Fiberglass model a coupe body - Bookshelf
A phantom body style (one not made by Ford) that is available in fiberglass is this Model A three- window coupe. Based on a 1930-1931 cowl, this coupe has longer doors and no quarter windows. Manufactured by A/Altered, it comes with a ...
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-Includes a detailed work-up of the rare Ardun kit, a conversion designed by engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov, who went on to produce the Corvette for General Motors.- Captain George McNicholl is just that, a captain, master of deep-sea vessels out of Vancouver, Canada, for 30 years.- Captain McNicholl has an abiding interest in the hot-rod Ford, and is a member of hot-rod and custom-car clubs, with specialties in the flathead and the Ardun modifications.- McNicholl has built -- "modified" -- all three of the types of flathead shown in How to Build -- carbureted, blown, and the Ardun type.
It also had recessed headlights indicated with simple grooves in the body. The rear of the model was a repeat of the front ... final model was another sports coupe, painted a 1965 Cadillac Fire Frost Metallic Maroon color with a glossy ...
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From 1930 to 1968, General Motors sponsored a national model craftsmanship and auto design competition for youth--the famous Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild. Each year, thousands of young people from across America competed for scholarships by designing and submitting scale models of their "dream car," many dedicating hundreds of hours to their designs. A public relations bonanza for GM, the program also helped to identify and nurture a generation of future automotive design executives. These essays by 29 Guildsmen chronicle their experiences in the competition, revealing their model car design techniques, tricks, and secrets and highlighting the technical expertise and dedication required of those who sought the ultimate prize--a GM university trust fund.
The fiberglass-bodied Jensen Type 541 appeared at the London Motor Show in October 1953. It had the same engine as the Interceptor model, but in a 500-lb. lighter coupe with a 7-1/2-in. shorter wheelbase. The body featured smoothly ...
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Put your customers in the driver?s seat of some of the most stylish, innovative, and dominating sports cars?nimble performers that glide down a winding road?attractive, sporty, and economical. A companion to the Standard Guide to American Muscle Cars, Standard Guide to British Sports Cars will appeal to owners, collectors, racers, rallyists, and restorers offering coverage of popular makes and models of British sports cars such as Triumph, Austin Healey, Jaguar, Morgan, MG?nearly 300 models total! Each entry will include technical and historical information about the specific model and be accompanied by a number of color photographs of original-condition or correctly restored cars. Providing readers with complete information?detailed model descriptions; information about performance and handling, standard and optional equipment, and technical specifications; available production data; and engine specifications?this is an essential comprehensive reference necessary for repair shops, museums, insurance companies, restorers, and more. Plus, not just an information packed reference, this guide includes collector values for selected models in 6 conditions!