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Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide

by Dennis W. Parks

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    $45.28
PUBLISHED: 30th November 2009
ISBN: 9780760335321
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As with building any car, the chassis is the first step - get this wrong on a hot rod and the car won't handle well, and may possible even destroy itself. Next is the body, and this is what everyone sees and makes a hot rod a hot rod. This title walks the reader through the process of building the hot rod of a car.
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  • Paperback
    $45.28
PUBLISHED: 30th November 2009
ISBN: 9780760335321
ANNOTATION:
As with building any car, the chassis is the first step - get this wrong on a hot rod and the car won't handle well, and may possible even destroy itself. Next is the body, and this is what everyone sees and makes a hot rod a hot rod. This title walks the reader through the process of building the hot rod of a car.

Annotation

As with building any car, the chassis is the first step - get this wrong on a hot rod and the car won't handle well, and may possible even destroy itself. Next is the body, and this is what everyone sees and makes a hot rod a hot rod. This title walks the reader through the process of building the hot rod of a car.

Publisher Description

As with building any car, the chassis is the first step - get this wrong on a hot rod and the car won't handle well, and may possible even destroy itself. Next is the body, and this is what everyone sees and makes a hot rod a hot rod. Veteran builder and writer Dennis Parks walks the reader through the whole process, from finding and using existing panels to choosing New Old Stock panels from the aftermarket. Offering fool-proof advice and guidance for building the hot rod of your dreams, this is the one and only book to have.

Back Cover

You're building a hot rod. The first step is the chassis. If it's not right, the car won't handle well. If it's really not right, the car might destroy itself. Next is the body. This is what everyone sees first, and it's what makes a hot rod a hot rod. Veteran builder and writer Dennis Parks walks you through the whole process, whether you're modifying a '32 Ford or building a chassis from scratch, finding and using existing body panels or choosing New Old Stock panels from the aftermarket. The Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide offers foolproof advice for building the hot rod of your dreams.

Author Biography

-->Dennis Parks? -->many books include How to Build a Hot Rod, How to Build a Cheap Hot rod, How to Build a Hot Rod Model A Ford, How to Restore and Customize Auto Upholstery and Interiors", and How to Paint Your Car", all from Motorbooks.? Parks lives near -->-->-->St. Louis-->-->, -->-->Missouri-->-->-->-->

Review

"Dennis Parks has authored a number of books on building hot rods, but his latest, the Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide, has to be the most comprehensive yet!" - Rod & Custom

Long Description

Youre building a hot rod. The first step is the chassis. If its not right, the car wont handle well. If its really not right, the car might destroy itself. There are choices to be made, from frame rails to suspension components, and some combinations will work better than others. Next is the body. This is what everyone sees first. Its what makes a hot rod a hot rod. This book is a sure-fire guide to the best approach. Veteran builder and writer Dennis Parks walks you through the whole process, from finding and using existing panels to choosing New Old Stock panels from the aftermarket. The Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide offers fool-proof advice for building the hot rod of your dreams.

Review Quote

"Dennis Parks has authored a number of books on building hot rods, but his latest, the Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide , has to be the most comprehensive yet!" Rod & Custom

Description for Bookstore

You're building a hot rod.

Product Details

Author
Dennis W. Parks
Short Title
HOT ROD BODY & CHASSIS BUILDER
Publisher
Motorbooks International
Series
Motorbooks Workshop
Language
English
ISBN-10
076033532X
ISBN-13
9780760335321
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2009
Publication Date
2009-11-30
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
350 Colour
Pages
175
Residence
US
Audience Age
0-0
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

09 Nov, 2018
Very helpful advice
By Jim