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How To Restore Your 1967-1969 Camaro Part # CTM-60
Finally, Camaro Owners Have The Book They Need Help Select The Best Parts Professional Techniques Upgrade Performance & Preserve Collector Value It covers all aspects of restoration, including engines and drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, and steering for the first-generation Camaros. Organization and planning will be covered, so restorers can stay on task. Disassembly, inspection, and sourcing the best parts will also be covered. This volume will deliver a concise and revealing overview of each subject area and shows the most critical aspects of the restoration process with sequential step-by-step photos and detailed captions. The most efficient techniques and best products for returning each component to like-new condition will be covered. With this information, owners will be able to determine what's involved in each step of the restoration and decide whether to perform the work themselves or outsource it to a professional shop. Color step-by-step how-to information on Camaro restoration has never been offered in a package like this before. Learn More
$32.99 ea.
Auto Wiring & Electrical Systems Book Part # 88-0377-3
Author: Tony Candela Softbound 8.5 x 11" 144 pages 350 color photos ISBN 10: 1932494871 ISBN 13: 9781932494877 Often, wiring and electrical work intimidates automotive do-it-yourselfers the most. It's not mechanical, and therefore, it's unfamiliar territory. Electrons are invisible, and they can do unpredictable things in an untrained enthusiast's eyes. Finally, there is an enthusiast's guide that takes the mysteries and misunderstandings out of automotive electrical design, modification, diagnostics, and repair. Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems is the perfect book to unshroud the mysteries of automotive electrics and electronic systems. The basics of electrical principles, including voltage, amperage, resistance, and Ohm's Law, are revealed in clear and concise detail, so the enthusiast understands what these mean in the construction and repair of automotive electrical circuits. All the tools and the proper equipment required for automotive electrical tasks are covered. In addition, this in-depth guide explains how to perform more complex tasks, such as adding new circuits, installing aftermarket electronics, repairing existing circuits, building your own wiring harness, and troubleshooting. Author Tony Candela explains how to complete popular wiring projects, such as adding late-model electronic accessories and convenience items to earlier-model cars, installing relays, designing and assembling multi-function circuits and harnesses, and much more. With this book in hand, you will be able to assemble, design, and build single- and multi-function circuits and harnesses, troubleshoot and repair existing circuits, and install aftermarket systems and electronics. Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems is your essential guide for wiring a hot rod from scratch, modifying muscle car electrical circuits for cooling fans and/or power windows, or adding a premium stereo and other conveniences to modern performance cars. Learn More
$29.99 ea.
Automotive Electrical Performance Projects Book Part # 88-1098-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 192 Pages 500 Color Photos Automotive Electrical Performance Projects  by Tony Candela Many collector car owners are skilled at performing mechanical work. Unfortunately for many of them, electrical work seems like a black art, too complicated and too confusing. However, electrical upgrades are absolutely essential for a high-performance classic car or modified car to perform at its best. With a firm understanding of the fundamentals, an enthusiast can take this comprehensive guide and complete a wide range of electrical projects that enhance the performance and functionality of their vehicle. In this Performance Projects Series title, brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are the installation of high-output halogen headlights, upgrading to high-output distributor and wire ignition system with a coil-on-plug system, the installation of an electric fan, and the installation of an Autometer electronic speedo, tach, voltmeter, and oil pressure gauges. Installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness is no small task, and each facet is covered in amazing detail. Also covered is the complete installation of an aftermarket EFI system, including controllers, injectors, and wiring. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Bodywork & Rust Repair Guide Book Part # 88-0379-3
Author: Matt Joseph Softbound 8.5 x 11" 160 pages 450 color photos ISBN 13: 9781932494976 There comes a time when just about every car on the road will need some form of rust or body repair. Quite often, if the car is a daily driver for running errands, repairs are never made, and the car eventually ends up in junkyard heaven. For our beloved collector cars, hot rods, and muscle cars, dents, dings, and rust are not an option, and neither is the scrap heap. And for just about any restoration project, the bodywork is by far the most expensive part of the process. In Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair, veteran Matt Joseph shows you the ins and outs of tackling both simple and difficult rust and metalwork projects. This book teaches you how to select the proper tools for the job, common-sense approaches to the task ahead of you, preparing and cleaning sheet metal, section fabrications and repair patches, welding options such as gas and electric, forming, fitting and smoothing, cutting metal, final metal finishing, including filling and sanding, the secrets of lead filling, making panels fit properly, and more. It also includes a comprehensive resource guide. Whether you want to tackle a full restoration project, or just want to save money by doing minor repairs yourself, Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair is the book to get you through it. Learn More
$32.99 ea.
