How to Build a Pro Touring Car (Sa Design) Paperback – 1 Oct 2014
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From the Back Cover
Step-By-Step Instructions For:
- Sub-Frame Assemblies
- Brake Upgrades
- LS Engine Swaps
- Rear Suspension Upgrades
- Wheel, Tire and Tub Fitment
- Cooling, Wiring, Fuel Upgrades & More!
Detroit Speed is at the forefront of the Pro Touring movement. Both a parts manufacturer and car builder, the company is in a unique position not only to design and manufacture parts, but to build cars and test the parts for their effectiveness on the street and track. Kyle and Stacy Tucker have put their considerable skill in engineering and market savvy to create a unique company to lead the Pro Touring movement.
In this book you learn about the history of the company and how they design their performance parts. Install sections cover front sub-frame assemblies, rear suspension assemblies, wheel tubs, fuel system upgrades, brake upgrades, driveline upgrades including an LS swap, cooling system upgrades, and more. The featured cars are customer builds as well as DSE test cars, which include a host of different Chevrolet products, and a 1966 Mustang. Detroit Speed's How to Build a Pro Touring Car is a vital edition to every performance enthusiast's library.
About the Author
Tommy Lee Byrd is a nationally known contributor to many automotive enthusiast magazines including Street Rod Builder and Hot Rod. He has many years of experience writing automotive articles (from features to technical how-to) and shooting pro-level photographs. Tommy grew up the son of an expert custom auto body and paint man, and calls Dayton, Tennessee, his home.
Author Kyle Tucker and his wife Stacey are the founders and co-owners of Detroit Speed and Engineering. Kyle attended the University of Missouri - Rolla where he graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He worked at General Motors in Detroit as a college co-op and after graduation hired in as a Suspension Test and Development Engineer at the Milford Proving Ground.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
If you are looking for meaningful information from this book I would pass... if you are looking to avoid explaining to you wife what you mean when you say you are building a pro-touring car.. it might help..
This fact filled book covers everythng you might need/want to know about Pro-Touring and the cars built by Detroit Speed. Chapters are given covering chassis, front and read suspensions, and brakes. Tires, wheels and engine information will keep you reading and re-reading to understand how the cars are made. Wiring and plumbing finishes the information given and then a roundup of Pro-Touring Cars are listed. Read about 1960 Camaro, 1966 Mustangs, 1963 Chevy II, and others.
By purchasing this book, you will learn about the history of Detroit Speed and how they design their performance parts. This book is a vital edition to every performance enthusiast's library. The PERFECT gift for that man who has everything, or thinks he does.