Kustom Ink is proud to present Vern Tardel's "Let Me Help You" series - 8 booklets of helpful reference information covering early Fords.
These booklets are the perfect back pocket reference whether hunting the swap meets for parts or working in the garage. They pack in all the information you truly need without the filler you don't need to know.
CONSTRUCTION: B&W print (not counting the cover!).
SIZE: 139mm x 215mm.
WEIGHT: 56 to 64 grams each.
PRICE: AU$12each, includes postage (AUSTRALIA ONLY).
Ford Generator - Service & Repair
12 Volt Conversion Guide - 40-pages - Covers Ford Flathead V8 Generator Function, Service, Adjustment, Restoration and Testing. Great for restorers of stock or Ford hot rodders to follow. Simplified and achievable results from using this handbook. Available since: 11th March, 2014.
Stromberg 97 - Carburetor Service and Repair.
This comprehensive 40-page booklet, Stromberg 97 Carburetor Service and Repair, illustrates and describes the disassembly, restoration, reassembly, and calibration of the classic Stromberg 97 carburetor. This step-by-step guide also provides an excellent overview for the repair of used Strombergs, and the required calibration and assembly techniques to make a Stromberg perform like new.
Available since: 21st February, 2012.
Dropped Spindles - 1928-'48 Ford Installation Guide
24-pages: This guide illustrates and describes selection and techniques you need to bend a pair of dropped spindles to use with a dropped axle on your 1928-1948 Ford front suspension. It was created as a separate edition from his dropped axle book because the large amount of information, Vern felt he needed to pass on to make this seemingly difficult job easier. It shows detailed before and after images of spindles, the bending process, tools and tie rod conversion techniques. It is another must-have for any traditional hot rod builder. This step-by-step guide provides an excellent overview this complex task.
Dropped Axle - 1928-'34 Installation Guide.
32-pages: This booklet illustrates and describes selection, disassembly, restoration and installation of a traditional dropped axle. This step-by-step guide provides an excellent overview of all the basic steps in selection of axles, kingpins, springs, perches, wishbones and shackles. It also covers assembling and installing a dropped axle in your 29-34 Ford.
Ford Ignition - Ignition Systems for Early V8s.
This comprehensive 44-page booklet, Ford Ignition - Ignition Systems for Early V8s, illustrates and describes selection, disassembly, restoration, reassembly, trouble-shooting and calibration of the classic Ford Crab Cap distributor. It is a must-have for any traditional flathead engine builder. This step-by-step guide also provides an excellent overview of eight-cylinder Ford and aftermarket flathead ignition systems.
Ford Brakes - Hydraulic Brakes for Your Early Ford.
Vern Tardel's third hand book in his Let Me Help You series is a comprehensive 40-page booklet. It illustrates and describes selection of OEM parts needed, trouble-shooting and installation of hydraulic brakes on any 29 through 37 Ford. It is a must-have for any traditional hot rod builder.
Ford Transmission - Service & Repair.
29-pages: A step-by-step explanation of the process of selecting and rebuilding a early Ford Transmission! Lots of photographs makes the once daunting task of building a transmission easy!
Ford Steering - Service, Repair & Modification.
24-pages: From helping you shop smart for a good Ford steering box, through rebuild and adjustment, to modifying it to fit your hot rod, this booklet is your swap-meet pal and workshop buddy. Lots of good sources for parts as well.