Monster Garage celebrates the work of craftsmen who combine hard-earned skills with job-site ingenuity. Their creations are fantastic machines?a Mustang that cuts grass at 90 miles per hour, a Top Fuel Dragster that serves up hot dogs, or a Suburban turned wedding chappel. The magic of the show is the blue-collar heroics of a group of skilled engineers, builders, and fabricators working together to make something fantastic.
If you want to get a little taste of what it's like to create your own monster, How To Customize Damn Near Anything is your ticket to the world of custom vehicles. You'll learn the ins and outs of custom painting, engine building, chassis construction, welding, and more. There are also quotes from your favorite guests on the show and photos that show the vehicles being built.
An in-depth introduction for the wannabe mechanical DIY guy (or gal), How To Customize Damn Near Everything can help you bring the can-do skills of Monster Garage into your world.
TABLE of CONTENTS:
Part 1: The Plan. Envisioning your monster.
Part 2: The Hard Parts. Power your monster; heads; camshafts; carburetors; headers and exhaust; recipe for speed; turbos and superchargers; front suspension; rear suspension; shocks and springs; brakes; hardware.
Part 3: Monster Building Techniques. Comparing welding processes; shopping for equipment.
Part 4: The Look. Paint your monster; laying down the base coat; paint f/x: the granite effect, ripped metal and brains, flame jobs, tribal flames, stretched faces, the art of skulling, homage pour giger; the flamed-out brain bucket; detailing your monster.