Camaro Restoration Handbook

Author: Tom Currao
Publisher: HP Trade
ISBN: 0895863758
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Transportation

Camaro fever is sweeping the country! And with the help of the Camaro Restoration Handbook, you can restore your 1967 through 1981 Camaro either piece by piece, or from the ground up. Authors Tom Currao and Ron Sessions detail the complete restoration process necessary to turn any street-beaten Camaro into a true show winner. With over 500 photos and drawings, it's the most complete Camaro restoration resource available. Plus, you'll find chapters on year-by-year identification and model changes, disassembly, electrical wiring, intereior and door reconditioning, convertible, and vinyl top repair. Also included are details on rebuilding suspensions, steering, brakes, and sheet metal repair. Procedures for body prep and paint, gauges, driveline reconditioning, subframe repair, and what to do after the restoration are fully illustrated. A complete Interior/Exterior color chart is an added bonus. The Camaro Restoration Handbook is the answer to your dream of a restored vintage Camaro. What are you waiting for?

How to Restore Your Camaro 1967 1969

Author: Tony E. Huntimer
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781934709108
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Transportation

About 700,000 Camaros were built from 1967 to 1969. The first-generation Camaro has won a die-hard following and has become an iconic performance car. Camaros in excellent condition command very high prices, so many owners are compelled to perform a professional-grade original restoration. Since these cars are about 40 years old, many cars need second or third restorations, and as time goes by, these cars will continue to appreciate and require restoration. That's where How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969comes in. While some owners can afford to pay shops to perform a 100-point restoration for show car competition, many owners want to perform a faithful, detailed restoration themselves, so the car maintains its collector value and use it as a fun weekend driver. This book will serve those owners. A lead title in our Restoration Series, How to Restore Your Camaro 1967-1969will provide in-depth, hands-on information and photography for restoring these popular and historically significant cars. It covers all aspects of restoration, including engines and drivelines, bodywork, interior and trim, suspension, brakes, chassis, and steering for the first-generation Camaros. Organization and planning will be covered, so restorers can stay on task. Disassembly, inspection, and sourcing the best parts will also be covered. This volume will deliver a concise and revealing overview of each subject area and shows the most critical aspects of the restoration process with sequential step-by-step photos and detailed captions. The most efficient techniques and best products for returning each component to like-new condition will be covered. With this information, owners will be able to determine what's involved in each step of the restoration and decide whether to perform the work themselves or outsource it to a professional shop. Color step-by-step how-to information on Camaro restoration has never been offered in a package like this before. Finally, Camaro owners have the book they need.

Classic Camaro Restoration

Author: R.M. Clarke
Publisher: Brooklands Books Limited
ISBN: 1855203820
Release Date: 1997-12-06
Genre: Transportation

Build your own killer Camaro with these expert restoration tips and techniques! Hundreds of how-to restoration techniques for owners of pre-1982 'Classic' Camaros. Information offered in this book will teach you: how to build a contemporary street machine, how to build a flat-out F-Body, bolt-on performance tips, vinyl top replacement, how to reupholster bucket seats, how to bring a sixties small-block up-to-date, and more.

The Definitive Camaro Guide 1970 1981

Author: Jason Scott
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613252192
Release Date: 2017-01-16
Genre: Transportation

When the Camaro was introduced in 1967 as an answer to the wildly popular Mustang and the "pony car" category it created, the Chevrolet response proved to be very popular in its own right. Of course, every successful act needs an encore, and what followed was the second-generation Camaro, produced from early 1970 until 1981. The new model was a dramatic departure from its predecessor, with a body style and features that evolved steadily over its 12-year production run. From the early years featuring LT1 engines, a multitude of performance packages and dramatic euro styling, to the later years when comfort replaced performance in many aspects, the second-generation Camaro remains extremely popular today. Whether you have an SS, Z/28, Rally Sport, Type LT, Sport Coupe, or Berlinetta, The Definitive Camaro Guide: 1970-1981 showcases the various cosmetic, interior, powertrain, and chassis changes that occurred on all models through the years. Heavily illustrated, the book features more than 450 images detailing the correct parts and accessories your Camaro had when new. Author Jason Scott is an expert on this marque. This guide will help enthusiasts authentically restore their second-generation Camaro. After stumbling out of the gate with a late-model-year release, the second-generation Camaro outsold its predecessor two to one. With the prices of first-generation Camaros escalating rapidly, the second-generation cars have become very popular. More important, little literature can be found in the market to help owners of second-generation Camaros correctly identify parts and components for their cars. This benchmark book will be a must-have for 1970-1981 Camaro owners wanting to correctly bring their car back to original specification.

