In Build Your Own Kit Car, renowned car expert Steve Hole presents a comprehensive guide to planning, managing and executing a kit car build. The first part of the book covers the history of kit cars; detailing the innovations the kit car industry has made in car building technology, and how companies like Westfield and Caterham have become household names. The second half of the book takes you th...
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK (December 1, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.5 x 9.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1088832
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If you are looking for a generic overview and history of kit cars this is for you. As for what I expected it was not. Better off getting a detailed book for chassis and kit construction. 40% of this book is useless history in my opinion, and the r...
l build project, from chassis, brakes, suspension and engine through to trimming and interiors. Other topics included within this book are:- Types of kit cars, including the differences between kits, replicas and one-off builds.- Choosing the right car for you.- Budgeting for your build.- Setting up your workspace, tools needed and workshop safety.- Building techniques.List of useful contacts to help find the best resources for your kit car build. Whether you are planning on building a blisteringly quick trackday car, classic roadster or eccentric road car, Build Your Own Kit Car has all the resources and information you need to build and enjoy your own unique automotive creation.