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Kyle and Stacy Tucker have put their considerable skill in engineering and market savvy to create a unique company to lead the Pro Touring movement.
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Trends in automotive modification come and go, some outlandish, some practical. Currently, the trend called "Pro Touring," while expensive, definitely leans toward the practical. Originally a term coined for GM cars, the term Pro Touring has come to mean a style of all cars, and many eras. Pro Touring is essentially the art of adding modern technology to aged designs, creating cars that stop, start, handle, drive, and behave just as modern performance cars do. You can do this in many ways and choose from many suppliers. Detroit Speed is at the forefront of the Pro Touring movement. Both a parts manufacturer and car builder, the company is in a unique position not only to design and manufacture parts, but to build cars and test the parts for their effectiveness on the street and track. Kyle and Stacy Tucker have put their considerable skill in engineering and market savvy to create a unique company to lead the Pro Touring movement. Not only do you learn about the history of the company and how they design their performance parts, install sections cover front sub-frame assemblies, rear suspension assemblies, wheel tubs, fuel system upgrades, brake upgrades, driveline upgrades including an LS swap, cooling system upgrades, and more. The featured cars are customer builds as well as DSE test cars, which include a host of different Chevrolet products, a 1966 Mustang and a 1969 Charger. Detroit Speed’s How to Build a Pro Touring Car is a vital edition to every performance enthusiast’s library.
There are stories on Chrysler's engineering developments, which include a number of chassis, engine and drivetrain systems such as the early and late ... such as the Dodge Charger and Plymouth Super Bird models; and the studies behind the prestige, wooden-bodied Town and Country wagons. ... National Guard Bureau National Hot Rod Association National Radio Institute O Olympia Brewing Co.
To replace the standard chassis, Al had Dave Reeder fabricate a complete tubular frame using chrome-moly stock. After viewing the ... Glide Engineering seats have been upholstered with a combination of ostrich and suede, with Schober's Trim Shop chosen for the task. Additional sections of this rare bird's hide have been installed in the door panels and footwells to continue the theme. The steel ...
About this book
If you grew up reading the classic "green pages" in Hot Rod magazine - or even if you didn't - you're going to love with lavish look inside some of the coolest hot rods around. In the old days the "green pages" information was great, but the photos left something to be desired. Writer/photography Doug Mitchel has changed all that by teaming the same kind of essential information with his outstanding photography.&break;&break;In Anatomy of the Hot Rod Doug tells you about everything that goes into building a world-class hot rod, then "hooks you up" with the unforgettable visual imagery of "crate" 350s, triple-carb flathead V-8S, chromed Halibrand rear ends, beefed-up gearboxes, shiny Jag suspensions and jewel-like Stewart-Warner gauge clusters. If you're into owning or building a knock-your-socks-off hot rod of any variety - nostalgic Old Skool, classic "rat rod" or High-Tech contemporary, this is the book you need on the shelf in your garage.