Assembly manuals are an awesome resource for working on your ride, but we get a lot of questions about them because they are less widely available than shop manuals.
Fluff up your hair, toss your swimsuit and library books into the center console, grab a lemonade from the glove box door, stuff your backseat with a gang of bridesmaids, and let’s go for a drive! Wait! What???
Sometimes car body repair is included in the main factory shop manual, and sometimes there’s a separate book for body work. When there’s a separate book, how it works isn’t always obvious.
How did we end up in the car book business? The answer, ultimately, comes down to a fascination with the 1957 Ford Skyliner. If you like cars, then the 1950s was a great time to be a teenager.