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How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods

How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods

How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods explains how to identify, buy or build the parts to create a faithful period correct hot rod.. a car that you will be proud of and will gain the respect from others in the hobby.  The book showcases all the parts that make an authentic hot rod of a certain era, flavour or style, including 50s and 60 styles

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How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods explains how to identify, buy or build the parts to create a faithful period correct hot rod.. a car that you will be proud of and will gain the respect from others in the hobby.  The book showcases all the parts that make an authentic hot rod of a certain era, flavour or style, including 50s and 60 styles, both East Coast and West Coast.  It details the wide range of stock parts and popular high performance parts from a particular era. Hot rod veteran Gerry Burger discusses when they were first produced and when they were in popular use.  

Chapters include:

Chapter 1: The Perfect Plan: The Recipe for Building a Period Correct Hot Rod

Finding the Right Rod

Tracing the History

Barn Find 1937 Ford

Old Car Hunter Gary Moore

Chapter 2: Period Power

Ford Flathead V8

Cadillac Motors

1946-1964 Oldsmobile V8

Ford Y Block

1957-1966 Buick Nailhead

Chrysler Hemi

Pontiac Motors

Small Block Chevrolet

W Head Chevrolet

Oddball Stuff

Chapter 3: Rolling Stock: Choosing Wheels, Tyres and Accessories

Wire Wheels

Steel Wheels

Birth of the Mag Wheel

Mag Wheel Manufacturers

Hubcaps

Evolution of the Whitewall

Selecting the Right Vintage Tyres

Other Visual Options

Chapter 4: Building a Vintage Chassis

Boxing Plates

Motor Mounts and Brackets

Suspension Choices

Rear End Choices

Brake Choices

Steering Choices

A 1933 Plymouth Reconstruction Project

Chapter 5: Interior: Real Hot Rods have Upholstery

It's the Last Step

Fitting the Driver to the Car

Mounting Gauges and Switches

Carpeting

Seats

Upholstery

Dashboard

Chapter 6: Body and Mods: Selecting the Right Style Metal for an Era

Body-style Choices

Body Modifications

Fender Choices

Reproduction Bodies

Chapter 7: Choosing the Right Paint, Pattern, Texture and Finish

Choosing the Proper Finish

Lacquer Paints

Enamel Paints

Urethane Paints

Special Effects

Picking the Final Finish

Chapter 8: Vintage Car Gallery

Reviving the Youngblood Roadster

The Class of '59

A+ for Flavour

Dream 1940

T-Time

The Shoaf Roadster

'40 Found

Chapter 9: Cool Old parts

Source Guide

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How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods

How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods

How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods explains how to identify, buy or build the parts to create a faithful period correct hot rod.. a car that you will be proud of and will gain the respect from others in the hobby.  The book showcases all the parts that make an authentic hot rod of a certain era, flavour or style, including 50s and 60 styles

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