Build Your Own Kit Car

Build Your Own Kit Car

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In Build Your Own Kit Car, renowned kit car expert Steve Hole presents a comprehensive guide to planning, managing and executing a kit car build. The first part of the book covers the history of kit cars; detailing the innovations the kit car industry has made in car building technology, and how companies like Westfield and Caterham have become household names. The second half of the book takes you through a full build project, from chassis, brakes, suspension and engine through to trimming and interiors. Other topics include: Types of kit cars, including the differences between kits, replicas and one-off builds; Choosing the right car for you; Budgeting for your build; Setting up your workspace, tools needed and workshop safety; Building techniques; List of useful contacts to help find the best resources for your kit car build. Whether you are planning on building a blisteringly quick trackday car, classic roadster or eccentric road car, Build Your Own Kit Car has all the resources and information you need to build and enjoy your own unique automotive creation. A comprehensive and instructional guide to planning, managing and executing a kit car build, superbly illustrated with 300 colour photographs. Steve Hole is one of the UK's leading authorities on the world of kit cars and is editor of tkc magazine.Not many kit cars have a tow bar fitted but this part of the test will be applicable to manykitcar owners who trailer their cars to track days and/or ... If yoursocket is of the sevenpin type, the electrics are nottested but theMoT testerwill make sure that the wiring is in good visible condition and undamaged. If a 13pin socket is used, a fullelectricsconnectivity check is conducted using an official pieceof equipment.

Title:Build Your Own Kit Car
Author:Steve Hole
Publisher:Crowood - 2013-08-31


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