How To Build Altered Wheelbase Cars

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How To Build Altered Wheelbase Cars

One of the most distinctive and interesting eras in hot rodding was the early to mid 1960s, when Gasser class and altered wheel base machines were changing the definition of what a hot rod was. Eventually, the altered wheelbase machines gave rise to the Funny Car, but before they did, they left a permanent mark on the history of drag racing. In How to Build Altered Wheelbase Cars, renowned writer Steve Magnante first walks you through the colorful history of the altered wheelbase period and then show how to perform these radical modifications. After reading this 144-page softcover book, you will understand the basic technical tenets of altering vehicle wheelbases and the almost mythical legends surrounding them. With plenty of historical images for reference and clear step-by-step how-to photos, you can build your own altered wheelbase car for fun on the street or strip.

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