Dennis Gage continues to explore just a fraction of the 12,000 cars in attendance at the Minnesota Street Rod Associations, Back to the Fifties car show. Dennis takes a moment to admire Ronald Barclay’s 1958 Pontiac Bonneville, a recreation of the car he had as a youth. This Bonneville is a real show stopper and includes many custom touches including it’s Oldsmobile tail lights. Next a rare copper colored 1960 Autobianchi draws the admiration of Gage. The cars owner Dave Meier faithfully restored this car with a few custom touches including that Corvette paint color and an upgraded 650cc Fiat engine.
Classic car detailing has never been easier! Brent Ackley and George Vondriska teach you how to clean the engine compartment on a 1956 Chevy 210. After a reasonable power wash, scuff sand, prime and paint, the engine compartment on your classic car should look ready for the showroom.Watch Now >>
A flat tire can be a real pain and the time and money to have it fixed can be even worse, so George Vondriska shows you how to repair a flat without the hassle. If you follow his instructions and buy a simple tire plug repair kit, your classic car will be back on the roadWatch Now >>
To conclude the repairs made on Brent Ackley’s 1966 Buick Skylark, he and George Vondriska need to make a final inspection. They briefly cover everything under the hood from the direction of the gas filter to the transparency of the air cleaner to proper heater and radiator hoses. They’ll help you make sure the general conditionWatch Now >>
George Vondriska and Brent Ackley explain how to put spark plugs back into the engine by finding the correct gap and gapping the plug. They also cover the diagnostics of a spark plug before putting it back into your classic car. They give multiple examples of bad spark plugs, discuss what is wrong with themWatch Now >>