How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware by John Gunnell, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware

How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware

by John Gunnell
     
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760335314
Publisher:
Motorbooks
Publication date:
07/19/2009
Series:
Motorbooks Workshop Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

John Gunnell has more than 40 years of experience in the classic car industry. He is a prolific writer, having authored 85 books about cars, trucks, and motorcycles. His titles include Illustrated Firebird Buyer's Guide, Illustrated Chevrolet Buyer's Guide, How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware, and many more. He is the former editor and publisher of Old Cars Weekly, and continues to contribute to that publication's blog. In January 2010, Gunnell added a classic car restoration and gift shop to his portfolio when he opened Gunner's Great Garage in Manawa, Wisconsin.

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