Hop Up: The First 12 Issues

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MBI Publ., 2002 - Transportation - 576 pages
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As hot rodding boomed in the early 1950s, Hop Up magazine was right at the forefront of the growing hobby. The pocket-sized, 48-page monthly featured photos and information on hot rods, customs, and dry lakes racing. "Hop Up: The First 12 Issues" is a compilation of the best articles and photos from the first year of this popular magazine. Packed full of how-to articles, performance reports, and period ads, this volume is ideal for enthusiasts who want to learn more about the history of hot rodding. Restorers and builders working on retro rod project cars will find the old issues of Hop Up to be an indispensable guide to creating an authentic design.

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About the author (2002)

Mark Morton is an assistant professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, and language columnist for CBC radio's Definitely Not the Opera. Morton lives in Winnipeg with his wife, author Melanie Cameron.

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