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  • Trans Am & Firebird Restoration: 1970-1/2 - 1981

    Trans Am & Firebird Restoration: 1970-1/2 - 1981

    In this restoration guide, all crucial aspects of restoration, including engine, driveline, body, interior, trim, electrical system, brakes, steering, and suspension, are covered. Step-by-step photos accompanied by in-depth and detailed captions explain how to perform each stage of the restoration procedure.

    $32.95
  • Chrysler Slant Six Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Chrysler Slant Six Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Doug Dutra has produced this volume to walk you through every aspect of disassembly, evaluation, rebuild, and reassembly in an easy-to-read, step-by-step format. The book also covers modifications, showing how to squeeze the most out of your engine.

    $29.95
  • GM G-Body Performance Upgrades 1978-1987

    GM G-Body Performance Upgrades 1978-1987

    The General Motors G-Body is one of the manufacturer's most popular chassis, and includes cars such as Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Monte Carlo and El Camino; the Buick Regal, the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme; the Pontiac Grand Prix, and more.

    $26.95
  • Jeep Wrangler YJ 1987-1995: Performance Modifications

    Jeep Wrangler YJ 1987-1995: Performance Modifications

    Covers the YJ 4.0 engine, transmissions, transfer cases, axles, differentials, driveshafts, steering boxes, brake upgrades, shocks, springs and lift kits, chassis strengthening, and interior upgrades. Whether doing some simple upgrades or going all out, this book will guide you through the process.

    $32.95
  • How to Paint Your Car on a Budget

    How to Paint Your Car on a Budget

    Author Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to full-on, door-jambs-and-everything jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know.

    $29.95
  • How to Paint Muscle Cars & Show Cars Like a Pro

    How to Paint Muscle Cars & Show Cars Like a Pro

    Veteran author Tony Thacker teams up with LA-based award-winning painter extraordinaire Mick Jenkins to bring you this complete guide to show-quality painting. Included is all the information you need to create a show-quality finish, including chapters on making a plan, the tools needed for the job, complete disassembly information, repair versus replacement decisions, metal prep, the latest and best paint products, application, custom finishes, and more.

    $32.95
  • David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower

    David Vizard's How to Build Horsepower

    Proven methods for increasing horsepower in any engine. Explains the latest and most effective engine building techniques and strategies. Vizard's unique and entertaining style of writing clearly explains the key principles and provides extreme detail.

    $34.95
  • Ford Coyote Engines: How to Build Max Performance

    Ford Coyote Engines: How to Build Max Performance

    In Ford Coyote Engines: How to Build Max Performance, veteran Ford writer and historian, Jim Smart, explains and highlights all of the latest and greatest options to achieve more horsepower and torque, and of course, faster quarter-mile times.

    $34.95
  • Designing and Tuning High-Performance Fuel Injection Systems

    Designing and Tuning High-Performance Fuel Injection Systems

    Engineer and industry veteran Greg Banish, author of the best selling title Engine Management tackles this complex subject and explains it in an easy-to-read manner. Learn useful formulas, VE equation and airflow estimation, and more.

    $29.95
  • How to Restore Your C3 Corvette: 1968-1982

    How to Restore Your C3 Corvette: 1968-1982

    This restoration guide provides in-depth, step-by-step information of common restoration procedures and features brilliant color photos so the reader can complete a bumper-to-bumper restoration in their own garage.

    $32.95
  • How To Restore Your Volkswagen Beetle

    How To Restore Your Volkswagen Beetle

    The specialists at Airkooled Kustoms walk you through the proper disassembly methods, restoring versus replacing components, and reassembling your restored Bug, covering everything related to the body, undercarriage, and interior along the way.

    $32.95
  • BMW 3-Series (E36) 1992-1999: How to Build and Modify

    BMW 3-Series (E36) 1992-1999: How to Build and Modify

    The BMW 3 Series set the benchmark for performance and luxury. Yet even at this high standard, these cars can be dramatically improved. Each major component group of the car can be modified or upgraded for more performance, so you can build a better car that's balanced and refined.

