Before getting started on the next phase of a classic car restoration, you should assess the status of your gutted and cleaned out car. Craig and Aaron Hopkins show you the inside of their cleaned 1967 Chevy Chevelle, and reiterate the importance of organizing and racking all the parts that you took out of the car. This will allow you to go onto the next step with a clear mind knowing that everything is in order.
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If you’re serious about restoring your classic car, installing a firewall pad/insulation is one important aspect that should not be overlooked. Original firewall pads break down over time, reducing their ability to block heat and noise from entering your car. Additionally the natural fibers in older firewall pads will give your car that distinctive “OldWatch Now >>
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to utilize a chisel when working on the door jamb of a stripped car. He demonstrates a few essential tips and techniques for properly using a chisel to peel a quarter-panel away from the door jamb in order to get the metal down to single plane. By doing this, youWatch Now >>
Classic car upholstery will eventually need replacement. Hot Rod Builder, Gary Simpson, explains the need to remove all of the natural fiber materials and soft goods inside the car to rid the classic of that “Old Car Funk” smell. He also reveals how the materials inside the seat breaks down over time, making spring andWatch Now >>