In How to Build Altered Wheelbase Cars, renowned writer Steve Magnante first walks readers through the colorful history of the altered wheelbase period and then shows them how to perform these radical modifications themselves. Magnante's fun and colorful style makes for entertaining reading, and the coverage of floorpan mods, chassis alterations, and both front and rear suspension upgrades are covered in great detail on three different chassis types. After reading this book, the basic technical tenets of altering vehicle wheelbase will be understood and the almost mythical legend surrounding such cars will be fully realized. What were once considered qrace onlyq modifications can now be civilized for street use, and Magnante carefully reviews all of the relevant points for optimal appearance, performance, and safety.By this, I mean there are enough published magazine photos of these cars from the altered wheelbase period that we can make accurate decisions today about what is correct ... Just like Ford and Mopar FX cars, there is a generally agreed upon catalog of doa#39;s and dona#39;ts that are particular to the Chevy II match race car. ... Transmission Therea#39;s a 25-percent chance Ia#39;ll run a 4-speed manual transmission.
|Title||:||How to Build Altered Wheelbase Cars|
|Publisher||:||CarTech Inc - 2010-01-01|