All Muscle Cars (Universal)
About this Product:
Author: John Gunnell
Format: Paperback, 160 Pages
When it comes to restoring classic cars, the devil is often in the details--specifically, the small pieces of decorative trim and hardware. In this book one of the best auto restorers around provides step-by-step instructions for getting those essential details just right. Whether you're looking to replace it, repair it, polish it or re-chrome it, this book tells you how---and photos guide you through each step. Master craftsman Jeff Lilly covers the repair of stainless steel and aluminum trim, decorative strips, fenders, bumpers, hub caps, wheel covers, door and trunk handles, and more. So whether you’re restoring your classic car for show or for late-night cruises, this book will help you perfect the finishing touches that make all the difference.
Quayside Publishing books show customers how to use the parts and accessories, instilling the confidence to tackle projects for maintenance, repair, customization, or performance. Beyond repair manuals, these books are tailored to the enthusiast who cares for their vehicles. The books are detailed, full of color photographs and filled with DIY project ideas.
About the Author:
John Gunnell is the author of over 70 automotive titles and the former editor of Old Cars Weekly. Some of his books include Illustrated Buyer’s Guide: Firebird, Illustrated Chevrolet Buyer’s Guide, and much more. He lives near Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Chapter 1 Bright Metal Auto Trim
Chapter 2 Types of Trim Damage
Chapter 3 Introduction to the Restoration of Metal Moldings
Chapter 4 Proper Removal and Replacement of Trim Moldings
Chapter 5 Metalworking Techniques
Chapter 6 Refinishing Techniques
Chapter 7 Restoring Other Types of Metal Trim
Chapter 8 Specially Finished Trim
Chapter 9 “Chrome-Plated” Plastic Trim
Chapter 10 Other Metal and Plastic Trim
Chapter 11 Helpful Modern Coating Methods