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These are books and magazines to help with your car and truck model building projects.

Some of the best known writers are here, such as Terry Jessee, Roy Sorenson, Pat Covert, Tim Boyd, Dr. Cranky, Ignacio Perez and Sebastian Perez, as well as Bill Coulter. Just to name a few.

These books can help you build better model cars and trucks, with ideas on customizing, modifying, weathering, and scratchbuilding.

Looking for some fresh ideas? Or more ways to build scale car models other than out of the box? See what these books and magazine can offer.

Whether you build trucks, hot rods, customs, factory stock, race cars, these books cover model cars end to end.

There's something here to help every modeler, from beginners to more seasoned builders.

Well known publications are here as well, from Scale Model Life to Model Car Builder. With several issues available, one of them can spark you into a new idea or project for your work bench.


Scale Model Life 11


Scale Model Life 10


Scale Model Life 9


Scale Model Life 8


Scale Model Life 7


Scale Model Life 5


Scale Model Life 4


Scale Model Life 1


Building Revell's Shelby GT500


Building Jeep Model Kits


Building Hot Rods


Fun With Scale Modeling


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Damaged Scale Modeling


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Damaged Scale Modeling



Tanker Buick Max


Building Truck Models


Truck Modeling 2


Truck Modeling 1


50 Years of Mustang Models


Scale Car Modelling


Rust and Chipping Model Effects


Auto Trends Scale 2016


Auto Trends Scale 2021 Vol 2


Auto Trends Scale 2021 Vol 1


Auto Trends Scale 2020 Vol 2


Auto Trends Scale 2020 Vol 1


Auto Trends Scale 2019


Auto Trends Scale 2018


Auto Trends Scale 2017



Extreme Reality Weathered


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Extreme Reality Old & Forgotten


Extreme Reality


AK Interactive Doomsday Chariots Modeling Post-Apocalyptic Vehicles Book

Doomsday Chariots Models


Zombie Hunter Apocalyptic Models


Classic Truck Modeler


Modelling Tractors: Eastern Europe Civil Vehicles in Scale

Tractor Modelling


Muscle Car Models


Vallejo 75018 Book: Mechanic Realms

Mechanic Realms


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Damaged Models


Model Car Builder Magazine #29


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Civil Vehicles


Drag Racing Model Kits


Civil Vehicle FAQs


Painting Model Cars FAQS


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Weathering Engines


Sports Car Modeling


Car Modellers Handbook


The Sizzlin' '60s Models


The Nifty '50s Models


Ratz Rodz and Rust


Show Rod Models


Historical Stock Car Models




International House of Plastic 1


International House of Plastic II


Styrene Stars Model Cars


Auto Modelling Masterclass


Scale Muscle Car Models


How to Build Creative Dioramas for Your Scale Auto Models Paperback

Creative Car Dioramas


Detailing Scale Model Cars


Detailing Emergency Vehicles


Building Pickup Truck Models


Hot Rod Model Kits


Build and Detail Model Cars


Scale Model Detailing


Scale Automotive Finishes


Building Scale Stock Car Models


Building Better Scale Cars and Trucks


Custom Car Modeling


Basics of Auto Modeling


NASCAR Model Cars


Collecting Model Cars and Trucks


How to build a 1950s Texaco Gas Station Diorama

Making a Texaco Station Diorama


Car Wash: Making a Pylon Sign Scale Model from Scratch Paperback

Making a Car Wash Sign Model


Ford Mustangs 1964 1973

Mustang Builder

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Model Cars

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Car Modeling

Scale Truck Model World Magazine

Truck Model World

tamiya model bike motorcycles book

Bike Modeling

in scale illustrated book

In Scale Illustrated

scale gas pump models

Make a Gas Pump

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Car Modelling

complete truck modelling guide

Apacolypse Vehicles



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