Nothing makes your heart sink faster than turning the key on your classic car and hearing that familiar clicking of the starter. Batteries can drain down when not used regularly or when at your local car show and your car sits with the doors or trunk open for extended times. The best insurance you can have is a battery disconnect, as not only does it prevent battery drain down it also serves as a fire and theft deterrent when your car is stored in the shop. Mark Simpson discusses several battery disconnects available from the “Battery Doctor” and installs one in our project car.
Watch as Craig Hopkins and son Aaron install the car dash on their Chevelle. They also work on building the firewall from the inside out. Taking your time and working together is important so that everything fits correctly. Learn tips as they assemble the firewall complete with heater box and more.Watch Now >>
When driving your classic car there are sometimes when you want all the features of a modern audio system but don’t want to give up your original factory radio, or perhaps building that traditional early hot rod and any radio would look out of place. Thankfully the folks at Custom Autosound have a great solution…Watch Now >>
Automotive battery technology continues to evolve, and the processes many of us have used to charge, re-charge and maintain our batteries have changed as well. Scott Parkhurst joins Mark Simpson as they examine how batteries and battery chargers have changed and proper battery charging. They’ll also discuss the pros and cons of Flooded, Gel and…Watch Now >>
Proving that more can go wrong with a car sitting still than when it is driven regularly, components that are lubricated with 50-year-old grease can often fail and become inoperable. Mark Simpson digs into a vintage wiper motor to determine why it stopped working, then cleans, inspects, and re-lubricates the windshield wiper motor gear assembly.Watch Now >>