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The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook: Rod, Rebuild, Restore, Repair Chevy Trucks 1955-1960

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1955 through 1960 Chevy pickups are America's favorite classic trucks and are highly prized and sought after by enthusiasts everywhere.

The Motor Bookstore is proud to offer Jim Richardson's essential guide for owners of Chevy trucks interested in hot rodding, rebuilding, restoring, repairing or upgrading their classic pickup trucks.

So what are you waiting for? Pick up The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook so you can rebuild, rod, restore and repair your Chevy Truck tomorrow! Hit the table of contents tab to get a feel for the thorough content included.

Subject: Tips and how-to restore, repair, hot rod and rebuild classic 1955-1960 Chevy pickup trucks. ISBN-10: 1557885346 | ISBN-13: 9781557885340 | HPBooks 1534


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Small-Block Chevy 101
  • Cooking with (Pump) Gas
  • Working with a Machine Shop
  • Headwork
  • Intake, Exhaust & Cam Combos for Sixes
  • Bottom-End Prep
  • Top-End Tricks for Sixes
  • Clutch Play
  • Rebuilding a Saginaw Tranny
  • Mopar Tranny Swap
  • Replacing Worn Kingpins and Bushings
  • Stop-Dead Brakes for Vintage Haulers
  • Adding Sway Bars
  • Replacing Worn U-Joints
  • Slamming a Straight-Axle Truck
  • Bearing the Load
  • Fuel Tank Swap
  • Cold Patching
  • Rust Patching
  • Paint Stipping
  • Color Sanding
  • Tail Spin
  • Remaking the Bed
  • Going Digital
  • Painless Glass Replacement
  • Cool Tips for Hot-Running Trucks
  • Aftermarket A/C
  • Sources

  • Publisher: HP Books
  • Author: Jim Richardson
  • Pages: 154 - Hundreds of b&w photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-55788-534-0
  • Years: 1955 - 1960
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