Mike Bishop is a lifelong technoid gearhead scribe. He has been the senior editor for the Saturn V press-information package, author of over 30 how-to books on motorcycles, cars, trucks, and snowmobiles, an editor and feature writer for motorcycle and hot-rod magazines, and an award-winning writer/producer of service and sales training videos for the import automobile and motorcycle industries. He is the author of How to Build a Traditional Ford Hot Rod (Motorbooks, 2000).
Ol’ Skool Rodz, May 2007
“What makes the book so valuable is the way that Bishop and Tardel explain to the reader not only what they are doing, but the logic behind the decision to do each different aspect of the car a certain way. From picking an intake manifold to deciding on the proper brakes and even choosing the best Flathead block, Vern Tardel’s many years of experience in building Ford hot rods is free for the price of a softbound book … Thinking about building a hot rod? This book is a great resource.”