Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair by S-A Design®. Teaches you how to select the proper tools, preparing and cleaning sheet metal, section fabrications and patches, welding options, forming fitting and smoothing, cutting metal, final metal finishing and more. This service manual by S-A Design provides the most comprehensive repair information in paper format available on the market. This manual is produced using the highest quality printer available.
|Format type: Softcover, Paperback
|Pages: 160 pieces
|Illustration: 450 pieces
|Illustration type: color photos
|Weight: 1,25 lbs
|Carton type: 30
|Date of publication: 05.10.2009
|Author: Joseph, Matt
- Crafted with the finest workmanship
- Offered at a reasonable price
- Designed to help you take care of your vehicle
There comes a time when just about every car on the road will need some form of rust or body repair. Quite often, if the car is a daily driver for running errands, repairs are never made, and the car eventually ends up in junkyard heaven. For S-A Design beloved collector cars, hot rods, and muscle cars, dents, dings, and rust are not an option, and neither is the scrap heap. And for just about any restoration project, the bodywork is by far the most expensive part of the process.
In Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair, veteran restorer Matt Joseph shows you the ins and out of tackling both simple and difficult rust and metalwork projects. This book teaches you how to select the proper tools for the job, common-sense approaches to the task ahead of you, preparing and cleaning sheet metal, section fabrications and repair patches, welding options such as gas and electric, forming, fitting and smoothing, cutting metal, final metal finishing including filling and sanding, the secrets of lead filling, making panels fit properly, and more. Also included is a comprehensive resource guide.
Whether you decide you want to tackle a full restoration project, or just want to save money by doing minor repairs yourself, Automotive Bodywork and Rust Repair is the book to get you through it.
Matt Joseph was born in New York City and grew up there and in Bennington, Vermont. He attended Deerfield Academy and the University of Chicago and did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin.
S-A Design® is the brand name for a line of books owned by CarTech, Inc. that has been one of the leading publishers of how-to automotive titles for the hardcore enthusiast since 1993. S-A Design provides over 100 titles available for the enthusiast in a wide variety of formats – from print to digital to video. S-A Design publishing efforts include its traditional performance "S-A Design" titles along with race histories, biographies of industry icons, as well as a number of series that further assist readers with their projects. Many of these books have gained wide recognition as "the bible" of high performance engine design and assembly.