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McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon

by Matt Stone & Chad McQueen

No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in Bullitt (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of The Great...


NASCAR Off The Record

by Brock Yates

Like any giant enterprise, the NASCAR we see today is very different from the regional race series launched by a visionary Bill France in the late 1940s. Few writers are as intimately aware of that history as...


The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology

by Tom Cotter & Peter Egan

Now in paperback for the first time, here is the classic version of a car lover's fairy tale:  You look into an old abandoned barn or garage or warehouse--and there's the car you've searched for your whole...


How to Rebuild Your Nissan & Datsun OHC Engine

by Tom Monroe

For all Nissan and Datsun 4- and 6-cylinder L-series engines. L13, L14, L16, L18, L20A, L20B, L24, L26, L28. Parts identification and interchange. Concise text leads you through each engine rebuilding step....


Ford Flathead V-8 Builder's Handbook 1932-1953: Restorations, Street Rods, Race Cars

by Frank Oddo

Explains every facet of rebuilding the famous flathead Ford V8, from disassembly, reconditioning the block (boring, valve seats, crankshaft, rods and pistons and balancing), to final assembly.


Ferrari

by Larry Edsall & Dennis Adler

Ferrari has been producing race and road cars for more than 60 years. In the distinctive "Ferrari Red," legendary cars with names like Monza, Testa Rossa, and Daytona turn heads from Monaco to Japan and around...


Weekend Projects for Your Classic Corvette 1953-1982

by Tom Benford

A large part of enjoying your classic Corvette is the weekends spent tinkering before a Sunday drive. Whether updating to a modern brake or suspension system, repairing wear and tear, or installing a custom...


Convertibles

by Dennis Adler

Convertibles (in the First Gear series) is a celebration of the classic drop-top, from the earliest of coach cars where convertible style was the norm, to the high-end sports cars of today. Today's convertible...


Motor City Muscle: The High-Powered History of the American Musclecar

by Mike Mueller

This is the high-performance tale of what was undoubtedly the fastest, loosest era in automotive history. Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, America's carmakers fought an unbridled war for street supremacy....


The Electric Vehicle Conversion Handbook HP1568

by Mark Warner

A guide on how to convert any gas- or diesel-powered vehicle to electric power. Includes ownership advantages, basic EV operation, subsystems, components, basic EV operation, project vehicles, and conversion...


MG - Guide

by Karl Ludvigsen & John Christy

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): “… In this book John Christy and Karl Ludvigsen have set down not only the joy of MG ownership but a comprehensive history showing how it all began. However, they haven’t stopped...


RENAULT - Guide

by Sloniger

“ … There you have the basic Renaults and a few of their infinite variations. This book is just a start on the fun and frosting available for the Renault 750, Renault Caravelle and Renault Dauphine. Your...


Hot Rods: Roadsters, Coupes, Customs

by Dain Gingerelli

When it comes to building your hot rod, you're faced with choices for everything from which go-fast goodies to slap on your mill to what paint and other eye candy might define your rod more than anything else. ...


Billy F Gibbons: Rock + Roll Gearhead

by Billy F Gibbons & Tom Vickers

Now available in paperback, Billy F Gibbons throws wide his garage and studio doors for an exclusive look at his exquisite vintage and way-out custom guitars and his influential hot rods and custom cars. From...


GTO: Pontiac's Great One

by Darwin Holmstrom & David Newhardt

 In 1963 Pontiac's Chief Engineer John DeLorean and his two favorite staff engineers, Bill Collins and Russ Gee, came up with an inspired way to keep Pontiac cars in the performance limelight:  bolt a big...


Nothin' but Muscle

by Staff of Old Cars Weekly

The Street Fighters

True muscle cars make no apologies. They had one primary job: get the driver from Point A to Point B as fast as law, and the driver's driving ability, would allow. They started off in the...


Mustang - The Original Pony Car

by Staff of Old Cars Wee

The People's Choice!

Was there ever a car that captured the imagination of the public like the Ford Mustang? From the rich and famous, to the down and out, to moms, dads, teens and seniors ... everybody seemed...


Corvette - The Great American Sports Car

by Staff of Old Cars Weekly

The King of Cool

It seems impossible. At one time, the Corvette was the car that almost nobody wanted. When it first surfaced for the 1953 model year, the cars were rough-riding, underpowered, and lacking in...


Camaro & Firebird - GM's Power Twins

by Staff of Old Cars Weekly

GM's 1-2 Punch

The argument will never have a winner. Which car was cooler, the Chevrolet Camaro, or the Pontiac Firebird? The two legendary GM F-bodies had so much in common - including the year they were born...


Jeep 4.0 Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

by Larry Shepard

The only book dedicated to the Jeep 4.0 engine guides you through a professional caliber rebuild or build-up.