Street Rodders Chassis & Suspension Handbook

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Street Rodder magazine, brings you one of the most complete books on designing a street rod chassis and suspension system.

Building a car chassis is a complex endeavor, and an area where many do-it-yourselfers make mistakes. With the help of Street Rodder's Chassis and Suspension Handbook, you will learn the basics of chassis building and suspension systems.

This information will help you tremendously to properly design and build a chassis for your street rod, and avoid costly errors.

Contents:

FRAME
- Frame fundamentals
- Poli-form & Weedetr tubsters
- Project Lakes modified frame-up
- The theory and application of antiroll bars
- Hoses & fittings

STEERING
- Flaming River's quicker steering box
- Better steering for cross-steer Fords
- Combining Vega cross-steering with Ford column steering

FRONT SUSPENSION
- Front-end basics
- Chassis Engineering's bolt-on IFS- TCI's IFS air spring retrofit- Mustang IFS for 1937 - 1939 Chevys
- Building a budget front-end
- Heidt's Mustang II IFS
- Mopar drop and stop
- Kingpin setup for 1937 - 1948 Ford spindles
- Easy Street air suspension
- Fat sedan suspenders

REAR SUSPENSION
- Rearend basics
- Chassis Engineering's bolt-on rear suspension
- Heidt's IRS
- The Zipper IRS
- Project Lakes modified gets a Zipper IRS

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
- Engine swap basics
- Tranny selection
- Fat fendered's 700-R4 crossmember

SHOCKS & SPRINGS
- Brake system basics
- New "old" disc brakes
- Plumbing basics
- Air springs for Ts
- Getting your rod road-ready

DRIVESHAFTS
- Setting up your driveshaft
- Troubleshooting driveshaft vibrations

Features designing and how-to procedures on building the chassis and suspension for all types of street rods.
Publisher
HP Publications
ISBN
1557883467
ISBN-13
9781557883469
Format
Paperback, 170 pages
Published
November 2000

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