Hot rod builder Vern Tardel has released the fourth booklet in his “Let Me Help You” series of guides for traditional Ford enthusiasts. Ford Ignition—Ignition Systems for Early V8’s illustrates and describes the selection, disassembly, restoration, reassembly, troubleshooting, and calibration of the classic Ford Crab Cap distributor. The 44-page pocket-sized booklet is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to 8-cylinder Ford and aftermarket Flathead ignition systems and is great resource for any traditional Flathead engine builder.

There are three previously released booklets in the “Let Me Help You” series by Vern Tardel. The complete set of four includes: Ford Ignition—Ignition Systems for Early V8’s Ford Steering—Service Repair and Modification Ford Transmission--Service & Repair Ford Brakes--Hydraulic Brakes for Your Early Ford

We’re looking forward to more books in this “Let Me Help You” series. Single copies of each book are available for $11.95. The first four are available as a set for $39.95. Contact Vern Tardel Enterprises, 464 Pleasant Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, and online at www.verntardel.com.