Camaro Restoration Guide, 1967-1969

Author: Jason Scott

Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9780760301609

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

View: 7554

The essential guide for authentically restoring the most sought-after of all Camaro model years. Includes coverage of the RS, SS, and convertibles.

How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969

Author: Tony E. Huntimer,Brian Henderson

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1934709107

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 1317

About 700,000 Camaros were built from 1967 to 1969. The first-generation Camaro has won a die-hard following and has become an iconic performance car. Camaros in excellent condition command very high prices, so many owners are compelled to perform a professional-grade original restoration. Since these cars are about 40 years old, many cars need second or third restorations, and as time goes by, these cars will continue to appreciate and require restoration. That's where How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969comes in. While some owners can afford to pay shops to perform a 100-point restoration for show car competition, many owners want to perform a faithful, detailed restoration themselves, so the car maintains its collector value and use it as a fun weekend driver. This book will serve those owners. A lead title in our Restoration Series, How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969will provide in-depth, hands-on information and photography for restoring these popular and historically significant cars. It covers all aspects of restoration, including engines and drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, and steering for the first-generation Camaros. Organization and planning will be covered, so restorers can stay on task. Disassembly, inspection, and sourcing the best parts will also be covered. This volume will deliver a concise and revealing overview of each subject area and shows the most critical aspects of the restoration process with sequential step-by-step photos and detailed captions. The most efficient techniques and best products for returning each component to like-new condition will be covered. With this information, owners will be able to determine what's involved in each step of the restoration and decide whether to perform the work themselves or outsource it to a professional shop. Color step-by-step how-to information on Camaro restoration has never been offered in a package like this before. Finally, Camaro owners have the book they need.

Camaro Restoration

Author: Tom Currao,Tim Currao

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780895863751

Category: Transportation

Page: 200

View: 3829

Camaro Fever...is sweeping the country! And with the help of the Camaro Restoration Handbook, you can restore your 1967 through 1981 Camaro either piece by piece, or from the ground up! Authors Tom Currao and Ron Sessions detail the complete restoration process necessary to turn any street-beaten Camaro into a true show winner! With over 500 photos and drawings, it's the most complete Camaro restoration resource available!

Pontiac GTO Restoration Guide, 1964-1972

Author: Paul Zazarine

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780879389536

Category: Transportation

Page: 544

View: 3505

Authenticity getting your goat? This updated second edition now includes additional GTO models from 1971 and 1972! Determine the proper part numbers with this detailed, accurate, year-by-year guide showing you the right way to do a full-scale restoration. Over 1,000 photos, part numbers, codes and color charts from original factory literature point out what goes where, what parts are good or bad, and the best way to put them together. 2nd ed.

How to Tune and Modify Your Camaro, 1982-1998

Author: Jason Scott

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760304365

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 1588

Since its introduction in 1967, the Camaro has gone on to become one of Chevrolet's most enduring and popular automobiles. Still, many Camaro owners like to wrench every extra ounce of performance and styling out of their cars. Topics addressed in this generously illustrated guide include: -- Rebuilding the engine, including tuning specifications -- Induction systems and cylinder heads -- Supercharging, turbocharging, and nitrous oxide injection -- Camshafts and valvetrains -- Exhaust systems -- Transmissions and drivelines -- Handling, suspension, wheels, tires, and brakes -- Bodywork and interior modifications

How to Restore Your Collector Car

2nd Edition

Author: Tom Brownell,Jason Scott

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760335413

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 272

View: 5876

Updated edition of the ultimate guide to collector car restoration, with essential and easy to use information on everything from tools to techniques and from brakes and wheels.

How To Rebuild and Modify Your Muscle Car

Author: Jason Scott

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780760327753

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 7379

With full-color photo illustrations, this handbook offers instructions for restoring or upgrading muscle cars, giving them the power and handling of today's technology.

Camaro Exposed 1967-1969

Designs, Decisions and the Inside View

Author: Paul Zazarine

Publisher: Robert Bentley, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780837608761

Category: Transportation

Page: 175

View: 5196

This is the story of the formative and most collectible years of that classic pony car, the Chevrolet Camaro. Zazarine documents the rise of the Camaro from the first glimmer in Chevrolet's eye to the mighty COPO 427 Camaro. This fresh look at the Camaro includes first-hand reminisces of GM engineers and previously unpublished photos documenting the car's development. For the first time, see the proposed Camaro station wagon, Camaro Fastback, and other designs that GM seriously considered as it waged a sales war with Ford's highly successful Mustang.

