Take advantage of modern automotive technology to create a stronger running, better handling, quicker stopping muscle car than Detroit's engineers of the 1960s ever dreamed of! Jason Scott, former editor of Musclecar Review, provides restoration tips and techniques for suspensions, engines, brake and cooling systems, sound systems and more. Retain the factory stock appearance of your big-bore beast and get the performance you're looking for!
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.
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
This second edition is bigger and better with new color photography and updated information about new materials, parts sources and restoration techniques. This massive book includes over 1,300 photos that offer detailed step-by-step coverage of restoration processes. By thoroughly presenting the restoration of 12 of the most coveted muscle cars of all time, the authors cover virtually every aspect of restoration, from disassembly to first drive. Cars featured here include: 1968 Yenko Camaro; 1966 Pontiac GTO; 1969 Dodge Charger 500; 1963 1/2 Ford 427 Galaxie 500 Hatchback; 1973 Pontiac Super Duty Trans Am; 1966 L79 Chevy Nova SS; and a 1966 Dodge Coronet Hemi. 2nd Edition