The best way to find a high quality book is to find what the experts are using. With the internet, you can type a subject like Camaro restoration book into the Amazon search box. You can also Google it and follow the links, which will take you to various forums and websites. Chevrolet by the Numbers, by Alvin Colvin, is the best book I have ever found for Chevrolet part numbers, Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN), trim tags, and model ID. The book is an easy read, with chapters designated to the different components. Again, I used this process in my quest to purchase a rare Camaro. Just Google the car you are looking for and follow the links. The best resources will be obvious.
Lighting (overhead, flashlight, headband light)- You definitely need adequate lighting when working on your vehicle. I recommend a good overhead light for general lighting. You can pick up a fluorescent shop light from your local hardware store. Also pick up a couple of good flashlights, one large and one small. I recommend one of the newer types that use LED bulbs. They are brighter and use a lot less power, therefore you won’t go through so many batteries. Another very useful type of lighting is the headband light. This type of light is very similar to the ones that miners use and basically shines the light wherever you happen to look.
Your, project most likely has an engine that should be lifted out of it. That means you can attach a professionally made engine hoist and pull the engine out of the car with it. However if you have a light weight engine, or you do not have an engine hoist you can probably drop it out of the far with a Hydraulic floor. A suelo hidraulico is one with four wheels and a large pumping handle out the back. You do not want to do this with a bottle jack or the kind that comes with your car because the engine could easily fall and crack.
Next, take your finger and dip it into the new oil. Lightly spread a small amount along the edge of the filter and place it in the correct spot. Add the new oil to the vehicle, checking the amount with the dipstick. Check your service manual to find out exactly how much is required. Once that’s over with, it’s a simple matter of cleaning up and checking for leaks.
If you don’t have any spilled coolant, than start the engine and let the engine reach its normal operating temperature, in order to get the thermostat to open. Continuously watch the bleeder hole as you pour coolant in the radiator. Stop when you see leaking coolant and then tighten the bleeder bolt.
The original Beetle was the first off the assembly line. It was produced continually from 1939 to 1979 in Germany. In South America, the Beetle was produced for more than a decade after it was out of production in Germany.
Clean up any spilled oil and pour the used oil in a container to drop off at your local recycling center. Please don’t pour it on the ground or in the sewer.
A great amount of money, time and effort is spared with the help of hydraulics. There are different variations of this tool and all of them are very effective. Examples are floor jack and bottle jack. Regardless of the model, all the devices can be able perform different functions. It is ideal to choose the right hydraulic jack. The internet is a place where you can find manufacturers offering this equipment. Carefully select the right one that will fit your needs. It is advisable to base your decision on several factors like pricing and features of the equipment.