How To Make Your Muscle Car Handle, Book Part # 88-1102-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 144 Pages 328 Color Photos How To Make Your Muscle Car Handle by Mike Sevistske How to Make Your Muscle Car Handle defines, explores, and reviews the complete suspension system, and teaches you how to best choose your upgrades for maximum effectiveness. Cornering and handling is becoming a critical part of any performance car, and the great American muscle machines have the potential to do so on par with many modern sports cars. Author Mark Savitske has made a career out of improving the suspension design and performance of these great cars, and all of his experience is evident on the pages of this great new book. . Learn More
$24.99 ea.
High Performance Differentials, Axles & Drivelines Book Part # 88-0376-3
Author: Joe Palazzolo Softbound 8.5 x 11" 144 pages 369 color photos ISBN 13: 9781934709023 All too often, when an enthusiast builds a high-performance engine, swaps a more powerful engine into a car, or mounts sticky tires, the driveline components simply can't handle the added torque and fail. In addition, differential, axles, and driveline parts have a limited life span under the power of a high-performance engine. Also, the proper gear ratios need to be selected and installed for maximum performance on the street, strip, or track. The performance of the driveshaft, differential, axle, and other driveline components needs to match the performance level of a particular engine, so maximum efficiency, longevity, and reliability can be realized. This book covers everything you need to know about selecting the most desirable gear ratio, rebuilding differentials and other driveline components, and most importantly, matching the correct driveline components to engine power output. Learn how to set up a limited-slip differential, install high-performance axle shafts, swap out differential gears, and select the best available products for the driveline. This book covers the Chevy 12-bolt, Ford 8.8-inch, Dana units, and many other popular high-performance axles and rear ends. In addition, it explains rear differential basics, rear differential housings, rebuilding open rear differentials, limited-slip differentials, and factory differentials. Ring and pinion gears, axle housings, axle shafts, driveshafts, and U-joints are also covered Learn More
$29.99 ea.
How To Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks On A Budget Book Part # 88-1099-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 144 Pages 400 Color Photos How To Build Max-Performance Chevy Big-Blocks On A Budget by David Vizard The Chevy big-block set an illustrious record in stock car racing and powered some of the fastest and most exclusive Chevy muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s, such as the Chevelle, Corvette, and Camaro. As a result the Chevy big block became as iconic as the cars it powered. But building a Chevy big-block can be a very expensive endeavor and many different aspects require attention to attain maximum performance on a reasonable budget. Master engine builder and veteran author David Vizard imparts his 50 years of engine building experience and unique insight, so the reader can invest wisely in a maximum performance Chevy big-block build-up. Like the top selling book How to Build Max-Performance Chevy Small-Blocks on a Budget, readers are shown how to get the optimal machining performed, select the ideal parts, and assemble the strongest engine package for a budget of $1,900 to $15,000. This book will provide a thorough, methodical, and revealing approach for disassembly, machining, preparation, modification, and assembly of a big-block Chevy. This book provides a road map for maximum performance on a budget and includes eight affordable and powerful engine builds in every price range. Any enthusiast with a big-block Chevy can benefit greatly from the experience and knowledge that best-selling author Vizard provides, making this book a welcome addition to any Chevy enthusiast's library. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Camaro & Firebird Book, Performance Projects, 1970-1981 Part # 88-0672
