Join the restoration craze with the first automotive book from BowTie Press. This is a comprehensive, nuts and bolts approach to automotive restoration that will demonstrate the best way to bring a car back to its original brilliance. Restoration expert Larry Lyles makes the process come alive with over 200 color images and step-by-step details. While the vehicle being restored is a 1970 Dodge Charger, the techniques and ideas presented here can be employed to restore any vehicle. Originally conceived and written as a twenty-four article series for Auto Restorer magazine (the premier publication for die-hard restoration enthusiasts), this compilation delves into a complete, ground up restoration of a classic muscle car. It offers as much real-world information on how to accomplish such a restoration.Once the jack stands arein place with the vehicle lifted offthefloor, thereis the problem of overhang. ... isas simple asplacing a hydraulic jack underthe engine cradle and applying just enough upward pressure with the jacking ram totake the engine weightoffthe vehicle structure. ... However, leta#39;s take onemorestep toward safety bysliding the tiresand wheelsback under the vehicle at each brakedrum.
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