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How to Paint Your Car: Bk. M2583 (Motorbooks Works&hellip by Dennis W. Parks
I wanted a book that would give me the information I needed to paint my car with some degree of success. I find the terminology and the changes in paint very confusing. My car is old, with lots of different paint on it, with varying degrees of panel repair to be done before painting. This book is American and some of the information contained is not that relevant and some of the terminology actually added to my confusion at the first read. But once I got past that I found that with each thumb through I became a little clearer on the process I would need to adopt to paint my car, i was able to pull from each of the sections the steps applicable to my process and the results that I want to… Read more
How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork: New Updated &&hellip by Martin Thaddeus
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Happy Banger, 12 July 2012
i'm very happy with this book. What I wanted was an instructional book detailing the main areas of classic car body work repair set in an environment and working with tools that I can relate to. This book fully satisfies my requirement. If you are interested in classic car body restoration or are considering having a bash I would warmly recommend this book. As I approach my next project I'm in no doubt that this book will save me a lot of time and money and help me produce a better result.
Sheet Metal Fabrication (Motorbooks Workshop) by Eddie Paul
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Eddie Show, 8 Mar 2011
I bought this book only because the one i wanted was out of stock.

I was wanting to pick up knowledge and skills to apply to car restoration at quite a basic level. What i got was the Eddie Promotional Tour. Take a walk around the workshop; marvel at all the nice machines and toys they have and gasp in wonder as the man himself lets out some of the secrets of using them.

for sure there are some good tips to be had from the book but there is for my taste far too much product placement and self promotion. Most of the top tips relate to his own workshop and machines therein; hardly relavent to most home workshops.

If this is the best practical guide to… Read more

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