    $26.95
  • Swap LS Engines into Camaros & Firebirds: 1967-1981

    Swap LS Engines into Camaros & Firebirds: 1967-1981

    Provides excellent instruction and guidance for selecting the best engine for a budget, choosing the adapter plates and engine mounts, dropping the engine in the car, selecting the ideal transmission and drivelines, and completing all facets of the swap.

    $26.95
  • GTO Data and ID Guide: 1964-1974

    GTO Data and ID Guide: 1964-1974

    Author Peter Sessler dissects the GTO and presents critical data including engine and transmission codes, rear axle identification, exterior and interior colors, options, production numbers, and VIN decoding. If you're at a car show and someone asks you what the distributor number is on your GTO, open this book and find the answer.

    $24.95
  • Honda K-Series Engine Swaps: Upgrade to More Horsepower & Advanced Technology

    Honda K-Series Engine Swaps: Upgrade to More Horsepower & Advanced Technology

    If you have an older chassis and are looking for a serious injection of power and technology, swapping a K-Series engine is a great option. Honda K-Series Engine Swaps will tell you everything you need to know.

    $26.95
  • Ford Bronco: A History of Ford's Legendary 4x4

    Ford Bronco: A History of Ford's Legendary 4x4

    Technical details, rarely seen photos, and highlights of significant Bronco models along with the stories of those people whose lives have been intertwined with the Bronco for many years. This book will have new information for everyone and will be a must-have for longtime enthusiasts and new owners alike!

    $42.95
  • How to Restore Your Chevy Truck: 1967-1972 New

    How to Restore Your Chevy Truck: 1967-1972

    Veteran author Kevin Whipps shows you how to inspect, assess, and accurately budget your 1967-1972 Chevy truck restoration project. You are taken through each major portion of truck restoration, including the engine, suspension, chassis, bodywork, paint, brakes, steering, transmission, driveline, electrical system, interior, and more.

    $36.95
  • New Hemi Engines 2003 to Present: How to Build Max Performance

    New Hemi Engines 2003 to Present: How to Build Max Performance

    Mopar engine expert and veteran author Larry Shepard reveals up-to-date modification techniques and products for achieving higher performance from your third-generation Hemi engine.

    $29.95
  • Mopar Small-Block Engines: How to Build Max Performance

    Mopar Small-Block Engines: How to Build Max Performance

    This book identifies the best parts and guides you through specific techniques to extract maximum performance from your Mopar small-block.

    $29.95
  • Chrysler A-833 Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Chrysler A-833 Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    This book begins with a historical overview of the long-tenured A833 and jumps into dissecting what could be malfunctioning in your transmission. The bulk of the book concentrates on disassembling, inspecting, repairing, and reassembling the A-833.

    $29.95
  • How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969

    How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969

    Provides in-depth information and photography for restoring these popular cars. It covers all aspects of restoration, including drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, steering and more.

    $29.95
  • How to Restore Your Corvette: 1963-1967

    How to Restore Your Corvette: 1963-1967

    The Corvette C2, or second generation Corvette, is among the most popular of all Corvettes ever built. This book offers an ample amount of step-by-step information in color and focus on real-world restoration techniques.

    $29.95
  • Chevelle Restoration and Authenticity Guide 1970-1972

    Chevelle Restoration and Authenticity Guide 1970-1972

    Author and historian Dale McIntosh pairs with restoration expert Rick Nelson to provide this bible of authenticity on the legendary 1970, 1971, and 1972 Chevelle models. Everything about restoring your Chevelle back to bone-stock is covered meticulously, including step-by-step instructions for chassis and interior restoration.

    $36.95
  • How to Build New Hemi Performance on the Dyno: Optimal Parts Combos for Max Horsepower

    How to Build New Hemi Performance on the Dyno: Optimal Parts Combos for Max Horsepower

    Fitted with the right high-performance parts, these powerful New Hemi engines can produce far more horsepower and torque than stock. Selecting the ideal parts for the engine and application is essential. Veteran author and dyno testing expert Richard Holdener has done the research, gathered the data, and provided a detailed analysis of the results. Within the pages of this book, heads and camshafts, headers and exhaust, intakes, throttle bodies, manifolds, electronic engine controls, forced-air induction, and nitrous oxide are all tested.