176 Total Pages 485 Color Photos Softbound Binding 8.5" X 11" Covers Performance Projects That Are Most Popular While the first-generation Chevy Camaros and Pontiac Firebirds are iconic cars that command high sale prices in restored and unmodified form, the second-generation Camaros and Firebirds are much more affordable. These Camaros often sell for only a few thousand dollars, and as a relative bargain compared to the early cars, many owners use these cars as a blank canvas to build an all-out performance car. Not only are the second-generation cars great platforms for modification, owners don't have to feel guilty about heavily modifying an extremely rare or valuable collector car that the first-generation cars represent. Several million Camaros and Firebirds were built from 1970-1981. Many of these were sparsely equipped cars with six-cylinder or small V-8 engines and are perfect candidates for a full pro-touring treatment. There is a huge and growing amount of aftermarket support for these cars, with engine, drivetrain, brake, steering, and suspension parts being offered. Many owners are installing multi-link or Air Ride suspension, four-wheel disc brakes, quicker steering gears, stroker or late-model engines, modern overdrive transmissions, and other cutting-edge performance parts. Like all editions in the Performance Projects series, this book covers the wide range of modifications, from borderline basic to in-depth and complex. Included modifications are supercharger installs, head swaps, ignition and carburetor mods, brake upgrades, transmission, differential and driveline upgrades, engine bolt-ons, multi-link rear suspensions, and more. This book is an essential tool for the second-gen enthusiast looking to modify their car. Learn More
$29.99 ea.
The Cars of Trans Am Racing 1966-1972 Part # 88-3450-3
Hardcover 192 Pages 500 Color Photos ISBN: 978-1-61325-051-8 The SCCA Trans-Am racing series launched in 1966, and was designed to showcase a new class of sporty domestic cars racing on road courses. In a few short years it became the ultimate American automobile showdown, as each major automotive manufacturer participated heavily in the Trans-Am Series. When the modified muscle cars of the series were seen performing well on the country's finest tracks, fans wanted a model of their own in the driveway. These "pony" cars boasted a new look and style not seen before, and their all-around performance eclipsed anything accomplished by production-based American GT cars to this point. The Cars of Trans-Am Racing is unique in that it focuses on the cars used in this legendary series. These vintage Mustangs, Camaros, Challengers, Barracudas, Firebirds, Cougars and Javelins all have become extremely popular with collectors and enthusiasts today. Seeing them in their 'full competition' versions when they were new will bring back many fond memories for those who were fans of this series. Additionally, enthusiasts who enjoy these cars today look to the Trans-Am series cars for styling inspiration and performance hints as part of the growing Pro Touring trend. Many of these historic cars have been restored to race-ready condition once again. Additional insight and interviews from the original builders and the teams who maintained the cars provides an insider's viewpoint never before seen in print. Learn More
$39.95 ea.
