When it comes to
building your hot rod, you're faced with choices for everything from
which go-fast goodies to slap on your mill to what paint and other eye
candy might define your rod more than anything else.
And when it comes to a hot rod, parts aren't just parts; it's all in
how they come together--either it works or it doesn't.
This new Motorbooks Idea Book covers every system of a traditional hot
rod—be it roadster, coupe, or tub—illustrating with hundreds of color
photos the various options for frame rails, suspension, steering, brakes,
wheels and tires, drivetrain, electrics, cooling, body, interior, and
Looking through this book, you'll be able to assess which choices fit
your aesthetic sensibility as well as how they suit your plan to use
your hot rod. You'll also get the "big picture"--a clear idea of how
some choices work together and others just don't mesh in the same car.
Whether you're looking for inspiration or practical answers, this book
will guide you from off-the-shelf, fabricated, and even found parts
and pieces to the finished hot rod of your dreams.
Softbound, 160 pages, 8.25 x 10.625