This anthology of hot rod writings and excerpts chronicles the joys of hot rodding, the historical circumstances of its creation, and the major events, people, cars, and builders who brought hot rods to the national stage. From popular writers of the era to those covering todayas cutting edge innovators, this collection explores various themes within hot rodding through news articles, essays, fiction, interviews, and more, with more than 60 color and black-and-white illustrations and photographs to illuminate each excerpt and story. Writers include Gray Baskerville, Ed Roth, Wally Parks, Dean Batchelor, Robert E. Petersen, Tom Wolfe, LeRoi qTexq Smith, and many more.Today, a complete rebuild would cost $4500. ... So we replaced the transmission. ... So I called my friend David Killackey at Performance Allison Transmissions in Azuza, Calif., who pronounced, aTherea#39;s only one transmission that could do that anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Hot Rod Reader|
|Author||:||Peter Schletty, Melinda Keefe|
|Publisher||:||Motorbooks International - 2011-03-28|