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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Since you will butt weld the new quarter panel to the roof and existing quarter panel, Craig Hopkins teaches you how to remove a quarter of an inch from the roof without cutting through the existing car quarter panel. Then, he’ll apply some weld through primer to the step you just created and rest theWatch Now >>
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 >>
Craig Hopkins provides helpful tips for restoring a classic car in this video. He explains that it is imperative the doors on a classic car are lined up before installing the fenders because that’s what the fenders are going to fit. The control bolt will then set the height of fender to height of doorWatch Now >>