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How to Paint Your Car on a Budget: Paint Your Own Car, at Home, in Your Garage!
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How to Paint Your Car on a Budget: Paint Your Own Car, at Home, in Your Garage!

by Pat Ganahl
 

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If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in hiring a professional can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives-—you can even paint your car at home! In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author and veteran DIY hot rodder Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint

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If your car needs new paint, or even just a touch-up, the cost involved in hiring a professional can be more than you bargained for. Fortunately, there are less expensive alternatives-—you can even paint your car at home! In How to Paint Your Car On A Budget, author and veteran DIY hot rodder Pat Ganahl unveils dozens of secrets that will help anyone paint their own car. From simple scuff-and-squirt jobs to fullon, door-jambs-and-everything paint jobs, Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process. This book covers painting equipment, the ins and outs of prep, masking, painting and sanding products and techniques, and real-world advice on how to budget wisely when painting your own car. It’s the most practical automotive painting book ever written!

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"Ganahl covers everything you need to know to get a great looking coat of paint on your car and save lots of money in the process."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932494228
Publisher:
CarTech, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Series:
Cartech Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
633,251
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Pat Ganahl is the author of several CarTech books, including definitive works on Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and Von Dutch. He is a life-long hot rodder and has been the editor of Hot Rod, Rod & Custom, and Street Rodder magazines and a regular contributor for The Rodder's Journal. Pat is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on traditional hot rods and custom cars as well as a photographer and photo archivist.

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