    $29.95
  • Chevy Differentials: How to Rebuild the 10- and 12-Bolt

    Chevy Differentials: How to Rebuild the 10- and 12-Bolt

    Walks you through the entire process of procuring, evaluating, and rebuilding the perfect differential for your GM application.

    $34.95
  • How to Modify Your Nissan & Datsun OHC Engine

    How to Modify Your Nissan & Datsun OHC Engine

    Learn to modify the L-series engine for road racing, drag racing, off-road racing & improved street performance. Covers 510, 610, 710, 810, 200SX, 240Z, 260Z, 280Z, 280ZX and pick-up truck engines.

    $24.95
  • Jeep CJ 1972-1986: How to Build & Modify

    Jeep CJ 1972-1986: How to Build & Modify

    In Jeep CJ 1972-1986: How to Build & Modify, Jeep guru Michael Hanssen covers all of the systems that can be upgraded to improve your Jeep's performance. Upgrades include suspension components such as springs, shocks, and steering modifications; driveline components including differentials, transmissions, transfer cases, and axles; engine upgrades including engine swaps; wheel and tire upgrades; aftermarket accessories; armor such as skid plates and bumpers; brake upgrades; and more.

    $29.95
  • How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO: 1964-1974

    How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO: 1964-1974

    How to Restore Your Pontiac GTO covers all aspects of restoration-engines and drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, and steering. The book provides guidance to completely restore your GTO, step-by-step.

    $29.95
  • General Restoration Bundle

    General Restoration Bundle

    Great starter pack of four general restoration titles for the do-it-yourselfer!

    $122.80
  • How to Repair Automotive Air-Conditioning & Heating Systems

    How to Repair Automotive Air-Conditioning & Heating Systems

    Automotive climate controls are complex and difficult to repair without proper instruction. A history of HVAC systems; airflow; the principles of refrigerant; diagnosis of common faults in older systems; testing procedures; components; and repair and recharging your system are completely covered by technical instructor and HVAC expert Jerry Clemons.

    $34.95
  • GM Turbo 350 Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    GM Turbo 350 Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Rebuild GM's popular rear-wheel-drive automatic transmission.

    $29.95
  • Automotive Bodywork & Rust Repair

    Automotive Bodywork & Rust Repair

    Teaches you how to select the proper tools, preparing and cleaning sheet metal, section fabrications and patches, welding options, forming fitting and smoothing, cutting metal, final metal finishing and more.

    $36.95
  • Chevelle Data and ID Guide: 1964-1972

    Chevelle Data and ID Guide: 1964-1972

    This book is a no-nonsense, hard-hitting data book that delivers all of the necessary information in a single publication that will aid you in correctly restoring and authenticating your Chevelle.

    $26.95
  • How to Rebuild Pontiac V-8s - Updated Edition

    How to Rebuild Pontiac V-8s - Updated Edition

    Drawing on his vast experience, Pontiac expert Rotella uses detailed captions and photos to show each crucial step of the disassembly, inspection, machine work, parts selection, assembly, and break-in process of a complete engine rebuild.

    $36.95
  • Engine Performance Bundle

    Engine Performance Bundle

    Three of our best-selling titles on building engine performance.

    $98.85
  • LS Swaps: How to Swap GM LS Engines into Almost Anything

    LS Swaps: How to Swap GM LS Engines into Almost Anything

    As an all-new edition of the original top-selling title, LS Swaps: How to Swap GM LS Engines into Almost Anything covers the right way to do a spectrum of swaps.

    $34.95
  • Muncie 4-Speed Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Muncie 4-Speed Transmissions: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Transmission expert and veteran author Paul Cangialosi has created an indispensible reference to Muncie 4-speeds that guides you through each crucial stage of the rebuild process.

    $29.95
  • How to Rebuild VW Air-Cooled Engines: 1961-2003

    How to Rebuild VW Air-Cooled Engines: 1961-2003

    This book covers rebuilding the VW Type 1, 2, and 3 engines beginning in 1961, when a significant redesign improved the basic initial design. Step-by-step color photos provide in-depth, hands-on rebuilding information, while engine model types, identification codes, specifications, and details help the user source a good candidate for rebuilding or retrofitting.

