Trans Am & Firebird Restoration: 1970½ - 1981, A How-to DIY Restoration Book by CarTech Books
No true car lover can say they haven't drooled over a Firebird or Trans Am at some point. These beauteous machines are two of the most popular muscle cars in auto history. With their streamlined designs, they dared you to get behind the wheel and stay under the speed limit.
The Trans Am was first unleashed in 1969, a handful were even made as a convertible! From the bird hood, to the Batmobile front end and beyond, the classic Trans Am has been a racing staple and the car of choice for many a rebel without a cause.
The Firebird, a sleek glamour vehicle introduced the same year, has held its own throughout the decades. But it commanded the road from its high bucket seats of the 70s to its upgraded MacPherson strut suspension in the early 1980s.
Trans Am & Firebird Restoration: 1970½ - 1981 is for the followers or owners fortunate enough to have one of these rare and beautiful vehicles in the garage. We're talking about the Super Duty Trans Am, that gorgeous 1976 Firebird Limited Edition or one of the other models released during Pontiac's heyday in muscle cars. And if you're looking to learn about restoring and upgrading their function, this is the book for you. We're talking a tome flush with Firebird and Trans Am restoration tips that will bring these monsters back to their original glory and beyond.
Accompanied with highly detailed, captioned images, even the most inexperienced mechanic (great for pros too) will be able to follow the step-by-step processes for rejuvenating:
- electrical systems, and
- complete overhauls of the engine and transmission.
You'll find easy to follow instructions for setting up your workshop and acquiring all the right tools. You'll confidently tackle differentials, fenders, and cooling and fuel systems. You don't only get the scoop for working under the hood. Discover Firebird and Trans Am restoration tips for panel sanding and cleaning, color coating, and polishing and hand glazing.
If you're really psyched about pushing your classic vehicle's performance, you're not going to find a better resource for Firebird and Trans Am restoration tips than Trans Am & Firebird Restoration: 1970½ - 1981. From common body work to VIN decoding, you'll master every stage of the restoration process.
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Subject: Trans Am & Firebird How-To restoration tips and strategies, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981.
| ISBN-10: 1613251726 | ISBN-13: 9781613251720 | CarTech Books SA316