Collector s Originality Guide Chevrolet Camaro 1970 1981

Author: Jim Schild
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760331340
Release Date: 2008-06-15
Genre: Transportation

In 1970, after three years of growth in the muscle car sector, Chevrolet introduced its revamped Camaro. And despite dire predictions of the imminent collapse of the pony car market, the Camaro only became more and more popular, finally outselling the Mustang in 1977 and ’78. Redesigned and reworked again and again to meet changing emission regulations, safety standards, and manufacturing conditions, these second-generation Camaros present special challenges to today’s collectors and restorers. This book provides expert, detailed, and complete information on every Camaro model produced between 1970 and 1981. The guide identifies the correct parts, finishes, options, and trim pieces for each of these second-generation models and covers the full range of engine options. Illustrated throughout with photographs of beautifully maintained originals and precisely accurate restorations, it is a book that no owner, restorer, or admirer of these classic muscle cars can do without.

The Great Camaro

Author: Michael Lamm
Publisher: HP Trade
ISBN: 0932128009
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Technology & Engineering


Chevy Nova 1968 1974

Author: Wayne Scraba
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 9781613253304
Release Date: 2017-07-17
Genre: Transportation

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} There was a time when the Chevrolet Nova was considered a budget option, a model engineered primarily for the price-conscious customer. Certainly performance models were already in Chevrolet's fold. With the Camaro, the Corvette, and the Chevelle leading the way, why would Chevy need another performance model? Well, savvy Chevy customers knew that you could get a really tricked-out Nova right from the factory with SS packages and big-block 396 engines along with performance transmissions and gearing for a fair amount less than an equally equipped Camaro. As a bonus, Novas were lighter weight too. It was the performance bargain of the Chevy lineup. Fast forward to today. The first-generation Camaros cost a small fortune, and while Novas have held their value quite well, they are still a performance bargain compared to the other Chevy performance models of the era. Not only are they more affordable than Camaros, but you can do a whole lot to make them really fast. In Chevy Nova 1968-1974: How to Build and Modify, veteran author and Chevy expert Wayne Scraba shows you all you need to know to build a killer street or strip Nova. Included is detailed information on driveline upgrades, rear-suspension options for the ultimate hook, front-end suspension and chassis components for good handling and weight transfer, excellent brake upgrades, engine swap options, cooling system upgrades, and more. Focusing on quarter-mile performance, Scraba expertly covers all of your options for a strong-running street Nova, a street-strip combo package, or all-out drag racing options. If you want to build your Nova into a quarter-mile warrior, this book is an essential tool for success.

Camaro Exposed 1967 1969

Author: Paul Zazarine
Publisher: Robert Bentley, Incorporated
ISBN: 0837608767
Release Date: 2002-05-09
Genre: Transportation

This is the story of the formative and most collectible years of that classic pony car, the Chevrolet Camaro. Zazarine documents the rise of the Camaro from the first glimmer in Chevrolet's eye to the mighty COPO 427 Camaro. This fresh look at the Camaro includes first-hand reminisces of GM engineers and previously unpublished photos documenting the car's development. For the first time, see the proposed Camaro station wagon, Camaro Fastback, and other designs that GM seriously considered as it waged a sales war with Ford's highly successful Mustang.

Chevrolet Camaro V8

Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
ISBN: 0856968811
Release Date: 1999-07-30
Genre: Transportation

Haynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer.

How to Rebuild Your Small Block Chevy

Author: David Vizard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1557880298
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Transportation

Hundreds of photos, charts, and diagrams guide readers through the rebuilding process of their small-block Chevy engine. Each step, from disassembly and inspection through final assembly and tuning, is presented in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format.

How to Work with and Modify the Turbo Hydra matic 400 Transmission

Author: Ron Sessions
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0879382678
Release Date: 1987-01
Genre: Transportation

Ford transmissions. Automatic AOD, BW 35/40, LE85/91/93/95/97, C4, C5, C6, C9, C10, FMX and M51. Manual 3 speed, 4 speed and 5 speed single rail, Top Loader, T5 and M57. Step by step instructions for a pull down and rebuild. Includes specifications, torque settings, problem diagnosis, shift speeds plus more information. Max Ellery Publications; Publisher of automotive repair manuals, restoration guides, technical publications and general interest books for the automobile enthusiast. For people with a wide range of interests, including 4x4 owners, restorers, hot rodders, engine builders, DIY people, mechanics and enthusiasts.

Rebuild LT1 LT4 Small Block Chevy Engines HP1393

Author: Mike Mavrigian
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101522998
Release Date: 2002-11-05
Genre: Transportation

This step-by-step guide to rebuilding LT1 small-block Chevy engines includes sections on disassembly and inspection, reconditioning the block and bottom end, reconditioning and rebuilding the cylinder heads, fuel injection systems, and exhaust.

Building the Chevy LS Engine

Author: Mike Mavrigian
Publisher: HP Trade
ISBN: 1557885591
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Transportation

This is an engine rebuilding and modification guide that includes sections on history, engine specs, disassembly, cylinder block and bottom end reconditioning, cylinder heads and valvetrain reconditioning, balancing, step-by-step engine reassembly, torque values, and OEM part numbers for the popular Chevy LS series of engines.