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Pro Touring is the art of adding modern technology to aged designs to create cars that start, stop, drive, handle, and behave like modern performance cars. Detroit Speed is at the forefront of the Pro Touring movement. The company is in a unique position to design and manufacture parts; they also build cars and test the parts for their effectiveness on the street and track.

You will discover the history of Detroit Speed and how they design performance parts. You will learn to install subframe and rear suspension assemblies as well as upgrades to wheel tubs, brakes, fuel system, driveline, cooling system, and more; you'll also see an LS swap. Since the first generation Camaro is the most popular choice for a Pro Touring build, this book provides step-by-step instructions for taking a stock 1969 Camaro and making it handle and perform better than a new sports car. These same steps can be used for other builds also, as most muscle cars feature a coil-spring independent front suspension and a solid rear axle, with either a leaf-spring or multi-link coil-spring rear suspensions.

Includes 441 color photos and charts. Buy now to own the best book on Pro-Touring.


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Author: Tommy Lee Byrd & Kyle Tucker
Exact Title: "Detroit Speed's How To Build A Pro Touring Car"
Page Count: 144
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 8.50 x 11.00 x 0.25

Model-Years Application

This book uses a 1969 Camaro as a base for showing you procedures that can apply to most muscle cars. The featured cars are customer builds as well as DSE test cars, which include a 1966 Mustang, a 1963 Chevy II, and a 1965 Chevelle. Models below are similar to these, but the book is intended to apply to a broader range of muscle cars.
1963-1965 Chevrolet Chevy II
1964-1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
1967-1969 Chevrolet Camaro
1963-1965 Chevrolet Nova
1964-1967 Chevrolet El Camino
1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS
1964-1965 Chevrolet Nova SS
1965-1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Deluxe
1964-1966 Ford Mustang
1964-1967 Chevrolet Chevelle
1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Concours


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