Book, How To Hook and Launch: Traction Mods for Street and Strip Part # 88-1805-3
Author: Dick Miller Softbound 8.5 x 11 128 Pages 230 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709351 While building big horsepower has becomre easier, putting that power to the pavement is still quite a challenge. Getting great "bite" involves a lot more than sticky tires and a smoky burnout. The suspension system is being put to work in a way it was never designed to operate. A better understanding of exactly what is happening to the suspension when the car launches fron a standing start will assist you in maximizing your car's effectivness on the street or at the track. In How to Hook and Launch: Traction Mods for the Street and Strip, author Dick Miller explains the physics behind what gets a car moving from a standing start, and how to best harness the various powers at work. Getting the rear tires to really bite and gain maximum traction is divided into several small steps, and Miller walks you through each phase of the launch. Today's enthusiasts face a wdie range of potential traction improvments, from softer tires and basic bolt-ons to complete or partial chassis replacements. Most opt for something in between, where some well-engineered componets are chosen to replace the factory equipment and offer a greater capability and range of adjustment. It is this range of upgrades where Miller spends most of his time, explaining what the parts and pieces do, and how to use them to their highest potential. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
How To Build Big-Inch GM LS-Series Book Part # 88-1100-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 144 Pages 305 Color Photos How To Build Big-Inch GM LS-Series by Stephen Kim The GM LS-Series engines have made history. These engines produce copious amounts of horsepower and do it very efficiently, and therefore the LS engines have been installed in many GM cars as well as transplanted into hot rods and multitudes of muscle cars. These wildly popular engines have been modified in many ways, and one of the most popular and affordable modifications is stroking an LS engine. By adding more cubic inches, these engines are producing exceptional horsepower and torque. Author Stephen Kim covers the various models of LS engines, so if you're buying an engine you are able to select the best stroker platform. He also guides you through each crucial step of building a stroker or big-inch LS engine. He starts by discussing the stroker options, the maximum stroke and bore for aluminum as well as iron block engines, and the best cranks, rods, and pistons from various aftermarket suppliers. The budding LS engine builder is then able to select parts or the stroker kit that best fits the particular motor and the budget. Kim delves into the benefits and drawbacks to stroking the range of LS aluminum and iron block motors. But, he also examines the aftermarket blocks from World, Dart, and GM Performance Parts for stroking. LS engines are the hottest engine family on the market right now, and for good reason. While there are other LS engine books on the market, this is the only one that specifically addresses increasing displacement as a means of gaining real world usable horsepower. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Book, How To Build Killer Big Block Chevy Engines Part # 88-1804-3
Author: Tom Dufur Softbound 8.5 x 11 144 Pages 406 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709283 Since it's introduction in 1965, the big block Chevy engine has been a force to be reckoned with on both the street and the track. Over the past four decades, the big block has undergone a constant evolution toward greater efficiency and durability. It's also picked up more displacement, as General Motors is now offering crate engines up to 572ci, and aftermarket versions have gone much larger still. In How to Build Killer Big Block Chevy Engines, author Tom Dufur reviews the commonly available factory parts along with many aftermarket offerings, and discusses the advantages of both. Additionally, he includes popular buildup recipes and showcases the dyno results, proving theories and sharing in-depth research. Dufur's decades of experience designing, assembling, tuning, and racing the big block Chevy engine truly shine through. A wealth of full-color photos, charts, and graphs makes it easy to understand the critical points of these great engines. In-depth chapters on design, engine preparation, and assembly show you how to develop your own big block Chevy to it's full potential. Whether your big block is designed for life in a street car, a racecar, or even a boat, the wealth of information in this book will ensure it has ample power and longevity once it's all together. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Book, How To Port & Flow Test Cylinder Heads Part # 88-1802-3
Author: David Vizard Softbound 8.5 x 11 160 Pages 304 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709641 Porting heads is an art and science. It takes a craftsman's touch to shape the surfaces of the head for the optimal flow characteristics and the best performance. Porting demands the right tools, skills, and application of knowledge. Few other engine builders have the same level of knowledge and skill porting engine heads as David Vizard. All the aspects of porting stock as well as aftermarket heads in aluminum and cast-iron constructions are covered. Vizard goes into great depth and detail on porting aftermarket heads. Starting with the basic techniques up to more advanced. In addition, you are also shown how to build a high quality flow bench at home so you can test your work and obtain professional results. Vizard shows how to optimize flow paths through the heads, past the valves, and into the combustion chamber. The book covers blending the bowls, a basic portiing procedure, and also covers pocket porting, porting the intake runners, and many advanced procedures. These advance procedures include unshrouding valves, porting a shortside turn of the port down toward the valve seat, and developing the ideal port area and angle. All of these changes combine to produce optimal flow velocity through the engine for maximum power. Learn More
$29.99 ea.
