Standard Guide to Building Street Rods and Custom Cars : How to Get the Most Car for Your Money

Standard Guide to Building Street Rods and Custom Cars : How to Get the Most Car for Your Money

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 182 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780873494410
  • DDC分類 629

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Learn the secrets of how to build a hot street rod without going broke. Enthusiasts will learn step by step how to plan for and undertake a custom street rod project. Includes practical advice for the entire process, such as how to assemble a budget and a game plan. Chapters cover in detail each step of building a custom street rod including chassis, engine, bodywork, painting, upholstery, and tips to keep the car looking sharp. Time and money-saving tips and tricks are included throughout, such as whether to use steel or fiberglass. Generously illustrated, this book contains both in-progress how-to photos and inspiring photos of completed street rods. Hobbyists will save time and money and avoid costly mistakes. - Plan and undertake a custom street rod project - Garner time and money-saving tips and tricks - Emphasis placed on safety - Illustrations show major steps

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       6  (8)
How Did Hot Rodding Begin? 8 (6)
Developing a Plan 14 (10)
Metal and Fiberglass Bodies 24 (4)
Chassis 28 (14)
Brakes 42 (7)
Fiberglass Bodies 49 (11)
Metal Bodies 60 (29)
Bodywork 89 (20)
Paint 109(14)
Color Sanding and Polishing Paint 123(6)
Interiors 129(10)
Restoring Trim 139(5)
Wrapping Up 144(5)
Care and Maintenance 149(2)
How to Inspect a Shop 151(3)
First-Time Success Story 154(13)
Appendix A 167(10)
Appendix B 177