How to Paint Your Car
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How to Paint Your Car

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by Dennis W. Parks, David H. Jacobs
     
 

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

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760315835
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
08/31/2003
Series:
Motorbooks Workshop Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Dennis W. Parks has written several best-selling how-to books for the Motorbooks Workshop series, including How to Paint Your Car, How to Build a Cheap Hot Rod, Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide, and The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair. Parks' personal projects currently include a complete buildup of a 1955 Chevy pickup truck. He lives in Cedar Hill, Missouri.

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How to Paint Your Car 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book gives lots of information on all stages of painting -- prep, the actual painting itself, and restoring the car back to normal.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book should be titled how to prep your car. I purchased this book hoping it had imformation on the actual painting process, It did not.It did not help me with my project at all.