Properly restored gauges and lenses can be easily overlooked when doing a complete restoration but with a little time, effort and the right parts your gauges can be made like new. Mark Simpson visits Bob Wilson owner of RJ Restorations to see first-hand the processes Wilson uses to build award winning restored classic cars. Bob takes us step-by-step through the cleaning, replacement and restoration process, including sourcing new parts from quality suppliers like Classic Industries. Wilson also shares some useful tips on classic car gauge repair, cleaning and lens replacement.
Understanding engine timing and timing advance is important when making decisions on your classic car. Mark Simpson explains the difference between “Initial” timing and “Total” timing, and how to set and check both. Mark also demonstrates the use of a dial back timing light to accurately set timing advance.Watch Now >>
Replacing the dash plastic is a common task when restoring most classic cars of the 60s and 70s. Whether the chrome accents need to be restored or the previous owner carved a bigger hole in the dash for a modern stereo, the dash can serve as the focal point of the interior. But removing theWatch Now >>
Rick Schmidt of National Parts Depot (NPD) joins Dennis Gage in the garage to explore some of the great products offered by NPD to add modern conveniences to classic cars while keeping your car looking completely like stock. Schmidt begins by exploring adding power door locks to almost any car, and continues with power windowWatch Now >>