This 306 page book contains 1,450 B&W illustrations and covers every aspect of classic car bodywork repair. 75,000 COPIES SOLD TO DATE! This newly revised manual covers every job you could need from how to keep your classic car's bodywork in superb condition through to total bodywork stripdown and rebuild. Lindsay has written +50 motoring books.
Lindsay Porter has been writing about and restoring classic cars for longer than he cares to remember. This manual distills the wisdom of those years into one book that's * easy to read * MORE THAN 900 ILLUSTRATIONS * 261 pages * black & white photographs and line drawings.Classic Cars Restoration Manual covers: - Interiors & trim- Bodywork repairs- Buyers' Guide - highly detailed- Classic-car mechanical components- Setting up the workshop- and every other aspect of what's involved in restoring your favourite classic car.The definitive manual from the UK's top-selling practical author.(First edition previously published by Haynes Publishing.
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.
The Ultimate Mini Restoration Manual gives you all the info you need to evaluate your skills and attitude, get your garage sorted, choose the right Mini, weld-up the rust, paint it, overhaul the engine, sort the rest of the mechanicals, retrim – then make the car faster, smoother, sharper, and a lot more fun!
This book’s title sums up its purpose. Anatomy of the Classic Mini is the result of years of research, and documents the many variations of the same components, explaining which model and date each is for. An essential reference book for all restorers of classic Minis!
This book helps you identify all the things you need to be aware of to avoid trouble systematically describing all the main components of the Midget/Sprite and detailing what can go wrong with each. Being able to identify simple warning signs can keep you ahead of a big repair bill – and possibly save you from being stranded at the road side.
BMW's GS series is one of the world's milestone motorcycles and has been in production for over 25 years. It pioneered the 'adventure sport' category and in many ways, it's the Range Rover of motorcycling.
In this book, seasoned motorcycle restorer Ricky Burns takes you through each of the stages of real-life restorations. Aimed at enthusiasts of all abilities, from the total beginner to those with experience already, the reader is shown each stage and process in step-by-step detail, along with the techniques, tricks and tips used by experts. From choosing a project, setting up a workshop, and preparing a motorcycle, to sourcing parts, dismantling, restoring and renovating, this book is the perfect guide for the classic motorcycle restorer.