In the fourth installment of our five-part series on upgrading your classic car’s body work, Brent Ackley teaches you a few tips for properly sanding the surface of a door panel in preparation for the paint job. He uses 400 grit wet sandpaper on a sanding block, and demonstrates the tedious but necessary process of getting a uniform level before applying a basecoat.
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Buying a car to restore may not be as stressful as looking for a new project car, but there are still important aspects to look for. Brent Ackley tells you what areas to examine to get the finished product you desire depending on how much money you want to spend and the amount of time…Watch Now >>
A sheet metal shrinker/stretcher is perfect for any type of metal fabrication you need for your classic car, and it keeps the metal completely flat (without crimps). Mark Oja gives a brief demonstration on how the stretcher works and then shows you an example of a finished product.Watch Now >>
Craig Hopkins teaches you how to mount front sheet metals on a car to get rid of a rusty mess. He briefs you on the new car parts you will need such as a hood, fenders, and hinges. You do not need new hardware, but Craig suggests you buy it to save yourself future trouble.Watch Now >>