Of course, when values of muscle cars increase to such an extent, the care and detail spent on restoration becomes vitally important, putting them into the exotic and show car realm. Naturally, the most visible aspect of a full-blown restoration is the paintwork. Veteran author Tony Thacker teams up with LA-based award-winning painter extraordinaire Mick Jenkins to bring you this complete guide to show-quality painting. Included is all the information on how to create a show-quality finish, including chapters on making a plan, the tools needed for the job, complete disassembly information, repair versus replacement decisions, metal prep, the latest and best paint products, application, custom finishes, and more.
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About the Author
Born west of London, England, Mick Jenkins completed a four-year panel beating and paintwork "City and Guilds" apprenticeship while working at a Jaguar dealership. In 1995, Mick moved to California and opened Mick’s Paint, fast becoming one of the nation’s leading refinishers, painting three winners of the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster Award. He has also painted cars for Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top and Steve Strope of Pure Vision Design, a collaboration that has garnered numerous Ford and GM design awards from the floor of the SEMA Show to the lawns of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.