If you’re going to restore a classic car or just maintain one, you’re going to need some basic shop tools to get started. Mark Simpson discusses the car restoration tools you need to get started and some helpful advice for selecting the “right” tools.
There is a certain procedure to follow when you set the side glass in the car. The factory assembly manual helps a lot. Learn tips as you watch Craig Hopkins set the car side glass. He also demonstrates the installation of the door panel, armrest, door handle and window crank. Lastly, he installs the sill plate.Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins throws the 1967 Chevy Chevelle up on a lift and uses a set of rocker bars to remove the body from the chassis. He stresses the importance of checking underneath the body as you’re lifting it off the chassis for any caught brake lines or other impediments.Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to remove the old floor of your car with a plasma cutter. Make sure to take extra caution to double check that you’re cutting on the right side of the line. There are also safety rules to obey when using a plasma cutter such as there is no debris, theWatch Now >>
It’s time to do the under dash wiring for the cruise control system. Brent Ackley recommends using the instruction manual to tell exactly which wires need to get tied to other wires. After the wiring is done, Brent installs the cruise control switch and shares why they chose the style that they did.Watch Now >>