The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair, 2nd Edition


Author: Dennis Parks
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760349452
Category: Transportation
Page: 208
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Step-by-step projects cover the latest information on panel adhesives, improved repair strategies, unibody vehicles, media blasting, panel overhaul and replacement, and tools and techniques for water-based paint products.

Auto Body Repair Technology


Author: James E. Duffy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305176448
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1088
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AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY, Sixth Edition, features extensive new and updated material reflecting the latest automotive technology and current industry best practices. In addition to incorporating current NATEF Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards and Task Lists, this market-leading book provides detailed information on working with hybrid and electric vehicles, using environmentally friendly water-based paints, and other cutting-edge methods and materials. Celebrated for its clear, reader-friendly explanations and detailed, accurate information, this proven guide also includes abundant full-color photos and illustrations to make even complex concepts easier to understand and apply. Available supplements include a tech manual with shop assignments and job sheets, as well as interactive online resources ideal for today’s learners. Providing comprehensive coverage of collision repair—from initial evaluation and estimating, to structural and mechanical repairs, to repainting and refinishing—this trusted guide helps you quickly and confidently learn the skills and procedures you need to succeed as a professional automotive technician. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork

Tips, Techniques & Step-by-step Procedures - Applies to ALL Meta-bodied Cars
Author: Martin Thaddeus
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845844114
Category: Transportation
Page: 128
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A guide to body and chassis restoration offers advice on all aspects of restoration for metal-bodied cars, including patching panels, removing dents, and protecting against rust.

Pro Paint & Body


Author: Jim Richardson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557883940
Category: Transportation
Page: 154
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This comprehensive guide to professional paint and bodywork includes the latest information on bodywork tools, materials and techniques. A partial list of subjects includes: Assessing a project car and damaged bodywork, disassembly and stripping, basic hammer and dolly techniques, diagnosing dents, fillers, leading, spray guns, current paint technology, color coats, color sanding, and custom colors.

Automotive Body Repair & Painting Manual


Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781850104797
Category: Transportation
Page: 208
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This is a complete do-it-yourself guide. What you can learn: • Full-color sections on minor repairs and painting • Damage repair • Painting • Rust Repair Additional detailed information includes: • Rustproofing and undercoating • Tools and equipment • Repair of minor dents and rust damage • Metal working techniques • Major rust repair • Body component replacement • Sanding and painting • Car care and detailing • Welding Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Maintaining and preserving the paint, body and interior Chapter 3: Damage repair: Doing it yourself or having it done Chapter 4: Tools and working facilities Chapter 5: Minor body repairs Chapter 6: Major body repair Chapter 7: Body component replacement Chapter 8: Preparation for painting Chapter 9: Painting Chapter 10: Doors and glass Chapter 11: Trim and accessories Chapter 12: Welding

How to Paint Your Car

Revised & Updated
Author: Dennis Parks
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760343888
Category: Art
Page: 192
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"Dennis Parks' updated edition of How To Paint Your Car features comprehensive guidance on every aspect of automotive painting and exterior upkeep. A verteran Motorbooks author, Parks walks readers through everything they need to know, from primer to paint, tools and materials, and much more"--

Auto Repair For Dummies


Author: Deanna Sclar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054727
Category: Transportation
Page: 552
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The top-selling auto repair guide--400,000 copies sold--now extensively reorganized and updated Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-to guide has long been a must and now it's even better. A complete reorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance information directly after each automotive system overview, making it much easier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclar has updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminating discussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules for tune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, and added new advice on troubleshooting problems and determining when to call in a professional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on car repairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start. Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert and consumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and other television programs.

Car Bodywork Repair Manual

The Complete, Illustrated Step-by-step Guide
Author: Lindsay Porter
Publisher: Haynes Publications
ISBN: 9781859606575
Category: Transportation
Page: 280
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This updated third edition is the complete practical guide to car bodywork repair and renovation for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. With the aid of illustrated, step-by-step instructions, Porter explains how to tackle a wide variety of jobs, from fixing scratches to fixing new body panels. 1,200 illustrations.

