How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork: Tips, Techniques and Step-by-step Procedures - Applies to ALL Metal-bodied Cars (Veloce Enthusiast's Restoration Manual Series)

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A book written for the home restorer who, until now, lacked the confidence to tackle bodywork. With specially devised techniques which don't rely on workshop plant, this work spans the gap between professional and amateur. The text is readable, the photos bright and the instructions clear. A real boon for the enthusiast. Features: Written specifically for the enthusiast, Specially devised techniques for the home restorer, Many real-life examples, Tricks of the trade, Hundreds of high quality photographs, Step by step instruction to re-skinning your own doors and making your own repair sections, Contains a guide to panel making and panel repair techniques, Contains a guide to tools and workshop safety.

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This book is well written, easily understandable and backed by over 250 clear photographs and illustrations, nearly all in full color. Even the information on welding, metal forming and hammer techniques is highly detailed and well explained, something most other how to books don't do even half as well as this. --Hemmings Sport & Exotic Cars

From panel removal to patching, from floors and doors to sills and chassis, it's all included in both words and full colour photos. There are also chapters on metal forming, panel beating and magical things you can create with a flat piece of steel, a hammer and dolly and a little patience. While Triumph vehicles feature throughout, there is also an MGB facelift that might be of interest. This author has written for those who like to get their hands dirty. --Australian Classic Car

I have to say that this book is a great read, the author's enthusiasm for classic cars comes through in the writing yet all the way through it remains easy to understand; an enthusiastic reader can easily digest it from cover to cover. Many of the techniques for metalforming shown will come in handy for those doing running repairs at MOT time, as well as covering proper restoration. It also has useful advice on dealing with rust and making the basic preparations for painting. 5/5 --www.front-runners.net

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