Author: Jim Richardson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557883940

Category: Transportation

Page: 154

View: 8297

This comprehensive guide to professional paint and bodywork includes the latest information on bodywork tools, materials and techniques. A partial list of subjects includes: Assessing a project car and damaged bodywork, disassembly and stripping, basic hammer and dolly techniques, diagnosing dents, fillers, leading, spray guns, current paint technology, color coats, color sanding, and custom colors.
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Tips, Techniques & Step-by-step Procedures - Applies to ALL Meta-bodied Cars

Author: Martin Thaddeus

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845844114

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 8245

A guide to body and chassis restoration offers advice on all aspects of restoration for metal-bodied cars, including patching panels, removing dents, and protecting against rust.
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Author: John Haynes

Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781850104797

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

View: 9197

This is a complete do-it-yourself guide. What you can learn: • Full-color sections on minor repairs and painting • Damage repair • Painting • Rust Repair Additional detailed information includes: • Rustproofing and undercoating • Tools and equipment • Repair of minor dents and rust damage • Metal working techniques • Major rust repair • Body component replacement • Sanding and painting • Car care and detailing • Welding Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Maintaining and preserving the paint, body and interior Chapter 3: Damage repair: Doing it yourself or having it done Chapter 4: Tools and working facilities Chapter 5: Minor body repairs Chapter 6: Major body repair Chapter 7: Body component replacement Chapter 8: Preparation for painting Chapter 9: Painting Chapter 10: Doors and glass Chapter 11: Trim and accessories Chapter 12: Welding
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Revised & Updated

Author: Dennis Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760343888

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 8415

"Dennis Parks' updated edition of How To Paint Your Car features comprehensive guidance on every aspect of automotive painting and exterior upkeep. A verteran Motorbooks author, Parks walks readers through everything they need to know, from primer to paint, tools and materials, and much more"--
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Author: Robert Sargent

Publisher: Girard & Stewart

ISBN: 9781626540194

Category:

Page: 440

View: 9585

Do you dream of restoring your own classic car? Or do you simply need affordable, time-tested techniques to keep your older model car looking good and on the road? Sargent provides the fundamentals you need to get started Drawing upon his extensive experience as a skilled instructor and metal man, Sargent details the basics of sheet metal repair with techniques that have been proven successful on the job and on the road. In this classic primer, Sargent demystifies metalwork with effective techniques for straightening sheet metal. With its emphasis on the basics, "Automobile Sheet Metal Repair" stands apart from other books on this subject for its remarkably detailed and precise directions. This guide imparts the essentials of everything you need to understand to get started, including: Working properties of sheet metal Shapes, reinforcements, and damage conditions common to body panels Basic repair operations used in metal straightening Uses and limitations of hand tools and shop equipment Sargent asserts that a strong foundation of knowledge and determination are the key tools for success in this line of work. Initially published in 1961, "Automobile Sheet Metal Repair" remains a timeless primer that furnishes the fundamentals and provides an effective alternative to parts replacement for professional and shadetree mechanics interested in old-school bodywork.
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Author: Dennis Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760349452

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

View: 3352

Step-by-step projects cover the latest information on panel adhesives, improved repair strategies, unibody vehicles, media blasting, panel overhaul and replacement, and tools and techniques for water-based paint products.
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Secrets from a Master Customizer

Author: Eddie Paul

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780896892330

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 5640

Fix and Paint like a Pro From the master of Movie Cars California customizer Eddie Paul has built everything from mechanical sharks, to spectacular hot rods, to movie cars for the Fast & Furious. But long before he was a custom car whiz, Paul was a basic paint and bodywork man, honing his craft through thousands of hours in his shop, cutting, grinding, welding, sanding priming and painting. And it was his mastery of the basics that eventually led to him becoming one of the most accomplished car builders in the business. Learn secrets to: Dentless paint repair Panel repair, replacement and alignment Proper tool choices Rust repair Proper painting technique, materials and tools Overcoming common paint problems In Eddie Paul's Paint & Bodywork Handbook, Paul shares the tips, tricks and fundamentals that he's mastered in more than 30 years in the garage.
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The Complete, Illustrated Step-by-step Guide

Author: Lindsay Porter

Publisher: Haynes Publications

ISBN: 9781859606575

Category: Transportation

Page: 280

View: 4260

This updated third edition is the complete practical guide to car bodywork repair and renovation for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. With the aid of illustrated, step-by-step instructions, Porter explains how to tackle a wide variety of jobs, from fixing scratches to fixing new body panels. 1,200 illustrations.
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Matt Joseph "on Restoration"

Author: Matt Joseph

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780873411882

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 7021

An auto restoration guide for beginners and experts discusses the processes of restoration for all automotive systems and offers suggestions for accomplishing restoration goals efficiently and economically
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Author: Pat Ganahl

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494227

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 2779

If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in hiring a professional can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives-—you can even paint your car at home! In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author and veteran DIY hot rodder Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to fullon, door-jambs-and-everything paint jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process. This book covers painting equipment, the ins and outs of prep, masking, painting and sanding products and techniques, and real-world advice on how to budget wisely when painting your own car. It’s the most practical automotive painting book ever written!
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Author: Deanna Sclar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054727

Category: Transportation

Page: 552

View: 952

The top-selling auto repair guide--400,000 copies sold--now extensively reorganized and updated Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-to guide has long been a must and now it's even better. A complete reorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance information directly after each automotive system overview, making it much easier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclar has updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminating discussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules for tune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, and added new advice on troubleshooting problems and determining when to call in a professional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on car repairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start. Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert and consumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and other television programs.
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A Complete Guide