    $29.95
  • Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems

    Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems

    The perfect book for modifying muscle car electrical circuits for cooling fans and or power windows, wiring a hot rod from scratch, or adding a big stereo and other conveniences to modern performance cars.

    $29.95
  • How to Restore Your Datsun Z-Car: How to Restore Datsun 240Z, 260Z and 280Z

    How to Restore Your Datsun Z-Car: How to Restore Datsun 240Z, 260Z and 280Z

    Recapture the excitement and value by restoring your Z to like-new condition using the detailed restoration procedures given in this book.

    $29.95
  • Ford Y-Block Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

    Ford Y-Block Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

    In this Ford Y-block step-by-step engine rebuild and high-performance book you are shown how to machine and prep the block, refurbish the cylinder heads, and select the optimal rotating assembly for a particular horsepower level.

    $26.95
  • Ford 429/460 Engines: How to Rebuild

    Ford 429/460 Engines: How to Rebuild

    In this revised edition of How to Rebuild Big-Block Ford Engines, Ford expert Charlie Morris covers all the procedures, processes, and techniques for rebuilding your 385 Series big-block. Step-by-step text provides details for determining whether your engine actually needs a rebuild, preparation and removal, disassembly, inspection, cleaning, machining and parts selection, reassembly, start-up, and tuning. Also included are some performance options to make your 429/460 even more powerful, plus a bonus chapter on the Ford 351 Cleveland.

    $29.95
  • How to Swap Ford Modular Engines into Mustangs, Torinos and More

    How to Swap Ford Modular Engines into Mustangs, Torinos and More

    Modular engine swaps specialist Dave Stribling guides you through each crucial step of the engine transplant process with insightful tips and detailed instructions, making this book a vital component to upgrading the performance of your classic Mustang. Book also includes engine swaps for hot rods, trucks, and other Ford muscle cars.

    $29.95
  • Full-Size Ford Restoration: 1960-1964

    Full-Size Ford Restoration: 1960-1964

    Featuring step-by-step procedures on body, driveline, chassis, and interior components, Kleer shows, with more than 400 photos and text, how to restore a full-size Ford to its former glory. Crucial projects such as rust repair and driveline maintenance help guarantee that your Ford will be sound and solid for years to come after the restoration.

    $32.95
  • Convertible Top Restoration and Installation

    Convertible Top Restoration and Installation

    Step-by-step photo sequencing walks you through convertible top applications for Corvettes, retractable hard tops, scissors tops, manual tops, power tops, and your modern convertible.

    $32.95
  • LS Gen IV Engines 2005 - Present: How to Build Max Performance

    LS Gen IV Engines 2005 - Present: How to Build Max Performance

    Engine-building and LS expert Mike Mavrigian guides readers through the best products and modification procedures to achieve maximum performance for a variety of applications.

    $29.95
  • How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s

    How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s

    If you're considering building a traditional Pontiac V-8 engine for increased power and performance or even competitive racing, How to Build Max Performance Pontiac V-8s is a critical component to achieving your goals.

    $26.95
  • 1001 Jeep Facts

    1001 Jeep Facts

    Join Jeep expert and historian Foster as he relives everything cool and fun about the Jeep through interesting facts related to legend and lore, body and interior, engine and driveline, suspension and brakes, and finally number crunching and press commentary. No Jeeper's library should be without it.

    $26.95
  • Ford FE Engines: How to Rebuild

    Ford FE Engines: How to Rebuild

    Ford FE Engines: How to Rebuild covers everything you need to know to rebuild one of these legendary engines. CarTech's unique Workbench series format takes you step-by-step through the entire rebuilding process.

    $34.95
  • Camaro 5th Gen 2010-2015: How to Build and Modify

    Camaro 5th Gen 2010-2015: How to Build and Modify

    Filling these pages is great step-by-step information on modifying your 5th Gen Camaro, including upgrade instruction on brakes, suspension, rear axles, intake and exhaust, cooling, fuel systems, transmissions, LS engine mods, superchargers, turbochargers, ECM tuning, aftermarket EFIs, and more.

    $32.95
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