The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition

Every Model Since 1967

Author: David Newhardt

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 0760359806

Category: Transportation

Page: 288

View: 8487

For over fifty years, the Chevy Camaro has defined American performance. The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition continues the story of America's premier performance car. In 2016, the sixth-generation Camaro rolled off production lines and roared onto America's highways, earning best-in-class accolades from all over the performance spectrum. Renowned automotive photographer and historian David Newhardt is here to tell the Camaro's story. This is a Camaro book like no other. The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro, 2nd Edition covers the entire production history of Chevrolet's iconic muscle car, from the original concept car (codenamed Panther) to the latest and greatest sixth-generation vehicle. The Complete Book of Chevrolet Camaro showcases every model of Camaro since 1967 in stunning detail, using original and GM archival photography as well as insider interviews and technical specifications. This lavishly illustrated book details all six generations of the Camaro's production run. The original model was developed to fight the Mustang in the muscle car wars of the late 1960s; the second-gen cars became icons of American automotive styling in the 1970s; the third-gen cars helped lead a muscle car renaissance in the 1980s; the refined fourth-gen cars continued to demonstrate GM's prowess and engineering know-how through 2002; the fifth-gen Camaro brought back the iconic nameplate in 2010; and now the latest generation has debuted to rave reviews in 2016. This book also features all the production vehicles, prototypes, show cars, anniversary editions, pace cars, and more from the vibrant Camaro culture. If it's Camaro, it's here.

Illustrated Camaro Buyer's Guide

Author: Michael Antonick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780879388959

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 175

View: 874

The Camaro was created as Chevrolet's answer to the Ford Mustang. Within months of its debut in 1967, the Camaro was an instant hit--and Camaro fans have not had to answer to any other cars on the streets since. This guide profiles all of the Camaro models, each covered with full development history, options, history, specifications, paint colors, production numbers, investment advice, and more.

How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines

Author: Joseph Potak

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1616730935

Category: Transportation

Page: 176

View: 8588

When first introduced in the 1997 Corvette, GM's LS1 engine shook the performance world. Its combination of massive power, light weight and impressive fuel economy set new precedents for performance engines--and continues to do so generation after generation. The latest version, the LS9, makes some 638 hp from just 6.2 liters, far eclipsing even the mightiest big-blocks from the muscle car era--while meeting modern standards for emissions and fuel economy. It’s no wonder, then, that the LSX engines have become some of the most popular for high-performance applications. For those who want to build or modify their LS engine, this book provides the most detailed and extensive instructions ever offered. Whatever your performance goals might be, How to Build and Modify GM LS-Series Engines shows you what modifications are needed and how to make them. Premier LS engine technician Joseph Potak addresses every question that might come up, covering topics including crankshafts and piston assemblies, cylinder heads, camshafts, valvetrain, block modifications, intake manifolds, fuel system, header selection, and setting up ring and bearing clearances for particular uses. In short, this book is the ultimate resource for building the ultimate LSX engine.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Author: Bobby Kimbrough

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 1613252749

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

View: 4839

In 1969, the Camaro with the SS package took Chevy Camaro performance and styling to another level. First, the Camaro carried updated sheet metal for an aggressive and eye-catching appearance, and the ultra-high-performance 427 big-block engines were available for the first time. As history proved, 1969 was the pinnacle of performance and styling for the first-generation Chevy Camaro. Author and muscle car expert Robert Kimbrough provides a comprehensive examination of the all-time classic 1969 Camaro SS in Volume No. 4 of CarTech's In Detail series. He delves into the design, manufacturing, and equipment of Chevrolet's premier pony car. For the first time in its history, the 1969 Camaro SS had a full slate of high-performance small-blocks as well as big-blocks to conquer the competition on the street and track. The engines included the 350, 375-hp 396, and 425-hp COPO 427 Camaros. The Camaro SS made such an impression, that it became the Indy 500 Pace Car once again in 1969. All In Detail Series books include an introduction and historical overview, an explanation of the design and concepts involved in creating the car, a look at marketing and promotion, and an in-depth study of all hardware and available options, as well as an examination of where the car is on the market today. Also included is an appendix of paint and option codes, VIN and build-tag decoders, as well as production numbers.

