lead sleds. Includes hundreds of photographs and practical tips, plus safe working and design factors. It covers all areas of the car, including chassis, suspension, frame, engine, bodywork, paint, and drivetrain. This guide also details how to choose a car and make critical planning decisions. It shows how to properly equip a workshop and lists tool and parts suppliers.
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Street rods are high-performance, custom-designed adaptions of pre-W.W.II American automobiles. Whether the rods are based on original bodies and frames or modern reproductions, this guide will help street rodders tackle their projects. The book discusses how and where to find potential street rods. The process of building a rod, from chassis to upholstery, is described in detail with hundreds of photographs. Practical tips on matching engines to frames and choosing the best suspensions, brakes, and cooling systems are included. Safe working and design factors are stressed. Information on equipping a workshop and lists of speciality tool and parts suppliers round out the book. A useful purchase for any library serving street rodders. Peter C. Leonard, Carnegie Lib. of Pittsburgh
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Book Description HP Trade, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110895863693
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Book Description HP Trade, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0895863693