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    Have a question regarding your current classic car restoration project? Join Managing Editor Mark Simpson for our first ever CCRC LIVE Q&A on Tuesday, August 20th at 7:00 p.m. CT. He will spend an hour answering viewer questions regarding car repair, maintenance and restoration.

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    Properly restored gauges and lenses can be easily overlooked when doing a complete restoration but with a little time, effort and the right parts your gauges can be made like new. Mark Simpson visits Bob Wilson owner of RJ Restorations to see first-hand the processes Wilson uses to build award winning restored classic cars. Bob

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    When it comes to welding sheet metal, we often think of MIG or TIG welding or even gas or stick welding, but the spot welder is equally as useful and a great addition to any restoration shop. Mark Simpson demonstrates the basic setup and discusses common safety tips and procedures.

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    When it comes to welding sheet metal, we often think of MIG or TIG welding or even gas or stick welding, but the spot welder is equally as useful and a great addition to any restoration shop. Mark Simpson demonstrates the basic setup and discusses common safety tips and procedures.

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    Door panel removal is essential to servicing both the door panel and the door mechanisms. But doing it properly will ensure nothing is damaged in the process. Join Mark Simpson and Ross Kiehl in the shop as they remove the inside door handles and door panel on our project 1968 Chevelle. Using the right tools

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    Replacing the inner fenders on any classic car often meant countless hours searching vintage salvage yards or attending numerous swap meets in hopes of discovering a part that was restorable. The folks at Original Parts Group Inc. (OPGI) have made the restoration process a whole lot easier with great looking reproduction parts. Mark Simpson and

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    Every so often a new product shows up that simply seems too good to be true. That is exactly how we felt the first time we saw an online video clip advertising these new wire butt connectors. Simply they are a 3-in-1 solution that includes shrink tubing, waterproof sealant and a low temp solder connector.

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    Modern oils, fuels and fluids have changed over the years from when many of our classic cars were built. Mark Simpson discusses many of these changes and how it is important to the life of your classic car to make the right choices when selecting which products to use in your car. The removal of

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    There are options to consider when selecting exhaust clamps for your project. We’ll look at a couple of common type clamps and discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and discuss the use of tailpipe sealers.

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    Weak rear control arms are a common problem for GM A-Body cars (Chevelle, GTO, Cutlass, Gran Sport). This problem is especially noticeable on high horsepower cars. For years the backyard garage solution was to add boxing plates welded to the open channel in the control arm, but times change and aftermarket control arms offer both

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    It’s no secret that the inside of many vintage gas tanks can hide rust and scale that has built up over years of service. To ensure the reliability of your car, you should consider replacing it. Mark Simpson takes us through the process of installing new fuel level sending units, filler necks and hanging the

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    If you have zerks on your classic car, you should know that you’ll need to grease them whenever you complete an oil change. Sometimes they do not want to take the grease, so Brent Ackley recommends using zerk busters. See how helpful these handy helpers can be for classic cars. Zerk Busters can be found

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