If you’ve ever thought of building an old-school traditional Model A based hot rod, not a billet-build trailer queen, you must read this book.

VERN TARDEL: HOW TO HOT ROD YOUR MODEL A!VERN TARDEL: HOW TO HOT ROD YOUR MODEL A!Vern Tardel, America’s premier traditional hot rod builder, has just released his new 340-page book: Hot Rod Your Model A. This comprehensive how-to guide to the conversion of a stock Model A into a traditional, flathead V8-powered hot rod is must for any traditional hot rod builder. It belongs in every hot rod enthusiast’s library.

Created in partnership with author-photographer-publisher David Fetherston, it is unlike any other in the marketplace. It’s engineered with a lay-flat spine allowing it to sit flat on the counter to make the step-by-step instructions easier to follow. Included is a note pad, an essential tool in the process of building a traditional rod. Fetherston is best know for his Bonneville Salts Flats publishing projects including, BONNEVILLE, A Century Of Speed.

Highly-detailed in every respect, this all-color book is published with the goal of helping hot rodders simply and correctly build a traditional hot rod, using mostly Ford parts. Surprisingly, only a handful of aftermarket parts are required, thus reducing costs.

VERN TARDEL: HOW TO HOT ROD YOUR MODEL A!This book steps out where none has ever ventured, with each step illustrated in color in its 27 chapters. Clear illustrations provide basic wiring harness schematics and installation templates for the steering column drop, floor, and firewall, along with instructions for tools you can make yourself.

It’s already been called “The Best A-to-Z Guide for Building a Model A Flathead Hot Rod” and it’s in stock for immediate shipping. Bargain-priced at $59.95 plus shipping and handling; for more information please visit