The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair, 2nd Edition

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Author: Dennis Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760349452

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

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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.

Automotive Rust Repair and Prevention

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Author: Dennis W. Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 076036463X

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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How-to pro Dennis W. Parks pins down the common challenges of automotive rust repair with clear instructions on how to identify, address, and prevent rust in Automotive Rust Repair and Prevention. Rust repair and prevention are valuable, money-saving skills for any car owner. To keep your car looking sharp and to maximize its resale value, you need to keep its body in top-notch condition. Automotive Rust Repair and Prevention details how to repair common auto-rust issues and covers all the tools and techniques for addressing this ever-present problem. Detailed instructions and step-by-step projects cover the latest information on repair strategies, whether you’re dealing with a late-model car, an aging daily driver, or restoring a classic. From identifying the issue to creating a repair plan and from stopping rust in its tracks to preventing its return, Automotive Rust Repair and Prevention is your one-stop guide for dealing with the brown menace.

Auto Body Repair Technology

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Author: James E. Duffy,Robert Scharff

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766862722

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1002

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The single most authoritative information resource available today, Auto Body Repair Technology, 4E explains all aspects of collision repair more clearly and in greater detail than any other collision repair book. Its 7 sections and 29 newly up-to-date chapters allow readers to gain modern professional skills as well as the technical know-how needed to tackle everything from initial collision evaluation through estimating and final paint detailing! Fully updated, all procedures incorporate the latest advances in materials and methods for doing competent repair work on late model vehicles. Valuable information on ASE certification and entrepreneurship is also included to guide readers to success in their first job and/or when starting their own auto body repair businesses.

Automotive Sheet Metal Forming & Fabrication

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Author: Matt Joseph

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709360

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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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.

How to Paint Your Car

Revised & Updated

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Author: Dennis Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760343888

Category: Art

Page: 192

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"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"--

Automotive Body Repair & Painting Manual

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Author: John Haynes

Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781850104797

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

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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

How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork

Tips, Techniques & Step-by-step Procedures - Applies to ALL Meta-bodied Cars

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Author: Martin Thaddeus

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845844114

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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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.

Car Bodywork Repair Manual

The Complete, Illustrated Step-by-step Guide

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Author: Lindsay Porter

Publisher: Haynes Publications

ISBN: 9781859606575

Category: Transportation

Page: 280

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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.

How to Paint Your Car

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Author: Dennis W. Parks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610609968

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

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Everything you need to know and everything you need to do to have perfect paint on your specialty car. Whether it's a concours-quality restoration or a ground-pounding hot rod, this book will fit your painting interests. The auto body and paint business is changing at an incredibly fast rate, mainly in response to environmental rules and regulations. This book emphasizes what parts of the job a hobbyist can, and should, do himself and what should be left to the pros.Topics include:, Tools, equipment, and safety, Planning the paint job, Environmental concerns; Types of paint and materials, Removing trim, Repairing damage/rust, Prepping metal for paint/bodywork, Applying fillers, Applying sealers and primers, Final paint options; custom paint options, Custom graphics, flames, pinstriping, Paint care and touchup

Collector Car Restoration Bible

Practical Techniques for Professional Results

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Author: Matt Joseph

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781626540606

Category:

Page: 404

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The standard reference for automotive restoration in a single volume!Do you want to learn the best approach to paint and body work, engine re-machining, or complex suspension and electrical system projects? With a unique approach that combines theory and practice, Matt Joseph covers all the bases in this exhaustive restoration guide. Inside you will find:More than 1,000 full-color photos depicting every step of the restoration processTips on avoiding the mistakes that can ruin a rebuild projectComplete descriptions of all automotive components: engine; body and chassis; and electrical, exhaust, brake, and suspension systemsYou won't find a more complete collection of expert advice, great color photography, and informed writing anywhere else. Originally published in 2005, Collector Car Restoration Bible remains the most comprehensive, authoritative text available to novice and expert auto restorers.

How to Build a Hot Rod Model A Ford

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Author: Dennis Parks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610609722

Category: Transportation

Page: N.A

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Build a dependable and fun street rod on a budget! Follow the construction, start-to-finish, of a 1929 Model A Ford sedan. Step-by-step photo sequences detail chassis modifications, body repair, driveline installation, wiring, paint, bodywork and upholstery. Parks also covers options not explored in this car's construction such as independent suspension, reproduction chassis, and other hot refinements.

The Repair of Vehicle Bodies, 6th ed

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Author: Andrew Livesey,A Robinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135120498

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

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This book covers the principles and techniques that will help you develop the skills needed to carry out effective vehicle body repair and re-finishing. This edition has been updated to deal with changes in technology and best practice and meets the current Automotive Skills standards. It also covers the topics studied at NVQ levels 2 and 3 and contains handy revision notes making it an ideal text for students on the following courses: Automotive Skills Council Vehicle Body and Paint Operations requirements IMI Body Repair and Refinishing Technical Certificates (VRQs) National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) City & Guilds Vehicle Body Repair Competence courses NVQ and Progression Awards of both City & Guilds and the Institute of the Motor Industry at levels 2 and 3. Professionals and hobbyists will continue to find this an essential manual for the workshop when repairing the latest models or classic cars. Other books by Andrew Livesey: Basic Motorsport Engineering 9780750689090 Advanced Motorsport Engineering 9780750689083

Eddie Paul's Paint & Bodywork Handbook

Secrets from a Master Customizer

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Author: Eddie Paul

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780896892330

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

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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.

Hemmings' vintage auto almanac

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Author: David Brownell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780917808081

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 294

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More than 3,000 parts suppliers, salvage yards, restoration shops, dealers, and appraisers. Includes listings arranged by make and model; state-by-state listings; and an updated rundown of web sites and e-mail addresses.

GM G-Body Performance Projects 1978-1987

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Author: Joe Hinds

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613250320

Category: Transportation

Page: 144

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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.