Automobile Sheet Metal Repair


Author: Robert Sargent
Publisher: Girard & Stewart
ISBN: 9781626540194
Category:
Page: 440
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Do you dream of restoring your own classic car? Or do you simply need affordable, time-tested techniques to keep your older model car looking good and on the road? Sargent provides the fundamentals you need to get started Drawing upon his extensive experience as a skilled instructor and metal man, Sargent details the basics of sheet metal repair with techniques that have been proven successful on the job and on the road. In this classic primer, Sargent demystifies metalwork with effective techniques for straightening sheet metal. With its emphasis on the basics, "Automobile Sheet Metal Repair" stands apart from other books on this subject for its remarkably detailed and precise directions. This guide imparts the essentials of everything you need to understand to get started, including: Working properties of sheet metal Shapes, reinforcements, and damage conditions common to body panels Basic repair operations used in metal straightening Uses and limitations of hand tools and shop equipment Sargent asserts that a strong foundation of knowledge and determination are the key tools for success in this line of work. Initially published in 1961, "Automobile Sheet Metal Repair" remains a timeless primer that furnishes the fundamentals and provides an effective alternative to parts replacement for professional and shadetree mechanics interested in old-school bodywork.

Standard Guide to Automotive Restoration

Matt Joseph "on Restoration"
Author: Matt Joseph
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780873411882
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 384
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An auto restoration guide for beginners and experts discusses the processes of restoration for all automotive systems and offers suggestions for accomplishing restoration goals efficiently and economically

How to Paint Your Car on a Budget


Author: Pat Ganahl
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494227
Category: Transportation
Page: 144
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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!

The Secrets of America's Greatest Body Shops

The Book That Will Challenge Everything You Know about the Collision Repair Business
Author: Dave Luehr,Stacey Phillips
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692851784
Category: Automobiles
Page: 172
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Dave Luehr believes that right now is the best time in history to be in the collision repair business, but only for those with the right mindset. The authors share insightful lessons along with real-world stories of acutal collision repairers who have discovered the secrets that have propelled them to a much higher level than their competitors.

Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems Vol. 2

Projects
Author: Tony Candela
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1613252293
Category: Transportation
Page: 144
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Countless collector car owners are skilled at performing mechanical work, but for many of them, electrical work seems like a black art, too complicated and too confusing. However, electrical upgrades are absolutely essential for a high-performance classic car or a modified car to perform at its best. With a firm understanding of the fundamentals, you can take this comprehensive guide and complete a wide range of electrical projects that enhance the performance and functionality of a vehicle. In this revised edition (formerly titled Automotive Electrical Performance Projects) brilliant color photos and explanatory step-by-step captions detail the installation of the most popular, functional, and beneficial upgrades for enthusiasts of varying skill levels. Just a few of the projects included are: maximizing performance of electric fans; installing electronic gauges; upgrading charging systems; and installing a complete aftermarket wiring harness, which is no small task. Each facet is covered in amazing detail. Veteran author Tony Candela, who wrote CarTech's previous best-selling title Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems, moves beyond the theoretical and into real-world applications with this exciting and detailed follow-up. This Volume 2 is essential for any enthusiast looking to upgrade his or her classic vehicle to modern standards, and for putting all the knowledge learned in Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems into practice.

How To Weld


Author: N.A
Publisher: MotorBooks International
ISBN: 9781616730697
Category: Welding
Page: 207
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Thoroughly describes the tools and metals commonly used, proper welding techniques, and types of joints.

Car Painting


Author: Matthew Jones,Ian Taylor
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847979483
Category: Transportation
Page: 144
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An essential guide to all aspects of car painting, for keen amateurs and professionals alike. With step-by-step instructions and illustrations throughout, Car Painting covers the entire process - from panel preparation to spraying and painting techniques - offering guidance and tips on painting your car to a professional standard. With a focus on safety throughout, the book also covers: selecting and understanding paint, including important legislation; materials and equipment, and building your own paint booth; preparing your car, including parts removal, sanding, chemical stripping and rust proofing; masking and priming; painting techniques - spraying, clear coats and drying; stripes and custom touches; polishing, reassembly and preservation and finally, troubleshooting. Superbly illustrated with 200 colour photographs.

Automotive Welding

A Practical Guide
Author: Jeffery Zurschmeide
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494863
Category: Transportation
Page: 128
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Automotive Welding: A Practical Guide is a practical book packed with useful information on the types of projects that a self-trained welder can complete and that a typical automotive enthusiast would want to undertake. Topics covered are the kinds of welding and metalworking available or commonly used, the tools required to perform welding tasks, the different types of welders available, basic welding techniques, grinding and cutting, various forms of sheetmetal work, frame repair and reinforcement, filling body holes and rust repair, tube steel projects, and more.