Rusted Muscle, A Collection Of Derelict Dream Machines, Book Part # 88-1103-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 176 Pages 420 Color Photos Rusted Muscle, A Collection Of Derelict Dream Machines by Steve Magnante Seeing vintage muscle cars languishing in junkyards never fails to generate an emotional response. Whether it's the desire to rescue the car and bring it back to its former glory, the want to strip it of rare parts for resale, or the memory of a similar car from one's past, the image of a car built for speed that's been laid to waste draws and keeps one's attention. In Rusted Muscle, noted author Steve Magnante takes us on a tour across the country, sharing his most memorable imagery that he's collected. Acquired over years of travel, Magnante's images are stirring, but he also shares important information about the cars when describing them. He may share production numbers regarding a particular year, make and model, or de-code the pictured vehicle's VIN number or data plate to discover how it was equipped when new. In some cases, the cars pictured are quite rare, whereas others are much more pedestrian. This adds another dimension to the book beyond the stirring images. While other books have shared junkyard photography in the past, none have been focused purely on domestic muscle cars, and none have included the level of information acquired about the subject cars like Rusted Muscle does. Considering the immense popularity of muscle cars today, seeing a collection of well-researched derelict examples like this assures enthusiasts that plenty of entry-level fodder still exists. It encourages the reader to search for buried treasure, and pursue their own muscle car dreams. Learn More
$29.99 ea.
Grumpy's Toys, The Authorized History Of Grumpy Jenkin's Cars, Book Part # 88-1101-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 176 Pages 218 Color Photos 86 Black & White Photos Grumpy's Toys, The Authorized History Of Grumpy Jenkin's Cars by Doug Boyce Few men have impacted the sport of drag racing like Bill Grumpy Jenkins. His storied history at the drag strip began in the late 1950s, and continues today. Throughout his career, both innovation and success have followed him closely, and this book documents the long and colorful history of the competition cars that proudly bear the name Grumpy's Toy. Grumpy's Toys stands as a full and complete history of Jenkins' career to date as told through his cars, and has been heartily authorized by the man himself (Jenkins wrote the book's foreword.) Author Doug Boyce has been following Jenkins throughout his racing career, and amassed an impressive collection of vintage photography that is shared on the pages. Through his own knowledge, extensive research, and by working with Grumpy himself, Grumpy's Toys offers readers an unparalleled look behind the man and his machines. This book boasts the largest collection of Jenkins-centered vintage photography ever assembled. Input from Grumpy punctuates the tales behind the now-legendary cars, and author Boyce's fan-friendly writing style entertains. Many myths about both Jenkins and his formidable racing cars have grown over the decades, and this book separates the fact from the fiction. This book is essential for the true drag racing fan. Learn More
$34.99 ea.
