The Drive

Author: Funk Maximilian
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
ISBN: 9783899556513
Size: 18.15 MB
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Bold photo spreads, profiles of builders, and exclusive essays celebrate the variety of automotive craftsmanship. The story told with The Drive showcases the diversity and reach of this custom movement.

Barris Kustoms Of The 1960s

Author: George Barris David Fetherston
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781610608176
Size: 35.44 MB
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Apparently, Ford decided that it would use the car for other internal events
instead of immediately sending it out on the Caravan tour because of its
advanced model idea. The headlights were lightly reworked, as were the
taillights, with a new, lower rocker molding and custom five-spoke Rader
aluminum wheels. The rear window was trimmed down like the Fairlane
Stardtisfs to limo size, and a special split roof trim was formed with an aluminum
panel over the driver's compartment with ...

Old School Customs

Author: Alan Mayes
Publisher: MotorBooks International
ISBN: 9780760334577
Size: 77.13 MB
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"Profiles the work of 14 customizers who are still creating and restoring custom cars."--Publisher's description. The classic design elements we associate with custom cars came into their own during the 1950s and early 1960s.

S S Cycle Presents Today S Top Custom Bike Builders

Author: Howard Kelly
Publisher:
ISBN: 1616730358
Size: 66.91 MB
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We had the technical ability to produce a bomber every hour and the drive to
make sure it happened. As a nation, we began building some of the coolest stuff:
fast cars, fast motorcycles, and a whole industry of aftermarket performance parts,
driven by guys who spoke a similar language—performance. A lot of what I know
about S&S ... Back in 1958 S&S got its start when George J. Smith figured out that
people would pay him to make their bikes faster. Smith was a sharp guy—he ...

Lost Hot Rods Ii

Author: Pat Ganahl
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 193470993X
Size: 27.82 MB
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There have even been a few old hot rods or custom cars found in such places.
But I think I could count the instances of such actual hot rod barn finds on two
hands. There's only one in this book. My first (and major) point is: If you go
looking in farmers' barns anywhere across this country for rare, classic, or even
moderately collectible cars, you're just not going to find much. If anything, besides
an old tractor, you might find a clapped-out pickup or two, maybe the family's
station wagon ...

Automobiles Wasp

Author: Keith Marvin
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 75.23 MB
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A good deal of attention from the gentlemen of the fourth estate had been
focused on the Ohio-Vermont trip;for, in the minds of these worthies, the news
value of the drive was that a completely-rebuilt l925 automobile was returning
under its own power to the place of its birth. The press ... For the Wasp, its sister
cars, their builder and the Martin-Wasp Corporation collectively form a tale which
is at once unique and, at the same time, a feature writer's dream come true. For
one thing ...

Classic Car

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN:
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A number of similar bodies were built by various custom builders about the same
time. Darrin and I built them ... I don't know how the driver saw over the wheel rim
and through the top at the same time. Anyone know? ... called a LeBaron. My
information would lead me to believe that this was an Imperial Custom 8 with a
production 5 passenger close-coupled body, not a LeBaron. There is a chance
that the production body was slightly modified by LeBaron but it is remote. The
car is still ...

The Car Builder S Handbook

Author: Doug McCleary
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557882783
Size: 42.36 MB
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Tips and Techniques for Builders of Kit Cars and Street Rods Doug McCleary ...
You can find replicas of European and domestic sports cars, early pick-up trucks
that fit on Ford Ranger chassis, '32 and '49 Ford sedans that fit original or custom
chassis, '55 or '57 Chevys that fit contemporary or original chassis and many
more variations. The actual body mounting may require ... The nice part about
this method is its simplicity — the chassis and mechanicals remain intact. You
simply bolt ...