The CARS On-Line Model Car Book Store

The CARS Web Site has become an associate of amazon.com
in order to bring you an easy, convenient and inexpensive method of shopping for your modeling literature. Here you will find nine how-to car & truck modeling books written by seasoned experts to guide you to the level of car modeling that you wish to achieve. Books are also a great resource material when doing research on a car or truck before beginning a project. It’s easy to fine resource material. Just key in the car you are building, like custom cars, hot rods, Formula One, 1955 Chevy… you get the idea, and let the Amazon search engine find it for you. To order a book below, simply click on the image or hyper text and follow the direction in the shopping cart. Thanks for your order and happy modeling.

 

Basics of Scale Automotive Modeling Getting Started in the Hobby  

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Paperback – 88 pages 
If you are new to the hobby, this would be a good starting point for you.
The Modeler’s Guide to
Scale Automotive Finishes 

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Create show-stopping car and truck models with one of the hobby’s best-known names! Gives expert tips and techniques on the basics of paint, equipment and step-by-step safety advice. Includes construction projects detailed in full color photos. 81/4 X 103/4; 88 pages; 169 color photos; 3 illustrations; soft cover.
Building Better Scale Model Cars and Trucks : Detailing Tips and Techniques

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Car modelers love adding eye catching realism to their projects, from the delicately wired engine to an exquisitely detailed dash board. The tips and secrets shared in this book will appeal to all skill levels and apply to any car project from brake pads and upholstery to body trim and more; 81/4 X 103/4; 88 pages; 145 b&w and 39 photos; soft cover.
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Building & Detailing Scale Model Pickup Trucks

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Pat Covert
Terry Jessee
William Coulter
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Offers a series of creative projects that teaches readers to assemble, kit bash and customize truck kits. Gives painting, finishing and weathering tips for street rods, customizing trucks and much more; 81/4 X 103/4; 88 pages; 180 b&w and 84 color photos; soft cover.
Building and Detailing Scale Model Stock Cars

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Shows you how to create replicas of NASCAR winners and brings the history of stock car racing to life. From the 1949 Ford coupes of early NASCAR races to the aerodynamic machine of today, this book offers you step-by-step instructions for over a dozen modeling projects to re-create these exciting cars. 81/4 X 103/4; 112 pages 220 b&w and 64 color photos; 16 illustrations; soft cover.
Building & Detailing Scale Model Trucks & Emergency Vehicles

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This is the first book to show, step-by-step, how to kit bash or build-up various model truck and emergency vehicle kits into ultra realistic models. Work trucks, ambulances, police cars and small fire fighting equipment are featured with precision and detailed, easy-to-follow directions. 81/4 X 103/4; 96 pages; 180 b&w and 48 color photos; soft cover.
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Building and Detailing Scale Model Muscle Cars

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Teaches you how to build the classic muscle cars of the ’60s and early ’70s. Features easy-to-follow instruction for building and detailing over a dozen cars, including liquid polishing, emblem duplication, and  simple display base techniques. 81/4 X 103/4; 88 pages; 180 b&w and 48 color photos; 20 illustrations; soft cover.
Scale Model Detailing :
Projects You Can Do

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Explains how to work with paints and finishes, adapt scale figures, add weathering and use detailing techniques to add realistic detail to cars, tanks, aircraft, ships and diorama scale models. From FineScale Modeler Magazine. 81/4 X 103/4; 104 pages; 198 b&w and 72 color photos; 38 illustrations; soft cover.

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