The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook
This essential guide for owners of Chevy Trucks build from 1955 through 1960 provides step-by-step instruction on frame and chassis cleaning, suspension rebuilding and upgrades, rebuilding steering, upgrading brakes to front discs, rebuilding the engine, cooling system upgrades, transmission choices, electrical rewiring and much more.
The Chevy pickup trucks built from 1955 through 1960 are America's favourite classic trucks and highly prized and sought after by enthusiasts worldwide. Author Jim Richardson offers this essential guide for owners of classic Chevy trucks interested in rodding, rebuilding, restoring, repairing and upgrading.
Includes how to:
Super-tune engines for torque and horsepower
Rebuild, update and upgrade suspension
Rebuild and improve steering
Upgrade brakes and install front discs
Port heads for power
Rebuild and upgrade the driveline
Add cooling system upgrades
Choose a transmission and rear end
Upgrade electrical wiring
Rebuild beds and do show-quality bodywork