Fawcett Book 156 How to Build Hot Rods

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Fawcett Book 156 How to Build Hot Rods was published by Fawcett Publications of Greenwich, Connecticut in 1952. Most of the photographs appearing in the book were taken by Louis Hochman.

Contents and Featured Cars

Fred Larsen's 1928 Ford Model A Roadster
Thomas E. Foster's 1932 Ford
Bill DeVore's 1932 Ford 3-Window
Vincent E. Gardner's 1947 Studebaker
Vincent E. Gardner's Vega
Jim DuBont's 1936 Ford Coupe
Jim DuBont's Beast No 2
Tom Beatty's Belly Tank
Jim Woods' 1932 Austin
Bob Arner's Streamliner - The Freak
Guy Wilson's 1925 Ford Model T Sedan
Jim Woods' 1922 Ford Model T Roadster
Eddie Miller's Lakester
Jim DuBont's Beast
The Skorpion
How Many Horses? - By Louis Senter, Ansen Automotive
About Manifolds
Fuel Injection
Porting and Relieving
Cams - By Ed Almquist, Jr., Almquist Engineering & Manufacturing Company
High Compression Heads
Exhaust System
Ignition System
Poor Man's Hop-Up - By Louis Senter, Ansen Automotive
Full-Race for Records - By Alex Xydias, So-Cal Speedshop
Looking for Trouble - By Lou Baney, Ansen Automotive
Pin-up Engines
Gearing for Speed and Power
Conversion Table R.P.M to M.P.H.
The Steering Story
Shocks and Springs
Dropping 'em Down - By Neil Emory]] and Clayton Jensen, Valley Custom Shop
Create Your Own Custom Body - By Vincent E. Gardner
Chop the Top - By Bill Thompson, Studio Process Bodies Co
And Now - Fiberglass Bodies - By John A. Wills, Wilro Co.
How to Buy a Used Hot Rod - By Jim DuBont, DuBont Motors
Pet Speed Secrets
Barney Navarro
Lou Baney
Ray Brown
Alex Xydias
Louis Senter
Bill Likes
Chet Herbert
Tools of the Trade
Don't Be Half-Safe - By Louis Hochman
More Dash for the Rambler Nash - By Fran Newman
Clear-Cut Classification:
-A Class Coupe
-B Class Coupe
-C Class Coupe
-D Class Coupe
-A Class Sedan
-B Class Sedan
-A Class Roadster
-B Class Roadster
-C Class Roadster
Odd Rods


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