Book, How To Install And Tune Nitrous Oxide Systems Part # 88-1803-3
Author: Bob McClurg Softbound 8.5 x 11 144 Pages 442 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709344 The use of nitrous oxide as a chemical supercharger has been extremely popular since the 80s, and technology has advancements have been making it easier and safer to work with it ever since. Author Bob McClurg reviews the latest and greatest advancements in engineering and readily available equiptment for adding liquid power to any engine. He discusses the often-mystical subject of nitrous oxide injection systems with a level head and a clear purpose. This book educates on the properties of nitrous oxide and reviews individual componets as well as complete systems. A definite focus on safety and a need to answer the typical questions associated with the use of nitrous oxide is highlighted, and several complete installations are featured. McClurg's vast experience brings authority to the pages, and he worked extensively with many of the pioneers of nitrous oxide injection systems to deliver a comprehensive review of what it takes to choose, install, and tune a system for the best possible performance. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Swap LS Engines into Camaros & Firebirds: 1967-1981 Book Part # 88-9980-3
Author: Eric McClellan Softbound 144 Pages 409 Photos ISBN: 978-1-61325-031-0 The 1967-1981 Camaros and Firebirds are enduring classics that include the Z28, Firebird Formula 400, and the Smokey and the Bandit edition Trans Ams. But many owners want their rides to have the latest and greatest in GM engine technology and performance, and that's the LS engine. These F-Body cars readily accept these compact, lightweight modern V-8 engines. The LS engines produce more horsepower per cubic inch than almost all other pushrod V-8 engines, so the combination of the LS engine and a Camaro or Firebird make for an extraordinary performance car. And that's precisely why these engine swaps have become so popular. To perform a professional caliber LS engine swap into a Camaro or Firebird, you need proper planning, the right combination of parts, and information to complete the project. Swap LS Engines into Camaros & Firebirds: 1967-1981 provides excellent instruction and guidance for selecting the best engine for a budget, choosing the adapter plates and engine mounts, dropping the engine into the car, selecting the ideal transmission and drivelines, and completing all facets of the swap. You need to ensure that all the other components on the car are compatible with the engine, so author McClellan instructs readers how to integrate the electronic engine control system on the early F-Body cars as well as select and install exhaust, intake, fuel pumps, and upgrade cooling system for the high-performance LS. While the swapping process is covered in detail, the author also provides a helpful Gen III and Gen IV LS engine guide, so the reader finds the best performing and reliable engine suited for a particular car and application, such as Pro Touring, drag racing, and high-performance street. In addition, the author explains how to shop for and buy a used LS engine from a salvage yard, so you get a good engine with all required accessories. When you are ready to swap a stock powerplant engine for a GM LS, you are going to need this book. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Yenko: The Man, The Machines, The Legend Book Part # 88-9989-3
Author: Bob McClurg Softcover 208 Pages 418 Black & White and Color Photos  Great Addition For Your Library! Clearly the collectible muscle car market is hot, and few cars are hotter than those sold with the distinctive Yenko stripes and badges. A wide range of Chevrolet cars received the Yenko treatment, starting with the Stinger Corvairs and finishing with turbocharged Camaros and even Vegas. In among these two projects, Don Yenko worked his magic on Novas, Chevelles, and of course the legendary first-generation Camaros. YENKO: The Man, The Machines, The Legend follows the life of Don Yenko from birth to his untimely passing, and offers an in-depth look into the man behind the legendary cars. While the cars will always be the stars, the story of how they came to be is fascinating, and author Bob McClurg interviewed Yenko family members, former employees, family friends, and contemporary professionals to get the complete story behind the legendary Yenko name. The new paperback edition covers it all. In a time when such cars can command million-dollar-plus bids at the most popular auctions, the story behind the cars swirl with myth and legend. Get the complete and accurate authorized history with YENKO: The Man, The Machines, The Legend. Learn More
$34.99 ea.
