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SA Design Books: How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods


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SA Design Books: How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods

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Vintage, retro, or classic hot rods have been an enduring element of the hot rod hobby. These vintage roadsters, sedans, and coups have become very popular because they are the bedrock of the hot rodding culture. However, many rodders have built a rod dedicated to a particular decade, era, region, flavor or style, but these have lacked all the period correct details, and it's crucial to get all the details (ie: parts) right. If some parts are not of the complementary or the package does not faithfully replicate a particular style or era, the theme of the hot rod can be ruined. Hot rod veteran Gerry Burger explains how to identify, buy, or build the parts to create a faithful period correct hot rod and 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, flavor, or style, including 50s and 60s style, both East Coast and West Coast. It details the wide range of stock parts and popular high-performance parts from a particular era. He discusses when they were first produced and when they were in popular use. Burger discusses how to choose the period correct engine for your chassis, valve covers, intakes, and carbs that also match the era from Edelbrock, Offenhauser, and others. Similar chapters also cover, interiors, wheels and tires, frames, suspension, and other components. When it comes to putting together all the pieces to create an attractive, accurate, and fun hot rod from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, no other book is a better guide than How to Build Period Correct Hot Rods.

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840-SA192
Book: How To Build Period Correct Hot Rods
  • Author: Gerry Burger
  • Pages: 144
  • Photos: 350 Color
  • Binding: Softbound
  • $26.95
    Order Today Ships 12/08/14

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