This section of the FAQ contains answers to general questions you may have about working on your muscle car along with basic information that relates to cars in general.
Get the factory literature.
Obtain the factory literature/manuals, otherwise known as “the instructions”. Year One carries many of these manuals in the Literature section of our catalogs.
For GM Vehicles this means, the Chassis Service Manual (Division Specific), Fisher Body Manual, and a (vehicle specific) factory assembly manual.
For Mopar Vehicles this means the Chassis Service Manual. Available for Dodge, or Chrysler/Plymouth.
For Ford (Mustang) we offer “assembly manuals”, which are broken into sections (body, electrical, chassis, engine, interior).
This literature is invaluable whether you plan on restoring your car, or will simply be maintaining it.