Automotive Diagnostic Systems Book Part # 88-1104-3
Softbound 8.5 X 11" 144 Pages 172 Color Photos Automotive Diagnostic Systems by Keith McCord The electronic control unit and other electronic controls are connected to every major system of a car built within the past 15 years, yet when there is a problem or an error code, many enthusiasts do not know how to go about fixing the problem. With this book, an affordable hand held scanner, and other common tools, the average enthusiast can diagnose and fix most common problems, rather than bringing the vehicle to a dealership for repair at shop rates of $100 per hour or more. Keith McCord recounts the history of automotive onboard diagnostic systems and creation of the rudimentary OBD I systems and the development as well as the evolution of OBD II. Currently, OBD-II (OnBoard Diagnostic II) is the standard of the industry, and this book provides a thorough explanation of this system. It details its main features, capabilities, and characteristics. It shows how to access the port connector on the car, the serial data protocols, and what the serial data means. To understand the diagnostic codes, the numbering system is defined and the table of common DTCs is shown. But most importantly, McCord provides a thorough process for trouble shooting problems, tracing a problem to its root, explaining why DTCs may not lead to the source of the underlying problem, and ultimately resolving the problem. Almost anyone can hook a scanning tool up to the serial port and read the error, but the key to fixing the problems is using an effective trouble shooting process that resolves all the issues that may be contributing or creating the problem. McCord provides sound procedures, insight, and information for resolving most ECU and computer control problems at home with affordable consumer-grade scanners. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Book, How To Fabricate Automotive Fiberglass & Carbon Fiber Parts Part # 88-1800-3
Author: Dan Burrill and Jeffrey Zurschmeide Softbound 8.5 x 11 176 Pages 409 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709986 Fiberglass and composite parts are commonly used in many collector cars, hot rods, Corvettes, and even latemodel vehicles. Body panels, interior components, and enige parts are fabricated from fiberglass and composite materials (plastic molded or carbon fiber). While other fiberglass and composite material books have been published, few are focused on fabricating and repairing automotive parts, and this book concentrates on completing common and advanced projects at home in the garage. The reader is shown how to use glass strand mat, woven fiberglass cloth, carbon fiber cloth, and hybrid fabrics for particular applications. The strength of these mats and ideal uses are covered in detail. Also shown is how to correctly mix the typical resins (Polyester, epoxy), hardeners, and gels. Core materials such as wood, foam and honeycomb Nomex, are often used to add strength to various parts. All the relevant tools, including mixing containers, holding containers, saws, scissors, files, and shaping tools are discussed. Constructing wood patterns to exacting standards from wood, Formica, aluminum, and other materials is essential and covered in detail. Whether repairing existing components, fabricating new ones, building a race car, or restoring a classic, this is the one book to guide the reader through each critcial stage. Learn More
$29.99 ea.
Book, High Performance GM LS-Series Cylinder Head Guide Part # 88-1801-3
Author: David Grasso Softbound 8.5 x 11 144 Pages 333 Color Photos ISBN: 9781934709900 The GM LS-Series V-8s are easily the most popular engines in the aftermarket right now. They have proven to be full of power potential and are readily available in either new of used condition in a wide range of displacements. Choosing the best possible cylinder head to match the rest of the package is key to making any LS-based project engine perform to its highest potential. This book reviews every readily available factory and aftermarket cylinder head designed for GM LS-Series engines, and delivers the facts about each in an easily comparable format. In includes the basic dimensions of each head, along with their claimed airflow rates. Also included is information on interchangeability, combustion chamber size, compression ratios, applications, performance characteristics, helpful tips, and even a chapter on intakes. Whether you're a budget enthusiast looking for the best possible factory head to top your specific combination, an engine swapper looking to modernize your vintage muscle car, or a racer looking for the best flowing head out there, High Performance GM LS-Series Cylinder Head Guide is essential for accomplishing your goals. Learn More
$24.99 ea.
Junior Stock Drag Racing Book Part # 88-1806-3
160 Pages 458 Color And Black & White Photos 8.5" X 11" Softbound In the 1950s and 1960s, drag racing was an exciting new sport that anyone with a car could participate in. Based on their equipment, the participants' cars were assigned to specific classes. This structure made it possible to compete against others with similar equipment, and for the most talented tuners and drivers to become National Champions and/or World Record holders in their class. This class format encouraged amateur participation on a level never before seen. Drag racing was a popular hobby for many, and their competition vehicles were typically warmed-over street cars that had been strategically upgraded to the limits of their specific class. This made drag racing wildly popular and amazingly attainable. The end of the class structure meant a great loss in the sport's popularity, but these amazing times will never be forgotten. Stock-class drag racing is celebrated in this new book, with hundreds of vintage color photographs showing the way it used to be. If you were a fan or participant back in the day, or are a lover of vintage drag cars, Junior Stock: Stock Class Drag Racing 1964-1971 is a book you'll thoroughly enjoy. Learn More
$34.99 ea.
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