How to Restore your Collector Car

How to Restore your Collector Car

Book - 1984
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Following the popular first edition, this all-Color edition features updated chapters that reflect the changes and advances in products, techniques and laws. This hands-on guide covers all major restoration processes in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-use format. Expert chapters explain tasks such as degreasing, welding, metal repair, electrics, painting, and more. Step-by-step color photos help you restore it right and save money too! 2nd edition. Sftbd., 8 1/4 x 10 3/4, 288 pgs., 300 color ill.
Publisher: Osceola, Wis., USA : Motorbooks International, c1984
ISBN: 9780879381745
0879381744
Characteristics: 318 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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Dec 13, 2013

This topic is too large to cover in one volume, but this book presents a good, practical overview of the topic. Geared to the budget-minded DIY'er with an old car they want to restore to states ranging from "daily drivable" to "almost new" condition. For someone desiring a "show room" blue ribbon prize winner at Pebble Beach? Not so much. Topics. How to: deal with years of accumulated rust; rust-proofing; restore chrome plating; locating replacement parts; body panel repair; drive train repair; welding; rubber seal replacement; wiring; paint-choices; and painting. The appendix may be the most helpful section for someone actually doing a restore, as it contains sections on how to build an inexpensive parts washer; a DIY hydraulic press; and a long list of sources for manuals, materials, and parts.

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