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How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware (Motorbooks Workshop)

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Publisher Comments:

When it comes to restoring classic cars, the devil is often in the details--specifically, the small pieces of decorative trim and hardware. In this book one of the best auto restorers around provides step-by-step instructions for getting those essential details just right. Whether you're looking to replace it, repair it, polish it or re-chrome it, this book tells you how---and photos guide you through each step. Master craftsman Jeff Lilly covers the repair of stainless steel and aluminum trim, decorative strips, fenders, bumpers, hub caps, wheel covers, door and trunk handles, and more. So whether you’re restoring your classic car for show or for late-night cruises, this book will help you perfect the finishing touches that make all the difference.

Synopsis:

Step-by-step instructions, with photos, of parts and processes for restoring trim and hardware such decorative strips, fenders, bumpers, hub caps, wheel covers, door and trunk handles.

About the Author

John Gunnell is the author of over 70 automotive titles and the former editor of Old Cars Weekly. Some of his books include Illustrated Buyer’s Guide: Firebird, Illustrated Chevrolet Buyer’s Guide, and much more. He lives near Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1         Bright Metal Auto Trim

 

Chapter 2         Types of Trim Damage

 

Chapter 3         Introduction to the Restoration of Metal Moldings   Chapter 4         Proper Removal and Replacement of Trim Moldings   Chapter 5         Metalworking Techniques

 

Chapter 6         Refinishing Techniques

 

Chapter 7         Restoring Other Types of Metal Trim

 

Chapter 8         Specially Finished Trim

 

Chapter 9         “Chrome-Plated” Plastic Trim

 

Chapter 10       Other Metal and Plastic Trim

 

Chapter 11       Helpful Modern Coating Methods

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760335314
Author:
Gunnell, John
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Subject:
Automotive - Repair & Maintenance - General
Subject:
Automotive - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Automotive - Customizing
Subject:
Automotive - Antique & Classic
Subject:
Automobiles
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Automobiles - Bodies - Parts -
Subject:
Automobiles -- Conservation and restoration.
Subject:
Automotive-Repair and Maintenance
Subject:
Chrome.
Subject:
Stainless steel
Subject:
refurbish
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Motorbooks Workshop
Publication Date:
20090719
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
231 color photos
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.88 lb

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