Author: Matt Joseph

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613251653

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 9993

A key component, often overlooked, in automotive restoration is metal preparation. In essence, all the best bodywork, primer, and fancy paint won’t do you any good if the metal surface it adheres to is not expertly prepared. How many times at a classic car show have you seen imperfections in the paint, bubbles coming from underneath, and body filler separating from the metal? In almost every instance this is the result of poor metal preparation during the initial stages of the restoration process. In Media Blasting & Metal Preparation: A Complete Guide, restoration expert and veteran author Matt Joseph gives you all the tools you need to expertly prepare your car, motorcycle, or anything made of metal for the next stages of restoration. Covered are basic metal considerations such as type and size of metal; intended purpose of cleaning the metal; approaches to cleaning metal through chemical, mechanical abrasive, and media abrasive systems; mastering the processes for consistent results; small- and large-scale projects; and post-cleaning prep procedures. In short, anyone who takes shortcuts in the metal preparation area of restoration is virtually guaranteed disappointment down the road. With this handy new guide, Joseph provides all you need to know for a successful and long-lasting restoration.
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Author: James E. Duffy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176448

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1088

View: 2417

AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features extensive new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and current industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current NATEF Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards and Task Lists, this market-leading book provides detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles, using environmentally friendly water-based paints, and other cutting-edge methods and materials. Celebrated for its clear, reader-friendly explanations and detailed, accurate information, this proven guide also includes abundant full-color photos and illustrations to make even complex concepts easier to understand and apply. Available supplements include a tech manual with shop assignments and job sheets, as well as interactive online resources ideal for today’s learners. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair—from initial evaluation and estimating, to structural and mechanical repairs, to repainting and refinishing—this trusted guide helps you quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures you need to succeed as a professional automotive technician. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Matthew Jones,Ian Taylor

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847979483

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 5005

An essential guide to all aspects of car painting, for keen amateurs and professionals alike. With step-by-step instructions and illustrations throughout, Car Painting covers the entire process - from panel preparation to spraying and painting techniques - offering guidance and tips on painting your car to a professional standard. With a focus on safety throughout, the book also covers: selecting and understanding paint, including important legislation; materials and equipment, and building your own paint booth; preparing your car, including parts removal, sanding, chemical stripping and rust proofing; masking and priming; painting techniques - spraying, clear coats and drying; stripes and custom touches; polishing, reassembly and preservation and finally, troubleshooting. Superbly illustrated with 200 colour photographs.
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Projects

Author: Tony Candela

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613252293

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

View: 6883

Countless collector car owners are skilled at performing mechanical work, but for many of them, electrical work seems like a black art, too complicated and too confusing. However, electrical upgrades are absolutely essential for a high-performance classic car or a modified car to perform at its best. With a firm understanding of the fundamentals, you can take this comprehensive guide and complete a wide range of electrical projects that enhance the performance and functionality of a vehicle. In this revised edition (formerly titled Automotive Electrical Performance Projects) brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are: maximizing performance of electric fans; installing electronic gauges; upgrading charging systems; and installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness, which is no small task. Each facet is covered in amazing detail. Veteran author Tony Candela, who wrote CarTech's previous best-selling title Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems, moves beyond the theoretical and into real-world applications with this exciting and detailed follow-up. This Volume 2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.
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The Complete Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Lindsay Porter

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781844258291

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

View: 6165

This book is the complete practical guide to repairing and renovating classic car bodywork for the amateur repairer. Illustrated throughout with step-by-step photo sequences, it describes how to undertake high-quality repairs at a fraction of the cost of that charged by an automotive bodyshop or restoration specialist – from removing a scratch to fitting a new body panel. The techniques shown demystify the ‘black art’ of bodywork repair, using commonly available tools and materials to achieve professional results. An essential guide for anyone looking to restore or maintain a classic car on a budget.
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Author: Matt Joseph

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709360

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 2091

This book contains useful instruction and information for metal workers, from novice to intermediate and even advanced, on how to apply force and use good judgment, thorough planning, close observation, creativity, and restraint to create almost any metal part. With this book, simple to complex fabrication and metal forming tasks are within the reach of adept enthusiasts.
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Author: Fred Mattson

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613253311

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 2076

After disassembling and gutting your car, it is easy to feel that you're in way over your head when it comes to the upholstery. This is why so many do-it-yourself restorers outsource the work, at considerable expense, to an experienced upholstery shop. Taking the time to acquire the skills for upholstery restoration may feel like a daunting task, but what if an experienced upholsterer presented every skill you needed to restore upholstery yourself? Starting with a list of necessary tools, author Fred Mattson guides you through all the required tasks, including seat restoration; door panel removal, patterning, assembly, and installation; headliner removal and installation; carpet cutting; and even convertible top restoration. The easy-to-follow step-by-step presentation allows for a thorough understanding of all the processes. Every photo in this book provides a hands-on approach that shows you how to repair and restore a car’s interior to concours, show-quality specifications. Other restoration books may show you beautifully restored interiors, but they don't show you how to produce them. This book helps you develop the skills needed with instruction from a professional upholsterer, saving you thousands of dollars over outsourcing the restoration. If you are interested in saving money, doing a complete restoration yourself, or simply want to know how it's done, this book is a handy addition to your automotive library.
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A Practical Guide

Author: Jeffery Zurschmeide

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1932494863

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 7467

Automotive Welding: A Practical Guide is a practical book packed with useful information on the types of projects that a self-trained welder can complete and that a typical automotive enthusiast would want to undertake. Topics covered are the kinds of welding and metalworking available or commonly used, the tools required to perform welding tasks, the different types of welders available, basic welding techniques, grinding and cutting, various forms of sheetmetal work, frame repair and reinforcement, filling body holes and rust repair, tube steel projects, and more.
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