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Author Palmer, Kris E., 1964-

Title Fix it! : how to repair automotive dents, scratches, tears, and stains / by Kris Palmer ; photography by Jerry Lee.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : Motorbooks, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  629.2 P175    ---  Available
Description 143 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Motorbooks workshop
Motorbooks workshop.
Note "MBI item # 149875"--p. [4] of cover.
Includes index.
Contents Body cleanup. Cleaning the engine bay ; Cleaning/polishing chrome ; Restoring discolored headlight lenses ; Cleaning out leaves and debris ; Washing your car ; Waxing your car ; Removing faded and/or deteriorating pinstripe ; Removing stickers and decals -- Refreshing the interior. Re-coloring worn leather with leather creme ; Dyeing interior leather ; Cleaning leather upholstery ; Conditioning leather upholstery ; Cleaning interior vinyl ; Cleaning cloth upholstery ; Repairing a torn seat ; Replacing a worn-out or broken seat ; Repairing a speaker grille ; Cleaning a stained visor ; Cleaning out and vacuuming the interior and trunk ; Cleaning floor mats ; Shampooing carpet ; Removing odors/freshening the air -- Basic paint and body repair. Removing paint stains ; Polishing oxidized paint ; Touching up a scratch ; Popping out a small dent ; Replacing a fender ; Reapplying door molding, adhesive type ; Reattaching clip-on molding ; Attaching or reattaching mud flaps -- Glass and mirrors. Fixing a glass chip ; Replacing a side mirror ; Reattaching a rearview mirror ; Repairing plastic-coated window trim -- Convenience and cosmetic repairs. Replacing a topper strut ; Replacing a window crank ; Recharging the air conditioning system ; Replacing the antenna ; Repairing a sticking power window ; Repairing a broken trunk lock.
Subject Automobiles -- Bodies -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs' manuals.
Added Author Lee, Jerry (Jerry E.)
ISBN 9780760339893 (sb) : $24.99
0760339899 (sb)
Standard No. 752748339897
Music No. 149875 MBI Pub. Co.

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