How to Paint Your Car

Revised & Updated

Author: Dennis W. Parks

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 161058757X

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 5791

How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You’ll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, surface prep, site prep, as well as respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know. With step-by-step detail, you’ll learn how to properly prepare your car for paint work, including minor bodywork, surface preparation, rust removal, masking, priming and final coating. How to Paint Your Car also includes information about custom touches and effects as well as how to care for your paint after application, including information on buffing compounds, waxes, and other care products. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable and confident in undertaking your own paint project, whether a touch-up job or a complete respray, is covered in How to Paint Your Car.

The Restorer's Reference BMW 2002 1968-1976

Author: James Taylor

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 1610598032

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

View: 5573

DIVThe BMW ’02 series of cars, which includes the 1602, 1802, and 2002, was one of the most successful series ever produced by the Bavarian automaker, with more than 800,000 examples built. A surprising number of these are still on the road, as the little Bimmer has proven itself a reliable as well as stylish performer. The Restorer’s Reference BMW 2002 1968–1976 provides restorers, collectors, and enthusiasts all the key information necessary to correctly refurbish these classic German coupes. As the value of these cars continues to rise, it’s more important than ever to ensure accuracy in restoration and preservation. From exterior colors to the myriad small details of the engine and interior, The Restorer's Reference BMW 2002 1968–1976 covers all of the details that add up to a correct, original car./div

Chevrolet Camaro, 1967-81

Author: Chilton Book Company,The Nichols/Chilton

Publisher: Chilton Book Company

ISBN: 9780801990588

Category: Transportation

Page: 496

View: 3311

All models.

How to Repair Your Car

Author: Paul Brand

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781610590211

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 6615

Camaro

Fifty Years of Chevy Performance

Author: Mike Mueller

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760350345

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 9353

The legendary 1967 Camaro was Chevy's answer to Ford's Mustang, and they've been duking it out ever since. The early 1960s saw American auto manufacturers desperately trying to sell cars to the emerging baby-boom market. Chevrolet attained some success with its sporty Corvair Monza. Ford responded first with a sportier Falcon, then with its grand-slam, home-run pony car, the Mustang. At first, Chevrolet hesitated to abandon the technologically advanced Corvair, but when it finally entered the pony car market in 1967, its new Camaro instantly became one of the most iconic cars of the classic muscle-car era, a serious competitor for the Mustang. Since then, some of the most important performance cars in American history have been Camaro models: RS, SS, Z28, and IROC-Z. When muscle cars went dormant for a generation, it was once again the classic pony cars that jump-started American performance. The battle that raged between Camaro and Mustang in the 1980s rejuvenated the US auto industry's interest in high-performance muscle cars. The Camaro lost its way in the 1990s, with Chevrolet pursuing technological advances and Ford pursuing classic American muscle. As was the case in the 1960s, Ford's muscular pony car trounced Chevrolet's technologically advanced sporty car in the race that mattered most: showroom sales. The Mustang thrived while the Camaro left the scene. Fortunately, that departure was only temporary. Chevrolet introduced a twenty-first-century Camaro in 2010, and it has become one of Chevrolet's most popular models. With stunning photography from author Mike Mueller and never-before-seen archival photography from partner General Motors, Camaro: Fifty Years of Chevy Performance chronicles the Camaro's rich history, from the early attempts to reach the youth market in the 1960s, through the potent and turbulent years of the classic muscle-car era, the resurgence of muscle in the 1980s, the sad decline of the 1990s, and the triumphant rebirth of the new car in this new millennium.

How to Restore Volkswagen Beetle

Author: Jim Tyler

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1903706904

Category: Transportation

Page: 224

View: 5389

This invaluable book describes, in step-by-step detail, the entire VW Beetle restoration process. In addition to thorough coverage of bodywork repair, it will tell you how to restore and repair trim and mechanical components.