Surface preparation is key to making any good paint job last, but it’s the color sanding and buffing that makes it shine. Mark Simpson demonstrates the process to properly color sand and buff a panel to a glass like finish. We’ll explore the types of sanding blocks to use, sandpaper grit selection, buffing pads and compounds. You’ll see first hand how “orange peel” and dust can be eliminated, to get that “show car” finish.
George Vondriska teaches you how to find the correct gaps between points on your car engine. He starts by showing you how to create the largest gap possible between points. This will not give you the perfect gap, but allows for your classic car to run. Then, he teaches you how to maneuver the gaps to find the perfectWatch Now >>
After prefitting the roof to make sure it will piece together properly with the quarter panel, Craig Hopkins installs and welds a new roof onto his 1967 Chevy Chevelle. He recommends cleaning the component and checking for any damage prior to installation, and then demonstrates the full clamping and welding process.Watch Now >>
Learning to straighten sheet metal efficiently take a little practice, however the tools used are relatively inexpensive and guaranteed to pay for them selves. Mark Simpson introduces us to the most common hammers and dollies and explains their use in the metal straightening process.Watch Now >>